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 […]

PRRD to ‘cut short’ Christmas break to address concerns over new COVID-19 strain

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Friday, December 25, has confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte is cutting short his Christmas break in Davao City to meet with concerned government officials to discuss measures to address the new COVID-19 strain. According to Go, Duterte will be flying back to Manila to meet the Inter-Agency Task Force on […]

Repatriate from Saudi Arabia comes home through Bong Go’s help and concerted effort of government agencies

On Wednesday, December 16, overseas Filipino worker Malik S. Darimbang arrived in the country after a grueling struggle to be repatriated. Darimbang had been stuck in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for six years after he got involved in a road accident which led to the death of a Pakistani national. Senator Christopher “Bong” Go […]

Baby with biliary atresia gets successful liver transplant in the Philippines

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go lauded the successful liver transplant surgery of Baby Sophie Aguilo — an operation done in the Philippines which proves the capability of the country’s doctors and health facilities to handle such conditions. Baby Sophie, a biliary atresia patient, and her parents first met Go and President Rodrigo Duterte on January 15 […]