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Gov’t to put out weekly price monitoring charts online

Malacanang has announced that various government agencies will start releasing weekly price monitoring charts via the Internet to serve as guide for consumers regarding prices of basic commodities and goods.

ICT use in environment takes spotlight in S&T week

REAL-LIFE APPLICATION. Sen. Edgardo Angara greets Sen. Loren Legarda during the opening of the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on Tuesday at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City. With them are DOST secretary Mario Montejo (left) and DA secretary Proceso Alcala.

IBM, DOST team up to build R&D lab

BIG COLLABORATION. IBM Philippines chief Mariels Almeda Winhoffer (right) and DOST Sec. Mario Montejo exchange copies of the MOU establishing the first ?Philippine Systems and Technology R&D Laboratory? in the country. The signing ceremony, held in Malaca?ang on Thursday, was witnessed by Pres. Noynoy Aquino and Sen. Edgardo Angara (hidden).

PH gov’t: We don’t condone hacking of Chinese websites

With the escalation of hostilities between Chinese and Filipino hackers in cyberspace, the Philippine government has released a statement on Tuesday saying it is "not condoning nor encouraging" the retaliatory attacks by local hacker groups.

Solon on K-12: Math, science, and eng’g must be emphasized

A ranking member of the Senate said that pending reforms to the country's basic and secondary education system should focus on boosting the country's capacity for science and technology (S&T).

DOLE alarmed by ‘lifestyle-related diseases’ in BPO sector

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday said the there is a growing concern in the surge of so-called ?lifestyle diseases? in the local BPO industry.

Gov?t report: Most S&T OFWs go to MiddleEast

A new comprehensive study released by the government on Wednesday showed that the Middle East has been the consistent importer of science and technology overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) over the years.

PH population has low ratio of S&T workers

The Philippines only has 165 S&T professionals -- such as scientists and researchers -- for every million Filipinos, way below the ratio of 380 S&T professionals for every million population prescribed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco).

PH must bet on S&T, says Fil-Am tech icon

Silicon Valley-based technology icon Diosdado “Dado” Banatao said science and technology will allow the Philippines to raise its competitiveness and provide an avenue for scientists and engineers to translate and test their theoretical knowledge into actual working model.

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