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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PDRRMC on the lookout for the safety of Abreños

To ensure the safety of Abreños during habagat, Governor Joy Bernos convened the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) for an emergency meeting on August 14, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol Governor’s Gallery. During the meeting, the body agreed on the suspension of all tourism activities in Abra to avoid any hazard brought… Read more »

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SBM Bernos pushes proper segregation and collection of garbage in Bangued

Sangguniang Bayan member Joaquin Enrico V. Bernos, proposed a mechanism for garbage collection in Bangued during a public hearing on August 1, 2019, at the Municipal Social Hall, Bangued. The hearing was conducted for the Resolution Asking for the Re-orientation of the Garbage Collection within the municipality and attended by SB members headed by Vice… Read more »

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PNPA invites Abra students, offers scholarship

Cadets Argie M. Gonzales and Jex Darwin Collo, and Professor Eric Paligat of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) encouraged senior high students of Abra to join PNPA during their information drive on July 25-26, 2019. There were 1,595 students who attended the symposiums from Manabo National High School, St. John High School, Northern Abra… Read more »

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DTI-Abra, PGA, PCE develop more entrepreneurs through KMME

SP Member Rodolfo de La Paz, as the representative of Gov. Joy Bernos, challenged the mentees to be more innovative in growing their businesses during the graduation ceremony of Kapatid Mentor Me (KMME) on July 25, 2019, at Farmville Resort, Cosili West, Bangued. He said the KMME program of the Department of Trade and Industry… Read more »

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Unity Gong Relay strengthens solidarity among CAR provinces

The Unity Gong Relay highlights the peace and solidarity among the Cordillera provinces during the 32nd Founding Anniversary of the Cordillera Administrative Region.                                                                                                                      The Unity Gong Relay started in Tabuk, Kalinga on July 9, 2019.  From Tabuk, Kalinga, the gong was transported to Apayao.  Apayao turned over the gong to Abra on July 10,… 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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