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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Junior Master Chef highlights Abreños skills and talents

In celebration of the Abrenian Kawayan Festival 2019, 13 talented kids ages 7 to 10 competed for the Junior Master Chef title on March 6, 2019. The participants were given one hour and thirty minutes to prepare their dish using locally grown vegetables provided by the committee. Owners of famous restaurants and catering services–Yapaz Cahola,… Read more »

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PGA, DOST, DA, and BFAR allocate farm inputs to farmers

Gov. Joy Bernos and the Department of Sciences and Technology Provincial Director Menandro B. Buenafe awarded DOST-grant livelihood project to the La Paz Women Association during the farmers and fisherfolks’ forum as part of the Farmers’ Day in celebration of the #AbrenianKawayanFestival2019. The recipient received a dehydrator and food processing equipment amounting to P205,000. The… Read more »

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Kayak, ATV Ride, new outdoor adventures at the Kawayan Fest 2019

For the first time, the Provincial Government of Abra under the leadership of Governor Maria Jocelyn Valera Bernos featured the beauty of the Abra River through outdoor challenges like Kayaking and ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) Ride as part of the Abrenian Kawayan Festival 2019 celebration. Rover Expeditions Team Leader Paul Ong Suan, the team in charge… Read more »

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Penelope De Ausen presented DAR’s Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program and its three major programs

OIC Provincial Agrarian Reform Officer Penelope De Ausen presented some of the Department of Agrarian Reform’s (DAR) programs and services during the first-Monday flag raising ceremony at the Capitol Grounds.   De Ausen explained the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program where the lead implementing agency is DAR. Its three major programs are land tenure services, agrarian… Read more »

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