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Magnitude 5.7 quake jolts Occidental Mindoro

Occidental Mindoro was jolted early Monday by a magnitude 5.7 earthquake that was felt throughout Luzon. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said...

ASTI launches app to give public peek of outer space

With the goal of giving a preview of outer space, the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (ASTI) on Wednesday launched the free virtual reality...

P229.5-M eyed for R&D on fragrances, flavors from forest

For the next five years, some PHP229.5 million is being eyed as the budget for research and development (R&D) to explore fragrances and flavors...

Internet access a major challenge among teachers

Access to the internet remains a significant problem for teachers throughout the country in the midst of the coronavirus disease pandemic, a study from...

P133-M allotted to study use of mix COVID-19 vaccines

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has allocated P133 million for the study on using different coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine brands as...

Budget carriers cancel 72 domestic flights on March 25-April 4

Following the government's additional restrictions and banning leisure travel into and out of the National Capital Region and four nearby provinces, budget carriers Cebu...

Locally-made anti-dengue drug development underway

"Wala pa pong accepted medicine for dengue (There is no accepted medicine for dengue yet). This will be the first anti-dengue medicine, if ever. First locally-made drug," Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD) executive director Jaime Montoya told the Philippine News Agency (PNA) in a message Thursday.

More rains likely across PH ’til May 2021 as La Niña...

The further strengthening of La Niña from December 2020 to January 2021 may likely continue until May, she said, adding that the eastern part of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao are most likely to experience rains.

Solidum urges LGUs to be prepared for tsunamis

In a taped DOST report aired on Friday afternoon, Solidum said the Philippines is prone to tsunamis since it is an archipelago, and because it has earthquake generators.

Isolated rains over most of PH Friday

The trough of Typhoon "Saudel" (formerly "Pepito") will cause scattered rain showers and thunderstorms in Batanes, the Babuyan Islands, Pangasinan, Zambales, Bataan, Occidental Mindoro, and Palawan, according to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA).

‘Pepito’ will continue to drench most of PH Tuesday

In its 8 a.m. bulletin, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Pepito still packs maximum sustained winds of 55 kilometers per hour near the center, and gustiness of up to 70 kph. The TD was last seen 375 km. east of Infanta, Quezon, or 385 km. east of Baler, Aurora.

‘Ofel’ may weaken into LPA as it traverses WPS

In a bulletin Thursday, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said Ofel was last located 170 kilometers west-northwest of Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, or 150 km. west of Tanauan City, Batangas.