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281 Batangueños qualify country’s premier science scholarship program

TWO hundred eighty-one Batangueños aspiring to become scientists and engineers will enter college with a Department of Science and Technology – Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) scholarship stamp after passing the undergraduate scholarship examination administered nationwide on October 15, 2017. The country’s premier science scholarship program, back after a two-year pause due to the implementation of the […]

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Sto. Tomas’ streetfood vendors on the go for Food Safety

By JOHN MAICO M. HERNANDEZ STREETFOOD Vendors in the Municipality of Sto. Tomas, Batangas embraced food safety implementation after participation in the DOST Batangas-LGU Sto. Tomas-initiated Seminar on Food Safety held at the Municipal Conference Room, Sto. Tomas, Batangas, March 21. The unique flavors, convenience and the current character street food vending displays in the […]

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Pagpapabuti ng ani, kalidad ng langka, prayoridad ng PCAARD

By RICARDO R. ARGANA, MA. NOVA R. NGUYEN LOS BAÑOS, Laguna – Pinag-aaralan ng isang proyekto ang pagpapabuti sa ani at kalidad ng langka. Idedebelop at ipatutupad ng proyekto ang pinagsama-samang mga istratehiya sa pangangasiwa ng sakit ng langka kasama ang mga opsyon sa pangangasiwa ng pananim nito. Ang proyekto ay pinondohan ng Australian Centre […]

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DOST-CALABARZON gives honor and recognition to 174 YES awardees

By ROCHELLE CRUZ, Contributor CALABARZON once again takes pride as 174 students were recognized in the annual Youth Excellence in Science (YES) Awards last March 12 at RFSQAC Multipurpose Hall, DOST-CALABARZON Regional Office, Los Baños, Laguna. For this year, two batches of awarding ceremony were held: 31 students from Cavite and 55 students from Laguna […]

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Teresita’s Sukang Irok gets an upgrade

By JOHN MAICO HERNANDEZ & MHARK ELLGINE LIBAO STA. TERESITA, Batangas – TERESITA’s Sukang Irok upgraded from the traditional process to industrialized fermentation as its producer, the members of Irukan Sustainable Livelihood Program Association (SLPA) underwent a training on Arengga (Irok) Vinegar Making using the Industrial Technology Development Institute (ITDI)-developed Acetator Kit conducted by DOST […]

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Partnership strengthens PH Animation industry

THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST), through the Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD), partners with Toon City Academy through a memorandum of agreement signed on March 7, 2018 to capacitate and hone more Filipino animators, ushering the growth of our creative industries. The memorandum of agreement is […]

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DOST Batangas gives PWMPC’s peanut butter a new taste

By JOHN MICHAEL FLORENDO & JOHN MAICO HERNANDEZ, Contributors NEW taste, texture and flavor transformed Paharang West Multipurpose Cooperative’s (PWMPC) peanut butter after the conduct of training on peanut butter making by DOST Batangas with experts from University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) College of Agriculture and Food Science (CAFS) Institute of Food Science […]