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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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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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Go pushes bill for digitalization of gov’t services

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go pushed for the passage of the E-Governance Bill, saying digitalization of government services has become essential. This, as the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) study showed that losses in Filipino workers’ wages and productivity because of Covid-19 have been estimated to reach as much … Continue reading

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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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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

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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