DOST LAUNCHED PH STANDARD TIME IN ALAMINOS Posted: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Pursuant to Republic Act No. 10535 or the Philippine Standard Time (PST) Act of 2013, the Department of Science and Technology in Region 1 (DOST 1), together with the local government of Alaminos City, Pangasinan officially switch on the Philippine Standard Time device at Alaminos City Hall on September 18, 2018.
The PhST, one of the advocacies of DOST known as Juan Time aimed to synchronize time nationwide and likewise an information campaign about the value of time and the need to respect the time of others.
The law requires all national and local government offices to display PhST devices in accordance with the official time provided by the DOST's Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) through its network time protocol. Additionall...read full story
Alaminos City Mayor acknowledges S&T's contribution to the City Posted: Thursday, September 27, 2018
Alaminos City Mayor Arthur F. Celeste delivers his welcome remarks during the 2018 RSTW Caravan organized by DOST Region I (Image credit: Ceajay N. Valerio, DOST-STII)
"With the different Science and Technology (S&T) projects implemented by DOST in the city, we now see changes in our marine environment and opportunities for greater productivity in aquaculture, not only for the people of Alaminos, but for the whole first district of Pangasinan."
Alaminos City Mayor Arthur F. Celeste shared this great appreciation for S&T during the opening program of the 2018 Regional S&T Week Caravan, organized by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Regional Office 1 and hosted by the City Government of Alaminos, Pangasinan.
One of the two projects he lauded was the Philippine ...read full story