GOVERNOR JOCELYN BERNOS
She was elected as the Provincial Governor of the Province of Abra in May 2016. She continued her programs and projects with utmost sincerity under the banner “Asenso Abrenio” and JOY “H.E.L.P.S” to reach out to her constituents wherever and whenever they need her comfort and assistance as the true mother of the province.
Ordinance No. 205 (s. 2013) prohibits the use of plastic bags on dry goods, regulates its utilization on wet goods, and bans the use of styrofoam in the Province of Abra prescribes penalty thereof. The ordinance aims to regulate the use of plastic bags to prevent potential serious ecological imbalance particularly in the creeks, rivers,… Read more »READ MORE
Abreño Taekwondo athlete Kurt Bryan Dela Vega Barbosa, 19, of Zone 7, Bangued bagged fourth place of the World Taekwondo Grand Slam Champion Series in Wuxi, China, on April 26-28, 2019. He is now preparing for the World Taekwondo Championship on May 15-20, 2019, in Manchester, United Kingdom, to represent the Philippines. Barbosa draws inspiration… Read more »READ MORE
Department of Agriculture-Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CAR) Research Specialist Benita U. Bilgera facilitates the Package of Technology (POT) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on Onion and Garlic Production Training to 36 farmers and LGU representatives from the different municipalities of Abra on July 18, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol. “This training is necessary for farmers so… Read more »READ MORE
Gov. Joy Bernos gave cash gifts to the 487 Alternative Learning System (ALS) graduates during their graduation ceremony on July 18, 2019, at Bangued West Central School covered court. Congressman JB Bernos and SBM Joaquin Enrico Bernos also attended the ceremony and assured their support to ALS. Cong. Bernos encouraged them to avail of the… Read more »READ MORE
Governor Joy Bernos distributed checks amounting to P5,000.00 each to 38 beneficiaries who availed of the Kalipunan ng Liping Pilipina-Joyful Women of Abra (KALIPI-JWA) loan program of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) at the Capitol Atrium on July 17, 2019. According to PSWD Officer Decimia Cabang, KALIPI-JWA aims to empower women and… Read more »READ MORE
The Unity Gong Relay highlights the peace and solidarity among the Cordillera provinces during the 32nd Founding Anniversary of the Cordillera Administrative Region. The Unity Gong Relay started in Tabuk, Kalinga on July 9, 2019. From Tabuk, Kalinga, the gong was transported to Apayao. Apayao turned over the gong to Abra on July 10,… Read more »READ MORE
Provincial Health Officer Maria Cristina V. Cabrera calls on the mayors to enforce dengue prevention and control during the consultative meeting on dengue at the Provincial Capitol on July 8, 2019. She said there is an increasing number of dengue cases in the province and mayors should intensify anti-dengue measures to prevent an outbreak in… Read more »READ MORE
Alpha Phi Omega, a Philippine Service Fraternity, extended their services to the people of Villaviciosa through their project called the 18th Mission Possible at the Villaviciosa Central School on July 7, 2019. The fraternity offered medical, dental, and optical services. They also held gift-giving and feeding programs, free haircuts, a seed distribution, and parlor games.… Read more »READ MORE
Abra is a landlocked province on the Western side of the massive Cordillera in the Northern Luzon.
Its a deep valleys and sloping hills are enclosed by the rugged mountaines, except in the Western portion where the Abra River flows towards the coastal plains of Ilocos Sur.