By: Demee Angelica S. Ludia

They say the greatest secrets are usually hidden in the most unlikely places. With six hours travel by boat and an hour travel on a habal-habal, Sittio Guinaygayan in Patnanungan, one of the municipality in the Polillo Group of Islands, may not be the typical hidden gem on the surface, but beneath the downside is a secret worth knowing; their rich culture of pagtutuyo.  

By: Alyana Kaye Bacarra, DOST-PCHRD

Dr. Josept Mari Poblete and Dr. Sheriah Laine De Paz, received their MD-PhD degrees on Molecular Medicine last June 26, 2019 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay, during the University of the Philippines Manila’s 110th Commencement Exercises. This is a year early from their original completion schedule in 2020, setting a record in the MD-PhD program’s 10-year history. 

By: John Maico Hernandez, DOST PSTC Batangas

CARRETUNAN, CALATAGAN -- In support to the aim of establishing a peanut-based products processing facility for Carretunan Multipurpose Cooperative (MPC), Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) partnered in upgrading Carretunan MPC’s peanut products through conduct of training, June 21.

By: Jwynne Gwyneth Macan, DOST-PCHRD

Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Undersecretary for Research and Development Dr. Rowena Cristina Guevara urged the members of the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP) to aide in the commercialization of DOST-supported technologies during the general membership meeting of the at the Dusit Thani Hotel, Makati City on 24 June 2019.

By: John Maico Hernandez, DOST PSTC Batangas

In an aim to capacitate members of Lobo Marine Environmental Conservation Federation (MECF) who are involved in food handling and preparation for the Community-based Eco Tourism Project under the Center of Center Program, First Gen in partnership with DOST Batangas conducted a Seminar on Basic Food Hygiene for Food Handlers held at Seaside Lawas Beach Resort, Brgy. Olo-Olo, Lobo, Batangas, June 24.