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.
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
The Environment and Natural Resources Office (ENRO) headed by Cris Albolote with the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) attended a consultation meeting on the regulation of sand, gravel, and stone extraction at the municipality of San Juan on March 26, 2019. The meeting was set to discuss measures to protect the environment… Read more »READ MORE
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Abra has conducted orientations of the Negosyo, Serbisyo sa Barangay (NSB) program in Maguyepyep, Sallapadan, Luzong and Poblacion Luba; Poblacion, Boliney; Tui, Daguioman; Lamao, Bucloc; and Mayabo, Tubo from June 4-17, 2019. NSB brings DTI and other agencies’ services closer to the barangay level to stimulate business growth. SME… Read more »READ MORE
Secretary of Social Welfare and Development Rolando Joselito D. Bautista had a dialogue with the parent leaders of 4Ps beneficiaries during his visit to Abra on June 18, 2019. Vice Governor Ronald Balao-as and SP members, the Social Welfare and Development (SWAD)-Abra, and Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office welcomed the secretary at the Provincial… Read more »READ MORE
André Raf El Bragas from Danglas, 11, took home a gold medal during the 12th Phil. Archery Cup in Koronadal City, South Cotabato on May 24-26,2019. He is a grade 7 student of Divine Word College of Bangued and a member of ORION Archery Club based in UST-Angelicum College in Quezon City. With his family’s… Read more »READ MORE
On May 27, 2019, the Department of Agriculture (DA)-Abra in coordination with the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos provided a sugarcane production training program to Shine Sabangan Farmers’ Association of Malibcong. This training program, under CHARMP 2 scale-up of DA, was conducted in Agtangao, Bangued. Agtangao is known for its sugarcane… Read more »READ MORE
The Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Abra invites STEM strand senior high school graduating students, and non-stem strand students who belong to the upper 5% senior high school graduating class to avail of the DOST scholarships for 2020. The deadline for filing of applications is on September 6, 2019, and qualifying examination will be on… Read more »READ MORE
The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos and Provincial Health Office (PHO) coordinated with DOH-Abra to render health services to the 212 inmates of Abra Provincial Jail on June 11, 2019, in observance of National Kidney Month. Health personnel provided urine screening, skin consultation, sputum examination, and blood testing. They also informed… 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.