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PicGood to pick safe, better meat products

LEMERY, Batangas – PicGood of Payapa Ibaba Consumers Cooperative guarantees safe and better meat products as it starts to implement Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) learned after the DOST-initiated seminar-workshop on GMP, Jan. 29-30. As the firm deepens its appreciation of food safety as a fundamental part of their processing system, the seminar-workshop fueled an avenue […]

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PhilAAST holds 2019 S&T Caravan in Cavite 

THE Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science snd Technology (PhilAAST) conducted this year’s first S&T Caravan at Cavite State University, Indang, Cavite on February 1, 2019. The S&T Caravan paved way for the induction of new PhilAAST members. It was graced by the presence of Engr. Lydia Tansinsin, Dr. Teddy F. Tepora, Dr. Reynaldo V. […]

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Philippine Makapuno reaches Canada to open investment opportunities

By Myrrh Caithlin L. Gutierrez ONE of the proudly Filipino products – the Philippine Makapuno was brought to the 5th Annual Coconut Festival, Superfoods Expo and Marketplace held at Toronto, Canada on August 25-27, 2018. This is through the invitation and assistance of Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Region IV-A and the Philippine Trade […]

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NYP and NYPi strengthens partnership with DOST-CALABARZON, BatStateU

By: Demee Angelica S. Ludia A two-day visit has renewed the three agencies’ commitment to collaboration and innovation. Last July 31- August 1, officials from Nanyang Polytechnic International (NYPi) headed by their CEO-Dr. Henry Heng, and Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) headed by the Director of the School of Chemical and Life Sciences- Dr. Joel Lee visited […]

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Invent School Program Seminar-Workshop held for Senior High School Students of Laguna

By: MYRRH CAITHIN L. GUTIERREZ Fifty two senior high school students from 17 schools in Laguna participated in the Invent School Program of the Department of Science and Technology- Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI) in partnership with DOST-CALABARZON on July 4-5 2018. Dr. Alexander R. Madrigal, Regional Director of DOST-CALA BARZON welcomed the students […]

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DOST launches nationwide unified training modules on Food Safety

By MYRRH CAITHLINGUTIERREZ and ROCHELLE CRUZ THROUGH the collaboration and efforts of different agencies, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Unified Food Safety Training Modules for MSMEs were launched on June 8, 2018 at Titanium Auditorium, Metals Industry Research and Development Center (MIRDC), DOST Compound, Bicutan, Taguig City. The launching ceremony was organized by DOST-CALABARZON, […]

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PDAO-Canlubang members gets training on Ube Processing and GMP

By Wilma Del Rosario and Rochelle Cruz THE Provincial Science and Technology – Laguna (PSTC-Laguna) conducted a Technology Training on Processing of ube and other root crops with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) Awareness Seminar last May 25 at DORENIES Food & Beverage,  Brgy. Mabacan, Calauan, Laguna. A total of 21 participants from the Persons with Disability Affairs […]


Jobs crisis intensifying under Duterte – IBON

Over 700,000 jobs lost in agriculture and fisheries RESEARCH group IBON said that despite recently hyped growth of 6.8% in first quarter 2018 the country’s jobs situation continues to worsen under the Duterte administration. The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) reported that the employment rate grew slightly to 94.5% in April 2018, while the unemployment rate […]

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Achieving sustainable and industrialized region through Luzon RSM

Engr. Albertson Amante, one of the authors of “Vitune: Virtual Instrumentation Technology for Ultrasonic Non-destructive Evaluation of Concrete”, explains his scientific poster to the guests.|Photo courtesy of DOST-STII By ROCHELLE L. CRUZ OVER 300 scientists, academicians, researchers, and public officials convened for the Luzon Regional Scientific Meeting (Luzon RSM) last May 9 – 10 at […]

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Patapong bahagi ng “Queen Pineapple,” magandang gawing patuka para sa katutubong manok

By ROSE ANNE M. AYA % OFELIA F. DOMINGO* MAAARING magamit ang balat, pinagtanggalan ng mata, ubod, at sapal ng “Queen Pineapple” bilang patuka sa katutubong manok. Ang patuka ay tinatawag na Queen Pineapple (QP) Bran. Ang QP Bran ay nakapagpapalusog sa katutubong manok. Ito ay kasing husay ng Rice Bran o darak mula sa […]