Philippine Civil Service Commission celebrates 118th Anniversary

  On behalf of CSC-Abra Director II Perfecto Cardenas, Senior HR Specialist Fermina Wacquisan delivered a Pep Talk for the month as they celebrate 118th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary: Lingkod Bayani Maka-Diyos, Makatao, at Makabayan at the Capitol  grounds. Wacquisan said that the Civil Service Commission (CSC) continues to respond to the everchanging human resource… Read more »

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24IB celebrates 67th Founding Anniversary in Abra

  24IB “Wildcat” Battalion, Philippine Army celebrates its 67th founding anniversary at Brgy. Talogtog, Lagangilang, Abra on August 16,2018 with Major General Felimon T. Santos, 7th Infantry Division Commander with the theme: “Mahusay at matapat na pagsisilbi sa bayan na pinatibay sa loob ng animnapu’t pitong taong matibay na samahan”. During the program, Major General… Read more »

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DOST-Abra on their programs and services

  On behalf of DOST Director Menandro Buenafe during the first monday flag ceremony at the capitol grounds, Engineer Aileen Malangen of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST)  discussed their programs and services to the Provincial Government of Abra. Among the programs were DOST’s Philippine High School National Competitive examination for grade 6 pupils… Read more »

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NFA updates PGA on rice stocks

During the first monday flag raising ceremony for the month of August, NFA-Abra Manager Elizabeth Kai informed the Provincial Government of Abra that the National Food Authority-Abra already has enough rice stocks for the province. Ms. Elizabeth Kai also said that the mandate of NFA is to stabilize price and supply of palay (unmilled rice)… Read more »

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Abreño OFW returnees receive cash assistance from OWWA

  On August 2, 2018 OWWA-CAR distributes cash assistance to three OFW returnees at the at the Capitol Atrium. Ms. Florzena M. Montero received a medical assistance in the amount of P6,000. OWWA’s medical assistance is for members who have illnesses that are not covered under MEDplus and are non-PhilHealth members. The Amnesty Program is… Read more »

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BNEO a venue for local leaders in preparing the newly elected officials of the barangay.

  On August 2,2018 the Local Government Unit of Danglas conducted seminar for newly elected barangay officials at the Capitol Social Hall assisted by DILG-Abra. The 2-day development seminar for barangay officials BNEO contains skills trainings on Basic services and facilities; Roles, Duties, Responsibilities and Benefits, Organizational structure basic finance and Legislation of the Barangay,… Read more »

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Governor Joy Bernos creates Provincial Task Force on Dengue and Other Vector Borne Diseases

  In prevention of the widespread of dengue virus in the province, Governor Maria Jocelyn Bernos signed Executive Order No.008 series of 2018 to address the increasing number of victims of the disease. Based on the official record of the Provincial Health Office, there has been a drastic increase in the number of dengue cases… Read more »

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DA-CAR trains Abra’s corn producers fight contamination

  Department of Agriculture-Regional Field Office holds a Training on Mycotoxin Prevention and Reduction Contamination in Corn Grains and in Processing and Handling Corn Grits for Abrenian corn producers from July 24 to 25, 2018, at Lucky’s Hotel and Restaurant, Bangued. Twenty one farmers from Pidigan, Peñarrubia, Bangued, La Paz, Lagangilang, and San Quintin who… Read more »

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Abra’s capital town, Bangued, celebrates Patronal Feast day of St. James the Elder

  St. James the Apostle and his brother John were one of the first disciples of Jesus and are related to Jesus. Their mothers Salome and Mary were believed to be sisters. James was one of the three called by Jesus to witness his Transfiguration. Following Christ’s Ascension, James spread the Gospel across Israel and… Read more »

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