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PSTC Batanes Official Website





PSTC Batanes Official Website

Welcome to the Department of Science and Technology – Provincial Science and Technology Center of Batanes or DOST-PSTC Batanes Official Website To keep up with the growing technology trend and to reach more clienteles, the PSTC now have an official website. It was goaled to provide visitors/ customers relevant and current information as to the plans, programs and activities of DOST R02, particularly PSTC Batanes. For more information, you may […]


DOST-SETUP releases 1.3M projects in Batanes

PD Nora Garcia with CM Sylvia Lacambra inspects the equipment of Khim’s Canteen and Variety Store in Uyugan, Batanes   As the banner program of the Department of Science and Technology, the Small Enterprise Technology Upgrading Program (SETUP) is promoted in the province of Batanes. SETUP is a nationwide strategy encouraging and assisting small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to adopt technology innovations to improve their operations and thus boost their productivity […]



The Department of Science and Technology – Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (DOST-PNRI) has conducted gamma radiation monitoring and collection of environmental and marine samples in Batanes from June 23 to June 27, 2015. This is in response to Resolution No. 49, series of 2015 of the Sanggunian Panlalawigan of Batanes, entitled “A Resolution Requesting the Department of Science and Technology -Philippine Nuclear Research Institute To Conduct Radio Activity Test in […]



The province of Batanes recently commemorated its 232nd Foundation Day and is dubbed as Ivatan Festival. The festival’s name refers to the people of Batanes and the language they speak. It was a week-long celebration started on June 26 to July 2, 2015 at Basco Plaza themed, “Kultura at Kapaligiran: Yaman ng mga Ivatan – Ating Pangalagaan”. Various activities were held during the week-long celebration, and one of the highlight […]


In Batanes, unwanted berry finds Cinderella story

BASCO, BATANES–The Batanes Pine may have been the Ivatans’ native Christmas tree for hundreds of Decembers, but they may now call  it a fortune tree, too, thanks to its purple berries. Also known as Arius (Podocarpus costalis), the Batanes Pine is a fruit-bearing tree growing by the thousands all over the island group, lining walkways and dotting untended land–with the edible berries in the past left to drop to the […]


RxBox saves mother and child in Batanes

SABTANG, BATANES–When a midwife attached sensors to Rochvelle Gabilo at the rural health unit (RHU) in Sabtang, a sixth-class island municipality south of the Batan main island, two lives were saved. In labor and hypertensive, the Chavayan village resident was on the verge of a high-risk delivery, said the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) RxBox. She was immediately booked for a transfer-trip from the smallest inhabited island here to […]