Author: Raffy Rico

DAR Chief pinanumpa ang 75 bagong promote na empleyado ng DAR sa Bicol

Pinanumpa ni Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) Secretary Bro. John Castriciones ang pitumpu’t-limang (75) mga bagong promote at mga itinalagang empleyado ng ahensya sa Bicol Region nitong nakaraang Miyerkules, Agosto 18, 2021 na ginanap sa Daraga, Albay. Hinimok ng pamunuan ng Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) sa bicol region ang mga bagong promote at itinalagang mga empleyado na gumawa ng mga bagong pamamaraan para matulungan ang agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) na mai-angat sa kahirapan sa pamamagitan ng agrarian reform program. Binati ni Brother John Castriciones, na nanguna sa panunumpa, ang mga kawani habang sya ay umapela sa kanila na...

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DA-12 supports the celebration of the International Youth Day

The Department of Agriculture 12 headed by Regional Executive Director Arlan Mangelen supports the celebration of the International Youth Day with this year’s theme, “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health”, highlights the success of such a global effort will not be achieved without the meaningful participation of young people. Today, DA staff from the Office of the Regional Executive Director (ORED), Amas Research and Experiment Station, Balindog Research and Experiment Station, Tupi Research and Experiment Station, and other employees assisted the distribution of agricultural goods to the youth of Sitio Salkan, Brgy. Paraiso in Koronadal...

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SSS enhances online filing of funeral benefit claims

The Social Security System (SSS) eased the requirements for the online filing of Funeral Benefit Claim Applications (FBCAs) of member-claimants through the My.SSS Portal of the SSS website (www.sss.gov.ph). Starting July 31, 2021, member-claimants are no longer required to have an issued SSS Unified Multi-Purpose Identification (UMID) or SSS digitized ID card to submit FBCAs online; and in case the claimant is the dependent legal spouse of the deceased member, an online certification with undertaking on his/her defrayal/payment of funeral expense will now be required instead of uploading and submitting other documents as proof. Moreover, the SSS has applied...

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DOST-PTRI develops 4 new silkworm hybrids, partners with silk hubs in Mindanao

Figure 1. New Philippine silkworm hybrids Four new Philippine silkworm hybrids namely PTRI SW 107, 108, 109, and 110 have been successfully reared by the pioneering Silk Cocoon Production Hubs (Silk Hubs) in Misamis Oriental through the Silk Research and Innovation Center (SRIC) of the Philippine Textile Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-PTRI). The presence of various hybrid silkworms means new strains of cocoon production for silk yarns and fabrics. As compared to the parent lines, these hybrids have higher productivity as they are mostly healthier, able to adapt to their environment, and have better...

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SSS Media Advisory: Several Text-SSS services temporarily unavailable until further notice

The Social Security System (SSS) informs that several of its inquiry services through the Text-SSS facility via 2600 will be temporarily unavailable starting July 29, 2021. Services such as verification of salary loan status and balance, and the status of applications on maternity and funeral benefit claims are likewise temporarily unavailable until further notice. However, services on inquiry on their Payment Reference Number (PRN), contribution status, documentary requirements in filing benefit and loan applications, membership registration, member’s record, and locating the nearest SSS branch will remain available. SSS is immediately expediting to restore the said inquiry services at the...

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Paglulunsad ng Aklat ng Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, Tampok ngayong Buwan ng Wika 2021

Magkakaroon ng paglulunsad ng aklat ang Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino sa 18 Agosto 2021, 10:00 nu Bulwagang Romualdez, Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, 1610 Kalye J.P. Laurel, Malacañang Palace Complex, Lungsod Maynila. Ang ilulunsad na mga aklat ay ang Paglalaping Makadiwa sa Sinugbuanon’g Binisaya (Lita A. Bacalla); Alaala ng mga Pakpak (Mariel G. Balacuit at Eugene Y. Evasco); Antolohiya ng mga Kuwentong-bayan ng Surigaonon (Aisah B. Camar); Mga Drama para sa Dulaang Pambatà; Mga Dula para sa Teatrong Pambatà (Arthur P. Casanova); Tawid-diwa (Dexter B. Cayanes); Tíra Bákal (Christian M. Fajardo); Pananalig sa Batà (Wenny F. Fajilan); Mga Dula ni...

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Anong kaya nating magawa ngayong pandemya?

“Serye ng Tulang Dagdag Kaalaman” Ni: Associate Prof. JD AGAPITO Anong kaya nating magawa ngayong pandemya? Sa panahong puno ng problema Dahil sa di matapos na pandemya Nawa ang pakikipagkapwa ay mauna Pansariling interes ay sadyang ipahinga Isang halimbawa ay sa oportunidad Alam nating iba iba kasi ang mga antas Kaya kitang kita ang kaibahang ganap Kaya may “Inequity” na tinatawag Ano ba ang ibig sabihin ng “inequity” Ang di pagkakapantay pantay ng marami Sa pamamalakad ay kayang bawasang mabuti Pagitan ng mahirap sa mayaman ay di dapat lumalaki Isang halimbawa na pwedeng ibigay Dahil bakuna ay kulang na...

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“Paalala ngayong Pandemya”

“ Serye ng Tulang Dagdag Kaalaman” Ni: Associate Prof. JD Agapito “Paalala ngayong Pandemya” Sa nagaganap na pandemya Kalusugan ang nanganganib talaga Yaman kasi ito ng bawat isa Kaya sa buhay ay napakahalaga Kaya pagkakaisa ang hinihiling Tutukan ang kanikaniyang tungkulin Pribado at pampublikong sektor natin Mga ahensya,at institusyon sa lipunan natin Ngunit sa mga indibidwal na kapasidad Iyan ang talagang nararapat Pagsunod sa mga pag- iingat Ito ay pwedeng pwedeng iambag Kaya banggitin ang apat na iniuutos Sa paggamit ng Face mask at face shield ay sumunod Maghugas ng kamay at dumistansya ng ayos Huwag pumunta sa lugar...

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NICER’s R&D program on Queen Pineapple officially kicks off

Written by Gabriel Paolo L. Peralta, DOST-PCAARRD S&T Media Services Queen Pineapple flower (left photo) and fruit (right photo). (Image Credit: Crops Research Division, DOST-PCAARRD) Among the commonly grown pineapple varieties in the Philippines, the Queen pineapple is hailed as the sweetest. With its production that dates back in the 1950s, it became the most popular cash-crop in the 12 municipalities and 282 barangays of Camarines Norte. However, inadequate agricultural mechanization, pest infestation, and inadequate knowledge in postharvest processing methods are experienced by Queen pineapple growers. To address these challenges, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) funded the...

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DOST Ilocos region holds skills training on tamarind jam processing

The Department of Science and Technology Regional Office No. 1 (DOST-I), through the conducted a skills training on tamarind jam processing for the members of “Boses Dagiti Mannalon Ken Mangngakap Ti Al Alinao Norte (BDMKMTAN)” held last 30 July 2021, at the Barangay Hall of Al Alinao Norte, Naguilian, La Union. The said activity, held in collaboration with the Local Government Unit of Naguilian, was joined by nine (9) participants who are members of the association. The initiative was seen as an opportunity to improve the economic welfare of the community since Barangay Al Alinao Norte is known for...

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