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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

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President Duterte inaugurates DSWD’s Malasakit Building

PRRD inaugurates DSWD’s Malasakit Building   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — President Rodrigo R. Duterte inaugurated the new office building of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) named the “Malasakit Building” at the central office in Batasan Hills, Quezon City during the agency’s 69th founding anniversary culminating activity on Wednesday. “Today is the … Continue reading

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Senator Bong Go denounces death threats vs. President Duterte

Go denounces death threats vs. PRRD   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  — Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Friday denounced the death threats against President Rodrigo R. Duterte by the New People’s Army (NPA), saying the communist rebel group should prove its sincerity should it want the peace talks with the government to resume. In … Continue reading

President Duterte mulls more incentives for Pinoy medalists in SEA Games
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President Duterte mulls more incentives for Pinoy medalists in SEA Games

PRRD mulls more incentives for Pinoy medalists in SEA Games By Azer Parrocha  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte is considering giving additional incentives to Filipino athletes who will win medals in the 30th Southeast Asian Games on top of the cash bonanza provided by law, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said on Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Duterte highlights need for ‘build,use’ in infra projects

Duterte highlights need for ‘build,use’ in infra projects By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos  MANILA (Philippines News Agency)  – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday sought to hasten the completion of more than 10,000 infrastructure projects under his administration’s ambitious “Build, Build, Build” program to the public’s advantage. In an event in Maasim, Sarangani, the President said it … Continue reading