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Election 2016: A General who advocates Human Rights and Peace

I met Gen. Antonio Viernes in person during my recent visit in Abra this year. Gen. Viernes, is from Langangilang, Abra. He has an impressive Education Background, a colorful career in the Military Service and served in the United Nations. He is a General who spend his career advocating Human Rights and Peace. How often can … Continue reading

Photos: Abra Kawayan Festival 2015

Celebrating Kawayan Festival 2015. Presenting Abra’s Rich Culture – Street Dancing. Photos by Arcangel Marvin.    

PHOS Is Worth More than the Obvious

By Ernest De Guzman (phdesire.com) With the advances in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) there is no question that embracing the implementation of Electronic Health Record systems is tantamount to increasing the quality of healthcare services.

Acosta Coffee: Not your 3-in-1 typical coffee

I’m always has been a coffee lover. Nothing beats a good cup of coffee in the morning.

Sysop’s Blog: A Collection of Pictures during my vacation (2013)

Here’s some collections of photos I took while vacationing in Abra. Enjoy and more to come…

Is Abra of the Cordilleras now rivalling Maguindanao for blood thirst?

by Norma Hennessy (http://thefilipinoaustralian.com) Abrenians worldwide have sought the social media to express their terror for their families and relatives about their fear that Abra is now beginning to rival Maguindanao for political blood thirst.

New APH issue sticks like a sore thumb

This issue keeps coming back. I guess it will remain a burning issue until the hospital will serve Abrenians the was it was supposed to.

Road to Boliney

By Ma. Elena Catajan Sketches ONE cannot say how one is going to go up or down Boliney, a town high up in the mountains of Abra. One is never certain what day or what time the lone jeepney will arrive or leave.

Barangay Macray Road had be repaired 3 times in just a year

It seems that the road along Barangay Macray is a favorite by the government. This road is already a part of the P50 Million Bangued-Tayum Project that had to be replaced. Documents sent to abrenian.com shows Two agencies, the DPWH and The Provincial Government, has the same project in just a couple months apart.

A public document chronicling the money loaned to put up the new APH

This was sent to me by one of our users showing how the New Abra Provincial Hospital was built. According to the document,

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