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Nearly a million Filipinos earn via Internet

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Monchito Ibrahim, deputy executive director of the Department of Science and Technology-Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO). Photo from http://dost.gov.ph/

At least 900,000 Filipinos make a living out of the Internet through so-called virtual jobs, according to the Department of Science and Technology (DOST).

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

DOST affirms strong support for biotechnology

Science and Technology Secretary Mario Montejo has reaffirmed the government policy tapping the full potential of modern biotechnology in the country’s food production program.

Posted: November 25th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Nuclear medical tests just got cheaper

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Philippine-Nuclear-Research-Institute

The cost of several expensive medical diagnostic tests will be cut by at least half when government nuclear scientists start the local production of the most commonly used medical radioactive isotope next year.

Posted: December 11th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

Gov’to help ICT sector attain $50-B goal by ’16

THE government early this week launched an initiative to spur the country’s information and communication technology (ICT) sector and help it attain its goal to grow to a “$50-billion industry by 2016.”

Posted: December 8th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »

DOST to test ‘tawa-tawa’ as cure for dengue, tuberculosis

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tawa-tawa (Euphorbia hirta) photo by foodrecap.net

The government’s medical researchers have embarked on a new study to determine if there is science in the claims that the plant called “tawa-tawa” has therapeutic properties.

Posted: April 13th, 2012 in Latest Business Stories,Science and Health | Read More »

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