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DOST Spearheads Preventive Maintenance Workshop in SDS

Aug 15th, 2014 | By margie | Category: News

Lack of technical know-how with regards to equipment maintenance is one of the roadblocks that prevent micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in improving their productivity and competitiveness.

Addressing to this, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in collaboration with Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC) came up with the Workshop on the Establishment of [...]



DOST 13 Supports Climate Change Advocacy

Aug 12th, 2014 | By margie | Category: News

“Nagbabago na ang Panahon.. Panahon na para magbago…”

This was the striking statement posted on uniform tarpaulins region wide advocating climate change.

“We are running out of time… We need to educate our people. Let us act now for the welfare of our children,” Butuan City mayor Ferdinand Amante exclaimed as he [...]



CEST intervenes Burgos, Surigao del Norte

Aug 11th, 2014 | By margie | Category: News

To introduce one of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) – Caraga’s programs - the Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology (CEST), DOST team with Mr. Ricardo N. Varela, Assistant Regional Director, oriented stakeholders in Burgos, Siargao, Surigao del Norte.
40 stakeholders attended said event at the Municipal Guest House.
“Nagpasalamat gajud kami na naka abot [...]



Cagwaitnons Train on Bamboo Handicraft

Jun 10th, 2014 | By pstc-sds | Category: News

A 4-day training on bamboo handicraft production with on-site demonstration and hands-on sessions was extended to 30 active members of various community-organized groups in Cagwait, Surigao del Sur. The training was made possible through the Provincial Science and Technology Center of Surigao del Sur (PSTC-Surigao del Sur) in partnership with the Bamboo Technology Resource Center [...]



DOST Caraga implements 2014 SOEP

May 12th, 2014 | By norma | Category: News

Every year during summer, the Science Education Institute of the the Department of Science and Technology implements the Summer Orientation and Enrichment Program (SOEP) in the regions. SOEP was designed as a capability building initiative for incoming DOST freshmen scholars prior to their regular classes in the university where they intend to [...]



Pisay Caraga gears up for 2014 classes

Sep 20th, 2013 | By pstcadn | Category: News

The Philippine Science High School - Caraga Campus will be welcoming students for the coming school year 2014 -15. It was decided during the meeting last September 19, 2013 at DOST-Caraga Regional Office, that while the construction of the campus buildings at the 5-hectare lot in Ampayon, Butuan City is on-going, classes will be temporarily [...]



T&M study on water hyacinth sandals making conducted

Sep 20th, 2013 | By gracebaban | Category: News

The Provincial Science and Technology Center – Agusan del Norte (PSTC-AdN) in collaboration with the LGU-Butuan City spearheaded the Time and Motion (T&M) Study on water hyacinth sandals making. The study was participated by Ivory .07 Arts and Crafts Association and LGU Butuan City- City Population Office.
The Time and Motion Study was part of [...]



PNoy signs PNHRS Law

Sep 19th, 2013 | By inday | Category: News

Republic Act 10532, also known as the Philippine National Health Research System Act of 2013 was signed into law by President Noynoy Aquino last May 7, 2013. The law seeks to institutionalize the Philippine National Health Research System to improve the quality of life of the Filipino people through health research and development activities.
The joint [...]



PNoy signs law expanding coverage of S&T Scholarship

Sep 16th, 2013 | By rikvars | Category: News

President Benigno S. Aquino III has signed into law a bill aimed at
expanding the coverage of the Science and Technology (S&T) Scholarship
Program and building a pool of highly qualified science and math teachers
in the country. The Chief Executive signed on August 23 Republic Act No. 10612 otherwise
known as the “Fast-Tracked S&T Scholarship Act of 2013″.
The [...]



Water Hyacinth Handicraft as a Community Based Project

Sep 6th, 2013 | By gracebaban | Category: News

In partnership with LGU-Butuan City and Ivory .07 Arts and Crafts Association, the Agusan del Norte Provincial Science and Technology Center (PSTC) implements the project “Strengthening the Capability of Water Hyacinth Handicraft Community in Butuan City”. The project aims to improve the competitiveness of the water hyacinth handicraft industry in Butuan by providing the producers [...]