OFWs Receive P20,000 from OWWA

Six Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) came home and received P20,000 from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA)-Abra on Thursday at Atrium Capitol Bangued, Abra. According to OFW in-charge Fredelina Biato, the cash assistance was released upon completion of documentary requirement under the Balik Pinas, Balik Hanapbuhay Program. The recipient of P20,000 under the Balik Pinas,… Read more »

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PGA, Bangued LGU team up for the Christmas Lighting Ceremony

On November 20, 2018, the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos and LGU Bangued headed by Mayor Dominic Valera held its annual joint lighting ceremony at the Provincial Capitol and Bangued Town Plaza. Gov. Joy Bernos delivered her message to the public and announced the release of Christmas bonuses for all PGA… Read more »

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Education Specialist Peña shares DepEd’s 3 Education Mantras for Abra

The Philippine Information Agency (PIA) in partnership with the Journalist of Abra for Truth and Transparency (HUJATT) conducted the Kapihan sa Abra on November 20, 2018, where Education Specialist Jan Nowel Peña and Principal I Stanley P. Millare discussed the programs, mandates, and activities of the Department of Education. During the Kapihan sa Abra, Peña… Read more »

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ABRECO educates students regarding “E-Power Mo!”

The Abra Electric Cooperative (ABRECO) joins hands with the Philippine Information Agency in promoting and ensuring responsible communication to promote “E-Power Mo!” at the Campus Forum in Data Center College of the Philippines on November 13, 2018. According to Mr. Santiago Wilson Bolante from the Institutional Services Department, the proper consumption of energy can be… Read more »

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Gov. Joy grants financial assistance to 166 participants of the 2018 Regional Science and Math Festival

Education Program Supervisor for Science Bhenjo P. Agaloos disclosed to the public the financial assistance given by the provincial government in the upcoming 2018 Regional Science and Math Festival with the theme “Science and Technology, and Mathematics for the people: innovation for collective prosperity” at the Mt. Province General Comprehensive High School, Bontoc, Mt. Province.… Read more »

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CARAA 2018 long jump medalist Sunshine Awingan bags 2 golds and 2 silvers

On the first day of the 2018 Abra Provincial Athletic Association Meet, two Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) long jump players faced off for the gold to have a chance to represent the province in the next CARAA Meet. Sunshine Awingan from Unit 12 and Angelique Bacarisa from Unit 1 were both players of the… Read more »

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2,308 Abreño Families, already covered by PhilHealth

  During the first-Monday flag raising ceremony at the Capitol grounds on November 5, 2018, Local Health Insurance Officer Leonora A. Sobrevilla of PhilHealth-Abra updated her fellow public servants on total of population covered PhilHealth in the province. According to Sobrevilla of PhilHealth-Abra, there are 2,308 families enrolled and were able to avail benefits from… Read more »

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Coconut husk- an alternative emergency headgear

During the conduct of the nationwide simultaneous earthquake drill on October 5, 2018, Luba Central School displayed creativity by using coconut husks as headgear. Instead of covering the students’ heads with bags during the drill, they used coconuts.   According to Division Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Coordinator Jun Florencio Rifareal Jr, he introduced the… Read more »

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NCIP-Abra presents updates on existing programs, concluded activities to Abreños

On behalf of Provincial Officer Genesis Quiblado of the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples- Abra, Administrative Officer IV (NCIP-Abra) Juliet Quinto presented updates on the existing programs and recently concluded activities of the department. In her report, the Educational Assistance Program had 78 existing grantees and 100 new grantees of the department’s program. Quinto also… Read more »

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PGA, Gov. Bernos full support for Abra’s talents

With the support of the Provincial Government of Abra under the leadership of Governor Maria Jocelyn Valera Bernos, the recently concluded Miss Millennial Philippines 2018 of Eat Bulaga on October 27, 2018, has put Abra on the spotlight again. Eat Bulaga’s Miss Millennial Philippines 2018 Second Runner Up – Miss Abra Chanel Villamor Corpuz proudly… Read more »

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