Following the onslaught of Typhoon “Odette”, the Association of Regional Executives of National Agencies in Region XI (ARENA XI) commenced relief efforts by providing material support to help the families and communities affected by the said typhoon which devastated several areas in Visayas and Mindanao affecting over seven million people which resulted to PHP 11.1 billion damages in crops and farmland and another PHP 17.5 billion damages to homes, roads, and infrastructures, according to the latest government data.

The Regional Health Research and Development Consortium-XI (RHRDC XI) announced that its call for Health Research and Development (R&D) proposals for CY 2022 is now open. 

Ever wondered where Dr. Jose P. Rizal would be if he is alive today? And if he is a public servant, which government position will he hold? With his diverse background and interests, Dr. Rizal can be a secretary of any of the following departments: Education, Health, Agriculture, Social Welfare and Development, Foreign Affairs, and Science and Technology, according to experts gathered by the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) during the Rediscovering Rizal: A Commemoration of the 125th Martyrdom of the National Hero webcast held last 30 December 2021.

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Region I conducted a two-day consultation meeting with the six (6) pilot municipalities of Pangasinan in relation to its innovation, Science, and Technology for Accelerating Regional Technology-Based Development (iSTART) program on 16-17 December 2021 at Dr. Telesforo N. Boquiren Convention Hall, Pangasinan State University-Lingayen Campus.

It’s ORAS PINAS time again! 

From January 1 to 7, 2022, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) leads in the observance of the 2022 National Time Consciousness Week with the theme, “Bangon Pinas para sa Bagong bukas: Sundin ang tamang oras” to synchronize all timepieces across the country. This advocacy to promote the new Pilipino time is in accordance to Republic Act No. 10535 or The Philippine Standard Time (PST) Act of 2013.