Bangued Abra - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Bangued Abra


2 Abra former village chiefs gunned down just days apart

Apr 07, 2020 - 1:11 PM

One of the victims, Leo Barbosa, is the provincial coordinator of Senator Ronald dela Rosa. He's recently seen giving away relief goods on the senator's behalf.

2 killed in Abra disco shootout

Aug 27, 2019 - 8:17 PM

The incident starts from an argument between a barangay captain, who wants to close the establishment, and the bar owner

Stoning incident mars voting in Bangued, Abra

May 13, 2019 - 8:11 PM

Fights inside voting precincts are reported in election hot spot Abra

COMPLAINT.  File photo of former Bangued, Abra mayor Ryan Luna. Photo from the Facebook page of Bangued, Abra LGU

2 barangay captains in Abra and Ilocos Sur ambushed

Apr 29, 2019 - 5:22 PM

Chairperson Ronnie Bringas of Barangay Angad in Bangued, Abra, and Chairperson Severino Dagdag of Barangay Gusing, Sta Maria, Ilocos Sur, both survive the attacks

Abra barangay candidate arrested for allegedly molesting minor

May 02, 2018 - 8:27 PM

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

Tomb raiders strike on Maundy Thursday in Abra

Mar 30, 2018 - 2:36 PM

Police suspect some people usually collect bones in untended and cracked tombs which they would then use for charms and potions

Supporter of fugitive mayor shot dead

May 13, 2013 - 5:59 PM

His body found near a river with shotgun wounds

Re-electionist Abra mayor ordered arrested

May 06, 2013 - 2:37 PM

Mayor Ryan Luna is wanted for shooting to death his rival in the 2007 elections