June 16, 2019

Tag: Featured

DA Seeks Meeting with DOST, DOH & DTI over ‘Fake’ Vinegar Issues

(SDN) — CONSUMERS’ strong desire to know the names of 15 Philippine vinegar (“suka”) brands reported to be “fake” have found support from the Department of Agriculture (DA). The issue has already reached the ears of DA Secretary Emmanuel “Manny” F. Piñol as he laid down his department’s position in what he described as “the controversy.” […]

Update, DOST Study: DOH Says Synthetic Acetic Acid in Vinegar ‘Not Necessarily Unsafe’

Updated, today, May 21, 2019: (SDN) — Be careful what vinegar brand you put in your food! It could be a matter of health, or a cause of degenerative diseases. Like Parkinson’s Disease. Even cancer. This is because a study made by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has established that of the 17 […]

9,825 New S&T Scholars for AY 2019-2020 another Record for DOST

PERHAPS, it can still get better than this. But for now, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has just scored another big hit in the field of education. A total of 9,852 students hit a home run of sort as they all qualified for DOST scholarships for Academic Year (AY) 2019-2020, which is being […]

Filipino firms need to scale investments on AI to catch APAC

NO question about it. Philippine business firms know the huge impact of artificial intelligence (AI) in “driving productivity, driving innovation, and driving higher margins.” But, and a big “but” is haunting Filipino companies, as far as investment in AI is concerned. On March 21 at Okada Manila in Parañaque City, Metro Manila, Microsoft Philippines and […]