Edd K. Usman, writing foe NewsBytes Ph;
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) is intensifying its venture into space technology with the recent creation of a new program called Space Technology Development (STD) which has an allocated budget of P258 million.
Php 258 million or around $5.127 million (USD) is relatively small compare to the budget of neighboring countries with similar space program.
- $2.4 billion for Japan
- $500 million for China
- $1.4 billion for India
- $366 million for South Korea
TJ DIMACALI, reporting for GMA News;
Ill-fated disaster risk service Project NOAH is set to be turned over to the national weather agency, according to DOST Sec. Fortunato de la Peña. – See more at: http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/597649/scitech/science/dost-project-noah-tech-to-be-turned-over-to-pagasa#sthash.hNye9I5a.dpuf
PAGASA is the perfect agency to continue Project NOAH. Yesterday, Emmanuel Pinol Agriculture Secretary said that are interested in taking over the project.
Carl Lamiel, writing for Yugatech;
The Department of Science and Technology’s real-time weather platform called Project NOAH is in danger of being terminated due to lack of funds, according to local news.
It’s sad to see a project as essential as Project NOAH be terminated just because their not included in the priority list of the Government.