Bong Go slams violence in basketball: ‘Dapat bugbugin din ‘yung John Amores’

Daniza Fernandez - Reporter / @DFernandezINQ 11/11/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Student athlete John Amores should also be beaten up after he threw punches against other basketball players, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said. During the Senate plenary session which ran until early Friday, Senate Majority…

Bong Go formally withdraws from 2022 presidential race

Christia Marie Ramos 12/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Bong Go on Tuesday formalized the filing of his withdrawal from the presidential race in the 2022 polls. Go personally went to the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to lodge his withdrawal. “As a…

Isko Moreno ‘hopeful’ of getting Duterte’s backing as Bong Go withdraws

DJ Yap, Jerome Aning 12/01/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Bong Go announced on Tuesday he was pulling out of the presidential race, and another contender, Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, said he was “hopeful” of receiving President Rodrigo Duterte’s endorsement. Go,…

Barug-PDP Laban awaits Duterte instruction on who to endorse for president

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama, the leader of Partido Barug-PDP Laban, said they will wait for the endorsement of President Rodrigo Duterte before announcing who to support for president in the 2022 polls.…

No substitution for Bong Go’s withdrawal from presidential race — Comelec

Daniza Fernandez 11/30/2021

MANILA, Philippines — There will be no substitution for the withdrawal of Senator Christopher “Bong” Go from the 2022 presidential race, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) said on Tuesday. “Since it would be a voluntary withdrawal, no…

Kontra Daya: Did Duterte, Go quit ruling party?

Donna Pazzibugan, Leila B. Salaverria 11/17/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The poll watchdog Kontra Daya wants to know if President Rodrigo Duterte and his former aide, Sen. Bong Go, were properly sworn in as members of an unknown political party where they substituted as…

Bong Go accepts challenge to run for president and continue Duterte’s reforms

Daniza Fernandez 11/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Presidential aspirant and Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said that he accepted the challenge to lead the country to continue the reforms initiated by President Rodrigo Duterte. Go, a long-time aide of Duterte before he…

Rama is ‘glad’ of BBM-Sara tandem

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/13/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama, a member of the country’s ruling party, PDP-Laban, said he was glad of the tandem of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr., and Davao City Mayor Sara…

The poverty of our democracy

Segundo Eclar Romero - @inquirerdotnet 11/12/2021

Fernando Poe Jr. was known for the saying, “kapag puno na ang salop, kakalusin na” (When the rice measuring container is full, it’s time to strip off the excess). The rice example is meant to signify a…

‘Walang pilitan’: Bong Go opposes mandatory COVID-19 vaccination

John Eric Mendoza - @inquirerdotnet 11/06/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Vice presidential aspirant Sen. Bong Go on Saturday said the government could give incentives for vaccinations instead of making vaccination against COVID-19 mandatory. Go, who chairs the Senate Committee on Health, also pointed out…

Rama hopes for a BBM-Bong Go tandem

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/25/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Acting Mayor Michael Rama said that if he could so wish, he would want Presidential candidate, former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos and Vice Presidential candidate, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go to team…

President Duterte announces retirement from politics

Catherine Gonzales - Inquirer.net 10/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — In a sudden plot twist, President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Saturday that he will retire from politics, shelving aside his plans to run for vice president in the 2022 national elections. Duterte made the…

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