Latest S&T News in REGION 4B

DOST-MIMAROPA HOLDS R&D CONFERENCE FOR MIMAROPA STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES
Posted: Friday, November 09, 2018
Speakers, guests, and participants during the Regional R&D Conference To enhance research and development (R&D) capabilities of faculty-researchers so as to increase the innovativeness of state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the MIMAROPA region, DOST-MIMAROPA held an R&D conference entitled "Towards Enhancement of the R&D Ecosystem of MIMAROPA SUCs: A Conference" last October 10-11, 2018 at the Seasons Hotel and Convention Center in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro. The conference served as one of the major activities of DOST-MIMAROPA's Regional Science and Technology Week celebration, "Changing Lives through Science". Attended by more than 80 participants from local government units, private sector, other government agencies, and from the six (6) MIMAROPA SUCs, the co...   read full story

DOST BACKS VIRGIN COCONUT OIL PRODUCTION IN BROOKE'S POINT, PALAWAN
Posted: Monday, October 01, 2018
Left photo) Brooke's Point Essentials main product, Virgin Coconut Oil, (Right photo), Brooke's Point Essentials VCO-Based Products including oil pull, herbal cream, herbal rub, sebo demacho, and ginger vaporizing rub "With Brooke's Point Coco Product Producers Cooperative's success comes more opportunities for the Palaw'ans," BPCPPC President Daniel Sabuya mused. Dubbed as the "Coconut Capital of Palawan," teeming 21, 073 hectares of coconut plantation and thus, their livelihood centers on exploiting this abundant supply. However, due to the fluctuating prices of copra, other products that can be produced using coconuts is a welcome idea for Brooke's Point. In 2012, LGU-Brooke's Point partnered with ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation, Inc. (AKLFI) to identify potential higher add...   read full story

CORON, EL NIDO COUNTER PERILS OF TOURIST BOOM WITH VIGORMIN
Posted: Monday, October 01, 2018
In a bid to avoid the wastewater predicament of Boracay from happening in their beaches, local establishments in the municipalities of Coron and El Nido in Palawan have already adopted an eco-friendly...   read full story

DOST EYES TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS FOR THE PROTECTION AND CONSERVATION OF ENDANGERED "PAWIKAN" IN FERROL, ROMBLON
Posted: Monday, September 03, 2018
Hands-on activity on proper handling of Pawikan eggs The Department of Science and Technology-MIMAROPA (DOST-MIMAROPA) in partnership with the Local Government of Ferrol and support from the Depart...   read full story

DOST LEADS GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY OF WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY IN GLORIA, ORIENTAL MINDORO
Posted: Monday, September 03, 2018
DOST Secretary de la Peña with Oriental Mindoro Governor Alfonso Umali Jr, DOST-MIMAROPA Regional Director Ma Josefina Abilay, Mindoro State College of Agriculture and Technology President Dr. Jesse...   read full story

FOUR MIMAROPA INVENTIONS HEAD TO NAT'L CONTEST AND EXHIBIT
Posted: Friday, August 31, 2018
Four inventions from the MIMAROPA region competed in the National Invention Contest and Exhibits (NICE) held at the Le Pavilion in Pasay City last August 14-16, 2018. They initially emerged as winners...   read full story

Proyekto ng Food Safety Act, itutuon ng DOST sa Puerto Princesa
Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018
PUERTO PRINCESA, Palawan, Abril 17 (PIA) -- Naglaan ng pondong P1.3 milyon ang Department of Science and Technology (DOST) para sa pagpapatupad ng proyekto hinggil sa Food Safety Act of the Phili...   read full story

Tagalog news: 'New-to-the-World Products' ng Marinduque, ipinakilala na ng DOST-PSTC
Posted: Wednesday, January 17, 2018
MOGPOG, Marinduque, Enero 16 (PIA)— Inilunsad ng Department of Science and Tecnology-Provincial Science and Technology Center (DOST-PSTC) Marinduque ang kanilang tinatawag na ‘New to the World Product...   read full story