Filmmaking, a powerful tool to preserve Abra’s history and culture

  Students and aspiring filmmakers engaged in promoting the identity, culture, and values of an Abreño in the film viewing of “Tata Pilo” (the Tabungaw Hat Maker) documentary at the Gabriela Silang Gallery of Fine Arts, Tayum, Abra on January 19, 2019. Directed by Dexter Macaraeg, “Tata Pilo” depicts national living treasure, Teofilo Garcia, telling… Read more »

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Abra CIS eyes irrigation improvement after turnover to NIA

The province expects irrigation improvements as the Communal Irrigation System (CIS) of Abra was turned over to the National Irrigation Administration in Tayum Covered Court on January 19, 2019. The event was attended by Cong. Joseph Sto. Niño Bernos, Tayum Vice Mayor Placido Eduarte, NIA Division Manager Manuel Bustonera, and members of CIS from Tayum,… Read more »

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Tulong pinansial naipaay kadagiti pamilia ti OFW

  Lima a pamilia ti OFW Iti naipaayan iti tulong pinansial babaen iti social services ti Overseas Filipino Workers Administration (OWWA) ditoy probinsia. Naited dagiti cheke babaen kada Maria Katrina Domingo, Family Welfare Officer ti OWWA-Abra ken Fredelina Biato, migrant desk officer ti gobierno probinsial itay bigat (Enero 17, 2019) sadiay Provincial Capitol Atrium. Death… Read more »

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Abra Dental Chapter: Driven for excellence in Philippine Dentistry

The Abra Dental Chapter celebrated a momentous event at the Capitol Social Hall today, January 16, 2019.With the Philippine Dental Association, the chapter conducted their first installation rites and first Scientific Seminar. Abra Dental Chapter is a new organization in the province previously affiliated with the Ilocos Sur Dental Chapter four years ago. It is… Read more »

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OPAg will reach out to the municipalities for natural farming program

The Office of Provincial Agriculture (OPAg) continues to provide training programs and education about natural farming to the farmers in different municipalities of Abra in collaboration with the Agricultural Training Institute and municipal agriculturists. Provincial Organic Agriculture focal person Marites Balling said they will go directly to the municipalities to give the trainings that they… Read more »

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Cacao industry, one of the top priorities in Abra

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Abra with the help of the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Governor Joy Bernos and the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Bucay are assisting the cacao processors in the province to improve their products with their packaging, labeling, and product testing. DTI-Abra cacao industry point person Rico B.… Read more »

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COMELEC, PNP and AFP of Abra joined forces for peaceful midterm elections 2019

Provincial Election Supervisor Vanessa Roncal of COMELEC-Abra said that the implementation of gun ban has already started on the first day of election period (January 13, 2019). The PNP set up checkpoints, guns and other deadly weapons are prohibited to be carried in public places and subject to the violation of COMELEC Resolution 10446. The… Read more »

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DOLE Abra bagged the most number of awards at the 2018 Regional YEPA

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) attended the Regional Year End Performance Assessment (YEPA) at Candaba, Pampanga on January 9-11, 2019. The meeting also incorporated team building and lectures to help the employees function effectively in their tasks. Issues and concerns from 2018 were also raised and addressed. The Department of Labor and Employment… Read more »

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PSC-PSI, PGA team up in bringing JOY through the Children’s Games

  More than 500 participants joined the Children’s Games with the theme “Abreño Kids in Sports” at the Abra Sports Complex on January 12-13, 2019. SDS Amador Garcia thanked the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) who sponsored the event in cooperation with the Provincial Government of Abra through the leadership of Governor Maria Jocelyn V. Bernos… Read more »

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Abra Local Environment and Natural Resources Officers team up to protect Abra environment

The Abra Local Environment and Natural Resources Officers from the different municipalities attended the organizational meeting this morning (January 11, 2019) to strengthen the implementation of environmental development programs in our province. Environment and Natural Resources Officer (ENRO) Abra Cris Albolote gave an orientation about their mandates and policies for the protection and conservation of… Read more »

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