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Slain farmers’ family seeks CHR help in probe of case

Relatives of three slain farmers in Abra province on Wednesday asked the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to investigate government soldiers for their alleged role in the killing of their kin.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

5 soldiers wounded in clash with NPA rebels in Abra

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Five Army troops were wounded in an encounter with communist rebels in Abra, the military said on Monday.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

5 dead as overloaded jeepney falls into ditch in Abra

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Five people were killed when an overloaded jeepney lost its brakes and fell into a meter-deep ditch in Licuan-Baay town in Abra province on Saturday night, an official of the Department of Transportation and Communication said on Sunday.

Posted: February 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2 killed as dump truck crashes into rice field in Abra

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Two people were killed and 12 others were injured when a dump truck crashed into a rice field in Abra last Monday afternoon, police said Tuesday.

Posted: July 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Rape suspect hacked to death in Abra

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An employee of the Department of Social Welfare and Development was hacked to death by a teenager in Abra after the DSWD employee allegedly tried to rape the sister of the teenaged suspect, police said.

Posted: May 29th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

LP can’t gain Luzon foothold

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The Liberal Party’s quest to become the ruling party for the 2016 presidential election is going to be a much longer and harder journey, as far as central and northern Luzon are concerned.

Posted: May 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Poll winners proclaimed in Northern, Central Luzon

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The ballots have been counted in many provinces, giving fresh mandate to new leaders by July.

Posted: May 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Bangued RTC orders arrest of town mayor

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The Bangued Regional Trial Court in Abra province ordered the arrest of Bangued town Mayor Ryan Luna on Tuesday. Luna is facing a case for murder in connection with the death of Brenda Crisologo, who was killed inside a school during the May 2007 elections.

Posted: April 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DOJ approves murder case vs Bangued, Abra mayor

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The Department of Justice (DOJ) approved the filing of murder case against Bangued, Abra Mayor Ryan Luna in connection with the death of Brenda Crisologo who was killed inside a school during the May 2007 elections.

Posted: April 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Abra pols trade barbs at peace dialogue

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A HEAVILY armed police officer stands guard at the house of an Abra political candidate in January, when political families volunteered to surrender or to have police muzzle their licensed weapons to prevent violence during the midterm election campaign. RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

Representatives of Abra’s political families exchanged heated words on Wednesday in a government-monitored dialogue to address alleged violations of an election peace covenant.

Posted: April 5th, 2013 in Election Photos,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Comelec signs MOA with Abra concerned groups for peaceful, orderly polls

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The Comelec Commissioners with Vicente Lazatin (second from right) of Transparency and Accountability Network Inc. and Pura Sumangil (fourth from right), of Chairperson of the Concerned Citizens of Abra for Good Government, after the signing of memorandum of agreement on their project that will improve the monitoring of campaign laws in the municipality of Penarrubia. MATIKAS SANTOS

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) Tuesday with concerned groups in the province of Abra to assist in the enforcement of campaign laws and to fight vote buying.

Posted: February 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

NEA told: Run co-op to ease Abra power woe

Abra’s consumers have urged their electric cooperative to relinquish its membership with the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) and submit once again to the supervision of the National Electrification Administration (NEA) to solve the province’s power crisis.

Posted: January 31st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DOH sends team to Abra to check on anthrax reports

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The Department of Health has dispatched a team to investigate suspected anthrax cases in Abra.

Posted: January 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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