Category Archives: DOST

Trial run of road train in GenSan a go

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/07 November) — It’s all systems go for the trial run here of the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) innovative “40-meter train-like bus” dubbed Hybrid Electric Road Train (HERT). City Councilor Dominador Lagare Jr., chair of the city council’s committee on transportation, said Tuesday they expect the road train to start […]

DOST’s hybrid train coming to GenSan in September

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 26 July) – The city government is preparing for the deployment here later next month of the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) locally-developed “40-meter train-like bus” dubbed Hybrid Electric Road Train (HERT). City Councilor Dominador Lagare Jr., chair of the city council’s committee on transportation, said they received confirmation […]

85 food production technologies developed by DOST XI

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/27 June) – Eighty-five prototypes of new technologies that are used for food production have been developed by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) XI under its Food Processing Innovation Center (FPIC). Sheryl Napoco, science research specialist at DOST XI told reporters Tuesday that they need buyers for the inventions of researchers and […]

GenSan wants DOST’s electric ‘train’ to help ease traffic

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 15 March) – In a bid to ease the city’s traffic problems, officials are pushing for the temporary deployment here of the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) innovative Hybrid Electric Road Train (HERT), a “40-meter long train-like bus.” City Councilor Dominador Lagare Jr., chair of the city council’s committee […]

Project NOAH scientists, researchers to continue working with DOST – Sec. De la Peña

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 1 Feb) – The Department of Science and Technology said that scientists and researchers manning Project NOAH will remain working in DOST and related projects following an announcement that the disaster management platform will be “shut down” after February 28. In a phone interview, Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato de la Peña […]

14 hydromet devices installed in disaster-prone areas in Region 12

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews/02 December) —  The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Region 12 has completed the installation of 14 more hydro-meteorological or hydromet devices in various disaster risk areas in the region. Zenaida Hadji Raof-Laidan, DOST Region 12 director, said Friday they installed the early warning devices in critical waterways and communities considered highly […]

DOST’s science and tech fair highlights industry benefits to Mindanao

MANILA, Dec. 22 (PIA) — The Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) Science and Technology (S&T) Fair for the Mindanao Cluster got underway in Zamboanga City from December 3-5, 2015 with focus on S&T’s impacts on the rubber, mining and food industries, including halal. The fair showcased the many benefits of DOST’s Small Enterprise Upgrading […]

ARMM celebrates Science and Technology Week

COTABATO CITY – The Department of Science and Technology of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DOST-ARMM) formally launched here the region’s celebration of the 2015 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on Thursday. The event features DOST-ARMM’s biggest and latest breakthroughs, programs, and interventions in the fields of agriculture, enterprise development, industry competitiveness, information […]