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Senator Go rues wasted chance of not having Obiena in pole vault worlds

By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno  Pole vault star Ernest John “EJ” Obiena (Photo from EJ Facebook page) MANILA – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Sunday expressed his disappointment after Ernest John “EJ” Obiena confirmed the night before that he will not be in the World Indoor Championships next week in Belgrade. His absence means Obiena, the world No. 5 … Continue reading

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Senator Bong Go backs temporary halt to e-sabong amid 31 missing aficionados

By Benjamin Pulta  (File photo) MANILA –Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Monday said he agrees with fellow lawmakers that licenses of electronic-sabong (cockfighting) operators be temporarily suspended while the cases of missing cockfight aficionados are unresolved. An inquiry last week on the missing persons – 31 to date – had senators calling on the Philippine Amusement and … Continue reading

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‘Let athletes focus on bringing glory’, Go to sports officials

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go called on sports officials to promote the welfare of national athletes and let them focus on their training, instead of dragging them into issues that should be resolved amicably by sports officials. “Trabaho ninyo na tulungan sila. Iresolba at ibigay mga pangangailangan nila. Pagaanin ang … Continue reading

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Spend public funds properly, Go urges gov’t execs

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (Contributed photo) MANILA – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go urged the government officials to ensure that public funds are spent properly after President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed the 2022 General Appropriations Act last week. In a recent radio interview, Go said not even one peso should be wasted as the country continues to battle … Continue reading

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Senator Bong Go urges Filipinos to stay united amid challenges

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (Contributed photo) MANILA – As Christmas fills the air, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go called on Filipinos to strengthen the bayanihan spirit and continue cooperating with the government while expressing compassion for their compatriots. In his Christmas message, Go assured the public that the country will soon recover from the challenges posed by the … Continue reading

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President Duterte yet to choose who to endorse for President: Senator Bong Go

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)–Senator Christopher “Bong” Go told members of the media on Friday that President Rodrigo Duterte has yet to officially support another presidential contender. “Sa ngayon po base po sa pag-uusap namin, sa ngayon wala pa po. At ako nag-aantay na lang po ako kung sino po ‘yung ieendorso … Continue reading

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Don’t doubt my intention to withdraw, Go appeals

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go is appealing to supporters and critics alike not to doubt his intention to withdraw from the 2022 presidential race, insisting that he would formally file his statement of withdrawal before the Commission on Elections (Comelec) at the right time. This, as he reminded his supporters … Continue reading

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Sara calls for unity after Go’s presidential race withdrawal

By Che Palicte Davao City Mayor Sara Z. Duterte (PNA file photo) DAVAO CITY – Vice presidential aspirant Mayor Sara Z. Duterte on Thursday called for unity anew following the withdrawal of Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go from the presidential race in next year’s elections. “Now that Sen. Bong Go has declared his withdrawal from the presidential … Continue reading

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PDP-Laban to hold series of meetings after Go backs out

By Azer Parrocha Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA – The ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino–Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) is set to hold a series of meetings to discuss its next move after the withdrawal of Senator Christopher “Bong” Go from the presidential race in the upcoming May 2022 elections, Malacañang said on Tuesday. Cabinet Secretary and … Continue reading