Edwarson Ducayag reigned supreme in CARAA Meet 2019

Edwarson Ducayag of San Antonio Elementary School of Bangued bagged the most number of golds for Abra Stallion’s Athletics event during the 2019 Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (CARAA) Meet in Luna, Apayao. Ducayag garnered three golds in individual events: 400-meter, 800-meter, and 1500-meter run. He also received P9,000.00 incentives from the Provincial Government of… Read more »

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Benedito shoots for the Palarong Pambansa

Out of eight events of archery, Abra made a mark on seven events and grabbed the following medals in the CARAA 2019 held at Apayao, on February 26-March 2, 2019: Two gold medals in 30m, and 40m distance; three bronze medals in 60m distance,1440 round, and individual match play, and, two silver medals in team match… Read more »

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LGUs are improving through the CMCI

DTI-CAR encouraged the local government units of Abra to continually improve their competitiveness through the Cities and Municipalities Competitive Index (CMCI) workshop on February 27-28, 2019, at DTI Office, Bangued. DTI-CAR CMCI point person Andrea Tactay, helped the LGUs in data recording and gathering for the CMCI survey to improve their ranking. She urged the… Read more »

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BIR-Abra conducts Tax Compliance Verification Drive to improve tax collection

The Revenue District Office of Abra conducted the Tax Compliance Verification Drive to 150 business operators in Manabo on February 12-13, 2019. Revenue District Officer of Abra Frumencio Belisario said most of the violations were:  failure to post the BIR Certificate of Registration and Ask for Receipt sticker and non-issuance of receipt. Penalties are paid… Read more »

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Ubra ni Kosa: Flower decorations out of plastic bottles sold at Dapil Festival Trade Fair 2019

Abra Provincial Jail (APJ) inmates were able to exhibit their handmade products made out of plastic bottles for the first time through the Dapil Festival Trade Fair 2019 at Capitol compound. “Ubra ni Kosa” features the plastic flower decorations ranging from P80 to P1,000 depending on sizes and designs. APJ Warden Julie Anne N. Bello… Read more »

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COMELEC holds VCM roadshow for first-time voters

Headed by Rose Myrna Turqueza, Acting Municipal Election Officer, the  Commission on Elections (COMELEC)-Bangued conducted the Vote Counting Machine (VCM) roadshow for first-time voters  at the Divine Word College of Bangued (DWCB) Gymnasium earlier today. AB Political Science students, first-time voters of DWCB, and Zone 6 attended the roadshow. The activity orients the voters on… Read more »

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Women of PNP “enforce” beauty and strength

​Abra Provincial Police Office (PPO) showcased the beauty, resilience, and strength of the policewomen during the “Search for Ms. Ganda Pulis 2019”. The search was held on February 13, 2019, at Camp Juan Villamor, Calaba, Bangued. PO1 Cess Talla of Licuan-Baay Municipal Police Station (MPS) won the crown edging out six candidates from MPS of… Read more »

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LGUs and OPVet partnered for massive dog vaccinations

The Municipal Agriculture Offices from the different Local Government Units partnered with the Office of the Provincial Veterinarian (OPVet) to conduct massive dog vaccinations in the province. The massive vaccination is being conducted yearly by the Municipal Agriculture Office even during non-rabies awareness month to prevent the spread of rabies. The vaccination was conducted house… Read more »

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“We have more than enough rice to support our Province”- NFA-Abra Manager Kai

Elizabeth Kai, Manager of the National Food Authority (NFA)-Abra, gladly informed her fellow public servants that NFA has more than enough rice supply to support the province. As of December 28, 2018, suggested retail price of NFA rice for consumers in the province is P27/kg, P25/kg for retailers, P32/kg for LGUs, and other institutions. She… Read more »

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PGA, PHO-DOH launched the Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine in the Province

During the first-Monday flag raising ceremony (February 4, 2019) at the Provincial Capitol Grounds, with the support of Governor Joy Bernos, the Provincial Health Office (PHO) headed by Dr. Maria Cristina V. Cabrera with the Department of Health (DOH) headed by Dr. Alex Bayubay launched the Japanese Encephalitis Vaccine in the province. Oplan Culex is… Read more »

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