The DOST supports the proposed Salary Standardization Law IV that is bound to increase the basic salaries of civilian government personnel including S& T workers nationwide.

Likewise, the DOST unswervingly upholds the spirit of RA 8439 which recognizes & properly compensates the efforts of S&T workers in laying down the cornerstones of development in the country.

Communication students and campus journalists of various campuses of Batangas State University (BatSU) learned something new beyond the basic 5 Ws and 1 H of news writing. In a recent writing workshop conductedby the Department of Science and Technology’s Science and Technology Information Institute (DOST-STII), resource persons introduced to participants a sixth question to be answeredin science- or technology related article, and it does not begin with the letters “w” or “h.”

Department of Science and Technology (DOST) III Regional Director Dr. Victor B. Mariano awarded to the local government unit (LGU) of Orion, Bataan a cheque amounting to P719,000 during the last quarter of 2015 to help improve the LGU’s disaster risk reduction and management practices.

The said funds will be used for the fabrication of two units of DOST-designed fiberglass rescue boats for rescue operations in flooded areas and/or distribution of relief goods.

NAST-PHL expresses grave concern on the serious negative effect on food security and on the research community of the Supreme Court decision that

1) permanently stops field tests for Bttalong (eggpant); 
2) declares null and void the “Rules and Regulations for the Importation and Release into the Environment of Plants and Plant Products Derived from the Use of Modern Biotechnology”, otherwise known as the Department of Agriculture Order No. 08, series of 2002; and

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) once again leads the whole nation in observance of the second National Time Consciousness Week (NTCW) from January 4-8, 2016 as it enjoins all Filipinos to synchronize their watches with the official Philippine Standard Time (PhST) provided by DOST’s Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

The initiative aims to create a culture of discipline among Filipinos by allowing a shift from the so-called “Filipino Time” attitude to one characterized by punctuality to show respect to the value of time and to other people.