Category Archives: BONG GO

Go hails release of more funds for medical workers

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has instructed the release of additional budget to compensate health care workers (HCWs) who contracted Covid-19 to ensure that those serving on the frontlines will have appropriate benefits and financial support they need while fulfilling their duties,… Read More

Demand to remove PH ship in Ayungin Shoal ‘unacceptable’: Go

MANILA – Senator Christopher “Bong” Go reiterated his call to respect the rule of law, saying the Chinese demand to remove the grounded BRP Sierra Madre from the Ayungin Shoal is “unacceptable.”“I find this demand not acceptable. The Ayungin Shoal is part of the… Read More

NOT WITHDRAWING: BONG GO GEARING UP FOR BATTLE VS. DICTATOR’S SON BONGBONG IN 2022 PRESIDENTIAL RACE

Political party backing Bong Go not threatened by 'Uniteam' coalition

The Pederalismo ng Dugong Dakilang Samahan (PDDS), dismissed rumors that Senator Bong Go, its presidential bet in the 2022 elections will soon back out of the race to Malacanang.

Grepor Belgica, PDDS national adviser, said Go is not withdrawing and is gearing up for battle even if the senator hinted about it in recent days.

“He is preparing for his campaign, talking to people, pushing his advocacy about healthcare and everything,” Belgica said on Friday, November 26,

Belgica also dismissed the firepower of Go’s opponent, Ferdinand Marcos Jr. who has teamed up with Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte as his vice president .under the Lakas-CMD party.

PDP-LABAN: BONG GO WILL NOT BACK OUT FROM RACE TO MALACAÑANG

Earlier on November 24, Wednesday, Melvin Matibag, secretary general of PDP-Laban chaired by President Rodrigo Duterte that is pushng Go’s presidential run, also denied that the senator is backing out of the race.

,Go, is a member of the PDP-Laban and the choice of Duterte to succeed him after his term expires in 2022,

PDP-LABAN: Bong Go will not back out from race to Malacañang

SENATOR Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, who is running for president in next year’s election, is not backing out of the race to Malacanang in 2022, said Go’s party, the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban).

No, Senator Bong Go is not backing out from the presidential race. There is no turning back, said Melvin Matibag, PDP-Laban secretary general on Thursday, November 25.

Go is the choice of President Rodrigo Duterte, PDP-Laban chairman, to succeed him after his term expires in 2022.

Go, a member of the PDP-Laban, told reporters on Nov. 24, 2021, that he is waiting for a sign from God whether to pursue his candidacy after saying he still cannot believe that he is running for the presidency.

Matibag said Go, who filed his candidacy under the political party Pederalismo ng Dugong Dakilang Samahan (PDDS), was just being honest when he made those statements.

“Alam mo, Senator Bong Go is very honest, pero hindi magwi-withdraw ‘yan (but he not going to withdraw. Matibag said.

Proof of Go’s pressidential bid being alive is his most recent meeting with governors and other local officials, according to Matibag.

As a matter of fact, nag-meeting nga sila sa Malacañang on November 24 at naroon ang mga governors, more than 50 of them, and they are all supporting Senator Bong Go, Matibag said.

GO ON RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT: ‘Maybe not my time yet’

MANILA – After admitting that he is still in a state of shock more than a week after entering the presidential race, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go on Thursday said he felt that perhaps it is not yet time for him to push through with his sudden decision.In a statement posted on social media, Go… Read More