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Natural gas production in Isabela at full swing, indicative of Bernham Rise’s plentiful resources

Geologist Carlos Primo David, newly assumed executive director of the DOST’s Philippine Council on Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERD), said the discovery of the resource in Isabela is an indication of the richness of natural resources of the eastern shelf of the Philippines, where the Benham Rise is situated.

PHL technology body revitalizing Abaca industry for durable vehicle interior materials

Just recently, Abaca found its niche in the automobile industry as the “strongest natural fiber material” for dashboards and car interiors, according to the Department of Science and Technology, which is backing a multimillion program to revive the Abaca industry, both for local application across many sectors and as a top export product.

NOW ON ANDROID – Microsoft Office

It comes a surprise that Microsoft is starting to make its presence felt in environments it used to avoid. The general availability of Microsoft Office for Android was announced as early as June of 2015.

Japan’s Epson to build biggest factory in the Philippines

Low and stable labor costs in the Philippines are attracting Japanese companies to set up shop in the Philippines. One in particular, the electronics company Epson is building its biggest manufacturing plant in Batangas, aside from its existing facilities.

Galaga mixed with Tekken, anyone?

Bandai-Namco Entertainment brings you a crossover you probably haven’t seen coming.

BIOCONCRETE – Self-healing concrete is here

Led by scientists Henk Jonkers and Eric Schlangen, the team has recently unveiled the first application of its living concrete, which fills its cracks with the help of bacteria.