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Pupils in Barangay Tamac hold classes in tents

Tamac was one of the worse Barangay that was hit by typhoon Ineng. I wonder where are those calamity funds now? And where are the local officials? Oh I know, they are all on Facebook declaring their candidacy. ——- By Maria Teresa B. Benas VILLAVICIOSA, Abra, (PIA) — Education is by far the most significant … Continue reading

Gold processing plant workers unpaid for a month

LAGANGILANG, ABRA – Nasurok 50 a trabahador ti Gold Processing Plant, saan da a napaswelduan ti maysa bulan.

Of missing packages

After the so called “Toll fee for imported hogs put up by Mayor Dominic Valera”,  I’ve been bomarded with emails asking about Balikbayan boxes being delivered in Abra are also being stopped at a checkpoint.  Abrenian Expats are now worried the packages sent to their families specially during the holidays.

Public Service (Obituary): The Passing of Genera Valera Buenafe

Mommy Gening is my mom ‘s (Pet Bringas) best friend. Rest in Peace Mommy Gening. ————————- Genara (Gening) Valera Buenafe former Principal of Abra High School had just passed away. She is survived by Her daughters Joy B. Calvo and Bless B. De Layola and 4 grandchildren. The body of Ma’am Gening is now in … Continue reading

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

Abra town adopts modified rice prog

by Maritess B. Beñas / PIA VILLAVICIOSA, Abra – This tobacco-growing municipality of Abra is implementing the expanded modified rice program (EMRP) to ensure food security in the locality.

Guv to develop priority industries in Abra

By Maria Teresa B. Benas BANGUED, Abra, July 10 (PIA) — Governor Eustaquio “Takit” P. Bersamin convened a special meeting of different government agencies last week to help in the identification and implementation of priority industries that will bring “wealth and livelihood for the people at the same time preserve the cultural integrity of Abra.”

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.

Is jueteng in Abra thriving?

BANGUED, Abra — Jueteng bet collections in Abra reached P800,000 daily or a whooping P24 million monthly, a significant hike coinciding with the upcoming May 2013 polls.

The greatest lie

The greatest lie of all times: “I’m from the government, and I’m here to help you”

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