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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

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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

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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