DSWD-CAR and SWAD-Abra tap LGUs to beef up efficient social services

To reach more disadvantaged and vulnerable individuals in the municipalities, DSWD-CAR in coordination with PGA oriented LGUs on the different social services and programs of DSWD. DSWD-CAR Assistant Regional Director Enrique Gascon Jr. asked the commitment of Mayors, Sangguniang Bayan and Liga ng Barangay members of Abra on the implementation of social services, during the… Read more »

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Bernos, PPOC, create ELCAC to end communist armed conflicts

As Abra works for a peaceful community, the Provincial Peace and Order Council headed by Governor Joy Bernos created the Provincial Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC) during the Joint Provincial Development Council (PDC) and PPOC at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall on September 24, 2019. The Task Force is chaired by… Read more »

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PGA tightens its food security and veterinary quarantine procedures

The PGA through the Provincial Veterinary Office (OPVet) has tightened its food safety measures to ensure the health of the public and livestock in Abra. Transportation of live animals and meat products to the province are PROHIBITED without pertinent document imposed by OPVet such as Veterinary Health Certificate and Shipping Permit among others. Quarantine checkpoints… Read more »

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Resolution No. 2019-03 strengthens Economic Independence Program for Persons with Disabilities

The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) through the Persons with Disabilities Sectoral Council released Resolution No. 2019-03 (s. of 2019) which was tackled during the Sangguniang Panlalawigan 2nd Regular Session on July 23, 2019, at the SP Session Hall.  The resolution requests the concerned government agencies to institutionalize and implement the Economic Independence Program for Persons… Read more »

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Abra implements “No to Plastic Policy”

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 »

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Young Abreño fights for the World Taekwondo Championship

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 »

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San Juan regulates extraction of sand, gravel, stone to protect environment

  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 »

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DTI-Abra conducts E-Bamboo slat production training for MSMEs and non-MSMEs

On January 26, 2019, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) in coordination with the Provincial Government of Abra conducted the Engineered Bamboo (E-Bamboo) slat production training at CRC Gaddani, Tayum. Non-Micro, Small, Medium, Enterprises and Micro, Small, Medium, Enterprises from the wood furniture sections attended the training. Bernard Taeza of the Environment and Natural… Read more »

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Gov. Joy, indawatna a maikkan dagiti amin nga Abra OFW members iti OWWA cash relief program

Kayat ti Provincial Government of Abra a mairaman ti sibubukel nga Abra iti coverage ti Cash Relief (CARE) Program ti…

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