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President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr shared on Wednesday the full commitment of his administration to all the research and development (R&D) programs and services of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) during the opening of the 2022 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) celebration held on November 23, 2022, at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.
In his keynote message, President Marcos Jr. underscored the importance of harnessing our existing resources and capabilities through various science-based and related efforts and initiatives to provide inclusive development in the countryside as well as career and livelihood opportunities for every Filipino.
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With a few weeks away before the holiday season, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and the entire local scientific community will be already presenting its gift to us through with the staging of the five-day celebration of the 2022 National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) from November 23-27 at the Hall A of the World Trade Center in Pasay City.
This year will mark the return of the biggest S&T festivity in the country in a venue like the World Trade Center after two years of settling into enjoying the NSTW right at the comfort of our mobile and desktop devices due to restrictions implemented during the height of the pandemic.
‘National science fair in Region 1’ goes to Pangasinan: S&T at the forefront of enriching lives in the region
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A total of 1,635 visitors flocked this year’s celebration of the Regional Science and Technology Week (RSTW) by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Region I, held from 9-11 November 2022 at the Pangasinan Training and Development Center in Lingayen, Pangasinan.
Anchored on the theme, 'Agham at Teknolohiya: Kabalikat sa Maunlad at Matatag na Kinabukasan', the celebration featured science and technology exhibits and bazaar where micro, small, and medium enterprises assisted by the DOST Region I displayed their unique products and services.
In his video message, DOST Secretary Renato U. Solidum Jr. highlighted the role of science and technology in people’s everyday lives, especially when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, not only the Philippines but all the countries around the world that disrupted the way people live.
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The country’s single-use of plastic may finally come to an end. But one relevant question is: when?
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST), in collaboration with other government organizations will adopt a whole-of-government approach to find alternatives to single-use plastics.
Studies show that plastics continue to be a pervasive material in the country, being a “sachet economy” that utilizes the “tingi” retail system employed in the market. Plastic is mainly used in grocery stores, as packaging material, in construction, and a lot more due to it being cheap, strong, and extremely versatile.