Posts Tagged DOST

DOST tests efficiency of N95 mask; finds sulfur in dust particles from Taguig City

Marje Pelayo   •   January 16, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The UNTV News team has been given an exclusive tour to the Advance Device and Materials Testing Laboratory of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). Experts...

DOST eyes research-based techs to address dengue problem

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 5, 2019

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) wants to look into research-based technologies to address the dengue problem in the country. DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña said the...

House members push for a bigger budget for DOST in 2020

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 4, 2019

Members of the House of Representatives are pushing for a bigger budget for the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in 2020. The DOST’s budget proposal is P20.18 billion, which...

Number of dengue cases in NCR exceeds alert threshold – DOH

Maris Federez   •   August 16, 2019

The National Capital Region (NCR) has recorded more than 11,000 dengue cases from January to August 10 this year. This is 33% higher than what was recorded in the past...

Phl climbs 19 spots in Global Innovation Index 2019

Marje Pelayo   •   July 25, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines has climbed up by 19 spots in the recently released Global Innovation Index 2019 rankings. Ranking 73rd in 2017 and 2018, the Philippines jumped to...

First PH-made train began operations in PNR

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 6, 2019

The first Philippine-made hybrid electric train operated for the first time in the Philippine National Railways (PNR) on Monday (May 6) for its validation test. READ: First PH-made train to...

First PH-made train to operate this May

Robie de Guzman   •   April 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s first domestically-made hybrid electric train will soon start operations, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) announced on Wednesday. In a Facebook post, the DOST...

PH to operate first locally-made commuter train soon

Robie de Guzman   •   March 27, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Railways (PNR) will soon roll out its first-ever domestically-made train developed by the Department of Science and Technology – Metals Industry Research and Development...

DBM launches project monitoring technology to prevent ghost projects

admin   •   March 8, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The government is strictly monitoring the implementation of government projects and programs to fight corruption. These include the infrastructure projects under the “Build, Build, Build” program. In connection...

Over 1,000 residents of Misamis Oriental evacuated due to flood caused by TS Urduja

UNTV News   •   December 15, 2017

More than 1,000 residents of Misamis Oriental were evacuated to temporary shelters due to floods caused by typhoon Urduja. Authorities are now monitoring Balingasag, Medina, Hingoog City, and Magsaysay, which...


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