Remote Abra school equipped with electronic digital library

TINEG, Abra (PIA) -- Information is the lifeline of the society. Without access to information and exposure to advanced studies, chances of development can become limited.


DENR-Abra dialogues with furniture makers

BANGUED, Abra, Mar. 29 (PIA) -- The Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) recently held a dialogue with the furniture makers association in the province to tackle   concerns on harvesting and transport of forest products.


Abrenian writer tops 1st Global Pinoy Short Story Writing Competition

SAN FERNANDO CITY, La Union (PIA) - -  Dr. Maritess B. Beñas, Manager  of the Philippine Information Agency in Abra, topped the 1st ever Global Pinoy Short Story Writing Competition in English launched and sponsored by De Francia Awards for Literature (DEAL).


Abra opens 100th anniversary celebration with Centennial Bazaar

BANGUED, Abra, Mar. 1 (PIA) -- The Abra Centennial celebration officially kicked off  today with the hoisting of municipal banners by all local chief executives and the launching of the Centennial  Bazaar at the Abra Sports Complex here.


2 Abrenians win in 1st De Francia Awards for Literature

Two literary writers from the province of Abra emerged as the winners in the first De Francia Awards for Literature (DEAL), a worldwide writing contest for “Pinoy-based” short stories in English launched last year.


Suspected Baguio gun-running head nabbed

A SUSPECTED leader of a local gun-running syndicate was nabbed by Abra Police early Wednesday morning, April 26.


DOLE, PLGU-Abra turn over farm implements to farmers’ group

BANGUED, Abra (PIA) -- The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Provincial Government led by Governor Maria Jocelyn Bernos turned over Php498,000- worth of farm implements to San Isidro, Lagangilang Forest Land Management Association, Inc.


Abra councilors’ league underscores capacity development

BANGUED, Abra (PIA) - - Philippine Councilors’ League (PCL) - Abra Chapter underscores the importance of continuing capacity development in order to perform their duties and functions effectively and efficiently.


DOST turns over shredder machines in Abra

BANGUED, Abra (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) here turned over three shredder machines to two farmers’ groups and   to the local government unit of Lagangilang this week.


New Abra police chief calls for discipline among colleagues

BANGUED, Abra (PIA) - - The newly installed provincial police director here appealed for discipline among colleagues.


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Baguio Latest News

RDC, RPOC committed to ending violence

BAGUIO CITY  – The Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) and the Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) committed to helping in the national government’s cause to end violence and to the attainment of a permanent ceasefire that will put an end to hostilities between the military and the communist rebels that will translate to rural development and the eventual eradication of poverty.


Eduard Folayang ready to face Malaysian Ev Ting

WITH a little more than two weeks to go to fight night, ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang (17-5) is hard at work at the high-altitudes of Baguio City.


Police to investigate indiscriminate firing

Authorities continue their thorough investigation on the several series of indiscriminate firing in the city after a caliber .45 bullet was found inside a residential area in Kias, Baguio City.


Baguio media club gives red carpet treatment to 4 Lucky Summer Visitors

BAGUIO CITY (PIA) - - The Baguio Correspondents and Broadcasters Club, the biggest and oldest media group here in the Summer Capital,  provided a “red carpet” treatment to another batch of Baguio – Benguet Lucky Summer Visitors during the Holy Week.


DICT provides online connectivity to 43 gov’t offices in Baguio

BAGUIO CITY, April 26(PIA) - - The Department of Information and Communication Technology provides online connectivity to 43 government entities in this city under its Regional GovNet (Government Network) Internet projects


Kalinga Latest News

Suspension of rice importation raises palay price in Kalinga

CITY OF  TABUK, Kalinga, May 19 (PIA) - - The move of the government to temporarily suspend importation of rice this cropping  raised the price of palay,  giving break to farmers here.


Kalinga PDC endorses development projects to NEDA

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, May 19 (PIA) - - The Provincial Development Council(PDC) unequivocally  supports  several project proposals for funding from regular funds of the national government and special projects  under  Official Development Assistance from foreign financial donors.


P10M allotted for Kalinga's Congressional Scholarship Program

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, May 25 (PIA) - -Kalinga solon Allen Jesse Mangaoang has allotted  P10 million  to his Congressional Scholarship Program for deserving students of the province for  school year 2017-2018.


Philhealth Kalinga cleanses membership data

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, April 28 (PIA) - - Philhealth conducted a clean-up on its membership database particularly indigent members that resulted to a sanitized list from more than 52,000 poor members to more than 47,000.


BFP-Kalinga brings fire prevention awareness drive to barangays

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Mar. 2 (PIA) – The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) provincial office is bringing its fire safety education drive to the barangay level.