December 8, 2020 – “We recognize partnerships with you as crucial in effectively bringing the benefits of S&T closer to the people in the countryside”, a statement of appreciation of Engr. Sammy P. Malawan, CESE, OIC-RD of DOST XII to District Representatives, Provincial and Local Government Executives during his Opening Message at the recently concluded NSTW- SOCCSKSARGEN Celebration.



DOST XII, 26 November 2020 – Joined in by almost 600 individuals from the different sectors of society, the National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) Celebration in Region XII was formally opened this morning.


“We will submit proposals to DOST”, Atty. Russel Abonado, Mayor of M’lang said while Provincial Director Michael Mayo briefly elaborated on DOST XII programs, projects, activities (PPAs), and services under the stewardship of OIC-RD Engr. Sammy P. Malawan, CESE.



KIDAPAWAN CITY – DOST XII once again joined the NAC Caravan (Nagkakaisang Adhikain para sa Cotabateños Lokal Serbisyo) last November 19 at Brgy. Balabag, Kidapawan, North Cotabato.



KIDAPAWAN CITY – A team from DOST XII Cotabato Provincial Office conducted Community Needs Assessment among barangays in North Cotabato identified to benefit the Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology (CEST) Program.


MAKILALA – Laying down the foundation for a continuing partnership in public service, Engr. Sammy Malawan, CESE, DOST XII OIC-RD paid a courtesy visit to the 2nd District Representative of North Cotabato, Congressman Rudy Caoagdan earlier today, 29 October 2020.



KIDAPAWAN CITY – Governor Nancy Catamco of North Cotabato has ordered the creation of a Technical Working Group (TWG) to delve into the proposal of the Department of Science and Technology- Regional Office No. 12 (DOST XII) to adopt the DOST- Hybrid Electric Road Train (HERT) in the province.


Sinadyang bisitahin ni Engr. Sammy Malawan, DOST XII OIC-RD si Congressman Jose “Pingping’ Tejada kahapon ng hapon, 27 October 2020 sa M’lang upang personal at pormal na ilahad ang mga plano at layunin ng ahensya sa ikatlong distrito ng North Cotabato.


GENERAL SANTOS CITY-July 14-The Department of Science and Technology region 12 (DOST12) OIC Director Engr. Mahmud L. Kingking together with DOST12 Assistant Regional Director for Technical Division Engr. Sammy P. Malawan personally handed over face shields to Ms. Sheena Yen Javier, Sales Executive of Green Leaf Hotel in General Santos City.

The giving of the said face shield was witnessed by OIC Provincial Science and Technology Director (PSTD) Forester Nabil A. Hadji Yassin of Sarangani province and General Santos city and some Green Leaf employees.