Latest S&T News in REGION 2

From Carabao To Chicharon To Success
Posted: Friday, August 25, 2017
Dr. Teresita A. Tabaog shares the story of Chicharabao – chicharon made of carabao skin – and how DOST gave a Cagayan-based business that extra pleasant crackle, thus propping up its chicharabao products into the preferred snacks of its customers. Ever heard of Chicharabao? Better yet, ever tasted one? Chicharabao is chicharon made of carabao skin instead of the usual pork skin. It is as crispy and chewy yet less health threatening than the pork variety. As such, it has become the snack of choice for the health conscious who at times crave for this favorite Pinoy crunchy. Chicharabao is produced by Carne Ybanag, one of the four business units of the Lighthouse Cooperative, and the Best DOST SETUP Adopter of Region II for 2012. This recognition came after availing SETUP assist...   read full story

S&T week to run Aug. 14-18 at Cauayan City in Isabela
Posted: Monday, August 14, 2017
In line with the celebration of the Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW), the Department of Science and Technology – Region II (DOST-II), together with Cauayan City and Isabela State University, will be showcasing back-to-back science and technology (S&T) activities from August 14 to August 18 at F. L. Dy Coliseum in Cauayan City, Isabela. Bearing the National Science and Technology Week's theme "Science for the People," this year's RSTW in Isabela will be both interactive and fun as much as it is informational. The five-day event will be comprised of not just S&T exhibits, but also of S&T bazaars featuring products from DOST-assisted small and medium entrepreneurs (SMEs), science trainings, fora, invention contests, and even a pageant (Search for Ginoo at Bb. Agham at ...   read full story

DOST R02 to hold RSTW 2017 in Cauayan City
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2017
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region 02 in partnership with the Local Government Unit of Cauayan City and Isabela State University will conduct the biggest S&T celebration in...   read full story

Tuguegarao elementary student bags 4 medals from China math contest
Posted: Friday, August 04, 2017
A grade school student from Tuguegarao, Cagayan brought home three gold medals and one silver from the China Primary Math Olympiad held last July 26 to 27 in Zhejiang, China. Miguel Isidro Cayetano...   read full story

NRCP ESTABLISHES FIRST REGIONAL CHAPTER IN CAGAYAN VALLEY, DOST REGION 2 PLEDGES STRONG SUPPORT
Posted: Thursday, July 27, 2017
(Photo Source: DOST Region 2) July 24, 2017 was a historic feat for the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) after it made a bold move to establish its very first regional chapter in t...   read full story

Tech4Ed brings digital literacy, e-services closer to Cagayanos
Posted: Thursday, July 13, 2017
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 13 (PIA) – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is now offering free digital literacy services through the establishment of the Technology ...   read full story

DOST 2 installs 30 flood warning posts
Posted: Tuesday, July 04, 2017
TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan, July 4 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) region 2 is installing 30 siren warning posts all over Cagayan Valley which is targeted to be completed befor...   read full story

DOST backs R&D center for corn
Posted: Sunday, May 07, 2017
MANILA, Philippines -  The Department of Science & Technology (DOST) Region 2 is pitching for the creation of a research and development (R&D) institution for corn. Engineer Sancho Mabbo...   read full story