Author: Raffy Rico

Zamboanga Sibugay community receives aid worth 1.4M

A community in Zamboanga Sibugay vulnerable to conflicts has recently benefited from a financial aid granted by the DOST Science and Technology. Members of the Balagon Alsa-Masa Service Provider Association (BAMSPA) recently received the grant worth 1.4 M for the acquisition of a Rice and Corn Mill equipment. Awarded by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) through its Grants-In-Aid (GIA) program, funding will be used to acquire the necessary technologies for milling operations to support a Science and Technology-based livelihood within their community, and will also handle costs involving project monitoring, training, and other support services. In line...

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DA: SINAG Accusation Untrue

The Department of Agriculture (DA) recently refuted SINAG’s statement regarding the agency’s bidding. Led by Rosendo So, they claimed that the second round of urea fertilizer bidding being conducted by the agency is “overpriced and disadvantageous to the government.” “We are wondering where Mr. So has gathered his information, as the second round of bidding has not yet been completed,” said Department of Agriculture Secretary William Dar. “The DA’s Bid and Awards Committee (BAC) has yet to conclude the public bidding. Technically, it is still on-going,” the DA chief noted. “However, early indications show that the public bidding for...

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DAR Awards Farmers with CLOA

Agrarian reform beneficiaries Neptali Martin (right) and Diosdado Gonzales posed for souvenir after receiving their much-awaited land title. The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) led by Secretary John R. Castriciones handed to farmers their Certificates of Land Ownership Award (CLOAs), each covering three hectares. last Friday July 3, 2020, in Barangay Mabayo, Morong, Bataan. Besides the farmlots, each of them was also awarded with homelots. “This is to show the government’s sincerity of bringing to the people its services wherever they are,” said Castriciones. Earlier, the DAR chief went house-to-house and to as far as the farms of farmer-beneficiaries...

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TekNegoShow by DOST-ITDI is the Show to Watch

TekNegoShow is DOST-ITDI’s newest digital endeavor aimed at making lives better after Covid 19 thru technology. Its first season will feature technologies and technical services geared towards health and hygiene which we deem relevant to the current Covid-19 crisis. The live streaming of DOST-ITDI’s #TekNegoShow, can be accessed soon via ITDI’s Facebook account www.facebook.com/ DOST ITDI Updates, or, on its own new Facebook page, and Youtube. Last week of August is the date. The talk show will soon air narratives and insights of technology generators, business people, and the consuming public. The program is produced by ITDI’s Technological Services...

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DA Assists ASF-affected hog farms

The Department of Agriculture (DA) has laid out its plans in assisting small-time pig farmers severely affected by the African Swine Fever (ASF). This is done so as to augment the pork industry and strengthen awareness of biosecurity protocols. The intervention involves the establishment of swine multiplier farms through clustering or village-level approach composed of 20 hog farmers each. The DA through its livestock program will provide every member with five piglets each, 20 bags of animal feed, and biologics. Thus, each cluster with 20 members will have a total of 100 piglets to raise. Agriculture Secretary William Dar...

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Cainta Mayor Kit Nieto Nalungkot sa 7 nag Positibo sa mga Empleyado

Ikinalungkot ni Cainta Mayor kit Nieto ang pagkakaroon na naman  ng 7 nag positibo, sa isinagawang rapid testing ng mga empleyado ng Munisipyo ng nasabing bayan nitong nakaraang Martes. Ang mga nag positibo sa rapid testing ay mula sa Sanguniang Bayan(SB) personnel office na kung saan nandoon din ang Vice Mayor’s Office na nasa ikatlong palapag ng  nasabing gusali. Malalaman umano sa mga susunod na araw ang confirmatory testing nito. Sa FB account ni Cainta Mayor Kit Nieto, nalulungkot umano siya dahil sa pagkakaroon na naman ng nag positibo sa mga empleyado ng munisipyo. Nagbiro pa ang Alkalde na...

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ANTIPOLO CITY, ILANG PASAWAY NA ESTABLISIMIENTO PINADLOCK NG BPLO

Matapos maaktuhan ang mga paglabag ng ilang establisimiento  sa tuntunin ng IATF sa Antipolo City, pinadlock ng pamahalaang lungsod ng Antipolo ang ilang pasaway na estabisimiento, matapos mapatunayang lumalabag sa Quarantine protocol ng Department of Health. Hindi na nagawa pang isara ng ilang establisimiento sa Antipolo City ang kanilang mga tindahan, matapos ang isinagawang surprise inspection ng Antipolo Business Permit and Licensing Office (BPLO) sa kahabaan ng M.L. Quezon Street sa nasabing Lungsod. Personal na naaktuhan ng mga taga BPLO ang paglabag ng ilang establisimiento, kagaya ng Rice wholesale and retails, Cassielle bakeshop, Palawan express pera padala, Green wealth,...

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The 2020 NRCP Scientific Conference can be viewed Online

Research for Public Good. This is the theme for the Department of Science and Technology – National Research Council of the Philippines (DOST-NRCP) Annual Scientific Conference (ASC) and 87th General Membership Assembly (GMA) that was virtually accessed thru Zoom on June 30, 2020 at 9:30 am. This conference shared valuable insights and perspectives in view of the pressing issues during the health crisis. The NRCP scientific conference opened its Ceremonies with the Scientific Session; It was followed with the Business Meeting, exclusive for NRCP Members; and lastly but not certainly the least, the Awards and Recognition – Achievements on...

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Pasig City Police Station Recomendado sa NCRPO bilang No.1 Police Station

                                               Pasig City Police Chief PCol. Moises Villaceran, Jr. Irenekomenda sa buong National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) ang Pasig City Police Station bilang No. 1 buong  sa National Capital Region, ayon sa natanggap na report ni Pasig City Vice Mayor Iyo Caruncho-Bernardo. Sa ulat ni Pasig City Chief of Police PCol. Moises Villaceran,  sa linguhang ulat sa Pasig City Council, sinabi nito na rekomendado ang Pasig Police station sa buong NCRPO, sa iba’t-ibang hanay na kategorya tulad ng: crime prevention, bilang ng mga naarestong personalidad, kasama na dito ang kampanya laban sa illegal na droga, kampanya kontra illegal na sugal, kabuuang kalagayan ng peace and order sa nasasakupan, enhanced management of police operations, suporta sa local government unit (LGU) at ilan pang magagandang kampanya ng kapulisan na nasulusyunan na, ayon sa pahayag  ni Villaceran. Sa nasabing lingguhang ulat, sinabi ni Villaceran kung ilan na ang kabuuan ng mga IATF memorandum-related violators, o ang violation in-line with the COVID-19 campaign ng pamahalaan na may bilang na 400 na ang naaresto at kinasuhan. “Umabot naman sa 15,000 personalidad ang inimbitahan natin, binigyan ng fine at binigyan ng warning at marami pang ibang kaso ng paglabag na nasulusyunan na rin. Dito makikita na nagtatrabaho talaga ang ating mga kapulisan’”, dagdag pa ni Villaceran. Binigyang halaga rin ng hepe ng Pasig City Police Station ang pakikipagtulungan ng puwersa ng lokal na pamahalaan...

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BFAR: WALANG KUMAKALAT NA SAKIT SA MGA TILAPIA AT HIPON

Pinabulaanan ng Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) ng Department of Agriculture ang kumakalat na balita  tungkol sa sakit ng tilapia at hipon. Inanunsyo ng kagawaran, na walang kumakalat na sakit sa mga tilapia at hipon. Walang dapat ipangamba ang publiko sapagkat ang napabalitang sakit ng tilapia at hipon, partikular ang White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) at Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease/Early Mortality Syndrome sa hipon at Tilapia Lake Virus (TilV), kung sakali mang makaapekto sa hipon at tilapia, hindi naman ito naipapasa sa tao at walang bantang dala sa ating kalusugan. Ang mga tilapia at hipon sa bansa...

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