Posts Tagged DOST

Locally-developed COVID-19 testing kits expected to be available starting next week – DOST

Robie de Guzman   •   March 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) on Monday said that around 120,000 locally-developed testing kits for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are expected to become available starting...

No available COVID-19 test kits in Phl yet — FDA

Maris Federez   •   March 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reiterated that there are no registered COVID-19 diagnostic test kits that are now available to the public yet. In a...

DOST tests efficiency of N95 mask; finds sulfur in dust particles from Taguig City

Marje Pelayo   •   January 16, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The UNTV News team has been given an exclusive tour to the Advance Device and Materials Testing Laboratory of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). Experts...

DOST eyes research-based techs to address dengue problem

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 5, 2019

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) wants to look into research-based technologies to address the dengue problem in the country. DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña said the...

House members push for a bigger budget for DOST in 2020

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 4, 2019

Members of the House of Representatives are pushing for a bigger budget for the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in 2020. The DOST’s budget proposal is P20.18 billion, which...

Number of dengue cases in NCR exceeds alert threshold – DOH

Maris Federez   •   August 16, 2019

The National Capital Region (NCR) has recorded more than 11,000 dengue cases from January to August 10 this year. This is 33% higher than what was recorded in the past...

Phl climbs 19 spots in Global Innovation Index 2019

Marje Pelayo   •   July 25, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines has climbed up by 19 spots in the recently released Global Innovation Index 2019 rankings. Ranking 73rd in 2017 and 2018, the Philippines jumped to...

First PH-made train began operations in PNR

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 6, 2019

The first Philippine-made hybrid electric train operated for the first time in the Philippine National Railways (PNR) on Monday (May 6) for its validation test. READ: First PH-made train to...

First PH-made train to operate this May

Robie de Guzman   •   April 24, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s first domestically-made hybrid electric train will soon start operations, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) announced on Wednesday. In a Facebook post, the DOST...

PH to operate first locally-made commuter train soon

Robie de Guzman   •   March 27, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Railways (PNR) will soon roll out its first-ever domestically-made train developed by the Department of Science and Technology – Metals Industry Research and Development...

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