Latest S&T News in REGION 5

DOST-PAGASA inaugurates Flood Forecasting and Warning System in CamSur
Posted: Friday, May 03, 2019
PILI, Camarines Sur, May 1 (PIA) – After almost 4 decades, the public finally witnessed the inauguration and blessing of the rehabilitated Bicol River Basin Flood Forecasting and Warning System (FFWS) at the vicinity of the Central Bicol State University of Agriculture (CBSUA), April 30, Tuesday here. Under the “Programme for the Improvement of Capabilities to Cope with Natural Disasters caused by Climate Change,” the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services (PAGASA), requested for the refurbishment of the almost-dilapidated and outdated devices and monitoring equipment, rainfall and other water level gauges installed at the old flood forecasting center located inside the CBSUA campus. “Yes, after 39 years, the rehabilitat...   read full story

Innovative startup law awaiting Duterte’s signature
Posted: Monday, April 22, 2019
The bill seeking to provide benefits and programs to strengthen, promote, and develop the Philippine startup ecosystem is just awaiting President Duterte’s signature. Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymund “LRay” Villafuerte(lrayvillafuerte.com / MANILA BULLETIN) Based on the records of the House Bills and Index Service, the bill, principally authored by Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymund Villafuerte and Tarlac Rep. Victor Yap, was trasmitted to Malacañang on March 27 for the President’s signature. The proposed Innovative Startup Act of the Philippines aims to encourage the creation of innovative startup ventures desiring to enter the Philippine market. “The measure seeks to eliminate the unnecessary constraints startup ventures need to hurdle to establish new companies and to adopt the best...   read full story

Booking sa bus? Puwede nang online
Posted: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Hindi na kailangang problemahin ng mga bibiyahe sa mga sikat na tourist destinations sa bansa ang hassle sa pagpapa-book o pagbili ng ticket para sa pagsakay sa bus, dahil mayroon nang digitized provi...   read full story

DOST-PCIEERD , inilarga na ang pag-gamit digitize provincial bus booking
Posted: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Sinimulan na ng Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (DOST-PCIEERD) ang paggamit ng digitize na provincial ...   read full story

‘Invest in research, development’ NegOcc enterprises told
Posted: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) told enterprises in Negros Occidental to engage in research and development (R&D) to become competitive in the industry.DOST undersecretary for Region...   read full story

Three minor planets named after Pinoy winners of int’l science fair
Posted: Sunday, April 14, 2019
After bagging a major prize at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), three Pinoy students — Eugene Rivera, Joscel Kent Manzanero, and Keith Russel Cadores of Camarines Sur ...   read full story

DAILY STAR: Business
Posted: Friday, April 05, 2019
The chicken egg production in Western Visayas increased by 11 percent in 2018. Based on the latest data from the Philippine Statistics Authority, the chicken egg output in the region in the 12-month ...   read full story

BICOLANO DOST SCHOLAR TOPS 2018 MINING ENGINEER LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
"When one fails, never entertain a thought that it is the end of the world; continue to pursue your dream." This is the motto and a guiding principle of Engr. Santiago B. Agripa, Jr., a Bicolano ...   read full story