Author: Raffy Rico

AVOID HEAT STROKE—STAY INDOORS – DOH-CALABARZON

“Don’t linger to long under the sun to avoid suffering from heat stress or heat exhaustion or worst getting a heat stroke!” DOH-CALABARZON Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo reminded residents of the region. As pasts of the country has been experiencing high heat indices, the Department of Health (DOH) – CALABARZON (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, Quezon) today warned residents not to stay out in the sun to avoid getting sunburn, heat cramps, suffer heat exhaustion or heat stroke. According to Regional Director Eduardo C. Janairo, people underrate the effects of the summer heat on their health as too much...

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DOST XI inks MoA with LGU Tarragona to empower the community in disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region XI, thru its Provincial Science and Technology Center in Davao Oriental, entered into a partnership with the Municipal Local Government Unit (LGU) of Tarragona for the implementation of the Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology (CEST) Project. Mayor Nestor L. Uy of LGU Tarragona and Provincial Science and Technology Center-Davao Oriental Director Sharon M. Alegado led the ceremonial signing of the Memorandum of Agreement held on 27 April 2021 at the Municipal Building of Tarragona, Davao Oriental. Under the agreement, the DOST will release Php 800,000 fund to LGU Tarragona for...

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Bringing health technologies to the Bicolano people through Biotek-M

The Department of Science and Technology Regional Office V (DOST-V) provided innovation support amounting to Php 5,590,000 for the adoption of Biotek-M™ Dengue Aqua Test in the Bicol Region. Through the assistance of the Department of Health – Center for Health and Development (DOH-CHD) Bicol, the test kits will be deployed to district hospitals/public healthcare centers accessible to communities assisted under the DOST’s Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology (CEST) program in the region. Medical technologists from 26 district hospitals/public healthcare centers in Bicol underwent hands-on training on Biotek-M™ Dengue Aqua Test Kit and NAAT Lamp (Lab-in-a-Mug) on 27-30...

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Briones bats for vaccination of teachers, personnel

With the country receiving more supplies of COVID-19 vaccine, Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones has encouraged teachers and non-teaching personnel of the Department of Education to get immunized to protect their families, learners, and communities. “Kami sa Department of Education, we would like to encourage our teachers to be vaccinated because it is not only a matter of protecting your personal rights, but it is also a matter of protecting the lives and health of children and staff who are also entrusted in our care,” Secretary Briones said during her virtual regional visit at the EduAKSYON: Aksyon at Solusyon para...

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Local mango leaves found as effective source of anti-aging and skin-whitening ingredients, study says

Extracts of the local mango leaves have shown great potential as cosmetic ingredient with good antioxidant, anti-aging, and whitening properties, based on the study conducted by a team of researchers lead by Arsenia B. Sapin of the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the University of the Philippines Los Baños. This research on the “Evaluation of the Bioactivities of Natural Phenolics from Mango (Mangifera indica Linn) Leaves for Cosmetic Industry Applications,” investigated samples of fresh leaves of mango cultivars (carabao, apple mango, pico, sinaging, and sipsipin) collected from San Miguel, Bulacan to explore its possible cosmetic applications....

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“Araw ng mga Ina ngayong Pandemya” 2021

“Serye ng Tulang Dagdag Kaalaman” Ni: JD AGAPITO “Araw ng mga Ina ngayong Pandemya” 2021 Ikalawang taon ng pagkakaroon ng Pandemya Pero ipinagdiriwang pa rin ang Araw ng mga Ina Dahil kung walang nagsilang ay wala talaga O kung di man ay ang pag-aarugang walang kapara Dahil ang INA o pagiging INA ay simbolo Nitong pagkalinga at pag-aarugang totoo Mula sa pag papalaki hanggang sa magkaapo Yan ang tatak ng pagiging INA sa mundo At Dahil may kinakaharap na krisis ngayon Iba iba naman ang mga sitwasyon Kung nag-oopisina man o hindi noon Marami na ang tinatawag na “work...

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Solar-powered Irrigation System Handog ng DAR sa mga Magsasaka ng Pangasinan

BANI, Pangasinan — Aabot sa 223 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARB) ang makikinabang sa solar-powered irrigation system na itinayo ng Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) sa nasabing bayan. Ang solar irrigation system ay pormal na iginawad ni DAR Secretary Brother John Castriciones noong Mayo 4 sa Rang-Ay Upland Integrated Farmers Association Inc. (RUFAI) sa Barangay Dacap sa Bani. “Ang proyektong patubig na ito ay tutugon sa problema ng magsasaka sa matinding pagkatuyo sa panahon ng tag-init, lalo na kung mayroong El Niño kung saan hindi umuulan ng maraming buwan,” sinabi ni Brother John. “Ang mga imprastraktura tulad nito ay makatutulong...

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Mga Nagwagi sa Tula Táyo 2021

Pagbati sa mga nagwagi mula sa 3,983 na lahok para sa Tula Táyo 2021. Magpadala lámang email sa rrcagalingan@kwf.gov.ph para sa detalye hinggil sa gantimpala. Maligayang pagtatapos ng Buwan ng Panitikan sa lahat! Diyona 1. ”Diona sa Pandemya” ni Sigrid A. Fadrigalan 2. “Katig” ni Dara Kulot 3. “Ayuda” ni Daniel A. De Guzman 4. “Payaso ng Palasyo” ni Egor Aya 5. “Ayuda at Social Distancing” ni Ro Nald 6. “[Senovac]” Kim Pillo 7. “aba ginang corona” ni Shaira 8. “Kalam” ni Franco Coralde Sangreo 9. “Palimos” ni Ryan Berania Andaya 10. “Tila Takot Mahawa” ni Jhio Jan A....

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DAR katuwang ang BARCs sa pagpapatupad ng CARP sa Pangasinan

BANI, Pangasinan—Binuo ng Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) ang 18 Barangay Agrarian Reform Council (BARCs) upang  maisama sa pagpaplano, pag-oorganisa, at pamamahala sa pagpapatupad ng Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) ng pamahalaan, sa nabanggit na lalawigan. “Ang BARCs ay ang ating pangunahing kabalikat sa antas ng pamayanan. Tutulong sila sa pagpapatupad ng land acquisition and distribution, paghahatid ng mga suporta, serbisyo at paglutas ng mga hindi pagkakaunawaan sa usaping agraryo sa pinakamababang antas, ”ayon kay Secretary Brother John Castriciones. Ang mga BARC ay binubuo ng mga magsasaka, manggagawa sa bukid, may-ari ng lupa, pati na rin mga kooperatiba at...

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DOST-XI to open hub for sustainable energy technologies

In a bid to further promote science and technology in the field of renewable energy development in Mindanao, the Department of Science and Technology Region XI in partnership with Yamog Renewable Energy Development Group, Inc. will launch the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies or ReSET Center in Davao City this coming 28 May 2021. The ReSET Center is a public-private research partnership on small-scale renewable energy systems for sustainable rural development. This will serve as a physical hub for technical support, training, and research. It seeks to provide a venue wherein basic and advanced technical knowledge on design and...

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