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.”


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 debunks food blockade in Abra

A CALL for surrender has been made by the government amidst three weeks of ongoing military operations in Malibcong, Abra. 24th Infantry Battalion Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Baluga said feelers for surrender have been made by rebel emissaries after a female New People’s Army member yielded to authorities, Friday.


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.


PCIC releases P3.1M to Abra farmers

BANGUED, Abra, Feb. 20 (PIA) - - The Philippine Crop Insurance Corporate recently dispensed over P3 million to 472 typhoon- affected farmers in 11 municipalities 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.


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.


People have the sole power to choose their leaders, COMELEConly counts the votes- Bautista

BANGUED, Abra, Feb. 20 (PIA) - - People have the sole power to choose their leaders, the role of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) is to count the votes.


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 LGU gets high satisfaction rating from citizens

SAN JUAN, Abra, (PIA) -- The local government unit of San Juan got a 93.24 percent overall satisfaction rating in the Citizen Satisfaction Index System (CSIS) survey.


Abra councils to intensify efforts to curb crimes

BANGUED, Abra, Feb. 16(PIA)- -  The Abra Provincial Peace and Order and Anti-Drug Abuse  councils chaired by Governor Maria Jocelyn V. Bernos  agreed to  intensify efforts to  combat  crimes and sustain a drug-cleared province.


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Baguio Latest News

PLCPD reiterates call for the full and proper implementation of RPRH law

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 18(PIA) - - The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development, in celebration of the fifth year anniversary of the passage of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law(RPRH),  brought its advocacy campaign dubbed as “5 Taon, 5 Hamon” here  and Benguet last August 11.


BFP-CAR celebrates 26th anniversary

BAGUIO CITY, Aug.18 (PIA) -- Fire fighters in the Cordillera are encouraged to continue enhancing their skills in fire protection and in saving lives.


TESDA provides livelihood skills training to mothers of 3 SAF 44 heroes

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 17(PIA) - - Mothers of three  members of the Special Action Forces(SAF) 44  recently completed a cake making course at the Baguio City School of Arts and Trade under Emergency Skills Training Program  of the Technical Education and Skills Authority( TESDA).


Andanar supports Baguio-Benguet’s bid to host 2018 Palarong Pambansa

BAGUIO CITY, Aug.17 (PIA) -- The bid of the city and the province of Benguet to host    Palarong Pambansa 2018   is supported by   Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Martin Adanar.


Baguio lawmaker files bill increasing discount of seniors on utility fees

BAGUIO CITY, Aug. 15 (PIA) -- The lone district representative of Baguio has filed a bill in Congress increasing the discount of senior citizens on utilities from five to ten percent.


Kalinga Latest News

Kalinga mayor orders contractor to fast track Pamana project

TINGLAYAN, Kalinga, Aug. 9(PIA) - - Mayor Sacrament Gumilab demanded Zabu Engineering, a local contractor to fast track completion of the Bugnay-Butbut road concreting project here.


Kalinga network of government communicators organized

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 10 (PIA) - -  Information officers of the different line agencies  and local government  units in the province recently  organized themselves  as the    iKalinga Network of Information Officers and Workers or Iknow,  to  work together  in communicating government programs and services to the public.


Kalinga dad urges LCEs to invest in health and nutrition

TABUK CITY, Kalinga, July 26 (PIA) - - Acting Governor James S. Edduba urged local government executives  in the province to invest in health and nutrition program as a fundamental need of the people.


DOLE conducts career guidance for Kalinga students

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 8(PIA) - - Personnel of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) provincial office here made the rounds last week on secondary schools to conduct career coaching and labor market information for graduating students including those enrolled under the K to 12 program.


DOST Kalinga assists more micro enterprises

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Aug. 1 (PIA) - - The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) approved   four additional livelihood assistance projects for   micro-enterprises in the province this year.