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Election 2013: Epal – Credit Grabber

Epal by definition is a person acting or grandstanding in a politically tactless manner. Government officials (elected and non-elected), also known as PUBLIC SERVANTS, should not be allowed to use public money to display their name or image in public places in furtherance of their careers. Here’s an example of such. This was sent by one … Continue reading

Election 2013: National campaign starts

Today, February 12, 2013: Is the start of the campaign period for candidates for senator and for party-list groups. Campaing Period ends on May 11, 2013. Giving donations or gift in cash or in kind is prohibited  Appointment or use of special policemen, confidential agents or the like is prohibited

NPA-Abra: No NPA Killed in Lagangilang

Lagangilang,Abra – The NPA-Abra admitted that there was an encounter (reported earlier) between them and the 41st Infantry Brigade but denies that 4 of their members were killed.

abrenian.com-Facts: Bucay, the first Capital of Abra

In May of 1847, Bucay was organized into a mission station and chosen as the the first Capital of Abra. As the easternmost town in Abra, separated from the foothills of the Cordilleras by the very wide Abra River and perched on the east high above it, Bucay became the natural choice for the pivot of … Continue reading

A registrar of deeds with a bloated ego

Don’t ever judge a book by it’s cover. It’s going to bite you in the end. Who does Danilo Molina think he is? ——————– By Ramon Tulfo Philippine Daily Inquirer Some government officials and employees have such a bloated sense of self-importance, they look down upon citizens who come to their offices to transact business.

Philip Morris eyes Abra towns for tobacco production

by Mauricio Victa / Correspondent SOME towns in Abra province are being groomed to become among the country’s top producers of high-quality tobacco varieties, it was learned on Tuesday.

abrenian.com-Facts: The first pharmacy

The pharmacy in Bangued did not exist until the early Thirties. It was owned by Major Urbano Banez with his daughter, Lita, as the pharmacist. It was there where you could buy condensed milk, toothpaste and leeches (alimatek) for reducing blood pressure.

Abra mayoralty bet surrenders alleged assassin

By Artemio Dumlao (philstar.com) LA Trinidad, Benguet – Mayoralty bet Cromwell Luna, the youngest scion of the controversial and sometimes “feared” political clan in Abra province, has “turned in” an alleged assassin in a breakthrough move after a successful peace and confidence building dialogue.

Govt studies takeover of Abra electric co-op

By Alena Mae S. Flores | Posted on Feb. 05, 2013 at 12:01am The Energy Department asked the board of Abra Electric Cooperative to comply with certain conditions of its financial rehabilitation or face a possible management takeover. Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla told reporters he concluded a meeting with the stakeholders to discuss Abra Electric’s repeated … Continue reading

Abreco strikes deal with supplier, assures power on election day

By Artemio Dumlao (philstar.com) BANGUED, Abra – Fears of a no-power election day on May was doused with Abra Electric Cooperative (Abreco) forging a new power supply agreement with Aboitiz Power Renewables, Inc. (Apri).

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