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In line with the declaration of the Provincial Government of Southern Leyte to implement the S-PaSS Travel Management System in all entry and exit points of the Province, the Office of the Provincial Administrator organized a seminar-workshop on the use and implementation of the S-PaSS on August 26, 2021 at the Southern Leyte Legislative Building in Maasin City, Southern Leyte. S-PaSS is a travel management system developed by DOST VI as a measure to manage travelers’ movement between municipalities and regions in the midst of the CoViD-19 pandemic.
The Department of Science and Technology Regional Office VIII announces the qualifiers for the 2021 Undergraduate Scholarships under RA 7687, RA 10612, and Merit Program. A total of 188 qualifiers in Region VIII enrolled in accredited schools and S&T priority courses will be granted with various benefits including tuition subsidy, monthly stipend, book allowance, among others for two to three years, effective on the First Semester of AY 2021-2022. To check the complete official list of qualifiers for the 2021 DOST-SEI Undergrad, click on this link, ...
Felipe Bagaspas-Café III (center) with his business partener Engr. Jasmin Mae Mayo (to the left) and Provl. Director Rosella L. Gopo He was a 2013 RA 7687 Scholar from Calbiga, Samar who studied BS in Electronic and Communication Engineering and graduated in the year 2018 from Samar State University, a premier government run university in the province of Samar and passed the board exams in the same year. Engr. Felipe Bagasbas-Cafe III comes from a brood of 6 and he is the 2nd. His father is a market cleaner while her mother is a native delicacy maker.Felipe or Felip before he became scholar, used to help her mother in peddling the delicacies his mother produced in the market so that they can have money to spend for their day-to-day consumption. As a scholar he also shared his stipend to augment the money that the family needs...
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The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will be conducting a CEST Forum on November 25, 2020 at 9:00AM-11:00AM via ZOOM Video Conferencing.

Community Empowerment through Science and Technology (CEST) is one of the banner programs of the Department of Science and Technology with the aim of building empowered, progressive and resilient communities through the infusion of Science Technology and Innovation (STI). The CEST program is composed of five (5) major components i.e. Economic Development, Health and Nutrition, Environment Protection and Conservation, Human Resource Development and Disaster Risk Reduction Management. Each major component is a package of various S&T interventions such as provision of technologies and conduct of technical trainings to deliver inclusive development to its community beneficiaries nationwide.

Part of this activity is the Awarding of the 2020 Best CEST Community. A recognition given to a community beneficiary of the Community Empowerment through Science and Technology program of DOST who has excelled in various aspects in its implementation. The winner will be carefully selected out of all the entries submitted by the DOST Regional Offices Nationwide.

This is an opportunity for the CEST beneficiaries across the country to showcase their developments throughout the years and also in order to highlight the impacts of Science Technology and Innovation (STI) in the transformation of these communities.

The CEST Forum is open to the public. Interested participants may register at http://bit.ly/2020NSTW_CEST. Admission is free!

For inquiries, please contact Engr. Ramil T. Uy, CEST Regional Coordinator or Engr. Fernando D. Buzon, CEST Program Staff at 09562493471 or 09157260137, respectively. (Press Release, 19 November 2020)