House approves pork-free, insertion-free 2020 budget bill in record time

The House of Representatives approved on Friday, September 20, on Second and Third Readings, House Bill No. (HB) 4228, or the 2020 General Appropriations Bill (GAB), which provides for the P4.1-trillion national budget for fiscal year 2020. Its swift passage was accomplished in response to President Rodrigo Duterte’s certification of HB 4228 as urgent, thereby […]

Bong Go meets OFW he helped recover from coma

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go checked the condition of Aljohn Andrade, an overseas Filipino worker who is undergoing therapy after falling into a coma for six months, when the Senator visited Kalibo, Aklan, on Thursday, September 19. Go has been helping defray the expenses for hospitalization and therapy sessions of Andrade, 27, since December 2018. […]

Duterte, Go witness decommissioning of ex-rebel forces

Straight from his visit to fire victims in Aklan, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go joined President Rodrigo Duterte as the latter led the decommissioning of the arms of 727 members of the Rebolusyonaryong Partido Ng Manggagawa-Pilipinas/Revolutionary Proletarian Army-Alex Boncayao Brigade-Tabara Paduano Group (RPM-P/RPA-ABB-TPG) at the Camp General Macario B. Peralta, Jr. in Jamindan, Capiz on […]

Bong Go backs DSWD 2020 budget; seeks aid for aging ex-convicts

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go expressed his support for the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Thursday, September 19, at the Senate hearing on the agency’s proposed budget for 2020. “I am one with DSWD in its vision to free all Filipinos from hunger and poverty, have equal access to opportunities, enabled by […]

Kapa officer and DavSur board member nabbed by NBI

A ranking official of the Kapa Community Ministry International and known radio broadcaster of Davao del Sur was reportedly arrested by the authorities Wednesday, September 18. In a report, Davao del Sur Board Member Arvin “Jun Blanco” Malaza was said to have been arrested by elements of the National Bureau of Investigation Wednesday morning. The […]