January 22, 2020

Category: Technology

Creating Sustainable Businesses in Philippines, Here Is Epson’s Way

Media Release: FOR businesses to succeed in today’s competitive digital marketplace, it is important for companies to leverage innovative technologies. It’s a challenging prospects for the Philippines’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).. In an Epson survey of 864 SMEs across six of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) largest countries by GDP, 63 percent […]

DOST Seeking Adopters of S&T Products, Technologies for Commercialization

Media Release: MORE and more products and technologies are being churned out by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). They come from the department’s various attached agencies and its regional offices, with some of the products and technologies produced in partnership with the private sector and the academe (state universities). In line with this, […]

Japan, UK, PHL Seek Technology to Sustain Coastal Communities

Media Release: “SUSTAINABLE” has been a much-raised term across the world, including in the Philippines. Cambridge Dictionary defines the adjective “sustainable” as being “able to continue over a period of time.” In relations with the environment, it says “sustainable” means “causing little or no damage to the environment and therefore able to continue for a […]

Oligarchs, Vested Interest Are BNPP Revival Hurdles

“Five (factors),” the PNRI head echoed. “Vested interest. Vested interest. Vested interest…,” without completing the count. “It’s (the vested interest of) Mr. Oligarch.” — PNRI Director Dr. Carlo A. Arcilla By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — BLAME Philippine oligarchs and their vested interest […]

DOST Eyes Php20-K Nuclear-based Cancer Diagnosis

“If our plans work, we will put up a Cyclotron with four PET/CT Scans. We will lower the cost of cancer diagnosis from Php60,000 to maybe Php20,000 or Php25,000. That will happen in the next two years.” — PNRI Director Dr. Carlo A. Arcilla By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: edd1819, Instagram: bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — […]

DOST Invents Abaca Fabric Filtering Toxic Pollutants

Media Release: FABRIC that filters toxic heavy metal pollutants? That seems to be the case through the perseverance of chemist-researchers from the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI). The PNRI headed by Director Dr. Carlos A. Arcilla has announced the development of a fabric from abaca fiber which leading chemists […]

BCB Blockchain Provides Php15-M Grant for Startups

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: Science, Digital & Current Affairs (SDN) — THE Philippines startup community has just received a shot in the arm injected by a Singapore-based blockchain company. It is a fund injection worth Php15 million administered by BCB Blockchain, which the company announced in one of major events […]

Multisys, MyEG Partnership Pushing PHL Digital Transformation

“Multisys is set to elevate the country’s various industries through software solutions, which will drive the growth of the Philippine economy. Having the privilege to enrich the everyday lives of the Filipinos is certainly fulfilling for us.” Multisys Technologies Corporation CEO/Founder David Almirol, Jr. By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @b@bluestar019, Facebook: SDN — […]

PCAARRD Addresses Witch Broom’s Disease in Cassava

Media Release: CASSAVA Phytoplasma Disease or CPD, also known as ‘Witch Broom’s Disease,’ is a type of virus, which stunts cassava plant growth and development. It becomes a serious threat to cassava industry if symptoms appear as early as two to three months, as all plants may die. A newly-funded project is expected to address […]

Researchers Offer Biofertilizers for Commercialization at PCAARRD’s 4th FIESTA

By EDD K. USMAN Twitter: @edd1819, Instagram: @bluestar0910, Facebook: SDN — Science, Digital & Current Affairs VALENCIA, Bukidnon (SDN) –IN the past, farmers and other crop producers had little to no choice but to use commercially-available fertilizers. That’s saying, chemical fertilizers. Maybe not all of them. But it is no longer debatable the adverse effect […]