Latest S&T News in REGION 5

Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2017
PTRI and NGCP officers together with BOKPA Weavers during the Capability Building project launch at Lavidia Resort, Buhi, Camarines Sur BUHI, CAMARINES SUR, REGION V – With a mandate of organizing community development programs to its power transmission beneficiaries or host communities, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) recently inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Philippine Textile Research Institute (PTRI) for a six-month project of providing capability building trainings to the Buhi OTOP Key Players Association (BOKPA) Weavers. BUHI, The project has three (3) components: conduct of trainings in advanced handloom weaving, and marketing, product enhancement and product costing; conduct of impact assessment meetings and field visits; and deployment of ...   read full story

Bicol rain forecast eases but landslide threats remain
Posted: Monday, January 16, 2017
MANILA, Jan. 16 (PNA) -- Landslide threats continue in Bicol Region even if dissipation of the low pressure area (LPA) east-northeast of Eastern Samar province's Borongan City already eased prospects for moderate to occasionally heavy rains. The LPA dissipated around 8 a.m. Monday but Bicol can still experience light rains due to the northeast monsoon or "amihan", said weather forecaster Aldczar Aurelio from State-run Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA). "Such rains can result in landslides there," he said. Aurelio noted Bicol's soil may be already soaked in several days' rain, making conditions there favorable for landslides. Onslaught of light "amihan", rains can be the trigger for such landslides, he continued. According to PAGASA, ...   read full story

DOST-NAST encourages more Research and Development and local professors, engineers and researchers to join the rank of National Scientists
Posted: Tuesday, December 06, 2016
The National Academy of Science and Technology (DOST-NAST) in cooperation with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region V is conducting the Scientific Career System (SCS) Orientation and...   read full story

DOST V provides P6M innovation system support to 13 local MSMEs
Posted: Tuesday, December 06, 2016
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region V conducted a Ceremonial Fund Release for the last quarter and formally turned-over the agency's assistance to thirteen (13) micro, small and med...   read full story

DOST-FPRDI conducts cinnamon conservation project
Posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
DOST-FPRDI's Ms. Florena B. Samiano (center) shows a group of farmers how to strip the bark of a cinnamon tree at Mt. Labo, Barangay Baay, Labo, Camarines Norte. The farmers serve as community part...   read full story

DOST V conducts Project Orientation and Fund Release to LGU-Del Gallego for Bangus Processing Facility Project
Posted: Friday, November 25, 2016
In its bid to produce more self-reliant and productive communities, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region V held Project Orientation and Fund Release to the Local Government Unit (LGU...   read full story

DOST Bicol reorients, trains stakeholders on Project NOAH
Posted: Monday, August 22, 2016
LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 22 (PIA) - Seventy one representatives of local government units from six provinces in the region  Project NOAH (Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards) to learn first-ha...   read full story

PSHS-Bicol Region Campus bags Second Prize for Sibol Award (Outstanding Creative Research for High School), 2016 National Invention Contests and Exhibits
Posted: Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The Philippine Science High School – Bicol Region Campus (PSHS-BRC), Goa, Camarines Sur garnered the Second Prize (P25,000, medal and certificates) for Sibol Award (Outstanding Creative Research for H...   read full story