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Soroptimist Int’l, DOST Bats partner in reviving tablea industry in Mabini, Tablea stars in a 2-day training

By JOHN MAICO M. HERNANDEZ THE town of Mabini, known for Tablea Industry, has now greater reason to grow cacao trees and revive its industry as Mabini Tablea Food Producers (MABLEA) engaged themselves in a training on tablea-based products processing initiated by Soroptimist International (SI) Mabini and DOST Batangas held at Nik-Nik’s Restaurant Function Hall, […]

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Extracting natural wealth: boon or bane?

Last Part of 3-Part Series [The following article is the Second Part of the Series. The series if the product of a 2-month research and study conducted under the Philippine Press Institute – Philippine-Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (PPI-Ph-EITI) Media Fellowship on Digging Stories that Matter.] By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS The legal framework Simply stated, mining operation […]

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Extracting natural wealth: The Taysan Quarry Story

Part 2 of 3-Part Series [The following article is the Second Part of the Series. The series if the product of a 2-month research and study conducted under the Philippine Press Institute – Philippine-Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (PPI-Ph-EITI) Media Fellowship on Digging Stories that Matter.] By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS Seemingly, a local political dynasty in […]

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When extracting natural wealth hardly brings sustainable development to communities

First Part of 3-Part Series [The following article is the Second Part of the Series. The series if the product of a 2-month research and study conducted under the Philippine Press Institute – Philippine-Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (PPI-Ph-EITI) Media Fellowship on Digging Stories that Matter.] By JOENALD MEDINA RAYOS TAYSAN, Batangas – “OUR town sourced […]

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Upgrading research outputs through free access on Elsevier’s Science Direct and Scopus Databases

By ROCHELLE L. CRUZ* THE Department of Science and Technology – CALABARZON (DOST-CALABARZON) hosted the Orientation and Author Writeshop on Elsevier’s Science Direct and Scopus Databases for DOST-MIMAROPA, DOST-V, and DOST-CALABARZON last April 12 held at RFSQAC Multipurpose Hall, DOST-CALABARZON Regional Office, Los Baños, Laguna. With more than 80 participants, this event was attended by researchers, […]

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DOST-CALABARZON conducts 1st Exit Conference for Graduating DOST Scholars

By ROCHELLE L. CRUZ THE Department of Science and Technology – CALABARZON (DOST-CALABARZON) conducted the 1st Exit Conference for Graduating DOST Scholars last April 14 at Ma. Makiling Ballroom, Splash Mountain Resort, Los Baños, Laguna. A total of 305 participants attended the event from different state colleges and universities in CALABARZON. In her welcome remarks, […]

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Kababaihan gets Kabuhayan

By JOHN MAICO M. HERNANDEZ MEMBERS of Kababaihan (Municipal Women Coordinating Council) in barangays Bignay and Lagadlarin in Lobo town in Batangas participated in the socio-economic development project recently. They get involved in the Training on Coconut-based Products Processing conducted by DOST Batangas in partnership with Municipal Tourism Office of LGU-Lobo at Ginga Farm, Brgy. Sawang, […]