Bong Go appeals anew to national government to replenish calamity funds of LGUs also hit by Typhoon Ulysses

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go has appealed again to the national government to assist local government units also affected by Typhoon Ulysses by augmenting their calamity funds equivalent to 1% of their respective Internal Revenue Allotment. Earlier, Go successfully appealed to the budget department to augment the same funds of LGUs hit by Super Typhoon Rolly […]

Bong Go lauds proclamation of fourth Sunday of November as National Bicycle Day, pushes for safety measures to protect bicycle riders

With the growing use of bicycles as an alternative mode of transportation and the increasing number of cycling enthusiasts in the country, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go lauded President Rodrigo Duterte for proclaiming every fourth Sunday of November as National Bicycle Day through Proclamation No. 1052 he signed last November 18. The Department of Environment and […]

Bong Go welcomes creation of task force for post-disaster rehabilitation while DDR is still pending legislation

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go welcomed the recent announcement by President Rodrigo Duterte to create an inter-agency task force that would singularly focus on fast-tracking recovery and rehabilitation efforts in areas affected by the recent series of typhoons. Go reassured the public that a whole-of-government approach is underway to ensure sufficient response to the needs of […]

Bong Go expresses support for wider regional cooperation to fight COVID-19 and climate change

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go lauded President Rodrigo Duterte for his pronouncements during the 37th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related Summits on Thursday, November 12 that showed the country’s integral role in fostering stronger collaboration in the development of the region. During the virtual ASEAN Summit, Duterte also defended the country’s arbitral […]

Bong Go asks national government to replenish calamity fund of typhoon-hit LGUs

Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Friday, November 6, has renewed his appeal to the Department of Budget and Management to consider augmenting the calamity fund of local government units severely hit by Super Typhoon Rolly recently. Go urged the DBM to provide replenishment of calamity funds in typhoon-hit areas, particularly in Regions IV-A, IV-B and […]