Abra presents development concerns to RDC-RPOC

BANGUED Abra, Nov. 18 (PIA) --The 4th Quarter joint Regional Development Council (RDC) and Regional Peace and Order Council (RPOC) meeting in this capital town on November 15 was an opportunity for the province of Abra to present its development concerns to the regional bodies.


Abrenean youths join nat’l congress for mental health

BANGUED, Abra, Oct. 18 (PIA) -- Two Abreñean youth leaders represented the province of Abra in the National Youth Congress for Mental Health 2017 held on October 14–15 in Manila.


RNC brings nutri education tool to 4 Abra towns

BANGUED, Abra, Sept. 25 (PIA) -- The Regional Nutrition Committee(RNC)-Cordillera is expanding the implementation of an interactive education tool in nutrition to address malnutrition in four towns of Abra with high percentage of malnourishment rate and press on towards health development for the whole province.


Abra elderlies undergo organizational development trainings

BANGUED, Abra, Nov. 10 (PIA) -- Officers of the Federation of Senior Citizens of Abra (FSCA) underwent a series of organizational development and capacity building trainings in observance of the Elderly Month celebration in October.


Abra Consumer Net strengthens consumer welfare desk

BANGUED, Abra, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- The Abra Consumer Net (ACN) is strengthening its Consumer Welfare Desk to help address the problem of handling complaints from consumers.


PDEA intensifies efforts in drug-affected barangays in Abra

BANGUED, Abra, Sept. 14 (PIA) -- The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has intensified its efforts to implement the anti-drug campaigns in the province to elevate Abra’s status from “drug-cleared” to “drug-free”.


Vanaw tribe protects the forest the indigenous way

MALIBCONG, Abra, Oct. 12 (PIA) -- The Vanaw community of this municipality practices indigenous forest management system in saving, protecting and sustaining the natural resources.


PIA, DepEd engage Abra students in ASEAN advocacy campaign

BANGUED Abra, Sept. 29 (PIA) -- The Philippine Information Agency-Cordillera Regional Office in partnership with the Department of Education conducted the ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) Youth Forum and ASEAN 2017 Literary and Visual Arts Contest at the Abra High School here on September 26.


Abra’s IP Elders: Partners for peace and development

BANGUED, Abra, July 25(PIA) -- Cultural barriers are some of the reasons why diversity in community is so lively. There are conflict of ideas and interests by which human society cannot achieve the peace that it longs to have.


More water system for Dolores

DOLORES, Abra, Oct. 12 (PIA) -- Lack of potable water is a perennial problem of the people in this town but this is now being addressed. Thanks to the programs of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and the partnership of the local government unit and the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan (KALAHI) beneficiaries.


Abra PLGU brings People’s Day to Manabo

MANABO, Abra, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- The provincial government of Abra and the national government field offices conducted People’s Day here bringing free services to the residents.


Creation of municipal tourism offices in Abra pushed

BANGUED, Abra, July 31(PIA) -- A provincial ordinance mandating all municipal local government units (LGUs) to create Municipal Tourism Offices for more effective implementation of local tourism programs to attain “Awesome Abra” is being sought.


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Baguio Latest News

Save and invest for financial risk security and comfortable retirement, BSP official advises

BAGUIO CITY, Nov. 18 (PIA) -- Have a budget plan and stick to it, and start saving and go into investments to achieve financial goals, ensure financial security during emergencies and a comfortable retirement in the future.


Farmers join 14th Organic Congress

BAGUIO CITY  – Farmers and local government officials from the Cordillera participated in the 14th National Organic Agriculture Congress held at the Atrium, Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City last October 24-26, 2017.


Cash incentives for senior citizens defined

BAGUIO CITY  – Senior citizens who were able to reach certain ages in their lives stand to get incentives from the local government once a proposed ordinance defining age brackets and the corresponding incentives, now pending with the local legislative body, will be enacted.


Creation of Baguio culture, arts council proposed

BAGUIO CITY  – The preservation and promotion of culture and arts in the city got an added boost following the filing of a proposed ordinance creating the Baguio City Culture and the Arts Council in support of the plan of the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC-CAR) to establish said councils to allow access to financial and technical assistance from the Commission.


Quest for autonomy gets Senate backing

BAGUIO CITY  – The third attempt of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) for autonomy got a big boost from a member of the Senate bolstering the chances of the enactment of the proposed autonomy law once certified by President Rodrigo R. Duterte as a priority administration measure, Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito said here recently.


Kalinga Latest News

200 CAR entrepreneurs learn tips to be successful in ASENSO

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct. 18 (PIA) -- Entrepreneurs should have the drive, vision, flexibility, and open mindedness to succeed.


Gov’t employees reminded to abide by Civil Service rules

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Sept. 5 (PIA) -- Acting Governor James Edduba called on all public servants to do their functions according to Civil Service rules and make public service their passion for life.


Half-way house for former rebels soon to rise in Kalinga

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Sept. 15 (PIA) -- A half-way house will soon rise in the province to serve as temporary shelter for former rebels enrolled under the Comprehensive Local Integration Program (CLIP).


Kalinga Public Safety Company reaches out to school children

RIZAL, Kalinga, Sept. 20 (PIA) -- The Kalinga Provincial Public Safety Company (KPPSC) rolled out its best practice dubbed “Blessing Ko, Share Ko”, this time benefitting pupils of the San Pedro Elementary School here.


DTI warns consumers against online scams

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct. 6 (PIA) -- As the wave of the future is e-consumerism, consumers are warned to be vigilant against scams and to protect themselves from the perils that come with the advances of the digital age.