Bong Go hears anti-hospital detention bills, says the practice “has to stop”

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go vowed to stop the illegal practice of detaining or refusing discharge of patients from confinement for their inability to settle their hospital expenses during a Senate health committee hearing on Monday, October 14. The public hearing took up Senate Bill (SB) No.  166 filed by Senator Risa Hontiveros which increases […]

Bong Go attends opening of 44th Malasakit Center in CDO, vows to continue efforts to improving the country’s healthcare system

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go was sentimental as he joined local executives and hospital administration and staff in the opening of the 44th Malasakit Center on Wednesday, October 9, at JR Borja Memorial Hospital in Cagayan de Oro City. “It feels just like yesterday when the very first Malasakit Center opened in the Vicente Sotto […]

Bong Go encourages whistleblowers to come out and tell the truth

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said on Tuesday evening, October 8, during his visit to the victims of a fire incident in Bago Bantay, Quezon City, that whistleblowers are welcome to testify in the Senate. “We encourage all whistleblowers. Magsalita kayo. Kung gusto niyong tulungan ang Pilipinas na magbago, sabihin ninyo ang totoo, 100 percent, walang […]

DavNor guv orders demolition of Tadeco gates

In a surprising move, Davao del Norte Governor Edwin Jubahib has ordered the demolition of the biosecurity gates of the Tagum Agriculture Development Corporation (Tadeco) Wednesday morning, October 9. The move came two days after the supposed date of demolition and amidst assurance from Mindanao Development Authority chair Manny Piñol that Jubahib promised not to […]