TF Davao intercepts LSIs by-passing RT-PCR requirement

The Task Force Davao has intercepted 116 Locally Stranded Individuals (LSIs), who tried to use a different airport or traveled by land to return to Mindanao to bypass the Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) requirement from July 20 up to 26. Task Force Davao Commander, Colonel Consolito Yecla, said that 16 of the intercepted LSIs […]

Bong Go reiterates to agencies handling LSIs: Follow health and safety protocols when helping stranded Filipinos

Senator and Chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go reiterated his call to concerned agencies assisting locally stranded individuals to provide all possible forms of assistance necessary to not only help stranded Filipinos go home to their provinces, but to ensure that they would not be a cause of […]

5th PRRD SONA to bring hope of a better future for Filipinos amid ongoing challenges — Sen. Bong Go

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” shared his optimism that President Rodrigo Duterte’s fifth State of the Nation Address this coming Monday, July 27, will bring hope of a better future for Filipinos despite the ongoing challenges the country is facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Senator said that he is also expecting the President to […]

Go urges government and the public to buy local products and Filipino-made masks: ‘save jobs, save lives’

In line with my earlier appeal for the government to enforce a stronger face mask-wearing policy, I am also urging concerned agencies to promote and patronize local production of protective masks made by Filipinos. Government must prioritize buying locally-made masks to save jobs, and provide it to those who cannot afford to buy their own […]