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Elections 2016: Abra mayor kicks out ally so son could run for mayor

In the small town of Tayum in Abra, blood is thicker than politics, or just about anything.

Election 2016: A return bout in Tayum…sort of

This is one of the municipalities where the main protagonist fought it out in 2013. But this time with a twist.

Abra exec’s kin charged for stray bullet slay

By Raymund Catindig (The Philippine Star) TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines – Police have filed charges against a relative of a budget officer in Tayum, Abra for the death of an 11-year-old girl who was hit by a stray bullet during the New Year revelry.

ABRECO employee gunned down

Tayum, Abra. Soni Tejero, an employee of ABRECO was gunned down in front of his house in Barangay Poblacion Tayum, Abra. Tejero belongs to a family of teachers: his grandma,mother, aunt and a sister. He studied electrical engineering that’ why his first work at ABRECO during the early 90’s was a lineman, then, a collector up … Continue reading

Daily Shooting Incidents Resume In Abra?

By Artemio A. Dumlao La Trinidad, Benguet (October 9, 2013) – For its second day already, another Abrenian was murdered Tuesday evening which is feared to signal the outbreak of hostilities in Abra ahead of the barangay polls.

P50 Million Bangued-Tayum road defective

The 2 Kilometer Bangued-Tayum road worth P50 Million needed to be repaired after just one year of it’s construction. DPWH refused to pay the Contractor due to defective implementation.

Father and sons nabbed for rape

TAYUM, Abra – The long arm of the law has finally caught up with a 55-year-old father and his two sons for more than 100 counts of Statutory rape.

Fish Production Strengthened in Abra

PHILIPPINES – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) continues to strengthen small-scale fishing and the income of small scale farmers with the launch of techno-demonstration projects on tilapia pond culture and the rollover of Barangay Fish Terminal (BFT) in two barangays of Tayum and Peñarrubia in Abra.

Elections 2013: Day 1 – House of a consultant for Mayor Eduarte shot

The house of a consultant for Mayor Eduarte of Tayum was shot several times last night by motorcycle riding suspects. No one was hurt. There are also reported discturbance in multiple barangays in Tayum. Check this video for more details: http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/video/161905/balitanghali/bahay-ng-consultant-ng-mayor-sa-abra-pinagbabaril

Election 2013: News Roundup 04/21/2013 – Tayum in the crossfire

The 2013 elections is 22 days away. We have been flooded with news, gossips, hearsays about the growing number of vote buying and violence. The center of some activities are in Tayum, Abra where Joey Brillantes is challenging incumbent Mayor Glen Eduarte. Here’s some more developments in Tayum: -Shooting Incident News surfaces that the house … Continue reading

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