Department of Agriculture and ENRO team up for CHARMP2 monitoring

On behalf of the Department of Agriculture, Environmental Specialist Febelyn Blaze with Villamor Gumanab of ENRO-Abra is on the continuous monitoring of the three highland barangay beneficiaries of the CHARMP2 Scale Up project. The Second Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resources Management Project (CHARMP2) is a program of the Department of Agriculture (DA) which aims to alleviate… Read more »

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Abra’s Brian Kurt Barbosa wins MVP and Rookie of the Year in TKD

“Brian Kurt Barbosa is the most promising player for Taekwondo”, Training Director Glenn Buenafe said on Monday in an exclusive interview at the Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology, Bangued Campus. Kurt Barbosa is awarded as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) and Rookie of the Year during the Taekwondo (TKD) battle in the University… Read more »

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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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