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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Villaviciosa opens new fire station

VILLAVICIOSA, Abra, March 16 (PIA) -- The Villaviciosa fire station located at Brgy. Poblacion is now open and ready to serve the citizens of the municipality and the neighboring towns of San Isidro and Pilar.


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.


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.


Autonomy is template for federalism

BANGUED, Abra  – Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus Dureza underscored that autonomy is the template for federalism that is why President Rodrigo R. Duterte wants the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) for Mindanao and the Autonomous Region in the Cordillera (ARC) be in place before the planned shift from the present unitary to federal form of government.


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.


Duterte to certify final version of autonomy bill

BANGUED, Abra  – Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Jesus G. Dureza assured Cordillera leaders that President Rodrigo R. Duterte will fulfill his promise of certifying as urgent House Bill (HB) 5343 or the bill that seeks to establish the Autonomous Region in the Cordillera (ARC) once the final version of the proposed law will be agreed upon in Congress.


BFP Abra teaches students fire safety

BANGUED, Abra, March 16 (PIA) -- “Ligtas na Pilipinas ang ating hangad, pag-iingat sa sunog at sa sarilii patupad.” This year’s Fire Prevention Month theme is an encouragement that every Filipino must be responsible in keeping a fire-safe environment.


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.


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