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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
29 11, 2021

Baguio joins 700 COVID Club

By |2021-11-29T14:23:02+00:00November 29, 2021|Health, News, Top Story|0 Comments

ON November 17, Baguio joined the dreaded 700 Club, meaning the city has now 700 COVID-19 related deaths since March 2020. This could be a depressing statistic, but that means that more than halfway through November, the city has only logged 35 deaths. It means that Baguio has finally stopped [...]

12 11, 2021

City booster shots expected at end of November

By |2021-11-12T09:24:04+00:00November 12, 2021|Health, News, Top Story|0 Comments

THE country’s vaccine czar said that Baguio will roll out its booster shots by the end of the month. Carlito Galvez Jr., National Task Force against COVID-29 chief implementor, said that they will start with the medical frontliners followed by immunocompromised senior citizens and individuals. In a press conference here [...]

24 10, 2021

MJ burns a dream to be mayor

By |2021-10-24T09:28:42+00:00October 24, 2021|News|0 Comments

Five days after filing, MP mayoral candidate arrested for MJ trading A MAYORAL candidate in a town in Mountain Province was arrested Wednesday morning at Sadanga town for transporting 19 marijuana bricks and cylinders worth more than P2 million. Sonny Kidit Kalaw, a 36-year-old former police officer, was among five [...]

24 10, 2021

Death came to dinner

By |2021-10-24T09:27:31+00:00October 24, 2021|News, Top Story|0 Comments

by Frank Cimatu and Angel Castillo   THREE siblings were killed when their house in La Trinidad was buried by a landslide on Monday evening while Severe Tropical Storm Maring was pounding the town. The Teligo family was having their dinner inside their house in Central Purok Ubbog, Ambiong when [...]

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 [...]

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