BANNUAR Awards

  The “Barangay nga Alisto, Napudno, Natalna addaan Urnos ken Anep a Rumang-ay” (BANNUAR) Awards is a program by the Department of Interior and Local Government and the Provincial Government of Abra recognizing the critical role of the barangay as a basic political unit enhancing the societal well-being. Barangays are assessed based on these criteria:… Read more »

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Screening of Applicants for the positions of Validators and Administrative Aides

  Ms. Shirley Claver and Mr. Theodore Solang from the National Household Targeting Section conducted the screening of applicants for validators and administrative aides. Those hired will be assigned in the different municipalities of Abra who will validate 6164 households in the province.   The screening is in preparation for the validation of potential beneficiaries… Read more »

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Iloko-Tingguian Cultural Festival 2018

  The Iloko-Tingguian Cultural Festival showcases the rich culture, traditions, and heritage of the Abreños.   It also features the talent and creativity of the Abreños with the display of the Iloko and Tingguian customs during the event. This event is a reminder to Abreños of their colorful heritage and history.  

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Donning of Ranks and Recognition for Bravery of the Philippine Army

  The Provincial Government of Abra recognizes the bravery and service of Philippine Army (PA) personnel.   The following are the newly promoted officers of the PA: Capt. Ric Ivan C. Joven, 1LT Marion Jose C. Intong, 1LT Melanie V. Mercado, and 1LT Franklin Jess A. Boquiren. The Wounded Personnel Medals were awarded to Pvt.… Read more »

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Dapil Festival 2018

  Dapil is derived from the word “Panagdapil”, the traditional method of extracting juice from sugarcane. Sugarcane is one of Abra’s main agricultural products. “Basi” or wine, vinegar, molasses, and muscovado are some of the by-products of sugarcane.   Dapil Festival 2018 is a four-day celebration of the culture and tradition of the people of… Read more »

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Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES)

  Exams for the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) were conducted at the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Office yesterday, February 19. This is in accordance to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Department Order No. 175, s.2017 which is known as the Special Program for Employment of Students Implementing Rules and… Read more »

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The Municipality of Tineg

The Municipality of Tineg is the largest municipality in Abra with a total land area of 83,223 hectares or 20% of Abra’s aggregate land area. Located at the northernmost part of Abra, Tineg has 10 barangays namely Alaoa, Anayan, Apao, Belaat, Caganayan, Cogon, Lanec, Lapat-Balantay, Naglibacan, and Poblacion (Agsimao) and has a population of 5,097… Read more »

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Athletes go barefoot

  Athletes during the #CARAA2018 chose to compete barefoot. The barefoot athletes included Abra Stallions Athletics Izzy Tuazon, Trisha Mae Gaban, Lea Venus Blaza, Ariane Faye Mapa-os, Princhel Joy Oca, Flora Mae Allita, and Mark Johnsel Megallon. The PGA through Gov. Joy Bernos provided Asics shoes for the Abreño Athletics athletes earlier this month. Unfortunately… Read more »

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