Rappler's latest stories on Abra
Police Master Sergeant Frederick Fernandez Ybanez was about to enter his transient house in Poblacion, Villaviciosa, Abra
The boys have since taken down their Facebook posts and apologized: 'We are full of fear and cannot eat well because of the criticism from the social media'
The festival celebrates the 10th anniversary of the Fliptop rap battle league
Aside from Reynaldo Bugnay Sr, budget officer of the municipality of Conner, two more persons are reported killed in motorcycle crashes in the Cordilleras the past few days
The incident starts from an argument between a barangay captain, who wants to close the establishment, and the bar owner
Communist rebels attack a Cafgu detachment in Sallapadan town in Abra at dawn
The most heartbreaking is the killing of Cresencio Bernal, an old man who is deaf-mute. He is believed to have been digging wild yam when shot at close range.
Pilar town Councilor Amante Doral Sr had just attended a flag ceremony when he was attacked, say police
I was drawn to Abra's rolling hills and majestic waterfalls. But with the weather not cooperating, I found myself in a historical place instead.
A barangay captain says the 3 from Besao town in Mountain Province were supposed to fish for river eels but went missing for a week
Fights inside voting precincts are reported in election hot spot Abra
Diocese of Abra produces a three-minute prayer video calling for peace in the coming elections
The PNP reshuffles over a thousand cops for having blood relations and affinities with election candidates. The CIDG chief, meanwhile, keeps his position despite his wife running for Congress.
Chairperson Ronnie Bringas of Barangay Angad in Bangued, Abra, and Chairperson Severino Dagdag of Barangay Gusing, Sta Maria, Ilocos Sur, both survive the attacks
The changes are made just weeks away from the May 13 polls
An altercation reportedly began after the victims changed the lyrics of Freddie Aguilar’s song, 'Mindanao'
Ana Marie Bersamin tells police that she and her team were harassed by some 40 supporters of incumbent Bangued Mayor Dominic Valera
The 3 complainants accuse former Bangued mayor Ryan Luna of slapping them as they campaigned for reelectionist Mayor Dominick Valera
Abra joins Jones town in Isabela, Lope de Vega town in Northern Samar, and the whole Mindanao as Category Red hot spots
(UPDATED) The regional health office has monitored 79 measles cases in the region from January 1 to February 2 – more than 5 times what it recorded in the same period last year
An argument between two cousins turns deadly
Two are killed in Cabugao, Ilocos Sur, and another one in Pilar, Abra, days before the gun ban's start on January 13
George Pastor-Sanidad, the 45-year-old barangay captain of Gaddani in Tayum town is shot by unknown assailants from outside his compound
The indie musical drama is recognized by film festivals in Germany and India
The presidential daughter strikes an alliance with the party of reelectionist Governor Joyce Bernos, whose challenger was earlier endorsed by the Mayor Rodrigo Roa Duterte-National Executive Coordinating Committee
The two known backers of Abra Governor Joy Valera Bernos are gunned down while riding together on a motorcycle
Bonifacio Abuan Elvena and Jomel Barbieto Molina are detained after failing to present documents to possess and carry firearms. Meanwhile, Arjay Pagaduan Soria is arrested after firing upon a police officer at a checkpoint.
Classes resume but 22 schoolhouses were totally or partially destroyed in the region
The 'Gayuma' rapper says he's open to doing more films, for as long as they have good concepts
A joint tracker team of Bangued, Pidigan, and San Juan towns arrested tricycle driver Romnick Balubar Blaza, who has filed his candidacy at Barangay Banacao in Bangued
Police suspect some people usually collect bones in untended and cracked tombs which they would then use for charms and potions
(UPDATED) The police escorts of Abra Representative Joseph Sto Niño Bernos and his wife, Mayor Menchie Bernos, were killed, while the couple and 34 others were injuired in the January 25 incident
Abra Representative Joseph Bernos and his wife Menchie, the mayor of La Paz town, were watching the fireworks explode from the La Paz town plaza when a blast hit the ground
Marawi’s streets have always been filled with vibrant music, but since the war, the city has been silent. Volunteers sought to change that
The National Electrification Administration says the rehabilitation of road networks is necessary for faster rehabilitation of energy distribution facilities
As indigenous peoples IP affected by the armed conflict the prospects for the resumption of the peace talks give hope to our people
Rappler and PPCRV team up to safeguard the 2016 elections Marawi and Abra may soon be under ‘Comelec control’ CHR says the number of election related violence cases rises to 53
Comelec Commissioner Sheriff Abas says the poll body for one totally prohibits firearms in areas under Comelec control
The PNP is also monitoring the provinces of Abra Nueva Ecija and Lanao del Norte – additions to the 6 provinces already identified as watchlist areas in December
In Abra in the Cordillera Administrative Region Duterte continues to make his pitch for federalism
Vice presidential candidate Bongbong Marcos is asked what legacies of his father the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos he intends to continue
DENR CAR declares it was able to meet its target number of processed and issued land patents for 2015 under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program
UPDATED Rappler s list of candidates for local positions in the Cordillera Administrative Region
Abra Governor Vicente Valera and two co accused get 40 year prison terms for the murder of former Abra Representative Luis Bersamin and his bodyguard in 2006
UPDATED NDRRMC says 10 were reported injured in the Mountain Province Ilocos Norte Ilocos Sur Batanes and Cagayan; while 3 are missing in La Union Ilocos Norte and Cagayan
The disaster agency is discussing possible air evacuation of the residents of flooded island barangays while Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman says there are enough relief goods available
Strong winds and rains isolate many towns in the Cordillera Some major roads are closed
UPDATED Storm signals are hoisted over 17 areas in Luzon as the typhoon makes its way to the northern edge of the Philippines