July 9, 2020

Category: SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

DOST Researchers Use Isotope for Clean Freshwater in Pampanga

Media Release: COVID-19 underscores the need for freshwater for health and hygiene; thus constant water shortages in various parts of the country are not only inconvenient but also pose a threat to efforts in preventing the pandemic. To help ensure that our precious freshwater sources are not only available but also free of salinity contamination, […]

iAcademy, PwC Hold Free Online Workshops for Aspiring Accountants

“We are thankful to PwC for letting us share with our students their expertise in accounting. In this way, our students will get to hone their analytical skills and get a glimpse of accounting concepts at an early stage.” — Vanessa Tanco, iAcademy president and CEO, said. Media Release: MAKATI-based school iAcademy, and PwC Philippines, […]

Typhoon ‘Ambo’ Brings Winds, Heavy Rainfall over Bondoc Peninsula

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — Typhoon “Ambo” has made six landfalls as of 7:45 a.m., May 15. The “touchdowns” are in: 1.) San Policarpo, Eastern Samar, 12:15 p.m., May 14; 2.) Dalupiri Island, Northern Samar, 10:15 p.m., 3.) Capul Island, Northern Samar, 10:30 p.m.; 4.) […]

Typhoon ‘Ambo’ Makes Landfall in Eastern Samar

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — TYPHOON “Ambo” today, May 14, has made landfall over San Policarpo in Eastern Samar, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) weather bureau said. The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (DOST-PAGASA) headed by Director Vicente Malanum said the […]

Amid Pandemic, Schools Find ‘Smart’ Ways to Continue Learning

Media Release: THE Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted everyone’s regular routines, including school classes from kinder to college. Some educational institutions, however, are not letting the virus stop their students’ learning. Indeed, along the way, they are learning valuable life lessons. One of these schools is St. Scholastica’s College (SSC) Manila, where teachers and students are […]

De la Peña Report: Initiatives of DOST on Covid-19 in Pictures

In photographs, or images, here are the initiatives of the Department of Science and Technology for the month of April 2020 to help the national government in the battle against Covid-19 pandemic. Media Release: By Eng’r Fortunato T. de la Peña, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology

BSP Shows Interest in DOST’s PAPEL Program

“With the help of a private company that will adopt FPRDI’s technology, we look forward to supplying at least 20% of BSP’s CBP requirement. We will also explore the possibility of supplying other countries’ needs, particularly those that have yet to produce their own CBPs.” Ms. Adela S. Torres, FPRDI Media Release: KEY officials of […]

De la Peña Report: Initiatives of DOST on Covid-19

​​Media Release: By Eng’r Fortunato T. de la Peña, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology NEW month, new challenges. As we brace ourselves for what is to come in May, let us look at some of the major Covid-19 initiatives of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for the month of April: April 4-10, […]

Wanted at DOST: S&T Experts, Personnel for Covid-19 Projects

Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs By EDD K. USMAN (SDN) — EARN while performing a duty for country and people. No period is as crucial as the current situation with the novel coronavirus continuing to sweep the world, a world still incapable of halting the virus’ deathly march. […]

UNP, PCAARRD Project Supplies Mushrooms to Covid-19 Affected Communities

Media Release: The distribution of fresh and processed oyster mushroom to Covid-19-affected communities has already started in the Ilocos Region. At least 10 municipalities in Ilocos Sur, La Union, and Pangasinan will be the target recipients of almost two tons of mushrooms. Oyster mushrooms are rich in protein and essential amino acids, low in fat, […]