Go commends PRRD for inspiring SONA

July 28, 2020
SENATOR Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go commended President Rodrigo Duterte for an inspiring State of the Nation Address that articulated the government’s plans, goals and vision for a better future for Filipinos despite the challenges the country is facing brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Govt's 'Hatid Tulong' sends home thousands of LSIs

“They came in droves many days before the send-off because they all wanted to avail of the free ride back to their home provinces and many did not pre-register.  The important thing is we did not leave them on the streets to fend for themselves.  We had to make the best of a difficult thing and accommodated them inside the Rizal stadium, making our best effort to ensure that they observe minimum health protocols,” he said.

Zubiri confirmed negative of virus

He further added that studies from Europe, Asia and the US have shown that recovered patients with antibodies are no longer infectious and if COVID cells are discovered in their system they are most likely remnants of the dead virus cells which can no longer contaminate as found in extensive studies in South Korea. 

Romualdez: House to pass Duterte priority bills

THE House of Representatives is ready to stand up to the task and pass the priority bills outlined by President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte in his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday afternoon, including thorough deliberations on several measures calling for the reimposition of death penalty for drug-related charges, House Majority Leader and Leyte 1st District Rep. Martin Romualdez said Tuesday.

7 kidnappers nabbed, 2 Chinese victims rescued

AGENTS of the Philippine National Police Anti-Kidnapping Group (PNP-AKG) late evening Monday rescued unharmed two kidnapped Chinese workers in Metro Manila and arrested six of their compatriots and their Filipino cohort in connection with the abductions, PNP-AKG director, Brigadier General Jonnel C. Estomo announced yesterday.

Death penalty backed, rejected

“Illegal drugs is a menace in society.  It destroys not only its victims but entire families, and with them, the whole nation.  Re-imposing the death penalty now on drug related offenses will surely stop the criminals on their tracks and deter them from further plying their trade, thus giving our youth the much needed breather as we put in place more measures to secure their future, free from drugs and protected from criminals,” Barbers said.