More LGUs, agencies support bloodletting activities in the province

The Provincial Health Office and Philippine Red Cross-Abra Chapter conducted a bloodletting activity at the Abra Electric Cooperative on May 21, 20019, to ensure its supply especially during emergencies. Donors underwent recruitment sessions to prepare and teach the importance of donating blood–which is saving lives! Provincial Blood Program coordinator Lilibeth Martin said bloodletting activities were… Read more »

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Young Abreño fights for the World Taekwondo Championship

Abreño Taekwondo athlete Kurt Bryan Dela Vega Barbosa, 19, of Zone 7, Bangued bagged fourth place of the World Taekwondo Grand Slam Champion Series in Wuxi, China, on April 26-28, 2019. He is now preparing for the World Taekwondo Championship on May 15-20, 2019, in Manchester, United Kingdom, to represent the Philippines. Barbosa draws inspiration… Read more »

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LGUs partnered with TESDA for Community-Based Training program

  Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA)-Abra in partnership with the local government unit (LGU) of Danglas provided the Computer Literacy Training Course to 30 barangay officials and municipal employees at the Danglas Municipal Building on April 22-26, 2019. The computer literacy course is under the Community-Based Training program of TESDA. TESDA-Abra Community-Based Training… Read more »

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Abreño youth joins in the observance of Holy Week

  Bishop Leopoldo C. Jaucian, SVD DD of the Diocese of Bangued and also the Chairman of the Youth Commission of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) gave emphasis on the youth during the observance of Holy Week. Young Abreños participated in the Lenten Recollection of the diocese and the reflection for the… Read more »

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PAFC monitors DA’s programs for the welfare of farmers

  The Provincial Agriculture and Fisheries Council (PAFC) which is composed of farmers and fisherfolks association representatives gathered to discuss their recommendations to improve the implementation of the Department of Agriculture’s programs (DA) on April 16, 2019, at the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist, Calaba, Bangued. PAFC Chairman Feliciano Bose said the equipment distributed by… Read more »

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SK Provincial President monitors SK development

  The first Inter-Municipal Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Assembly 2019 for Tayum and Bangued was held at Bangued Municipal Hall on April 14, 2019, to discuss the plans, projects, and activities for youth development in their areas. Provincial SK Federation president Cynlai Mercedes L. Osorio checked the SK municipal requirements regarding the Annual Barangay Youth Investment… Read more »

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JPSCC works for secured, safe 2019 elections

  “There should be no failure of elections and everybody should be safe”, CAR Election Director Maria Juana S. Valenza said during the Joint Provincial Security Control Center (JPSCC) conference earlier today at Camp Juan Villamor, Calaba, Bangued. JPSCC is composed of election officers, police personnel, municipal police officers, and Armed Forces of Philippines personnel.… Read more »

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PHO continues immunization to prevent measles

  The Provincial Health Office through the Rural Health Units continues to immunize children in the province ages 6 months and above. As of today (April 5, 2019), there are already 2,414 children in the province who are given anti-measles vaccines under the Project Baby Come Back to Bakuna. For 6-8 month-old there are already… Read more »

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PSMEDC keeps an eye on SME development

  The Provincial Small and Medium Enterprise Development Council (PSMEDC) chaired by Gov. Joy Bernos focused on the improvement of the priority industries in Abra such as bamboo, coffee, cacao, processed fruits and nuts, wearables, and homestyle products during their quarterly meeting at the Negosyo Center Conference Room, DTI-Abra, Bangued on March 28, 2019. The… Read more »

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