DOST 1 collaborates with LGU Vintar to establish bamboo textile hub

THE Department of Science and Technology Region 1 (DOST 1), through the Provincial Science and Technology Office – Ilocos Norte (PSTO-IN), convened with the Mayor of Vintar, Richard Degala, on April 15, 2024 in this municipality. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the establishment of a bamboo textile hub and to explore opportunities…

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DOST brings ‘Starbooks’ to Region 2

THE Department of Science and Technology Region 2 and the Office of the 4th Legislative District of Isabela bring STARBOOKS to various schools in different municipalities of Isabela. These municipalities include Jones, Cordon, Dinapigue, Santiago, San Isidro, and San Agustin. The two-day activity encompasses learning experience to both learners and educators of various participating schools…

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Gov’t project turns former warzone in Cotabato into an economic zone

PIKIT, Cotabato Province (PIA) — President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. led the inauguration of an infrastructure project in Barangay Bagoinged, Pikit, in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao’s Special Geographic Area (BARMM-SGA). The Malitubog-Maridagao Irrigation Project (MMIP) Stage II, is expected to play a pivotal role in transforming a warzone into an economic zone…

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PH honors soldier who lost his life while saving 2 kids from drowning

SACRIFICE. Brig. Gen. Noel Vestuir, commander of the Army’s 802nd Infantry Brigade awards a medal to a soldier who died while saving two children from drowning in Borongan City, Eastern Samar. He was honored for his unselfish act of sacrificing his life to save the children. (Photo courtesy of Philippine Army) TACLOBAN CITY — The Philippine Army has honored…

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Albay showcases food, talents in ‘Hapag ng Pamana’ food festival

LEGAZPI CITY – Famous delicacies of Albay province were showcased at the “Hapag ng Pamana” Food Festival opening on Monday at the Albay Astrodome here. In an interview, Dorothy Colle, Albay Provincial Tourism Culture and Arts Office chief, said the activity with the theme “Kalutong Filipino, Lakas ng Kabataang Makabago” is part of the celebration of…

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Ilagan City cathedral in Isabela ravaged by fire

RAZED. The aftermath of the fire that hit the St. Ferdinand Parish Church in Isabela on Monday morning (April 22, 2024). Authorities are still investigating the cause of the incident. (Photo courtesy of Ilagan Diocese Facebook page) The St. Ferdinand Parish Church in Ilagan City, Isabela was ravaged by fire last Monday. The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP)…

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DOST-PTRI opens First in Mindanao Silk Innovation Hub in Villanueva, Mis Or

Another innovation milestone has come to Northern Mindanao, as the Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Textile Research Institute (DOST – PTRI) launches the Silk Innovation Hub at Brgy. Imelda, Villanueva, Misamis Oriental on March 02, 2024.  Senator Maria Lourdes Nancy S. Binay-Angeles, a supporter of the silk industry, led the ribbon cutting and…

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