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DSWD implementing 4P Cash Benefit Program for Tineg resident

As promised by Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman during her visit to Abra on April 8-9, the DSWD is now implementing the 4Ps cash benefit program for residents of Tineg so they don’t have to go to Bangued anymore.

Rubber boats for Bucay and Dolores

The National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council will be releasing rubber boats to the municipalities of Bucay and Dolores of Abra.

Update: Dr. Mario “Ching” Valera and wife killed in an ambush

abrenian.com 05/29/2013 Bangued, Abra. Dr. Mario “Ching” Valera and his wife Viana Luz Berreyro-Valera  from Bangued, Abra died early this morning in an apparent ambush by a motocycle riding assailant in Bauang, La Union.

Magnitude 5.4 quake hits Ilocos, aftershocks possible

May 30, 2013 11:22am A magnitude-5.4 quake shook parts of Ilocos Norte Thursday morning, with state seismologists warning of possible aftershocks.

Gov’t employee hacked to death in Abra

By Artemio A. Dumlao (philstar.com) LA TRINIDAD, Benguet  – An empoyee of the  Department of Social Welfare and Development in Abra was hacked to death Tuesday morning, the Cordillera police said.

Breaking News: Mario “Ching” Valera and wife killed

In a report reaching to us via email, Dr. Mario “Ching” Valera and his wife Luz Berreyro were murdered in Bauang, La Union a few hours ago. The suspect who is yet to be identified was riding in motorcycle. According to initial investigation, police described the hit was done by a professional. The bodies of the couple are now … Continue reading

Teachers being trained for K to 12 program

Dr. Rosita Brilliantes, Schools Division Superintendent said the teachers particularly those handling Grade 7 and 8 classes are now on training at Bangued West Central School for the K to 12 program,as part of their preparation for the opening of classes on June 3, 2013. Brillantes commended the Philippine Army and Parents-Teachers Association on their … Continue reading

Fish Production Strengthened in Abra

PHILIPPINES – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) continues to strengthen small-scale fishing and the income of small scale farmers with the launch of techno-demonstration projects on tilapia pond culture and the rollover of Barangay Fish Terminal (BFT) in two barangays of Tayum and Peñarrubia in Abra.

SysOp’s Blog: Tricycle driver with character

“People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built” says Eleanor Roosvelt.

SysOp’s Blog: Electronic voting machines have made mistakes too

There’s still alot of debates going on regarding the automated system that happened in the May 2013 elections. Many doubted the outcome of the elections due mainly of reported PCOS malfunctions, CF (Compact Flash) Cards corruption or tampering and the reputation of Smartmatic, the company who developed the software.

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