Abra News

  • Casamata Hill Natl Park Board Braces For More Development Activities

    Members of the Casamata Hill National Park – Protected Area Management Board (CHNP-PAMB) started organizing their working committees in order to better perform their functions as the policy-making body of the only national park in the province of Abra.

    Three committees were formed during the second quarter meeting. These are the Committee on Environmental Protection chaired by Director Isidro Vasquez with the Barangay Captains of Zone 5, Angad and Dangdangla as members; Committee on Ways and Means chaired by this writer with the provincial and municipal planning officers as members, and ...

  • Tineg Kaparkan Falls Nature-Engineered Spring Terraces Of Abra

    Check out this video of the magical Kaparkan Falls located in Caganayan, Tineg, Abra, Philippines.

  • Kaparkan Falls The Newest Attraction In Abra

    The newest attraction in Abra - the Kaparkan/Mulawin Falls in the municipality of Tineg. In this trip, we boarded a military truck (now a PUV for Tineg commuters) and went on a 2-hour ride through rough, rugged, and steep terrain to reach the drop-off point in Tineg. From there is an hour trek on foot to reach the falls. Seen in this video are the NDPs of Bangued together with their companions and several from another group.

    Special thanks to Mr. George Lalin who was the contact person for the tour.


    Please don't mind the dates on the videos because the ...

  • Spelunking At Libtec Crystal Cave aka Quilling Crystal Cave

    Location: Brgy. Libtec, Dolores, Abra, Philippines.

    From Manila: Partas Bus (fare and schedule here) or Dominion Transit Bus bound to Bangued. Approx. trip duration: about 9 hours.
    From Baguio City: Take a Partas Bus (Php314.00) or a mini bus (Php250.00) bound to Bangued. Approx. trip duration: about 6 hours.
    Private vehicles: Directions can be easily asked from the friendly Abra locals.
    Bangued to Libtec, Dolores:
    - Single motor: Around Php600.00 (negotiable; round trip, with side trips)
    - Jeepney + Tricycle: Take a jeep at Bangued bound to Dolores then drop at Talu ...

  • Stakeholders Partner For Sustainable Management Of Abra River Basin

    To establish a sustainable management of the environment and water resources of Abra River, various stakeholders inked a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) creating the Abra River Basin Management Council.

    In a simple rite at the Eurotel Hotel here on August 19, 35 regional heads of national government agencies in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and Ilocos region, presidents of four state colleges and university and governors and representatives from the provinces of Ilocos Sur, Abra, Benguet and Mountain Province, have signified their cooperation for the management and protectio ...

  • CAR And R1 Stakeholders Forge Partnership To Protect Abra River Basin

    Various stakeholders from the Cordillera and Region 1 forged partnership for the integrated management and implementation of a development master plan for the Abra River Basin, which is a priority river basin in the country.

    The Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) for the establishment of the Abra River Basin Management Council (ARBMC) was spearheaded by the DENR and Environmental and Management Bureau offices of both regions, in partnership with the local officials of the provinces of Ilocos Sur, Abra, Benguet and Mountain Province at the last August 19 at the Eurotel here.

    Signatories t ...