Phil Science High School opens application for National Competitive Examination

BANGUED, Abra, July 21(PIA) -- The Philippine Science High School  popularly called Phisi (pronounced as pisay)  invites  interested  Grade 6 students to   apply for  the National Competitive Examination (NCE).


Bucay hosts Community-Based Monitoring System training

BUCAY, Abra, July 4(PIA) - - The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)  conducted  the third batch of the Community-Based Monitoring System (CBMS) Accelerated Poverty Profiling training in this town recently.


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.


Female rebel, firearms apprehended in Abra firefight

A FEMALE rebel and several high caliber firearms were seized by authorities following an almost one hour firefight between troops and members of communist guerillas at Sitio Tinalban, Kilong-olao village, Boliney, Abra.


DOLE explains new wage order in Abra

BANGUED, Abra, July 7(PIA) - -   A well-paid workforce makes a peaceful and happy workplace. Hence, Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Boards (RTWPB) determine and fix wage rates applicable to their regional jurisdiction to promote industrial peace.


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.


Abra revives Week for Peace

BANGUED, Abra, July 6(PIA) - - The province of Abra is up for back to back celebrations next week.


‘Tabungaw Kattokong’ tradition lives on

SAN QUINTIN, Abra, June 28(PIA) – The tradition of the Abra’s indigenous white squash (upo) hat, the famous and distinct “Tabungaw Kattokong”,   lives on.


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.


Army official appeals for public cooperation in fight for peace

LAGANGILANG, Abra, July (PIA) -- “We should not rob off the children’s hopes. And people should now say no  more to insurgency if we are really sincere in our fight  for peace.”


Abra PAC reorganized

BANGUED, Abra, (PIA) -- The Abra Provincial Police Office (APPO) recently reorganized its   Provincial Advisory Council (PAC) in efforts to improve police services.


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.


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Baguio Latest News

NCCA, partner hold first Rondalla Camp in Baguio City

BAGUIO CITY, July 18 (PIA) - - The National Commission for Culture and the Arts, in partnership with the National Music Competitions for Young Artists (NAMCYA) and the Musicology Society of the Philippines and the Office of Senator Loren Legarda, opened the first Rondalla Music camp attended by 125 scholars.


NNC urges public to focus on healthy diet to avoid non-communicable diseases

BAGUIO CITY, July 21 (PIA) -- The National Nutrition Council (NNC) in the region urges everyone to focus on healthy diet to control overweight and obesity across all ages in line with this year’s celebration of Nutrition Month.


DOST calls on Grade 12 students to apply for S&T scholarship

BAGUIO CITY, July 21 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology reiterates the call to Grade 12 students to pursue careers in the field of Science and Technology courses and apply to DOST scholarship programs.


RDC-CAR to address complaints versus anomalous service contracts

BAGUIO CITY  – The Regional Development Council (RDC) in the Cordillera wants local governments and indigenous peoples (IPs) in the different parts of the regionto bring to the attention of the region’s policy-making body their complaints against questionable service contracts covering various river systems in their areas of jurisdiction to address issues being raised against the unwarranted exploitation, development and utilization of the region’s rich resources to the detriment of the host communities.


30 years of driving CAR

In Barangay Bugnay in Kalinga province stands a new marker that honors leaders who protested the construction of four hydroelectric dams on Chico River during the martial rule of strongman Ferdinand Marcos.

The project would have generated 1,000 megawatts of electricity but would also displace rice terraces and people from 1,400 square kilometers of land where the dams would rise.


Kalinga Latest News

DA official urges Tabuk farmers to put high regard to farming

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 28 (PIA) - - Department of Agriculture (DA) Cordillera Regional Director Lorenzo Caranguian urged farmers in the city to develop a new mindset of putting high regard to farming as an industry.


Tabuk City heightens drive vs minor drivers

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, July 21(PIA) – The City Public Order and Safety Office (POSO) has intensified its campaign against  minor drivers amid reports of high violations.


DOLE awards livelihood assistance to families of 5 police casualties

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 21 (PIA) - - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) recently awarded livelihood projects to surviving beneficiaries of policemen killed  and wounded  in the performance of their sworn duties.


Kalinga wins big in regional agri awards

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 4(PIA) - - Kalinga  province   is the undisputed    winner  romping away  13  out of 39  awards during the 2017 Regional Agriculture Achievers Awarding Ceremony held  last week  in  Baguio City.


DOST approves P3 M for upgrading of facilities of Kalinga entreps

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, June 5 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) approved P3 million for the upgrading of facilities of three local manufacturers to enable them to engage in mass production of their products for domestic export.