Latest S&T News in REGION 3

Safe products key to growth of Bulacan pyro industry
Posted: Monday, January 15, 2018
In Photo: Bulacan Gov. Wilhelmino Sy-Alvarado (fourth from right) hands to Science Secretary Fortunato de la Peña (third from right) the certificate of appreciation during the seminartraining on safe manufacturing of pyrotechnics at a resort in the City of Malolos in Bulacan.   CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan—Unsafe and substandard firecrackers and pyrotechnics products manufactured illegally in Bulacan province in Central Luzon may soon be a thing of the past. The Department of Science and Technology-Industrial Technology Development Institute (DOST-ITDI) held a week long seminar training on safe manufacturing and regulation of firecrackers and pyrotechnics at a resort in this city with local government officials and stakeholders as participants. Officials of the the city government o...   read full story

TAPI conducted Series of Techno-Demo/Fora on Agri-Related Technologies
Posted: Friday, January 05, 2018
Bocaue, Bulacan – The Technology Application and Promotion Institute (TAPI) conducted the first of the Series of Techno-Demo/Fora on Agri-Related Technologies at the Livelihood Productivity and Training Center (LPTC) Northville 5 Brgy. Batia, Bocaue, Bulacan last 21 December 2017. The activity is part of TAPI's commitment to promote the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development's (PCAARRD) Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources (AANR) Technologies. The seventy (70) participants are beneficiaries/awardees of the National Housing Authority's (NHA) relocation sites in St. Martha and Northville 5 of Batia, Bocaue, Bulacan. They are members of the families who were classified as informal settlers living along clogged waterways in Quez...   read full story

Producers turn to packaging sweet plant to increase food health choices
Posted: Sunday, December 17, 2017
In Photo: A Bulacan-based exhibitor's booth displays packed powdered sweetener from Stevia plant. Producers have turned to packaging a formerly ignored sweet plant into an alternative to sugar and ...   read full story

Firm adopts DOST technologies to step up green charcoal production
Posted: Friday, December 01, 2017
A Pampanga-based green technology firm recently acquired technologies from the Department of Science and Technology's Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) to improve its gre...   read full story

DOST-FPRDI training upcycles woodwastes
Posted: Monday, November 06, 2017
DOST-FPRDI recently trained members of the Quezon Furniture Makers and Workers Association (QFMWA) in Quezon, Nueva Vizcaya how to make attractive handicrafts and small f...   read full story

DOST helps propel local fireworks industry to 'greater heights'
Posted: Sunday, September 24, 2017
CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan -- With the implementation of Executive Order 28 that limits the use of firecrackers in the country, local manufacturers and dealers have found their "messiah" that could...   read full story

DOST-PCAARRD visits bamboo plantations in Magalang, Pampanga
Posted: Friday, September 22, 2017
The Pampanga State Agricultural College (PSAU) project team along with the PCAARRD M&E team in PSAU's bamboo plantation (Image credit: Eirene Grace C. Zaragoza, Forestry and Environment Researc...   read full story

DOST NRCP Research Writeshop: Empowering Researchers in Region III
Posted: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
In recognition of the DOST Science for the People, the National Research Council of the Philippines through the initiative of its Division of Veterinary Medicine (NRCP Division XIII)  recently he...   read full story