DOST goes into TikTok territory to fete Filipino feats

Philippine Daily Inquirer 08/13/2021

Learning science through TikTok? Why not. The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has launched a social media campaign called “Pinoy Science” through short video clips posted on the popular video-sharing app TikTok, with the aim of…

EXPLAINER: The whos and hows in the process of Covid vaccine approval

Cristina Eloisa Baclig - Content Researcher/Writer / @CeBacligINQ 01/18/2021

MANILA, Philippines — As our country tries to join other nations in combatting Covid-19 through inoculation programs, news about separate acquisition projects and agreements of the national and local government with vaccine manufacturers might confuse some Filipinos.…

Hybrid train seen to move out of S. Osmeña road this week

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 10/15/2017

THE hybrid electric road train (e-train) that had been collecting dust along a lane of the southbound side of S. Osmeña Road in Cebu City may be removed from the area within this week. Francisco Ouano, operations…

ICT foreseen to help improve disaster preparedness and response

USJ-R Intern Kristine Remolisan 09/20/2017

THE first international conference on information and communication technology (ICT) for disaster preparedness and response in Cebu commenced last Tuesday, September 19. The conference was participated by local government units (LGUs), national agencies, non-government organization (NGOs) and…

Ex-drug dependents, street kids now farmer scientists

05/03/2017

History was made on April 28, 2017, when 34 drug recoverees and 21 street kids graduated from the Farmer Scientists Training Program (FSTP) Phase 1 in Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City. It was the first time that the…

Smart backs nationwide quake drill

04/27/2017

Smart Communications provided emergency communications support at the recent National Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) in Cebu City. During the simulated 7.2-magnitude earthquake situation held at the Armed Forces of the Philippines Central Command and Capitol Social Hall…

E-Train goes on a road test around NRA

Nestle L. Semilla 02/01/2017

THE hybrid electric road train donated by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) went on a test drive yesterday. The road e-train, which is composed of five coaches, traversed the S. Osmeña Road in the company…

A gift to commuters

Editorial 12/23/2016

We certainly hope that the hybrid train recently donated by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to Cebu City would prove useful to both city residents and visitors and help ease the number of stranded commuters…

Hybrid train arrives, but no available route

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/14/2016

The hybrid electric road train from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) arrived in Cebu City yesterday, but there’s no route big enough to accommodate it. Joel Yu, the point man of Cebu City Mayor Tomas…

DOH: Keep water safe for fire victims

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 12/07/2016

A medical officer from the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) reminded the Cebu City government and barangay officials to help ensure that water supply at the evacuation centers is free from contamination to prevent the…

Apas fire victims moved to school, DOST compound

Nestle L. Semilla 12/06/2016

CEBU CITY—Elderly, women, children and persons with disabilities who were affected by the fire in Barangay Apas, Cebu City would be moved to St. Francis Kindergarten. The male fire victims, however, were asked to stay at the…

Hybrid trains to service call center employees

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 11/13/2016

A HYBRID electric road train to be rolled out by the Cebu City government and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) may soon service call center employees in the city. Joel Yu, the pointman of Cebu…

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