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DOST unveils VolcanoPH app to raise awareness on volcano hazards

The real-time volcano advisory application, initially for Android devices, provides infographic information on the latest updates of Philippine active volcanoes monitored by DOST-Phivolcs.

To mark 30th year of Luzon quake, gov’t unveiling natural hazards app

To commemorate the devastating 1990 Luzon earthquake on its 30th year, DOST-Phivolcs announced that it will launch a new app called GeoMapperPH on Thursday, July 16.

Phivolcs chief appointed as new DOST undersecretary

Phivolcs OIC Renato Solidum Jr. was named DOST undersecretary for scientific and technological services, replacing Carol Yorobe who recently retired from government service.

TRENDING | Why did Facebook take down this cartoon?

An artist's right to tell a joke -- no names mentioned, mind you -- got revoked when the cute cartoon was reported as offensive.

TRENDING TWEETS | Stunning images of Mt. Mayon’s eruption

People using the hashtag, #MayonVolcano, have shared some photos of the scary (yet still beautiful to some) sight.

IBM to help strengthen PH’s disaster management capabilities

To be led by the company?s corporate service corps (CSC) members, the program will bring technology and its ?IBM experience? to further aid the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) and the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), a company executive said.
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