Unity Gong Relay strengthens solidarity among CAR provinces

The Unity Gong Relay highlights the peace and solidarity among the Cordillera provinces during the 32nd Founding Anniversary of the Cordillera Administrative Region.                                                                                                                      The Unity Gong Relay started in Tabuk, Kalinga on July 9, 2019.  From Tabuk, Kalinga, the gong was transported to Apayao.  Apayao turned over the gong to Abra on July 10,… Read more »

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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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DTI-Abra continues to develop more SMEs

  The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)-Abra in collaboration with the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos continues to promote entrepreneurship by assisting more SMEs to create employment in the province. There is a growing number of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the province assisted by DTI-Abra with 3,087 SMEs in… Read more »

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PGA, LGUs support DOLE-SPES 2019

  The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)-Abra supports the implementation of the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) 2019. Lagangilang, Luba, Malibcong, Dolores, Bangued, Sallapadan, San Juan, and Abra Mountain Development Educational Center in Bucloc were co-implementers of SPES… Read more »

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PGA, PESO-Abra provide assistance to job seekers

  The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos through the Provincial Employment Services Office (PESO) encourages new graduates to apply for the 650 job vacancies submitted at the office. PESO-Abra Officer Constancia Trongco said they are continuously accepting job applications to cater to the job vacancies from national government agencies and private… Read more »

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Provincial Agriculturist assures technical assistance for farmers this dry season

  This dry season, the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist (OPAg) headed by Dr. Expedito Villaruz assured technical assistance for farmers this dry season.   Villaruz said that the Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos through the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist have already anticipated the dry season by distributing water pumps… 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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Abra Padaya 2019: A hub for Abra’s products

Abra Padaya 2019 trade fair ran from March 1 until March 9, 2019, as part of the Abrenian Kawayan Festival 2019 to highlight the province’s homegrown products from 108 small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The 64 SMEs had a total cash sale of P5.5 million and P3.3 million booked order from basketry, novelty items, bamboo… Read more »

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Rice-corn blend a healthier choice

The Provincial Government of Abra headed by Gov. Joy Bernos in collaboration with the Office of the Provincial Agriculture (OPAg) promotes the rice and white flint corn combo as a healthier choice because it is a low glycemic index food that is good for diabetic people. Rice-corn blend is one way to decrease the dependence… Read more »

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