Abra—one of the top sellers during the first Mangan Taku Cordillera Food Fair

  The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos sold a total of P154,500 worth of Abrenian food during the first Mangan Taku Cordillera Food Fair at Rose Garden, Burnham Park, Baguio City on April 8-14, 2019, making the province one of the top sellers. There were 14 booths from the different provinces,… Read more »

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SWAD-Abra monitors the compliance of 4Ps

  Social Welfare and Development (SWAD)-Abra monitors the 12,120 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries to improve their education, health, and family development. Social Welfare Officer Maribeth M. Tulic said the 4Ps beneficiaries must attend the Family Development Sessions (FDS) to empower them with values formations like responsible parenthood and family planning. Other agencies also… Read more »

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DepEd engages children in summer camp to enhance their skills

  The Department of Education-Abra kicked off this year’s free summer camp on April 22, 2019, at Bangued West Central School. The summer camp aims to enhance the skills and talents of the students and keep them active this summer. Education Program Supervisor Henrieta Bringas said the activity also develops self-confidence and friendship among campers… Read more »

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Abreño youth joins in the observance of Holy Week

  Bishop Leopoldo C. Jaucian, SVD DD of the Diocese of Bangued and also the Chairman of the Youth Commission of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) gave emphasis on the youth during the observance of Holy Week. Young Abreños participated in the Lenten Recollection of the diocese and the reflection for the… Read more »

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DTI-Abra continues to develop more SMEs

  The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Abra in collaboration with the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos continues to promote entrepreneurship by assisting more SMEs to create employment in the province. There is a growing number of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the province assisted by DTI-Abra with 3,087 SMEs in… Read more »

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BFAR-CAR with LGU San Juan holds BASIL Program Harvest Field Day

  The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR)-CAR holds the Harvest Field Day for the Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa (BASIL) Program at Brgy. Quidaoen, San Juan on April 16, 2019. The activity was graced by Regional Director Milagros Morales, BASIL National Focal Person Levita Zapanta, Eric Teodosio from the Philippine Crop Insurance… Read more »

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PAFC monitors DA’s programs for the welfare of farmers

  The Provincial Agriculture and Fisheries Council (PAFC) which is composed of farmers and fisherfolks association representatives gathered to discuss their recommendations to improve the implementation of the Department of Agriculture’s programs (DA) on April 16, 2019, at the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist, Calaba, Bangued. PAFC Chairman Feliciano Bose said the equipment distributed by… Read more »

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CENRO focuses on forest fire prevention this dry season

  Community Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO)-Bangued strengthened its campaign against forest fires during summer. CENRO Forester Pedro Fuller said a fire brigade composed of extension officers and forestry technicians was formed to continuously patrol all DENR protected areas and plantations to prevent the occurrence of forest or bush fire. This is done in… Read more »

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SK Provincial President monitors SK development

  The first Inter-Municipal Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Assembly 2019 for Tayum and Bangued was held at Bangued Municipal Hall on April 14, 2019, to discuss the plans, projects, and activities for youth development in their areas. Provincial SK Federation president Cynlai Mercedes L. Osorio checked the SK municipal requirements regarding the Annual Barangay Youth Investment… Read more »

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PDRRMC informs the public of the important swimming safety tips

  Swimming is a great recreational activity enjoyed by people of all ages, but it’s important to know how to be safe while in the water. The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) chaired by Gov. Joy Bernos informs the public of the following important swimming safety tips that people should be aware… Read more »

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