Abra businesses rake in P1.6M at the Nat’l Trade Fair

The finest Abra products were showcased during the National Trade Fair on August 22-25, 2019, at Megatrade Halls of SM Megamall, Mandaluyong.  The nine exhibitors–Quiday, Neila Ardaniel, Librado Donato, Glenda Castillanes, Ma. Zita Benabese, Natividad Balbin, Esperanza Barcena, Carlo Balneg, and Ruby Guzman–raked in P1.6 million of total sales from their loom weaving, bamboo craft,… Read more »

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PGA, OISCA-Japan working for youth development and environmental protection

Vice Gov. Ronald Balao-as and SP members welcomed the OISCA Shizouka group from Japan headed by  Director Hayakawa Tsuyoshi on August 23, 2019, at the Governor’s Gallery, Provincial Capitol. Every year, the Organization for Industrial, Spiritual and Cultural Advancement (OISCA) group from Japan visits the province to have a field exposure and community engagement. They… Read more »

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SK works for a drug-free Abra, attends drug prevention convention in GenSan

The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) of Abra is working toward a drug-free province with their participation in the SK National Convention on Drug Abuse Prevention Education at the Anchor Hotel, General Santos City on August 15-17, 2019.  The convention aligns the commitments of the Dangerous Drugs Board, Department of Interior and Local Government, and National Youth… Read more »

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PDRRMC on the lookout for the safety of Abreños

To ensure the safety of Abreños during habagat, Governor Joy Bernos convened the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) for an emergency meeting on August 14, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol Governor’s Gallery. During the meeting, the body agreed on the suspension of all tourism activities in Abra to avoid any hazard brought… Read more »

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Gov. Joy Bernos boosts health, provides yearly financial assistance to Barangay Nutrition Scholars

Governor Maria Jocelyn V. Bernos provides financial assistance yearly to the 265 Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) in Abra. The beneficiaries are from Bangued (70), Boliney (8), Bucloc (6), Daguioman (4), Lacub (5), Lagangilang (26), Lagayan (12), La Paz (20), Licuan-Baay (4), Luba (9), Manabo (10), Sallapadan (10), San Isidro (9), San Juan (20), Tayum (22),… Read more »

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DOH-Abra’s Quick Response Team ready to serve 24/7

Department of Health-Abra (DOH-Abra) is ready 24/7 to help Abreños in times of disasters, outbreaks, and emergencies through the Quick Response Team (QRT). The team provides easy access to health services and basic life support. Felix Damian of DOH-Abra said that the ten-member Quick Response Team is composed of development management officers, human resources for… Read more »

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Gov. Bernos lauds increase in CSO members, urges continued support to Abra

“Maragsakannak a makakita nga immadu ti miembro iti CSO nga aktibo a makiparpartisipar iti programa ti gobierno. Agyamanak unay iti presensiayo. Sapay koma ta itultuloyyo ti makitinnulong kadakami nga mangplano para iti naprogprogreso nga Abra (I am happy to see the increase in CSO members. I am thankful for your presence. I hope you will… Read more »

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SBM Bernos pushes proper segregation and collection of garbage in Bangued

Sangguniang Bayan member Joaquin Enrico V. Bernos, proposed a mechanism for garbage collection in Bangued during a public hearing on August 1, 2019, at the Municipal Social Hall, Bangued. The hearing was conducted for the Resolution Asking for the Re-orientation of the Garbage Collection within the municipality and attended by SB members headed by Vice… Read more »

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Supo Dengue Awareness Day launched in Tubo

The Municipal Health Office of Tubo launched the Supo Dengue Awareness Day on July 30, 2019, to intensify the awareness on dengue prevention and control in the community. Tubo Municipal Health Officer Jordan Dungga-as urged the sustainability of the 4S strategy of the Department of Health to combat dengue. 4S includes Search and destroy the… Read more »

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