COMELEC holds VCM roadshow for first-time voters

Headed by Rose Myrna Turqueza, Acting Municipal Election Officer, the  Commission on Elections (COMELEC)-Bangued conducted the Vote Counting Machine (VCM) roadshow for first-time voters  at the Divine Word College of Bangued (DWCB) Gymnasium earlier today. AB Political Science students, first-time voters of DWCB, and Zone 6 attended the roadshow. The activity orients the voters on… Read more »

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PSA-Abra on Civil Registry Month: Secure authenticated certificates

Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)-Abra celebrates Civil Registry Month this February to enhance awareness on the importance of civil registration and the process of registration, securing authentication, and correcting vital documents like birth and marriage certificates. Statistical Analyst Leida Margarita B. Purugganan said it is very important to secure an authenticated live birth certificate from PSA… Read more »

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DA-CAR promotes rice-corn blend consumption to fight diabetes and malnutrition

Today (February 14, 2019), the Department of Agriculture (DA) regional office holds a provincial harmonization meeting on rice-corn blend marketing at the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist located in Brgy. Calaba, Bangued. Farmer’s organizations and various stakeholders in the province were invited to orient them on the benefits of rice-corn blend. Regional Corn Coordinator Gerardo… Read more »

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Women of PNP “enforce” beauty and strength

​Abra Provincial Police Office (PPO) showcased the beauty, resilience, and strength of the policewomen during the “Search for Ms. Ganda Pulis 2019”. The search was held on February 13, 2019, at Camp Juan Villamor, Calaba, Bangued. PO1 Cess Talla of Licuan-Baay Municipal Police Station (MPS) won the crown edging out six candidates from MPS of… Read more »

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PGA and SDO-Abra aims to maintain or even surpass 2018 CARAA rank

Earlier today, (February 13, 2019) the Schools Division of Abra officials (SDO) spoke before the media and journalists in the province at the Balitaktakan sa DepEd. The SDO first gave updates on the early registration of students in the province. According to Planning Officer Meldie Damian, there are already 5,445 students registered in the province… Read more »

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TRAIN law affects BIR-Abra 2018 tax collection

Abra Revenue District Office (RDO) collected a total of P355,779,730.46 for the year 2018. There is a 27% decrease on tax collection compared to 2017 when P489,074,246.56 was collected. Abra Revenue District Officer Frumencio Belisario said the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law affected their tax collection performance due to higher tax exemption… Read more »

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Abra, moving forward to SWM 10-year plan approval

There are 21 out of 27 local government units (LGUs) that have the 10-year Solid Waste Management (SWM) plan approved by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). This waste-management program is pursuant to Republic Act 9003, or the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000. DENR-Provincial Ecology Management Officer Joyce Mangsat said the… Read more »

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LGUs and OPVet partnered for massive dog vaccinations

The Municipal Agriculture Offices from the different Local Government Units partnered with the Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPVet) to conduct massive dog vaccinations in the province. The massive vaccination is being conducted yearly by the Municipal Agriculture Office even during non-rabies awareness month to prevent the spread of rabies. The vaccination was conducted house… Read more »

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Villaviciosa strives for zero waste through MRF

The Local Government of Villaviciosa headed by Mayor Jose Lagen, Jr. is able to recycle waste glass bottles and plastics with the portable bottle crusher and shredder machine as part of their Material Recovery Facility (MRF). Jaja Biscarra, solid waste management focal person, said they can make hollow blocks out of the crushed bottles and… Read more »

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Abra Dental Chapter target students as participants on dental and oral health awareness lectures

The Abra Dental Chapter (ADC) in coordination with the Provincial Government of Abra conducted its first lecture on Oral Health Awareness at the Abra Valley Colleges on February 11, 2019. Among the topics discussed were the importance of fluoride, of correct brushing strokes, dental filling (pasta), dental extraction, braces installation, and illegal practitioners. Over 100… Read more »

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