Alpha Phi Omega extends services to Villaviciosa

Alpha Phi Omega, a Philippine Service Fraternity, extended their services to the people of Villaviciosa through their project called the 18th Mission Possible at the Villaviciosa Central School on July 7, 2019. The fraternity offered medical, dental, and optical services. They also held gift-giving and feeding programs, free haircuts, a seed distribution, and parlor games.… Read more »

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Girl Scouts Council Exec preps Abra’s candidates on Medal Scheme

Girl Scouts of the Philippines (GSP) Council Executive Jocelyn M. Javier conducted the orientation wherein she gave the guidelines of the Chief Girl Scout Medal Scheme to the Seventeen Girl Scout Candidates of Abra at the GSP Council Headquarters on July 6, 2019.  The candidates came from different schools such as Abra High School (6),… Read more »

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Abreños bid farewell to the trailblazer of Abra

A Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) resolution stating the deepest sympathy of the entire Provincial Government of Abra was given to the family of the late Andres B. Bernos during his necrological service at the Provincial Capitol on July 6, 2019. Congressman Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos expressed his gratitude for the comfort of Abreños during their bereavement. … Read more »

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PDEA-Abra intensifies anti-illegal drug campaign in schools

Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency-Abra makes efforts to warn the youth on ill effects of drug abuse through conducting forums in different schools and other institutions in Abra.  PDEA conducted anti-drug lectures in Calaba Elementary School, Abra High School, Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology Bangued Campus, Pangtud National High School, and Siwasiw Elementary School… Read more »

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DTI-Abra, PNP, LGU, monitored steel bars in Bangued

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Abra, the Local Government Unit and PNP-Bangued joined forces for the special monitoring of steel bars in hardware stores in Bangued on July 5, 2019. This is a national simultaneous enforcement activity on product standards due to reports that substandard steel products proliferate in the market outside Metro Manila.… Read more »

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DepEd strengthens healthy food choices

DepEd-Abra strengthens the implementation of DepEd Order No. 13, s. 2017 also known as Policy and Guidelines on Healthy Food and Beverages in Schools and in DepEd Offices. “Schools should have activities for Nutrition Month such as cookfests, slogan-making contests, NutriQuiz, and many others,” Mr. Darren Cariño of the School Health Office said.  He emphasized… Read more »

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Abra, the first province to establish Balay Silangan in Northern Luzon

The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Abra in partnership with local government units have established two reformation centers called Balay Silangan – in Bucay and in Tayum. Balay Silangan is a reformation program that helps individuals stop substance or drug abuse.  Bucay started its operation in December 2018 and already had 19 graduates in January 30,… Read more »

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PNP-Abra’s performance strengthened through the Performance Governance System

Eighteen out of 27 Municipal Police stations and the Police Mobile Force Company bagged the silver eagle award for the Performance Governance System Proficiency Stage during the Conferment Ceremony led by Police Regional Director Israel Ephraim T. Dickson at Camp Juan Villamor on June 27, 2019. These municipal police stations were Langangilang, Tayum, San Juan,… Read more »

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DOH-CAR trains health workers in Abra for implementation of nutrition programs

Department of Health-CAR gave an orientation on the World Health Organization child growth standards to the 60 newly appointed nurses, midwives, barangay nutrition scholars, and health workers in Abra at the Operation Center, PDRRMC Building, Calaba on June 25-29, 2019. This will equip them on proper measuring of weight and height of children to determine… Read more »

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PGA, DOST, TESDA develop processed dried fruits in La Paz

The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos, LGU-La Paz, DOST, and TESDA-Abra provide enhancement training on tropical fruit processing, and operation and maintenance of fruit dryer equipment on June 25-26, 2019, at Poblacion, La Paz. This is an initial project of the provincial government for its “Food for the Table” livelihood program.… Read more »

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