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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OISCA students bond with ASISTians

Organizational for Industrial Spiritual and Cultural Advancement (OISCA) students of Japan visited Abra to get acquainted with different schools in the province. Today, (December 2, 2019), 33 students and two teachers of OISCA bond with ASISTians and teach them how to make origami, a type of paper folding.  “It was fun teaching them,” OISCA student… Read more »

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ASIST hosting CARASUC 2019 a success

“Abra is a beautiful place,” Nestor Laguitao Jr. and Mary Joy Bewat from Benguet State University (BSU) said after staying in the province for several days. The two students joined in the recently concluded Cordillera Administrative Region State Universities and Colleges meet (CARASUC). Mary Joy said every Abreño that they encountered showed kindness and respect.… Read more »

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Engineering students, gold medalists in CARASUC 2019 Taekwondo competition

Taekwondo athletes John Paul Bernardez and Mharvey Joshua Bernardez, mechanical engineering students of Abra State Institute of Sciences and Technology (ASIST) got 2 gold medals in the CARASUC 2019. John Paul fought in the flyweight category while Mharvey Joshua in the welterweight category. “It is their first time to join in such competition as they… Read more »

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PGA, DOH, and NNC educate mothers on proper nutrition for children

177 severely malnourished pregnant mothers and children participated in the Nutrition Summit conducted by National Nutrition Council, PGA, and DOH at the Provincial Capitol Social Hall on November 26, 2019. The summit will provide awareness and educate people on proper nutrition. Dr. Antonio Valera of Provincial Health Office (PHO) said, the summit will provide awareness… 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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Luba-Tubo and PEPILAQUIN district, champs the chess event of the Provincial Athletic Meet

11-year old Julianne Benido from Luba-Tubo District wins the chess championship at the ongoing Provincial Meet. Benido bested her opponents in all 5 games. According to her, she only had one week of training before the competition. “I was inspired by my mother and helped by my trainer Mr. Melchor Valera,” she added. She has… Read more »

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