Fresh graduates and college students about to graduate from college in the provinces may be agonizing over how to gain employment in their locality where career opportunities are lacking.

The answer to this are online jobs, said Department of Science and Technology-Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICT Office) – Visayas Cluster I Director Frederick B. Amores.


High school students from science schools in seven countries got the chance to be mentored by Filipino experts during the just concluded  2nd Philippine International Science Fair.

Organized by the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Science High School System (DOST-PSHS) in partnership with First Pacific Leadership Academy, the biennial fair aims to promote a culture of science among the youth.


Thirty-three STARBOOKS units were recently installed in different public elementary and secondary schools in Poro, Tudela, San Francisco, and Pilar in Camotes Islands as well as Bantayan, Madridejos, and Sta. Fe in Bantayan Island – two areas severely affected by typhoon Yolanda in 2013.

Developed by the Department of Science and Technology-Science and Technology Information Institute (DOST-STII), STARBOOKS or Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly Operated Kiosk Station, is the first digital science library in the country. It does not require internet connectivity and has a user-friendly interface.