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Angel Castillo

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Angel graduated with a bachelor's degree in Journalism from the University of the Philippines Baguio. As the youngest on the team, he writes on mental health and well being, and the millennial’s point of view.
7 01, 2022

Know Your Candidate: Mark Go

By |2022-01-07T11:42:45+00:00January 7, 2022|News, Opinion|0 Comments

AS the coming elections draw closer and closer, we at the Baguio Chronicle have elected to start a series to help familiarize the Baguio populace with the candidates seeking the highest posts that the city can vote for. In this series of articles, which we will be rolling out regularly [...]

7 01, 2022

Baguio, CDRRMC commit assistance to Odette-hit regions

By |2022-01-07T11:40:34+00:00January 7, 2022|News|0 Comments

BAGUIO City and the Cordillera Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (CDRRMC) have lined up assistance for the municipalities and cities hit by Typhoon Odette. Baguio City, for its part, has committed P5 million in financial assistance to 44 hit municipalities and cities, through an ordinance allocating the amount [...]

7 01, 2022

Benguet school receives donations from Thai Embassy

By |2022-01-07T11:39:55+00:00January 7, 2022|News|0 Comments

DEPARTMENT of Education (DepEd) officials joined delegates of the Royal Thai Embassy Manila in a visit to Benguet for the turnover of donations to Gov. Bado Dangwa Agro-Industrial School in Kapangan. The school is currently headed by Head Teacher V Marcelo Otinguey, who earlier in the year received the 2021 [...]

7 01, 2022

P2.3b budget for Baguio approved

By |2022-01-07T11:38:56+00:00January 7, 2022|Business, News|0 Comments

THE city council has approved the P2.309 billion annual budget for Baguio in 2022 during last Monday’s regular session. The approved annual budget also accounts for the implementation of the Mandanas-Garcia ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) set to take effect in 2022, which clarifies that the share from the [...]

7 01, 2022

Market dev “will continue” next year even as election looms

By |2022-01-07T11:37:19+00:00January 7, 2022|News|0 Comments

BAGUIO City’s ambitious multi- billion peso plan to rehabilitate the public market will proceed as planned next year even as the coming election rolls in, Baguio Mayor Benjamin Magalong said. According to Magalong, the city’s Public Private Partnership for the People Selection Committee (P4-SC) procedure will continue as they are [...]

7 01, 2022

BENECO blindsided by unauthorized P58m withdrawal of coop funds

By |2022-01-07T11:35:56+00:00January 7, 2022|News, Top Story|0 Comments

THE Benguet Electric Cooperative (BENECO) was caught by surprise when an unknown entity ordered the withdrawal of some P58.6 million worth of money from the cooperative’s account with the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP), without authorization or approval from BENECO. According to Advisory 2021-60, issued by  BENECO General Manager [...]

7 12, 2021

Tourism in Baguio in the time of COVID-19

By |2021-12-07T10:44:09+00:00December 7, 2021|Lifestyle|0 Comments

FOR Catalina Pacyaan and her fellow souvenir stall proprietors, the day starts at seven o’clock in the morning. From that early hour on, the stalls along Wright Park are open until evening, hoping to bag sales from the tourists that pass by.  Pacyaan has run her stall beside the tourist [...]

7 12, 2021

City asks unvaxxed workers to pay for testing out of their own pockets

By |2021-12-07T10:38:55+00:00December 7, 2021|News, Top Story|0 Comments

UNVACCINATED employees of both the government and private establishments have more expenses to expect this coming month.   Vaccine-eligible but unvaccinated employees working on-site in the city are now required to undergo COVID-19 testing at least once every two weeks, paid for out of their own pockets.   Under Executive [...]

7 12, 2021

Curfew lifted, liquor ban shortened as Baguio slinks to Alert Level 2

By |2021-12-07T10:38:19+00:00December 7, 2021|Business, News, Top Story|0 Comments

WITH Baguio City now on Alert Level 2, the local government has loosened some restrictions on its local populace, like shortening its existing liquor ban and removing curfew entirely. Executive Order (EO) 160-2021, taking effect since Wednesday, shortens the liquor ban from 12:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M to 2:00 A.M. [...]

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