Philippines

‘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

Philippines

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