DOST-Abra opens for scholarship applicants

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Abra invites STEM strand senior high school graduating students, and non-stem strand students who belong to the upper 5% senior high school graduating class to avail of the DOST scholarships for 2020. The deadline for filing of applications is on September 6, 2019, and qualifying examination will be on… Read more »

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PGA, PHO, DOH provide health services to inmates

The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos and Provincial Health Office (PHO) coordinated with DOH-Abra to render health services to the 212 inmates of Abra Provincial Jail on June 11, 2019, in observance of National Kidney Month. Health personnel provided urine screening, skin consultation, sputum examination, and blood testing. They also informed… Read more »

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DA, PGA review CHARMP 2 scale-up projects in Abra

The Department of Agriculture Abra Coordinating Office and Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos through Provincial Development and Planning Office, and Office of the Provincial Agriculturist reviewed the implementation of the Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resource Management Project 2 (CHARMP 2) Scale-Up in Licuan-Baay, Malibcong, and Luba during the Provincial Management Group meeting… Read more »

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DepEd, PTA work for the improvement of education services

The Department of Education Abra Schools Division Office encourages parents to actively participate in school governance for the improvement of the delivery of basic education services during the first general assembly for school year 2019-2020 of the Parents and Teachers Associations (PTA) in public schools on June 8, 2019. Senior Education Program Specialist Jan Nowel… Read more »

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PEMU-Abra, Gov. Bernos urge APH personnel to segregate waste

Provincial Environmental Management Unit Officer Joyce Ann Mangsat lectured APH employees on proper waste segregation to minimize garbage at the Abra Provincial Hospital on June 7, 2019, in coordination with the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos. She emphasized that it is better to start waste segregation at home by keeping separate… Read more »

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DepEd monitors the readiness of schools

Chief Administration Officer Sebastian Tayaban led DepEd-CAR personnel on June 3-7, 2019, to monitor the different schools in Abra like Bai, Lagayan; Quidawen, San Juan; Talaytay, San Quintin; Yuyeng, Pidigan; Lumaba, Villaviciosa; and Bolbolo, Pilar. Senior Education Program Specialist Jan Nowel Peña said they are prioritizing newly established schools and schools offering senior high school.… Read more »

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Gov. Bernos to MPOC: Maintain peace and order; absentee mayors to face charges

Gov. Joy Bernos urged the Local Chief Executives (LCE) to be more active in maintaining peace and order in their municipalities through their participation in Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting. She said a peaceful and secured province will boost its tourism and economic development. Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Abra Provincial… Read more »

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SPES interns gain working experience in government offices

The Public Employment Service Office and Department of Labor and Employment-Abra deployed 56 interns in different government offices through the Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) on June 3 until July 2, 2019. Interns are given 20 working days to gain relevant working experience and to harness their potentials in public service. They will… Read more »

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Junk food, soft drinks not allowed in schools – DepEd

The Department of Education (DepEd)-Abra strengthens its campaign for healthy food and beverage in schools on the opening of classes on June 3, 2019. As per DepEd Order No. 13 s. 2017 the department encourages healthy eating habits among the students and DepEd employees. Senior Education Program Specialist Jan Nowel Peña said the Division Office… Read more »

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PAC, Gov. Bernos monitor the development of 4Ps beneficiaries

The Provincial Advisory Council headed by Gov. Joy Bernos reviewed the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Abra during their quarterly meeting on May 28, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall. Members of the council from different agencies like Department of Education (DepEd),… Read more »

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