Red Cross-Abra helping the helpers

January 25, 2019 – The Philippine Red Cross-Abra Chapter conducts a Psychosocial Support for Humanitarian Workers at Origines Hotel and Restaurant with Dr. Zenaida Beltejar, PRC Director for Social Welfare Services served as resource speaker. The program is intended for PRC-Abra staff, directors, volunteers, and individuals that were mobilized during the onslaught of #OmpongPh in… Read more »

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PGA joins St. Joseph Freinademetz celebration at SVD Abra District

The Provincial Government of Abra (PGA) headed by Gov. Joy Bernos joins the Society of the Divine Word Missionaries (SVD) in celebrating the 16th patronal fiesta in honor of St. Joseph Freinademetz on January 29, 2019, at SVD-Abra district house, Ubbog, Bangued. The Provincial Health Office through the Abra Provincial Hospital Dental Team will render… Read more »

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PGA, LGUs encourage Abreño fisherfolks to support BASIL program

  The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) dispersed 34,210 tilapia fingerlings to registered fisherfolks of San Juan, Manabo, Bucay, and Lagayan on January 16, 2019, to restore fish population in Abra rivers and lakes under the Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa (BASIL) program. Provincial Fisheries Aqua technician Daphne G. Barbero said the… Read more »

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Gov. Bernos assured her support to Abreño farmers

  Gov. Joy Bernos assured her support to Abreño farmers during the release of crop insurance checks by the Philippine Crop Insurance Corporation (PCIC) at the “Sagot Kadagiti Mannalon” program on January 22, 2019, at Abra Sports Complex, Bangued. In her speech, Gov. Bernos said agricultural development is one of her priorities in partnership with… Read more »

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Filmmaking, a powerful tool to preserve Abra’s history and culture

  Students and aspiring filmmakers engaged in promoting the identity, culture, and values of an Abreño in the film viewing of “Tata Pilo” (the Tabungaw Hat Maker) documentary at the Gabriela Silang Gallery of Fine Arts, Tayum, Abra on January 19, 2019. Directed by Dexter Macaraeg, “Tata Pilo” depicts national living treasure, Teofilo Garcia, telling… Read more »

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Abra CIS eyes irrigation improvement after turnover to NIA

The province expects irrigation improvements as the Communal Irrigation System (CIS) of Abra was turned over to the National Irrigation Administration in Tayum Covered Court on January 19, 2019. The event was attended by Cong. Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos, Tayum Vice Mayor Placido Eduarte, NIA Division Manager Manuel Bustonera, and members of CIS from Tayum,… Read more »

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Tulong pinansial naipaay kadagiti pamilia ti OFW

  Lima a pamilia ti OFW Iti naipaayan iti tulong pinansial babaen iti social services ti Overseas Filipino Workers Administration (OWWA) ditoy probinsia. Naited dagiti cheke babaen kada Maria Katrina Domingo, Family Welfare Officer ti OWWA-Abra ken Fredelina Biato, migrant desk officer ti gobierno probinsial itay bigat (Enero 17, 2019) sadiay Provincial Capitol Atrium. Death… Read more »

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Abra Dental Chapter: Driven for excellence in Philippine Dentistry

The Abra Dental Chapter celebrated a momentous event at the Capitol Social Hall today, January 16, 2019.With the Philippine Dental Association, the chapter conducted their first installation rites and first Scientific Seminar. Abra Dental Chapter is a new organization in the province previously affiliated with the Ilocos Sur Dental Chapter four years ago. It is… Read more »

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OPAg will reach out to the municipalities for natural farming program

The Office of Provincial Agriculture (OPAg) continues to provide training programs and education about natural farming to the farmers in different municipalities of Abra in collaboration with the Agricultural Training Institute and municipal agriculturists. Provincial Organic Agriculture focal person Marites Balling said they will go directly to the municipalities to give the trainings that they… Read more »

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Cacao industry, one of the top priorities in Abra

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Abra with the help of the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Governor Joy Bernos and the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Bucay are assisting the cacao processors in the province to improve their products with their packaging, labeling, and product testing. DTI-Abra cacao industry point person Rico B.… Read more »

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