Mayors and barangay captains are accountable in the spread of COVID-19 – Gov. Joy Bernos

Gov. Joy Bernos mandated the mayors and barangay captains to submit a daily report starting tomorrow on the travelers entering their areas to identify persons of interest on COVID-19, during the meeting of the league of mayors and barangay captains on COVID-19 at Social Hall, Capitol on March 15, 2020. They are required to heighten… Read more »

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Awesome Abra: Abrenian Kawayan Festival 2020

Once again, the government of Abra victoriously showcased its tradition and culture, locally made products, and the character of being a united Abreños in the said festival. This year’s theme, “Cultivating Culture & Tradition, Nurturing Life & Environment; Championing Asenso Abreño” was as well triumphantly portrayed in the Abrenian Kawayan Festival activities. The local products… Read more »

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IP mandatory representatives of Abra committed to End Local Communist Armed Conflict

Gov. Joy Bernos seeks support from Indigenous People mandatory leaders of Abra to support the government in Ending Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC) during the Elders’ Forum on March 10, 2020, at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall. This forum is a provincial campaign on ELCAC focused on indigenous communities which are the most affected by… Read more »

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SPES baby, now a college instructor

“SPES is a part of my development,” says Engr. Arjhon M. Valera, 25, of Cabuloan, Bangued who is now a college instructor of Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology (ASIST). Valera joined the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) for three years in 2011, 2012, and 2016. The program helped him financially… Read more »

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PopCom, PGA bring family planning services closer to the community

The Commission on Population (PopCom) in partnership with the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos are geared to serve more couples and individuals in Abra with their family planning services.   PopCom Regional Director Magdalena G. Abellera thanked the 117 Barangay Captains and volunteers for their participation in the National Program on Population… Read more »

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Abreño female taekwondo player bags gold in Singapore

Angad, Bangued native Guessteen Merile Andia Aznar, 22, bagged gold at the 7th Daedo 7th Daedo Taekwondo Championship in Singapore, 67kg Kyurogi Event last December.  She bested her opponents from Thailand, China, and Singapore. Aznar is a 3rd year BS Psychology student of De La-Salle University in Dasmariñas, Cavite. She dreams of becoming a professional… Read more »

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Ice cream vendor, nakapaadal ti kolehio

Kiling- kiling wenno dirty ice cream ti awag dagiti taga Abra iti nakakariton nga idurduron ni Imelda Besinal Batalon, 48 anyos a taga Linasin, Bangued, sadiay tiendaan. Ti ice cream a naaramid ditoy Abra ket paborito dagiti Abreño kas merienda wenno handa ti panagkasangayda ken dadduma pay nga okasion. Nasurok tallo a dekadan nga aglaklako… 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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PGA, LGUs, and Peoples Organization commit to sustain CHARMP2 Scale-up

Unity, hard work, and patience are the keys to sustain the agroforestry projects of CHARMP2 Scale-up. This is the conclusion of the Peoples Organizations (POs) of Luba, Malibcong, and Licuan-Baay during the Provincial Sustainability Planning of the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Provincial Government of Abra on December 3-4, 2019, in Bangued. The POs… Read more »

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