Abreño bikers support PENRO Abra’s Padyak para sa Kalikasan

Over 160 bikers took part in the 1st Padyak para sa Kalikasan by Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office on June 9, 2018. Padyak para sa Kalikasan is a project initiated by Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) Abra in celebration of the Philippine Environment Month. All participants were encouraged to join the Ceremonial… Read more »

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DTI Abra warns retailers not to abuse price increase

Due to continuous price increase in gasoline and some basic commodities, a random price monitoring and inspection was carried out in grocery stores, hardware stores, Bangued Central Market, LPG dealers, and gas stations by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Abra in coordination with the Provincial Government of Abra through the Office of the… Read more »

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Abreño brothers, Taekwondo medalists at the Philippine National Games

  Abreño brothers Kurt Bryan Barbosa, 18 and Kurt Maverick Barbosa, 17, took home the gold and bronze medals in Taekwondo respectively during the Philippine National Games in Cebu City on May 19-25, 2018. Kurt is a varsity player in taekwondo at the National University in Manila. The Barbosa brothers  have been training in taekwondo… Read more »

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DOH-Abra continues health programs and activities for Abreños

Dr. Alex M. Bayubay of Provincial DOHO-Abra discussed briefly the health programs and activities of their department during the 1st Monday flag ceremony at the Capitol grounds. The health activities include the intensified advocacy campaign on dengue prevention and awareness program  and the rabies control program. Dr. Alex Bayubay also informed the health officers and… Read more »

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Provincial Gov’t of Abra, DepEd is hands-on in prepping safe Abra schools.

  DepEd Abra thanks Abra stakeholders for Balik Eskwela 2018 preparations.   For this school year 2018-2019, the division of Abra is expecting 33,184 elementary and kinder pupils, 12,340 junior high school students, and 3,102 senior high school students for the 282 elementary public schools, 38 junior high school secondary schools, and 27 high schools… Read more »

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Abra Visita Iglesia 2018

Visita Iglesia is a Holy Week practice where Catholics visit and pray in 14 churches (7 at the very least) which represent the 14 Stations of the Cross and to honor the Blessed Sacrament. It is usually done on Maundy Thursday after the Mass of the Lord’s Supper.   And these are seven of Abra’s… Read more »

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Donning of Ranks and Recognition for Bravery of the Philippine Army

  The Provincial Government of Abra recognizes the bravery and service of Philippine Army (PA) personnel.   The following are the newly promoted officers of the PA: Capt. Ric Ivan C. Joven, 1LT Marion Jose C. Intong, 1LT Melanie V. Mercado, and 1LT Franklin Jess A. Boquiren. The Wounded Personnel Medals were awarded to Pvt.… Read more »

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Dapil Festival 2018

  Dapil is derived from the word “Panagdapil”, the traditional method of extracting juice from sugarcane. Sugarcane is one of Abra’s main agricultural products. “Basi” or wine, vinegar, molasses, and muscovado are some of the by-products of sugarcane.   Dapil Festival 2018 is a four-day celebration of the culture and tradition of the people of… Read more »

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Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES)

  Exams for the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) were conducted at the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Office yesterday, February 19. This is in accordance to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Department Order No. 175, s.2017 which is known as the Special Program for Employment of Students Implementing Rules and… Read more »

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