OWWA sustains support for families of OFWs

BANGUED, Abra, July 30(PIA) -- Not all Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are highly paid and financially well-off, hence the need for augmentative support from government to fully develop the capacities of their families for survival.

 

SSS presents its programs to BNS

BANGUED, Abra, July 27(PIA) -- “Be a member now, then think how to sustain your monthly contributions because SSS offers you so much benefits.”

 

LTO Abra implements ‘No Helmet, No Travel’ policy

BANGUED, Abra, July 27(PIA)--The “No Helmet, No Travel” policy of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is already in full force and effect in the province of Abra.

 

Food garden in every household, the answer to malnutrition

BANGUED, Abra, July 27(PIA)--The solution to malnutrition is simple! Every family should establish its own “Food Garden” to have a regular source of nutritious foods and livelihood as well.

 

DOLE clarifies child labor vs. child work

BANGUED, Abra, July 13(PIA) -- "There is a big difference between child labor and child work.  Child Labor is characterized with an element of abuse and violation of child rights while Child Work is necessary to teach a child to do some minor household chores and without being posed to health hazards and all basic needs are provided by the parents or guardians.”

 

Peace pioneers back autonomy

BANGUED, Abra – Surviving pioneers of the historic Mount Data peace agreement renewed their support and commitment for the region’s third crack in achieving the establishment of an autonomous region in the Cordillera to guarantee robust development and better quality of life for the people.

 

Abreñean corn producers learn to prevent product contamination

BANGUED, Abra, July 27(PIA) -- Corn ranks next to rice as the Filipino staple food crop in the Philippines but it is one of the grain crops susceptible to fungal infections and contaminations.

 

Abrenean PWDs exhibit artworks

BANGUED, Abra, July 13(PIA)--An art exhibit of talented disabled painters in the province will highlight  the Abra Provincial Federation of Disabled Persons’ celebration of the 40th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation(NDPR) Week on July 17-23 with the theme, “Kakayahan at Kasanayan para sa Kabuhayan tungo sa Kaunlaran”.

 

DTI Abra intensifies price monitoring

BANGUED, Abra, June 11 (PIA) -- Overpricing, price deregulation, and wrong price tagging. These are the common violations of business establishments that need to be addressed by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

 

Abra PDRRMC pushes for better disaster resilience

BANGUED, Abra, July 20(PIA)--The Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) is determined to work for better disaster resiliency to lessen the impact of calamities among the people of Abra.

 

DTI mentees confident to grow their businesses

BANGUED, Abra, June 29 (PIA) -- The 24 mentees of the recently-concluded Kapatid-Mentor Me (KMME) Project of the Department of Trade and Industry are confident they can make their businessess bigger while serving as inspiration and role models.

 

SSS, affordable savings option for Filipinos

BANGUED, Abra, June 14  (PIA) -- The Personal Equity and Savings Option (PESO) Fund of the Social Security System (SSS) is the most attractive, accessible and affordable savings option for the working Filipinos.

 

PLGU aims to forward tourism in Bangued

BANGUED, Abra, July 19(PIA) -- The provincial local government unit aims to foster the tourism industry first in this capital town in order to display an opening image of Abra’s tourism.

 

DOLE-Abra explains innovations in SPES

BANGUED, Abra, June 29(PIA)--The salaries of the beneficiaries of the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) will now be paid directly to them.

 

Around 40,000 Abreñean students enroll in public schools

BANGUED, Abra, June 14  (PIA) -- Around 40,000 Abreñean students and pupils went back to public schools on Monday, June 4, as school year 2018-2019 opened.

 

Abra BNS encouraged to promote backyard gardening

BANGUED, Abra, July 20(PIA) -- The Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) in the province are encouraged to promote backyard gardening in their areas which focuses on food production at home through own gardens of families.

 

Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa launched in Abra

SAN JUAN, Abra, June 29(PIA) -- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources aims to see Tineg River teeming with native species of fish as it launched the Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa (BASIL) program at Brgy. Daoidao, in this town on June 27.

 

BFAR-Abra boosts food security

BANGUED, Abra, June 14  (PIA) -- The establishment of a new office and the appointment of a new provincial head of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in the province of Abra ushered the intensified implementation of the national government's program on food security.

 

DOLE: Child Labor vs. Child Work

BANGUED, Abra, July 8(PIA) - - "Dakkel ti nagdumaan ti Child Labor ken Child Work ta ti Child Labor adda elemento na a pannakaabuso ti karbengan ti ubing idinto a ti Child Work ti kasapulan tapno maadalan ken madisiplinaan ti ubing tapno agbiag a nasaliwanwan."

 

14 Abra narco-politicians yield, back anti-drug drive

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet  – Fourteen barangay officials from the conflict-stricken province of Abra who were recently included in the narco-list of President Rodrigo R. Duterte re-surrendered to police authorities and provincial officials and affirmed their all-out support to the government’s aggressive anti-drug campaign to address criminality and achieve lasting peace during simple rites at the Police Regional Office (PRO) in the Cordillera, Camp Dangwa, here, Friday.

 

GSIS checks pensioners’ identity, status

BANGUED, Abra, May 30 (PIA) -- To ensure that old pensioners continue to enjoy their pensions, personnel of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) - La Union branch travelled to the province for the Annual Pensioners’ Information Revalidation (APIR) program.

 

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