Bong Go extends aid to freed OFW charged with murder

During an interview on DZRH given on Wednesday, September 23, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go spoke with overseas Filipino worker Rose Policarpio who had just returned to the country after being acquitted of murder in Saudi Arabia. During their exchange, Policarpio thanked Go for extending assistance and support to help her restart her life. She also […]

STATEMENT BY CONG. PAOLO DUTERTE ON THE ISSUE OF BUDGET AND HOUSE LEADERSHIP

Over the past days, quite a number of lawmakers have called me as they expressed their disappointment and consternation over the fate of their respective allocations and budgets from the hands of the current House leadership. Although I am an ex officio member being a Deputy Speaker, I have respectfully and clearly told them that […]

Congress moves to impose minimum wage for nurses in private hospitals

The House of Representatives is moving to pass a law that would establish a minimum wage for nurses in private hospitals. Proposed House Bill No. 7569, authored by Representatives Paolo Duterte, Claudine Bautista and Eric Yap, directs the National Wages Productivity Commission of the Department of Labor and Employment to establish an increased minimum wage […]

Sen. Bong Go to IATF-Yolanda: ‘Finish the job, make every single peso count for the total recovery of affected communities’

As the Inter-Agency Task Force Yolanda for the Unified Implementation and Monitoring of Rehabilitation and Recovery Projects and Programs in the Yolanda-Affected Areas (IATF-Yolanda), whose term expired last August 2020, is being recommended for extention, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go appealed to agencies involved to finish the job before the end of President Rodrigo Duterte’s term. […]