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Bong Go is top influencer for education: research firm

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go (File photo) MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go has emerged as the most influential person when it comes to raising public awareness in terms of education, according to a study released by a research firm.Political campaign consultancy firm BluePrint.PH on Friday released the results … 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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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

Senate sports committee approves PSC budget
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Senate sports committee approves PSC budget

Senate sports committee approves PSC budget By Ivan Stewart Saldajeno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Senate Committee on Sports on Tuesday approved the proposed budget of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) for next year. In a virtual hearing set by committee chairman Christopher “Bong” Go, PSC chairman Butch Ramirez, Commissioner Mon Fernandez, and acting executive director … Continue reading

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Senators weigh in on NTC’s order vs. ABS-CBN

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Several senators on Tuesday expressed varying opinions after the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) ordered ABS-CBN Corp. to stop its television and radio broadcast operations due to the expiration of its congressional franchise on May 4. Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said the matter of allowing ABS-CBN to operate after the NTC … Continue reading

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Malasakit Centers one-stop-shops for med aid, not for Covid-19

MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Thursday belied misinformation circulating on social media about Malasakit Centers, clarifying that no donations are accepted or distributed in these centers. “There are no donations in Malasakit Centers. First of all, Malasakit Centers are simply intended as one-stop shops for poor and indigent patients … Continue reading

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Senator Bong Go urges financial institutions to ease policies amid Covid-19

Go urges financial institutions to ease policies amid Covid-19By Jose Cielito Reganit MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Thursday called on both public and private financial institutions to relax their policies on loans while the country continues to grapple with the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic. “I am appealing to all … Continue reading

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Go supports protection, welfare of combat sports athletes

Go supports protection, welfare of combat sports athletes MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go reiterated his commitment to help the Filipino athletes as he pushed for the passage of two Senate bills that seek to create a Philippine Boxing and Combat Sports Commission. “I express my full support for the objectives of … Continue reading

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Go calls for impartiality from ABS-CBN amid franchise renewal bid

Go calls for impartiality from ABS-CBN amid franchise renewal bid MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Monday demanded impartiality from ABS-CBN as he denounced the alleged black propaganda aired by the network against then Davao City mayor and now President Rodrigo Duterte during the 2016 election campaign. Go was referring to … Continue reading