Philippine Science and Technology Development Timeline

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During which president's term was the National Science and Technology Authority replaced by the Department of Science and Technology?

Corazon Aquino

In which Philippine Development Plan were the roles of science and technology in the national economy highlighted?

1987-1992

According to President Corazon Aquino's 1990 State of the Nation Address, what was stressed as one of the top three priorities of the government?

Science and technology development

Who succeeded Ferdinand Marcos as president?

Corazon Aquino

What significant change did Corazon Aquino make for science and technology in the government cabinet?

Replaced National Science and Technology Authority with Department of Science and Technology

What was the percentage increase in the budget allocation for science and technology in 1992 compared to the amount after the Asian financial crisis?

50%

How many competent scientists and engineers were estimated to be in the Philippines by the year 1998?

3,000

Which act approved in 1997 provided incentives and rewards to individuals who made significant contributions to the field of Science and Technology?

Republic Act No. 8439

During President Fidel Ramos' third State of the Nation Address in 1994, what did he report about the field of science and technology?

Significant increase in people specializing in science and technology

What was one of President Corazon Aquino's goals regarding the Philippines' industrialization by the year 2000?

To make the country second in Japan in science and technology

What significant event occurred during the 5th Republic related to students interested in science and technology?

Approval of a scholarship program for science and technology courses

Test your knowledge on the evolution of science and technology in the Philippines, from the term of President Marcos to the establishment of the Department of Science and Technology during Corazon Aquino's presidency.

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