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Government agencies urged to assist returning LSIs
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - July 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Bong Go has reiterated the need to assist locally stranded individuals as they go through various hardships in their attempt to go back to their provinces.
Go reiterates call for more quarantine facilities
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - July 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Bong Go again called for the establishment of quarantine facilities in every region of the country, as he urged fellow lawmakers to support Senate Bill No. 1529 or the “Mandatory Quarantine Facilities...
Government agencies urged to prioritize mental health concerns
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - July 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Bong Go has appealed to government agencies to bolster efforts to extend psychosocial assistance to individuals struggling with mental health issues, such as anxiety, depression and other more serious psychological...
Duterte signs law restoring good manners subject
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 26, 2020 - 12:00am
Schools are once again going to have Good Manners and Right Conduct classes, after President Duterte signed into law yesterday Republic Act 11476 or the GMRC and Values Education Act.
Non-implementation of health care law a ‘criminal act’ — Roque
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Philippine Health Insurance Corp. chief Ricardo Morales would commit a “criminal act” if he does not implement the Universal Health Care law, presidential spokesman Harry Roque Jr. said yesterday.
Government urged to prioritize Pinoy workers in flagship projects
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Risa Hontiveros asked the government to address rising unemployment by prioritizing the hiring of Filipinos, amid Malacañang’s pronouncement that it is looking into proposals to allow foreigners...
Hontiveros: Suspend online seller tax
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Risa Hontiveros wants the Bureau of Internal Revenue probed for its plan to tax and require minor online sellers to register even as the country is trying to contain the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
Government urged to strengthen safety protocols for travel to provinces
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 24, 2020 - 12:00am
Concerned government agencies should strengthen health and safety protocols for travels to provinces to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 and protect areas that have low to zero cases of the disease,...
Duterte signs bills upgrading hospitals
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 23, 2020 - 12:00am
President Duterte has signed three bills seeking to upgrade three local hospitals even as his chief ally in the Senate pushes for the streamlining of such upgrades.
Go wants swifter digital transformation of government agencies
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Bong Go is calling for swifter digital transformation of government agencies to make it easier for people to access various basic services online.
Go to government: Continue, strengthen consumer protection
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Bong Go appealed to the government for continued and strengthened protection for consumers as key sectors in the economy reopen, allowing some businesses to operate at a larger capacity in light of the ongoing...
‘Danding irreplaceable as NPC head’
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Nationalist People’s Coalition founding chair Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr. is irreplaceable, and the NPC will struggle to maintain its strength after his death, Senate President Vicente Sotto...
Agriculture sector crucial in helping Filipinos recover from crisis
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Bong Go has appealed to the Department of Agriculture to assist more agri- and fishery-based micro and small enterprises to bolster food security as part of the efforts to help Filipinos recover from the coronavirus...
School registration hits 10 million
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Almost 10 million learners have registered during the first eight days of this year’s school enrollment as the Department of Education starts to roll out multiple learning modalities amid the country’s...
DOLE, DTI collaboration urged to save workers
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Bong Go has urged the labor and trade departments to collaborate with other government agencies to work on strategies and measures that could mitigate the adverse effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic...
Senate fails to approve extension of aid law
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The Senate adjourned yesterday without passing the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act or the second part of the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act, meant to empower President Duterte to address the coronavirus disease 2019...
Go sponsors two more health bills for government hospitals
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Bong Go is pushing two more local hospital bills to further improve the delivery of medical and healthcare services, especially in the provinces, amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.
Lapid seeks probe on Philippines internet connectivity
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - June 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Lito Lapid is seeking an inquiry on the status of the country’s internet connectivity and relevant parameters as many offices rely on work-from-home arrangements to limit the movement of employees amid...
Mental health hotline: From 80 monthly calls to 400 nearly 400
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - May 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The coronavirus disease 2019 seems to be taking its toll not just on the physical health of Filipinos but also on their mental health.
Villar pushes Las Piñas hospital expansion
by Cecille Suerte Felipe - May 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Sen. Cynthia Villar is pushing for the expansion of the Las Piñas General Hospital and Satellite Trauma Center in order to increase its bed capacity from the present 200 to 500 beds.
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