Iran, Norway ink MoU to cooperate on oil industry

May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on Iran, Norway ink MoU to cooperate on oil industry 

TEHRAN, May 9 — Iran Research Institute of Petroleum Industry and the Norway's International Aker Solutions Company inked a memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on oil industry, an official said on Monday.

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First MERSCoV patient discharged from hospital

February 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on First MERSCoV patient discharged from hospital 

150220182604Department of Health (DOH) spokesperson, Dr. Lyndon Lee Suy, and Acting Health Secretary Janette L. Garin announce that the first case of MERSCoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Corona Virus) in the Philippines, a Filipina nurse, had been discharged from the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) on Friday (February 20, 2015) during the press briefing at the SMX Convention in Pasay City. (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)LAM/jor

Philrice, IRRI helps improve rice production in Africa

February 4, 2015 by · Comments Off on Philrice, IRRI helps improve rice production in Africa 

LOS BAÑOS, Laguna, Feb. 3 — The Season-Long Rice Farming Program for extension agronomists in Sub-Saharan countries has been a success, reported Lea Abaoag, head of the Technology Management and Services Division of the Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice) during the IRRI-GRiSP Asia Science Week (Jan. 26-30).

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Australian scientists develop potential cure for peanut allergies

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CANBERRA, Jan. 28 — Australian scientists believe they have developed a possible cure for people with severe peanut allergies.

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DA-12 to expand research efforts to increase output

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COTABATO CITY, Jan 20 — The Department of Agriculture in the SOCCSKSARGEN region said today it will strengthen its research and development programs to further increase rice production and other agricultural crops.

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DA to expand rice R&D efforts to boost output

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By Cielito M. Reganit

MANILA, Jan. 13 (PNA) — The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Tuesday said that it will be expanding its research and development (R&D) efforts on rice this year to help further improve production of the staple.

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Russia to begin testing its Ebola drugs

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MOSCOW, Nov. 12 — Russia will soon begin testing Ebola drugs developed by its Research Institute of Influenza (RII), the spokesperson of the Health Ministry, Oleg Salagai, told RIA Novosti.

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Rice farmers encourage to use web tool to help raise yield, income

November 5, 2014 by · Comments Off on Rice farmers encourage to use web tool to help raise yield, income 

By Magtanggol C. Villar

SCIENCE CITY OF MUNOZ, Nueva Ecija, Nov. 4 (PNA) –Farmers in rainfed lowland rice areas are being encouraged to use an internet-based software that could help them manage their rice crops better.

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IPHO reports 17 suspected cases of measles in Maasin town

October 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on IPHO reports 17 suspected cases of measles in Maasin town 

ILOILO CITY, Oct. 15 –- The Iloilo Provincial Health Office (IPHO) has reported 17 suspected cases of measles in Maasin town with their serum samples now sent to the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM).

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Aviation is crucial in development of Iran's tourism industry

September 18, 2014 by · Comments Off on Aviation is crucial in development of Iran's tourism industry 

Tehran, Sept. 17 — Employing modern technologies and improving the country's transportation system, especially the air fleet, play a crucial role in developing the tourism industry, said Ali Rahimpour, member of the scientific board of the Research Institute of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization.

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