Latest S&T News in REGION 4A

Accomplishments on Soybean R&D presented during review
Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Mr. Elmer E. Enicola, Program Leader, provides an overview of the Soybean R&D Program and highlights of program accomplishments (Image credit: Gabriel Paolo L. Peralta, Crops Research Division (CRD), PCAARRD). Four projects under the Soybean R&D Program reaped significant deliverables in support of the program’s objectives. The accomplishments were realized despite the project only nearing its first year. This was reported by the the Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) team of the Crops Research Division (CRD) of the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD) based on the recently conducted Soybean R&D Program Review at CB Perez Room, DOST-PCAARRD. Dr. Florentino C. Monsalud, Professo...   read full story

1st Filipino hybrid train runs from Calamba to Manila
Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2019
CALAMBA CITY, Laguna -- The first Filipino-made hybrid electric train went on its test run from this city’s Philippine National Railway (PNR) station on Wednesday morning, amid concerns about aftershocks in the aftermath of Monday’s Magnitude 6.1 earthquake that shook Metro Manila, Central Luzon and Calabarzon Region. Touted as an efficient solution to the country's traffic woes, it was assembled by the Dept. of Science and Technology's Metal Industry Research Development Center (DOST-MIRDC). In an interview with the Philippine News Agency (PNA) on Wednesday before its pre-validation test run, DOST-MIRDC Hybrid Electric Train Project Head, Engr. Pablo Acuin said the hybrid electric train is considered the first mass transport vehicle of its kind made in this country. “For us, we designe...   read full story

PCAARRD swine nutrition specialist 1st grad of the Transnational PhD Program
Posted: Tuesday, April 23, 2019
(Left to right) Mr. Satoshi Okhura of Nagoya University; Dr. Ronilo O. de Castro, Dr. Rommel Sulabo, Animal Nutrition Division Head of the Dairy of the Dairy Training and Research Institute of the U...   read full story

Sorsogon City barangay receives materials to start longline method in mussel farming
Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The IARRD M&E Team of PCAARRD with the UPV researchers and Barangay Chairperson Ma. Teresa R. Perdigon at Brgy. Cambulaga, Sorsogon City on February 6, 2019. (Image credit: Ivan E. Pineda, UP Visaya...   read full story

Steel self-sufficiency a concern in 'BBB' Program
Posted: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Dr. Carlo Arcilla, Dr. Eric Paringit and Dr. Agustin Fudolig The current administration’s “Build, Build, Build” (BBB) program envisions a Philippines with proper infrastructure to enhance economic ...   read full story

PH-MADE HET IS DOST’S PROOF THAT SOME DREAMS DO COME TRUE
Posted: Sunday, April 14, 2019
Calamba, Laguna – A typical scene of the Pinoy’s everyday life along the riles(railroad): thriving marketplace very near the railroad, families living in makeshift houses, tricycles ferrying com...   read full story

DOST-FPRDI, FMB TEAM UP TO STRENGTHEN COUNTRY’S WOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY
Posted: Thursday, April 11, 2019
To help revitalize the local wood industry, the DOST- Forest Products Research and Development Institute (DOST-FPRDI) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources’ Forest Management Bureau ...   read full story

DOST CALABARZON HONORS 202 STUDENT AWARDEES IN 2019 YES AWARDS
Posted: Friday, April 05, 2019
By: Jessamine V. Bariuan, DOST-CALABARZON LOS BAÑOS, LAGUNA—Students from different schools all over CALABARZON were once again awarded by DOST-CALABARZON and DOST-SEI in their annual recognition p...   read full story