DOLE: Child Labor vs. Child Work

BANGUED, Abra, July 8(PIA) - - "Dakkel ti nagdumaan ti Child Labor ken Child Work ta ti Child Labor adda elemento na a pannakaabuso ti karbengan ti ubing idinto a ti Child Work ti kasapulan tapno maadalan ken madisiplinaan ti ubing tapno agbiag a nasaliwanwan."


DOLE clarifies child labor vs. child work

BANGUED, Abra, July 13(PIA) -- "There is a big difference between child labor and child work.  Child Labor is characterized with an element of abuse and violation of child rights while Child Work is necessary to teach a child to do some minor household chores and without being posed to health hazards and all basic needs are provided by the parents or guardians.”


Abrenean PWDs exhibit artworks

BANGUED, Abra, July 13(PIA)--An art exhibit of talented disabled painters in the province will highlight  the Abra Provincial Federation of Disabled Persons’ celebration of the 40th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation(NDPR) Week on July 17-23 with the theme, “Kakayahan at Kasanayan para sa Kabuhayan tungo sa Kaunlaran”.


DTI mentees confident to grow their businesses

BANGUED, Abra, June 29 (PIA) -- The 24 mentees of the recently-concluded Kapatid-Mentor Me (KMME) Project of the Department of Trade and Industry are confident they can make their businessess bigger while serving as inspiration and role models.


SSS, affordable savings option for Filipinos

BANGUED, Abra, June 14  (PIA) -- The Personal Equity and Savings Option (PESO) Fund of the Social Security System (SSS) is the most attractive, accessible and affordable savings option for the working Filipinos.


BFAR presents program to bring back life to inland waters

BANGUED, Abra, May 7 (PIA) -- The marine life of the country’s  inland water resources continue to be threatened as the quality of   fresh water deteriorates, and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has come up with a program to address such situation.


DOLE-Abra explains innovations in SPES

BANGUED, Abra, June 29(PIA)--The salaries of the beneficiaries of the Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES) will now be paid directly to them.


BFAR-Abra boosts food security

BANGUED, Abra, June 14  (PIA) -- The establishment of a new office and the appointment of a new provincial head of the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) in the province of Abra ushered the intensified implementation of the national government's program on food security.


Danglas LGU preps up emergency preparedness for tourism hub

DANGLAS, Abra, May 4 (PIA) -- Establishing tourism hub needs to consider emergency preparedness in order to readily respond to any eventuality.


Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa launched in Abra

SAN JUAN, Abra, June 29(PIA) -- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources aims to see Tineg River teeming with native species of fish as it launched the Balik Sigla sa Ilog at Lawa (BASIL) program at Brgy. Daoidao, in this town on June 27.


Around 40,000 Abreñean students enroll in public schools

BANGUED, Abra, June 14  (PIA) -- Around 40,000 Abreñean students and pupils went back to public schools on Monday, June 4, as school year 2018-2019 opened.


NNC-CAR conducts nutri programs implementation monitoring in Abra

BANGUED, Abra, May 4 (PIA) -- Municipal and barangay nutrition committees of the province continue to undergo monitoring and evaluation to ensure their functionality and efficiency in delivering nutrition programs and activities.


14 Abra narco-politicians yield, back anti-drug drive

LA TRINIDAD, Benguet  – Fourteen barangay officials from the conflict-stricken province of Abra who were recently included in the narco-list of President Rodrigo R. Duterte re-surrendered to police authorities and provincial officials and affirmed their all-out support to the government’s aggressive anti-drug campaign to address criminality and achieve lasting peace during simple rites at the Police Regional Office (PRO) in the Cordillera, Camp Dangwa, here, Friday.


GSIS checks pensioners’ identity, status

BANGUED, Abra, May 30 (PIA) -- To ensure that old pensioners continue to enjoy their pensions, personnel of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) - La Union branch travelled to the province for the Annual Pensioners’ Information Revalidation (APIR) program.


CSC-Abra clarifies ‘No Noon Break’ policy

BANGUED, Abra, May 4 (PIA) -- The Civil Service Commission Abra field office clarified that the ‘No-Noon Break’ policy of the government does not mean that employees will not take their lunch break, rather clients can avail of uninterrupted service even during lunch break.


Peace pioneers back autonomy

BANGUED, Abra – Surviving pioneers of the historic Mount Data peace agreement renewed their support and commitment for the region’s third crack in achieving the establishment of an autonomous region in the Cordillera to guarantee robust development and better quality of life for the people.


Abra Fishery Office inaugurated

BANGUED, Abra, May 21 (PIA) -- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources – Cordillera Administrative Region (BFAR-CAR) inaugurated on Thursday the new Provincial Fishery Office (PFO) located at Brgy. Calaba here.


Abra teachers get first aid training

BANGUED, Abra, April 13 (PIA) -- The Philippine Red Cross (PRC)-Abra Chapter conducted first aid training among teachers to strengthen their capacity to save lives in everyday and emergency situations.


DTI Abra intensifies price monitoring

BANGUED, Abra, June 11 (PIA) -- Overpricing, price deregulation, and wrong price tagging. These are the common violations of business establishments that need to be addressed by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).


350 Abra police personnel undergo drug testing

BANGUED, Abra, May 7 (PIA) -- The Abra Police Provincial Office conducted a random drug testing to 350 police personnel as part of the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) internal cleansing program particularly aimed at ferreting out drug-using police officers.


OPAPP to continue engaging groups

BANGUED, Abra– Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza said that the national government will continue engaging groups who were not included in peace agreements entered into by the previous administrations to sustain the overall efforts for the realization of lasting peace in the country in the future.


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