Issue of September 10, 2017
Mt. Province

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Kalinga to host 2017 Regional Science and Technology Week
by Peter A. Balocnit / PIA

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – This province will host the 2017 Regional Science and Technology (S&T) “Science for the people” Week on Oct. 10 to 14.

Sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology, Technology Application and Promotion Institute, and the provincial government of Kalinga, the regional gathering will feature S&T and interactive exhibits, techno bazaar and technology fora.

Technology gatherings include the conduct of a Science and Technology for the Advancement of Municipalities forum on 21st century leadership for local chief executives and municipal S & T coordinators in  the Cordillera; annual summit for Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program  clients to include awarding of best adaptors; forum on brown rice technology, iron fortified rice, emergency foods, and certified food products; forum on safe use of food additives and food safety; forum on chocolate processing, coffee and cacao organic production and post-harvest technologies.

There will also be information, education, communication campaigns on deployment of early warning system with drill at an identified flood-prone barangay here  and  the community-based flood early warning system for this city; S&T quiz for elementary and secondary schools in CAR and launching of the Cordillera Disaster Risk Reduction Management Information System. Pagasa will also bring a mobile planetarium for students.

Provincial DOST head Jasmine Donaal advises schools to make reservations for the mobile planetarium which is   expected to be a crowd drawer.

DOST Sec. Fortunato dela Peña with Regional Affairs Undersecretary Brenda Nazareth-Manzano and heads of attached agencies under DOST are expected to grace the occasion. 

This will be the first time that the regional S&T will be conducted outside Baguio and Benguet and will be piloting the eventual rotational holding of the celebration in all provinces of CAR.

Benguet State University   has been venue of the week-long festival for several years.

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Baguio Country Club
Department of Tourism – CAR
University of Baguio
Venus Parkview Hotel

Congressman Mark O. Go
Department of Health – CAR
Kings College of the Philippines
Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company
Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan
Narda’s Handwoven Arts & Crafts Inc.
Philex Mining Corporation
Pines City Colleges
Province of Benguet
Sangguniang Panlungsod
SM City Baguio
Social Security System

Assumption Medical Diagnostic Center
Baguio Center Mall
Baguio Central University
Baguio Heart and Lung Diagnostic Center Inc.
Baguio Memorial Chapels Incorporated
Baguio Water District
Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources – CAR
C & Triple A Supermart
Congressman Ronald M. Cosalan
Curamed Pharmacy
Data Center College of the Philippines of Baguio City Inc.
Department of Agriculture – CAR
Department of Environment and Natural Resources – CAR
Department of Trade and Industry – CAR
Department of Transportation – CAR
Easter College Incorporated
Fabulo Beauty and Image Salon
Fast East Pacific Commercial
Filipino–Japanese Friendship Association of Northern Luzon, Inc.
GMS Technology
Immigration Network Services, Inc.
La Funeraria Paz, Inc.
Mayor Romeo K. Salda
MMS Development Training Center Corporation
Mother Earth Deli Basket
National Economic & Development Authority–CAR
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
Philippine Science High School – CARC
R.A. Gapuz Review Center
Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board – CAR
Solibao – Ganza Restaurant
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority
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