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Sara, Bong destined to run in 2022 polls: Panelo

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   WILL THEY? Davao Mayor Sara Duterte and Senator Bong Go consistently place among the topnotchers in surveys for the 2022 presidential polls. They are shown with the President prior to the enthronement ceremony of Japanese Emperor Naruhito in October 2019. (Photo courtesy of Sen. Bong Go) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Davao City Mayor … Continue reading

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‘Count me out’ of presidential race: Go

By Filane Mikee Cervantes   Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Thursday said he would not join the presidential race in the upcoming 2022 national elections. In a statement, Go said President Rodrigo Duterte’s remark regarding the lawmaker’s supposed plan to run for president next year was just … Continue reading

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Duterte praises Bong Go, calls him ‘president’

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   (Photo courtesy of PCOO) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday heaped praise on Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go and even called the lawmaker “president.” Duterte made the oblique hint about Go’s possible presidential bid in 2022 during the joint meeting of national and regional task forces to end local … Continue reading

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AstraZeneca vax arrival to boost’ medical workers morale: Sen. Bong Go

  Senator Christopher “Bong” Go. (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Saturday expressed hope that the arrival of AstraZeneca coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccines from the COVAX Facility on March 1 will boost the morale of medical front-liners as they will have more vaccines to choose from, being at the top of the … Continue reading

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Bong Go is top influencer for education: research firm

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go has emerged as the most influential person when it comes to raising public awareness in terms of education, according to a study released by a research firm.Political campaign consultancy firm BluePrint.PH on Friday released the results … Continue reading

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Senator Go calls for unity vs. terrorism

  Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA ( Philippines News Agency)– Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go called on Filipinos to unite against terrorism as he paid tribute to the ultimate sacrifice of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) commandos who died in the so-called Mamasapano massacre on Jan. 25, 2015. “Six years ago, our nation … Continue reading

Pres. Duterte opens National Sports Summit 2021
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Pres. Duterte opens National Sports Summit 2021

Pres. Duterte opens National Sports Summit 2021 MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte formally opened the National Sports Summit 2021 during the virtual rites held yesterday, January 27 via zoom. “My warmest greetings to the Philippine Sports Commission as it spearheads the National Sports Summit 2021. This online sports lecture-forum is indeed timely as we turn … Continue reading

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Solon respects DND’s move to terminate UP-DND accord

  Senator Christopher “Bong” Go MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Wednesday said he respects the decision of Department of National Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana to abrogate a 1989 agreement with the University of the Philippines prohibiting the uncoordinated entry of military and police officers in UP campuses outside very limited circumstances. In … Continue reading

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Senator Bong Go alarmed by public apprehension on Covid-19 vaccines

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. (Photo courtesy of Senate PRIB) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Senator Christopher Lawrence Go on Friday expressed alarm by the public’s apprehension about getting inoculated with the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) vaccine. In his manifestation during the Senate hearing on the Covid-19 national vaccine roadmap, Go lamented that some Filipinos, while … Continue reading

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PRRD, Go cut short Xmas break over new Covid-19 strain

  President Rodrigo Duterte (right) with Senator Christopher “Bong” Go.  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Friday confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte is cutting short his Christmas break in Davao City to meet with concerned government officials to discuss measures to address the new Covid-19 strain. Go said Duterte will be flying … Continue reading