Rep. Duterte asks DOLE XI to explain delay in distribution of cash aid to trike drivers

Davao City Rep. Paolo Duterte on Friday has asked the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to explain the delay in the distribution of financial assistance that his office allocated and coursed through the agency. Rep. Duterte said he allocated P20 million for Davao City tricycle drivers and single parents who were affected by the […]

Bong Go appeals to LGUs to accept returning OFWs; reminds national agencies to follow health protocols and conduct proper coordination in assisting locally stranded individuals return to their provinces

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go called on the different government agencies to assist all locally stranded individuals in Metro Manila and other parts of the country so that they can safely return to their home provinces amid the COVID-19 crisis. He also urged them to ensure that health protocols are followed and proper coordination between […]

Sen. Go calls for probe on alleged overprice of medical supplies

STATEMENT OF SEN. BONG GO RE: Alleged overpriced COVID related medical supplies, equipment and packages In times of crisis, every peso counts. While government maximizes its limited resources, a lot of our fellow Filipinos have also lost jobs, livelihood and savings. We are fighting for survival — as survival is the name of the game […]

Bong Go appeals to schools to provide flexible tuition payment schemes, implement alternative distance learning programs and safety measures amid COVID-19 pandemic

Expressing his concern for students and their families who cannot afford to pay tuition fees due to the ill economic effects of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go called on schools, universities and other educational institutions to provide flexible payment arrangements for school fees to ensure their continuing education amid the […]

Bong Go reminds concerned agencies to be transparent and accountable to the public by showing lists of beneficiaries of COVID-19 assistance programs to ensure non-duplication of recipients

With reports coming out about some beneficiaries receiving COVID-19 emergency financial assistance multiple times, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Wednesday, May 20, asked concerned government agencies about the measures they have been implementing to address the issue. The government presently provides various cash assistance through the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s Social Amelioration […]