Bangilo Elementary School, a Zone of Peace by UNICEF

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and the Department of Education (DepEd) awarded Bangilo Elementary School (BES) of Malibcong as a Zone of Peace because of its best practices in maintaining the school as an insurgency-free community. Division Risk Reduction Management Service Coordinator Jun Florencio B. Rifareal Jr. said that the residence headed… Read more »

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LGU-Tayum, the first to form Solo Parent’s Association in Abra

LGU-Tayum is the first to organize a Solo Parent’s Association in Abra through its Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office (MSWDO).  Tayum Solo Parents Association headed by Agnes Fernandez  was formally organized in November 2018. It has 80 active members who were provided educational and medical assistance in accordance with Republic Act (RA) 8972 or… Read more »

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Floating Dacuag picnic place in Tubo, the newest destination in Abra

Tubo always has that calm and laidback vibe and one of its attractions is the pristine Utip River.  Floating picnic huts are set up at the middle of the river offering tourists a cozy place to dine and enjoy nature. The Dacuag picnic place, the newest destination along Utip River, is located in Barangay Tiempo,… Read more »

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Abra steps up peace efforts: Rebel returnees, IPs get skills training from TESDA

Indigenous Peoples (IPs) and Rebel Returnees (RR) are the beneficiaries of Technical Education and Skills Development Authority’s (TESDA) training on Technical and Vocational Education and Training in partnership with PGA, government agencies, and Mt. Carmel Training Center. The government program aims to reduce poverty and provide livelihood to RR and IPs. 52 beneficiaries from Tubo,… Read more »

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Immadu ti apit dagiti mannalon a nabenepisiaran ti techno-demo farm program sadiay Lagangilang

Immado ti apit dagiti 67 a mannalon ti Bacooc ken Laguiben, Lagangilang a nabenepisiaran iti techno-demo farm a programa ti Department of Agriculture ken gobierno probinsial.   Agdagup iti 1,820 a sako ti irik ti naapit dagiti 40 a mannalon iti Bacooc ita a tawen kumpara iti 1,600 a sako idi 2018 manipud iti 20 nga… Read more »

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PDA recognizes Cosili East for reducing excess sugar intake for kids

Cosili East, Bangued is the first barangay in the Philippines recognized by the Philippine Dental Association to implement less sugar intake of children through a Barangay Executive Order 23. To prevent oral illnesses among children, Cosili East Brgy. Captain Elvira B. Baay released EO 23 to implement measures to lessen sugar intake of children and… Read more »

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Tradisional a panagdamili, masarakan sadiay Malaylay, Mudiit Dolores

Maysa kadagiti naisigudan a pagbiagan dagiti agnaed iti Malaylay, Mudiit, Dolores ti panagdamili wenno pottery. Ngem iti panaglabas ti panawen, in-inoten daytoy a mapukpukaw. Ni Nanang Fely Alunday-Kano, edad 70, ti maysa kadagiti nabatbati nga agdamdamili iti nasao a lugar. Napagbasada kenni Albert Kano a kapisi ti puso na dagiti walo nga annakda gapu iti… Read more »

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Manabo’s women’s boxing champ Dacquel eyes kickboxing

On May 12, 2019, Renalyn “Renz” Dacquel shocked the spectators at the Wanchai Convention in Hong Kong when she dominated a more experienced Nanako Suzuki during their DEF Promotions championship boxing match. This time, the striker from Manabo, Abra has set her eyes on kickboxing. At present, she is now training to represent the Philippines… Read more »

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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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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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