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2 towns in Abra now has police station, hall

by Maria Teresa Beñas / PIA MALIBCONG, Abra – After long years of neglect, the local government unit of this upland town has finally established two of the basic structures in the municipality.

2 killed as dump truck crashes into rice field in Abra

By Jamie Elona, INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines—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. Police Inspector Franco Toreja, Malibcong Municipal Police Station chief, said the accident occurred in Barangay (village) Duldulao in Malibcong, Abra around 4:45 p.m. involving an … Continue reading

Abra villagers urge Malacañang to probe ‘indiscriminate’ bombardment

By Artemio Dumlao (philstar.com) BAGUIO City, Philippines – Officials of two villages Abra on Friday petitioned Malacañang to investigate the alleged indiscriminate bombardment by the military, which is pursuing New People’s Army (NPA) members who clashed with its soldiers two weeks ago.

AFP, NPA-Abra trade barbs anew

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the New People’s Army (NPA) continue to trade barbs regarding Peace Talks and the Malibcong Incident. It started with the NPA’s claim that the Army drop bombs in Malibcong  the AFP has reportedly begun a pursuit operation, in the process bombing several areas in the town of … 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

Philippine troops drop bombs in Abra farms in NPA ‘pursuit operations’

Bulatlat.com MANILA — On May 30, 2013 at 6 a.m., soldiers from the Armed Forces of the Philippines’ 41st IB chanced upon a unit of the New Peoples’ Army (NPA) and fired at the NPA sentry. A firefight reportedly followed, with the NPA guerrillas retreating as the soldiers had the initial advantage. Four hours later, … Continue reading

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