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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

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Bong Go lauds PCOO; proposes another media hub in Visayas

Go lauds PCOO; proposes another media hub in Visayas WELL DONE. Senator Bong Go (center) commends Presidential Communications Operations Office under Secretary Martin Andanar during the test broadcast of the PTV Network from the newly inaugurated Mindanao Media Hub (MMH) in Davao City on Saturday (Dec. 5, 2020). Go also talked about the possibility of … Continue reading

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Go credits low typhoon casualties to LGU preps, coordination

Go credits low typhoon casualties to LGU preps, coordination   LGUs LAUDED. Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go during the distribution of assistance to typhoon victims in Rizal on Thursday (Nov. 19, 2020).  He commended local government officials in areas hit hard by the recent typhoons for their preparations and close coordination. (Contributed photo)  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – … Continue reading

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Benguet opens 92nd ‘Malasakit Center’

Benguet opens 92nd ‘Malasakit Center’ By Liza Agoot   MALASAKIT CENTER. Officials of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), Department of Health (DOH), and the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth), with Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, formally open the 92nd “Malasakit Center” at the Benguet General Hospital on Friday (Nov.20, … Continue reading

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Duterte lauds Guinobatan execs for preemptive evacuation efforts

Duterte lauds Guinobatan execs for preemptive evacuation efforts By Azer Parrocha   GUINOBATAN LAUDED. President Rodrigo Duterte visits Guinobatan, Albay on Monday (Nov. 2, 2020). Duterte lauded the Guinobatan officials for conducting preemptive evacuation, saying their early response saved many lives when Super Typhoon Rolly hit Albay on Sunday (Nov. 1, 2020). (Photo courtesy of Senator Bong … Continue reading

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Duterte signs P165.5-B Bayanihan 2 law

Duterte signs P165.5-B Bayanihan 2 law By Filane Mikee Cervantes   BAYANIHAN 2. President Rodrigo Duterte signs into law the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act,  which provides for a PHP165.5-billion fund to finance the country’s Covid-19 response efforts. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and Senator Christopher “Bong” Go were present when Duterte signed the measure into law.  … Continue reading

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5th SONA to bring hope for Filipinos amid pandemic: Go

5th SONA to bring hope for Filipinos amid pandemic: Go   Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go is optimistic that President Rodrigo Duterte’s fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday, July 27, will bring the hope of a better future for Filipinos amid the coronavirus … Continue reading

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President Duterte focused on Covid-19 crisis, not his birthday: Senator Bong Go

PRRD focused on Covid-19 crisis, not his birthday: GoBy Jose Cielito Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte is focused on the welfare of the country and all Filipinos rather than his birthday, more so now that the country is grappling with the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) crisis, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said … Continue reading