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Public Service: Help is needed

By now everyone knows the horrific calamity suffered by our kababayans in the Visayas. Here’s your chance to help out – abrenian.com ———————- Comment: Good day Sir! May I ask your good office to send this message to our fellow ABRENIANS for help in regards with the recent typhoon Yolanda victimizing our kakababayan in Visayas … Continue reading

UPDATE: 2013 Barangay Elections: Today is Election day

Today, October 28, 2013 is election day!  They say every election is determined by the people who show up. I  hope everyone exercised their right to vote. This is the election where literraly “every vote counts”. Winners sometimes are determined by just a single vote. There were instances that a coin toss or even rock, paper, … Continue reading

Abra leaders push for plastic-free environment

BY: MARIA TERESA B. BENAS By Ginalyn Brioso BANGUED, Abra, Sept. 17 (PIA) — The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Abra recently passed a proposed ordinance regulating the use of plastic bags and styrofoams as the province’s contribution to the global action to promote a plastic-free environment.

Abra,Cagayan Rivers included in proposed amendment of AO for the protection of ‘ludong’

BY: MARITESS B. BENAS Monday 19th of August 2013 BANGUED, Abra, Aug. 19 (PIA) — The Abra River and the Cagayan River are included in the proposed amendments of the provisions of the Fisheries Administrative Order of the Department of Agriculture in the protection and conservation of the ’ludong’, an indigenous fresh water fish.

Abra river overflows, so is the Old APH

The rain finally stopped. Although the weather bureau still predict some rains for the next few days, it appeared that the worse has passed. But not after doing some damage to the province.

Lone Abrenian to join NYC youth program

Youth leader Erosbon L. Sabedo was chosen to represent the Philippines to join the Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program 2013 (SSEAYP 2013). Mr. Sabedo is from Licuan-Baay and worked with the RNHeals. The duty of youth is to challenge corruption said Kurt Cobain. So good luck and represent as well Mr. Sabedo!

DENR targets 6,000 patents for Abra

By Maria Teresa B. Benas BANGUED, Abra, June 20 (PIA) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has targeted to accomplish 6,000 patents for Abra this year.

Photo of the day: The killing of the Abra River

I remember the song Masdan mo ang Kalikasan by ASIN it goes ” lahat ng bagay na narito sa lupa biyayang galing sa diyos kahit nong ika’y wala pa ingatan natin at ‘wag nang sirain pa pagkat pag kanyang binawi, tayo’y mawawala na” …”bakit di natin pagisipan ang nangyayari sa ating kapaligiran” ————— A local ferry … Continue reading

DOE partners with state U to help Abra’s upland community

By Maria Teresa B. Benas MALIBCONG, Abra, June 3 (PIA) — An automatic voltage regulator (AVR) and a total of 100 units of kilowatt hour meter (kWh meter) were turned-over to the people of this town’s upland Barangay Gacab by the Affiliated Renewable Energy Cernter (AREC) at the Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) in Batac … Continue reading

‘Basurera Queen’ crowned Reyna Elena

By Maria Teresa B. Benas DOLORES, Abra, June 3 (PIA) — The winning candidate in a garbage collection contest was crowned Reyna Elena in the Flores de Mayo sa Barrio in this town’s Barangay Mudiit on May 26.

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