Abra businesses rake in P1.6M at the Nat’l Trade Fair

The finest Abra products were showcased during the National Trade Fair on August 22-25, 2019, at Megatrade Halls of SM Megamall, Mandaluyong.  The nine exhibitors–Quiday, Neila Ardaniel, Librado Donato, Glenda Castillanes, Ma. Zita Benabese, Natividad Balbin, Esperanza Barcena, Carlo Balneg, and Ruby Guzman–raked in P1.6 million of total sales from their loom weaving, bamboo craft,… Read more »

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Gov. Joy Bernos boosts health, provides yearly financial assistance to Barangay Nutrition Scholars

Governor Maria Jocelyn V. Bernos provides financial assistance yearly to the 265 Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) in Abra. The beneficiaries are from Bangued (70), Boliney (8), Bucloc (6), Daguioman (4), Lacub (5), Lagangilang (26), Lagayan (12), La Paz (20), Licuan-Baay (4), Luba (9), Manabo (10), Sallapadan (10), San Isidro (9), San Juan (20), Tayum (22),… Read more »

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DOH-Abra’s Quick Response Team ready to serve 24/7

Department of Health-Abra (DOH-Abra) is ready 24/7 to help Abreños in times of disasters, outbreaks, and emergencies through the Quick Response Team (QRT). The team provides easy access to health services and basic life support. Felix Damian of DOH-Abra said that the ten-member Quick Response Team is composed of development management officers, human resources for… 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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PCR Month bolsters the partnership of the community and PNP

The culmination of the Police Community Relations (PCR) month highlights the awarding of the Best Police Community Relations Officers on July 29, 2019 at Camp Juan Villamor, Calaba, Bangued. Certificates of Commendation as Best Police Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year were given to Police Corporal Cherizette Faye Turqueza of Lagangilang Municipal Police Station (MPS) (junior… Read more »

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DA promotes good agricultural practices for Abreños

Department of Agriculture-Cordillera Administrative Region (DA-CAR) Research Specialist Benita U. Bilgera facilitates the Package of Technology (POT) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) on Onion and Garlic Production Training to 36 farmers and LGU representatives from the different municipalities of Abra on July 18, 2019, at the Provincial Capitol.  “This training is necessary for farmers so… Read more »

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PNP-Abra’s performance strengthened through the Performance Governance System

Eighteen out of 27 Municipal Police stations and the Police Mobile Force Company bagged the silver eagle award for the Performance Governance System Proficiency Stage during the Conferment Ceremony led by Police Regional Director Israel Ephraim T. Dickson at Camp Juan Villamor on June 27, 2019. These municipal police stations were Langangilang, Tayum, San Juan,… 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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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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DA, Gov. Bernos boost Abra farming with solar power

Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol says he will come back to Abra to work with Gov. Joy Bernos in bringing more agricultural program and projects. He said this during his visit to inspect and turnover the Solar-Powered Irrigation System Projects (SPIS) in Bagalay, Tayum and Malabbaga, La Paz, on May 23, 2019. “Water… Read more »

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