Tube ice production plant soon to open in Naval, Biliran Province

Friday, March 9, 2018

The much needed clean and safe tube-ice for refreshments and other food application will soon be available in the markets of Naval, Biliran.

This will be made possible with the funding of DOST-8 SETUP of the upgrading project of D'Adaone Bar and Restaurant entitled "Adoption of Tube Ice Production Technology for the Food and Beverage and Tourism Industry Needs of Biliran Province". As the project title states, the D'Adaone will set up a 2 tonne capacity tube ice production equipment through funding support from DOST-8 SETUP which will cater to the needs of tourism outlets (hotels, restaurants, refreshment bars, etc) throughout the Province of Biliran.

More updates will be posted related to this project in the coming months. Meanwhile, interested buyers who plans to place reservation and advanced orders may contact directly with the management of the D'Adaone Bar and Restaurant.
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Work Immersion in DOST: A Journey through Science and Technology

Thursday, March 1, 2018

(A feature story by Miles Vincent Garrido and Aura Gahera as part of their immersion task)

Work Immersion sounds stressful for Senior High School Students. Yet, as part of the K-12 curriculum, we, STEM students are required to gain relevant learning experiences through actual work by assigning us to a specific partner institution, business organization or establishment parallel to our specializations to help us reinforce our knowledge from classrooms and enhance our skills. For us, with a group of six students, we were engaged with the Department of Science and Technology.

Foremost, we learned that DOST is the premiere science and technology body in the country charged with the twin mandate of providing central direction, leadership and coordination of all scientific and technological activities, and of formulating policies, programs and projects to support national development. DOST Biliran, officially called Biliran Provincial Science and Technology Center (DOST BILIRAN-PSTC) is one of the six provincial centers of the DOST-8 currently located inside the campus of Naval State University.

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12 Biliranons qualify for DOST SEI JLSS Scholarships

Monday, January 1, 2018

4,529 third year college students passed the 2017 Junior Level Science Scholarship (JLSS) examination which was administered last November 19 nationwide as announced by the Department of Science and Technology - Science Education Institute (DOST-SEI) on December 31, 2017.

The JLSS is a scholarship program under the Republic Act No. 7687 or the “S&T Scholarship Act of 1994,” R.A. No. 10612 or the “Fast-Tracked S&T Scholarship Act of 2013,” and the R.A. No. 2067 or the Merit Scholarship Program.” There were a total of 6,049 third year college students who are enrolled in various S&T courses that took the examination for the said program. Qualifiers to the program will enjoy two to three years of scholarship benefits, which include tuition subsidy, monthly stipend, book allowance, and others. Passers of the Merit Scholarship will likewise receive the same benefits except for the pro-rated monthly stipend that is based on the scholar’s socio-economic status.

The following students are the qualifiers from Biliran Province:

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