September 22, 2019

Month: August 2018

TAPI & PCAARRD forge partnership to promote aquaculture technologies

TWO agencies of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) have forged a partnership to promote aquaculture technologies. They are the Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) and the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development (DOST-PCAARRD). To implement the objectives of their partnership, TAPI headed by Director Edgar I. Garcia conducted […]

After Sir Roberts’ visit, DOST eyes Nobel laureates to pick their minds

NOBEL Laureate Sir Richard John Roberts has left an indelible impression on the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). And in the person of the British Nobel Prize winner in 1993, the DOST has found a strong ally in promoting and pushing genetic engineering (GE), including biotechnology, among others initiatives in science and technology in […]

DOST: 946 students pass 2018 Junior Level Science Scholarship for 2019

​CLOSE to a thousand current third year college students have another reason to celebrate the holidays. For they passed the 2018 Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) examination. The Science Education Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-SEI) administered the JLSS examination nationwide on October 20. DOST-SEI Director Josette Biyo. (Image: SEI) A total […]

PES forum features DOST-PCAARRD projects on AANR, mango & fishing

QUEZON CITY – The 56th Annual Conference of the Philippine Economic Society (PES) held recently has featured three projects funded by the Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PCAARRD). It was conducted November 8, 2018 at the Novotel Hotel here, and featured a session […]

3 DOST-FPRDI botanists discover new Hoya plant subspecies in Quezon

KNOWN for its ball-like cluster of waxy flowers, the Hoya plant is a favorite among many flower enthusiasts especially in Asia. Image: a new Hoya subspecies that DOST discovered in Quezon province. (FPRDI) And although there is already a great variety of officially recognized Hoya plants, a new subspecies was recently discovered by botanists from […]

CebuPac’s GetGo harnesses CuroTek for enhanced customer experience

TRAVELERS flying Cebu Pacific ​Air (CebuPac) has something to look forward to in 2019. It is because the low-cost airlines’ Lifestyle Rewards Program GetGo has partnered with Curo Teknika, Inc. (CuroTek) to improve customer experience through the former’s contact center services. CuroTek is positioned as the Philippines’ preferred Managed IT Services and Contact Center partner […]

ASEAN Business Awards 2018 honor SAP with ‘Friend of ASEAN’ accolade

TAGUIG CITY, December 26 —  SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced it was awarded the prestigious “Friend of ASEAN” accolade for its positive social and economic contributions to the Southeast Asia region at the ASEAN Business Awards 2018. The award was presented by Madam Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic of Singapore, at the ASEAN […]