Bong Go tells DOT:  boost country’s international appeal while safeguarding the interests of the Philippines

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go expressed his “full support” for the proposed 2020 budget of the Department of Tourism (DOT) on Monday, September 30, at the hearing of the Senate Committee on Finance. “I am one with the Department of Tourism and Secretary (Bernadette Romulo–Puyat) in their efforts to boost the country’s international appeal while […]

Bong Go lays down legislative agenda to benefit LGUs; urges city mayors to work together to continue the positive change happening nationwide

President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go attended the 69th National Executive Board Meeting of the League of Cities of the Philippines on Friday, September 27, in Dusit Hotel, Davao City where the senator delivered a short message explaining his legislative agenda. He also expressed his deep respect and admiration of city mayors […]

Dismantling of Tadeco biosecurity fences averted due to mistake in date of memo

A “mistake” on the date of the memo sent to the Bureau of Corrections from the Office of the Governor of Davao del Norte has averted the planned dismantling of gates inside the Tagum Agricultural Development Company (Tadeco). In a video posted on Tadeco Ko Bai Facebook page, lawyers of Tadeco claimed that the supposed […]

City of Mati temporarily bans swine, pork products

The City of Mati is temporarily banning entry of swine, pork, pork-related products, and pork by-products, be it edible or inedible, in the city. The ban is in relation to Resolution No. 3 Series of 2019 issued by the Department of Agriculture Region XI requesting the Local Government Units (LGUs) for such. The ban on […]

Davao temporarily bans live pigs, pork products

Mayor Inday Sara Duterte has ordered a temporary ban on all live pigs and pork products from Luzon and other areas affected by African Swine Fever. This is to ensure that the city remains free from ASF. “The temporary ban applies to all live pigs, pork and pork-related products and by-products, whether fresh, frozen, processed […]