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Investing in sports to keep youth away from harmful vices: Go

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, committee on sports chairperson, on Monday said investing in sports will keep the youth away from harmful vices, including illegal drugs. Go made this remark as he expressed his full support to the proposed 2022 budgets of the Philippine … Continue reading

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I will run for VP to continue fight vs. drugs, insurgency: PRRD

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   I WILL RUN. President Rodrigo R. Duterte confirms that he will run as vice president in 2022 during his Talk to the People on Tuesday night (Aug. 24, 2021). Duterte said he made the decision to continue his crusade against insurgency, criminality, and illegal drugs. (Screengrab from RTVM) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – … Continue reading

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134th Malasakit Center opens in Talavera, Nueva Ecija

  Together with concerned agencies, Senator Bong Go joins the virtual launch of the country’s 134th Malasakit Center at the Talavera General Hospital in Talavera, Nueva Ecija on August 6. (Contributed photo) MANILA (PNA) – As Chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go vowed to continue his pursuit for better access … Continue reading

Sports

Go wishes Filipino Olympians ‘good luck’

  Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go gave his best wishes to Filipino athletes competing in the Tokyo Olympics, reiterating his unwavering support as the Games kicked off on July 23. “Ang sports po ay isang paraan para magkaisa tayo at maipagmalaki ang galing ng kapwa nating Pilipino. Umaasa po tayo na maging … Continue reading

Sports

Duterte gives Olympians additional allowance

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   President Rodrigo Duterte with sports officials and national athletes at Malacañan Palace in 2019 (Presidential photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte has given the Philippine athletes joining the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics an additional PHP100,000 each in allowances while at the Japanese capital. The additional support was approved upon the … Continue reading

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Other possible prexy bets ‘no chance’ vs. Sara, Go: Panelo

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   Presidential daughter and Davao City Mayor Sara Z. Duterte (L) and Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go.  (File photos)  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Other potential presidential candidates in the 2022 national elections do not stand a chance against Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte and Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador … Continue reading

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Senator Go vows better access to health services for marginalized sectors

  Senator Christopher “Bong” Go MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Senator Christopher “Bong” Go expressed his support for the proposed Bayanihan 3 bill to further assist Filipinos still struggling because of the pandemic, provided sources of funds are identified by government finance managers first. He also vowed to prioritize local hospital measures which will greatly benefit poor … Continue reading

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Duterte gets Sinopharm jab

By Azer Parrocha   SINOPHARM JAB. President Rodrigo Duterte receives his first shot of a Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine on Monday night (May 3, 2021). Health Secretary Francisco Duque III administered the Sinopharm jab to the President. (Screenshot from Senator Bong Go’s Facebook livestream) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday evening received his first shot of … Continue reading

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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