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.


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 gets P110M for 3 tourism road projects

BANGUED, Abra  – Some P110 million was included in the annual budget of the tourism department next year purposely to fund the initial improvements of three major tourism road projects leading to potential tourist destinations in the different parts of the province to help achieve the primordial goal of the local government to become one of the growing tourism destinations in the Cordillera.


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 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.


Abra braces to become tourist haven

BANGUED, Abra  – The provincial government is working double time to help promote the former conflict-stricken province as one of the preferred tourist destinations outside Metro Manila and to compliment Baguio City and Ifugao as the preferred destinations in the north once the appropriate infrastructures will be put in place with the help of concerned government agencies.


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.


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 narco-politicians validated

BANGUED, Abra – Twenty one former and incumbent politicians in the different parts of the province are now the subject of assessment and validation by operatives of the Cordillera office of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA-CAR) for their alleged involvement in illegal drugs.


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.


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Baguio Latest News

City Council not in favor of Jeepney Modernization

BAGUIO CITY  – Vice Mayor Edison Bilog explains why the city council does not support the implementation of jeepney modernization, during a forum last Wednesday.


ONE Launches Global Kickboxing League

ONE Championship Kickboxing will launch in Manila, Philippines at ONE: Heroes of Honor on April 20 at the Mall of Asia Arena.


Bright prospects for Baguio’s tourism industry

BAGUIO CITY – Local feng shui experts disclosed that there will be bright prospects for the sustained growth of the city’s tourism industry during the Year of the Young Earth Dog.


Smoke-free task force inspection of establishments at cbd on

BAGUIO CITY – Members of the Smoke-Free Baguio Task Force conducted inspections of business establishments at the central business district on Feb. 13 and 15 to monitor the extent of compliance to Ordinance No. 34 series of 2017 or Smoke-Free Baguio ordinance.


Balili river project

BAGUIO CITY – A four-semester, two-year project for the rehabilitation of the Balili river will be conducted, after a memorandum of agreement signing last Monday with Mayor Mauricio Domogan, La Trinidad Mayor Romeo Salda, the academe and partner agencies present.


Kalinga Latest News

Tanudan beneficiaries assure support for CMGP road project

TANUDAN, Kalinga, Dec. 12 (PIA) -- Beneficiaries of the P198 million Conditional Matching Grant to Provinces (CMGP) road project have been consulted and have given their full support to its implementation.


Kalinga State U gets P6M fund for coffee rejuvenation program

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, Oct 18 (PIA) -- The Kalinga State University (KSU) has programmed the P6.3 million fund assistance from Department of Science and Technology (DOST) to rejuvenate the coffee industry of the province.


DTI opens 5th Negosyo Center in Kalinga

PINUKPUK, Kalinga, Nov. 10 (PIA) -- The Department of Trade and Industry opened here the fifth Negosyo Center in the province.


50IB recovers 5 firearms

BALBALAN, Kalinga, Nov. 10 (PIA) -- The 50th Infantry Battalion has recovered five high powered firearms from alleged members of the New People’s Army (NPA) in the province.


Solon slams Kalinga PDC resolution

TABUK CITY, Kalinga  – Rep. Allen Jesse C. Mangaoang questioned the motive of those who facilitated the passage of a resolution during the province’s monthly Kapihan sa Kapitolyo