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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Albergo Hotel and Residences
Baguio Country Club
University of Baguio
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Baguio Central University
Benguet Electric Cooperative Inc.
Cong. Mark O. Go
Cong. Ronald Cosalan
Department of Education – CAR
Department of Health – CAR
Gov. Crescencio Pacalso
Lepanto Consolidated Mining Company
Narda’s and Sunflower Ridge
National Grid Corporation of the Philippines
Pines City Colleges
Sangguniang Panlungsod
SM City Baguio
University of the Philippines Baguio

Assumption Medical and Diagnostic Center
Baguio Center Mall
Baguio Water District
BSBT College, Inc.
Bureau of Internal Revenue
BVS Colleges
C &Triple A Supermart
Councilor Edgar M. Avila
Curamed Pharmacy
Department of Environment and Natural Resources – CAR
Department of Interior and Local Government – CAR
Department of Public Works and Highways – CAR
Fabulo Beauty and Image Salon
Far East Pacific Commercial
Filipino–Japanese Foundation of Northern Luzon, Inc.
GMS Technology
John Hay Management Corporation
King’s College of the Philippines
La Funeraria Paz, Inc.
Mayor Mauricio G. Domogan
Mother Earth Deli Basket
Overseas Workers Welfare Administration – CAR
Philex Mining Corporation
Police Regional Office – CAR
STI Baguio
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