Rep. Duterte warns barangay officials asking share from cash aid of constituents

DAVAO CITY – First Congressional District Representative Paolo Z. Duterte clarified on Tuesday, December 29, that the cash aid and food packs distributed by his office are for beneficiaries in identified areas only. The young congressman issued such statement after the Office of the First Congressional District received reports about barangay officials asking their constituents […]

Bong Go eyes possible Bayanihan 3 to further assist vulnerable sectors affected by the pandemic

Given the ongoing pandemic and the emergence of new strains of COVID-19 in other countries, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said that legislators and finance managers are studying the possibility of another measure to strengthen the country’s response and recovery efforts. After the passage of the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act and the Bayanihan to […]

PRRD will not allow face-to-face classes considering new strains of COVID-19

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered on December 26, Saturday, educational institutions to not conduct face-to-face classes yet given the emergence of new strains of COVID-19. “We will implement the president’s instructions to recall limited face-to-face classes in the light of recent development,” Education Secretary Leonor Briones said in response to the President’s order. Earlier, Senator […]

Existing health protocols, travel restrictions may be further strengthened as new COVID-19 strain confirmed in nearby Sabah

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said that existing health protocols and travel restrictions due to the pandemic may be further strengthened as Malaysia has identified a new COVID-19 strain from samples in neighboring Sabah state. “Baka lalo pa nating paigtingin, istriktuhan pa ang entry, lalo na’t ngayon lang ito lumabas ‘yung sa Sabah,” Go said during […]