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FRANK CIMATU has been using "Wagwag The Tail" for his column in another local weekly before hauling it to Baguio Chronicle. You can read some of his past columns at
1 10, 2021

Abra doc murdered, political angle eyed

By |2021-10-01T14:29:16+00:00October 1, 2021|News|0 Comments

PHILIPPINE National Police Chief Gen. Guillermo Lorenzo Eleazar has created a special task force to look into the killing of Dr. Amor Trina Dait on Saturday night. Dait, 52, was a resident doctor of La Paz District Hospital. She was shot by unidentified suspects in her house in Barangay Poblacion [...]

1 10, 2021

Sinovac most likely to cause breakthrough COVID infections in Baguio

By |2021-10-01T14:26:27+00:00October 1, 2021|Health, News, Top Story|0 Comments

IF you are one of the more than 143,000 Baguio residents who have been fully vaccinated since September 24, then there’s a high probability that you will be reading this. According to the City Health Service Office, no death can be traced directly from any of the COVID vaccines administered [...]

22 09, 2021

National track meet to be held in Baguio by year-end

By |2021-09-22T12:58:23+00:00September 22, 2021|Sports|0 Comments

THE Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (PATAFA) is aiming to hold a national open in Baguio at the end of the year. This is part of the local athletes' preparations for the 2022 Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam. Philip Juico, (PATAFA) president, said they have already sent their [...]

22 09, 2021

Wake us up when September ends

By |2021-09-22T13:14:26+00:00September 22, 2021|News, Top Story|0 Comments

SEPTEMBER is still halfway through and so is Baguio halfway through a COVID-19 nightmare.  Not only have the active cases reached more than 2,000 but the number of daily cases has far overshadowed the recovery rate.  This is also the “deadliest” month since Baguio recorded its first COVID-related death in [...]

18 09, 2021

Zeus the dog hero

By |2021-09-18T07:31:53+00:00September 18, 2021|News|0 Comments

THE rescue dog who found the bodies of two gold panners last month buried in a landslide in Itogon was awarded by PROCOR Regional Director PBGen Ronald Lee during the flag-raising ceremony at Camp Major Bado Dangwa last Monday. Zeus was awarded the Outstanding Service Medal for finding the bodies [...]

5 09, 2021

.Leonard and the hubris of development

By |2021-09-05T13:31:01+00:00September 5, 2021|Lifestyle|0 Comments

IN 1911, two years after Baguio was chartered into a city, the American colonial government decided to build a railroad leading to this hill station.  The project was then known as the Aringay-Baguio Line. It was supposed to complement the Benguet Road which would later be known as Kennon Road. [...]

5 09, 2021

UB wins ASEAN contest

By |2021-09-05T12:42:03+00:00September 5, 2021|News|0 Comments

THE University of Baguio romped off with the overall title in the 54th ASEAN Day Celebration Contest for Cordillera held last August 16 to 25. Because of the restrictions caused by the COVID-19 protocols, the contest was held virtually.  The University of Baguio won in essay writing, spoken word poetry [...]

5 09, 2021

Nakita kita sa isang magasin: Philippine Magazine and how it created the Cordillera literary landscape

By |2021-09-05T12:52:21+00:00September 5, 2021|Lifestyle|0 Comments

 LAST July, Baguio boy John Silva had his exhibit at the Bencab Museum in Asin. Being the executive director and curator of Ortigas Foundation Library, Silva showed some of the Cordillera covers of that wonderful “peacetime” magazine called the Philippine Magazine. While cleaning up the books and periodicals of the [...]

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