Abra—one of the top sellers during the first Mangan Taku Cordillera Food Fair

  The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos sold a total of P154,500 worth of Abrenian food during the first Mangan Taku Cordillera Food Fair at Rose Garden, Burnham Park, Baguio City on April 8-14, 2019, making the province one of the top sellers. There were 14 booths from the different provinces,… Read more »

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DepEd Abra moving toward quality education

  For school year 2018-2019, DepEd-Abra said that its performance indicator increased through the efforts of the field personnel, teachers, and school heads delivering quality education every Abreño needs. The aligned programs for the school year were implemented in accordance to the DepEd Mantra. Senior Education Program Specialist Jan Nowel Peña said that DepEd personnel… Read more »

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PHO and RHUs join forces to combat Tuberculosis in the province

  According to Provincial National Tuberculosis Program Coordinator Virginia Lalin, there are already four drug resistant cases of tuberculosis in the province for the first quarter of 2019. For 2018, the three retreatment cases were from Bangued, Lagayan, and Pidigan while the 2019 cases are from Manabo, Lacub, La Paz, and Tayum. Tuberculosis is an… Read more »

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BFP-Abra: Fire safety is everybody’s duty

  As the Fire Prevention Month concluded on March 31, 2019, the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP-Abra) headed by Provincial Fire Marshal Alex Testado advised Abreños to continuously observe fire safety in their daily lives. Testado said that fire prevention is everybody’s job and everyone’s duty. With this year’s theme “Ligtas na Pilipinas Ating Kamtin,… Read more »

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BFAR lectures Lagangilang fisherfolks, barangay officials on fishery laws

  The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) holds Fishery Regulatory Training for fisherfolks at the municipality of Lagangilang on March 20-21, 2019. According to Officer In-Charge Junior Cesar Martinez of the Provincial Fisheries Office-Abra, the activity aims to enhance the knowledge of the fisherfolks, barangay officials, and LGUs regarding fishery laws. He said… Read more »

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DAR-Abra’s programs and services for Abreños

The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) has three major programs according to Provincial Agrarian Reform Provincial Officer II Penelope de Ausen. These are Land Tenure Services Program, Agrarian Legal Service Assistance, and the Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries Development Services Program. Under the land tenure services program is the reacquisition and distribution of government and private lands… Read more »

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Philippine Postal Corporation offers their services to the Abreños

Among the services of the Philippine Postal Corporation are mailing services, logistics and warehousing, postal payments, postal ID, postal station, and retail services. Cluster Head Postmaster Ramon Anin said that despite the limited employees of Philippine Postal Corporation-Abra, they are doing their best to render their services. He also assured the best in the delivery… Read more »

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PGA supports DOH-PHO team up for 2019 Caravan Health Plus

The Department of Health (DOH) and the Provincial Health Office (PHO) joined forces for the 2019 Caravan Health Plus to celebrate the World Tuberculosis Day in the province on March 20, 2019. In 2018, the caravan was held in the municipalities of Manabo and Peñarrubia. This year, the third caravan was held in Bucay and… Read more »

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Iloko-Tingguian an epitome of cultural fusion

Vice Governor Ronald S.  Balao-as emphasized that Abreños are one despite the cultural differences among the Tingguian tribes and the Ilocanos at the opening program of the Iloko Tingguian Festival on March 6, 2019 at Abra Sports Center. “Ilocano and Tingguian, we are all Abreños,” he said. Each Tingguian tribe has a different language, beliefs,… Read more »

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ENRO reminds visitors to keep Abra tourist spots clean

  Environment and Natural Resources Officer Cris Albolote is reminding local and foreign tourists, visitors, and fellow Abreños who will visit tourist spots in Abra to bring their waste home. This is to keep the vicinity clean and minimize pollution. “This is one way our visitors can help us keep our tourist spots clean,” said… Read more »

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