Women empowerment through livelihood

Gabriela Women’s Association of Pamutik, Pidigan sold P52,104 worth of chichacorn products during the Abra Padaya trade fair on March 1-9, 2019. The association’s livelihood project contributed to the development of their communities since their products are coming from the cornfields of their municipality. The corn grains are processed at their processing center at Pamutik,… Read more »

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PHO-RHUs continues to immunize children in the province to prevent outbreak

According to National Immunization Program Coordinator Ma. Lourdes Briosos, the Provincial Health Office through the Rural Health Workers are on their feet for the Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine mass immunization. Health workers are also on the selective immunization of anti-measles vaccinees. Briosos said that those who have not yet received the second dosage of anti-measles will… Read more »

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Abra Padaya 2019: A hub for Abra’s products

Abra Padaya 2019 trade fair ran from March 1 until March 9, 2019, as part of the Abrenian Kawayan Festival 2019 to highlight the province’s homegrown products from 108 small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The 64 SMEs had a total cash sale of P5.5 million and P3.3 million booked order from basketry, novelty items, bamboo… Read more »

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BFP-Abra intensifies fire safety awareness this Fire Prevention Month

In observance of the National Fire Prevention Month, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP)-Abra focuses on fire safety awareness in homes in line with this year’s theme: “Ligtas na Pilipinas Ating Kamtin, Bawat Pamilya ay Sanayin, Kaalaman sa Sunog ay Palawakin.” Among the activities of the BFP will be visiting barangays particularly homes and residences… Read more »

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Rice-corn blend a healthier choice

The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos in collaboration with the Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPAg) promotes the rice and white flint corn combo as a healthier choice because it is a low glycemic index food that is good for diabetic people. Rice-corn blend is one way to decrease the dependence… Read more »

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Edwarson Ducayag reigned supreme in CARAA Meet 2019

Edwarson Ducayag of San Antonio Elementary School of Bangued bagged the most number of golds for Abra Stallion’s Athletics event during the 2019 Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) Meet in Luna, Apayao. Ducayag garnered three golds in individual events: 400-meter, 800-meter, and 1500-meter run. He also received P9,000.00 incentives from the Provincial Government of… Read more »

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Iloko-Tingguian an epitome of cultural fusion

Vice Governor Ronald S.  Balao-as emphasized that Abreños are one despite the cultural differences among the Tingguian tribes and the Ilocanos at the opening program of the Iloko Tingguian Festival on March 6, 2019 at Abra Sports Center. “Ilocano and Tingguian, we are all Abreños,” he said. Each Tingguian tribe has a different language, beliefs,… Read more »

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Benedito shoots for the Palarong Pambansa

Out of eight events of archery, Abra made a mark on seven events and grabbed the following medals in the CARAA 2019 held at Apayao, on February 26-March 2, 2019: Two gold medals in 30m, and 40m distance; three bronze medals in 60m distance,1440 round, and individual match play, and, two silver medals in team match… Read more »

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