From the DOST guidelines:
"The DOST-JSPS Joint Research Program, first launched in 2004, is a bilateral exchange program jointly conducted by Filipino and Japanese researchers in accordance with their mutual agreement on international scientific collaboration. It has the following objectives:
1. To contribute to scientific advancement by conducting bilateral research (including seminars) in a specific research field.
2. To provide opportunities for young researchers of Japan and the Philippines to meet, interact, and exchange ideas to build a robust S&T community in the region..."
You can access the guidelines in this UP System webpage: https://www.up.edu.ph/index.php/dost-jsps-joint-research-program-for-2019-now-open-for-proposals/
Or download it from this page (see attachment below).
Deadline of submission: 5 September 2018