DTI-Abra goes to barangays to develop more entrepreneurs

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Abra has conducted orientations of the Negosyo, Serbisyo sa Barangay (NSB) program in Maguyepyep, Sallapadan, Luzong and Poblacion Luba; Poblacion, Boliney; Tui, Daguioman; Lamao, Bucloc; and Mayabo, Tubo from June 4-17, 2019. NSB brings DTI and other agencies’ services closer to the barangay level to stimulate business growth. SME… Read more »

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DSWD Secretary visits Abra

Secretary of Social Welfare and Development Rolando Joselito D. Bautista had a dialogue with the parent leaders of 4Ps beneficiaries during his visit to Abra on June 18, 2019. Vice Governor Ronald Balao-as and SP members, the Social Welfare and Development (SWAD)-Abra, and Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office welcomed the secretary at the Provincial… Read more »

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André Raf El Bragas, another brilliant young Abreño archer

André Raf El Bragas from Danglas, 11, took home a gold medal during the 12th Phil. Archery Cup in Koronadal City, South Cotabato on May 24-26,2019. He is a grade 7 student of Divine Word College of Bangued and a member of ORION Archery Club based in UST-Angelicum College in Quezon City. With his family’s… Read more »

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PGA, DA improve sugarcane production in Abra

On May 27, 2019, the Department of Agriculture (DA)-Abra in coordination with the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos provided a sugarcane production training program to Shine Sabangan Farmers’ Association of Malibcong. This training program, under CHARMP 2 scale-up of DA, was conducted in Agtangao, Bangued. Agtangao is known for its sugarcane… Read more »

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DOST-Abra opens for scholarship applicants

The Department of Science and Technology (DOST)-Abra invites STEM strand senior high school graduating students, and non-stem strand students who belong to the upper 5% senior high school graduating class to avail of the DOST scholarships for 2020. The deadline for filing of applications is on September 6, 2019, and qualifying examination will be on… Read more »

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PGA, PHO, DOH provide health services to inmates

The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos and Provincial Health Office (PHO) coordinated with DOH-Abra to render health services to the 212 inmates of Abra Provincial Jail on June 11, 2019, in observance of National Kidney Month. Health personnel provided urine screening, skin consultation, sputum examination, and blood testing. They also informed… Read more »

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DA, PGA review CHARMP 2 scale-up projects in Abra

The Department of Agriculture Abra Coordinating Office and Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos through Provincial Development and Planning Office, and Office of the Provincial Agriculturist reviewed the implementation of the Cordillera Highland Agricultural Resource Management Project 2 (CHARMP 2) Scale-Up in Licuan-Baay, Malibcong, and Luba during the Provincial Management Group meeting… Read more »

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DepEd monitors the readiness of schools

Chief Administration Officer Sebastian Tayaban led DepEd-CAR personnel on June 3-7, 2019, to monitor the different schools in Abra like Bai, Lagayan; Quidawen, San Juan; Talaytay, San Quintin; Yuyeng, Pidigan; Lumaba, Villaviciosa; and Bolbolo, Pilar. Senior Education Program Specialist Jan Nowel Peña said they are prioritizing newly established schools and schools offering senior high school.… Read more »

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Gov. Bernos to MPOC: Maintain peace and order; absentee mayors to face charges

Gov. Joy Bernos urged the Local Chief Executives (LCE) to be more active in maintaining peace and order in their municipalities through their participation in Provincial Peace and Order Council (PPOC) meeting. She said a peaceful and secured province will boost its tourism and economic development. Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)-Abra Provincial… Read more »

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SPES interns gain working experience in government offices

The Public Employment Service Office and Department of Labor and Employment-Abra deployed 56 interns in different government offices through the Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) on June 3 until July 2, 2019. Interns are given 20 working days to gain relevant working experience and to harness their potentials in public service. They will… Read more »

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