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The Nation

Go vows more support for fisheries sector

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go led the groundbreaking ceremony for the P776-million development of the Lucena Fish Port Complex in Lucena City, Quezon Province on Thursday, January 23. “Congratulations sa inyo sa inyong bagong fish port dito. Alagaan ninyo ang inyong karagatan, lalong-lalo na ang fishing industry dito sa Quezon, ...

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go leads the groundbreaking ceremony for development of the Lucena Fish Port Complex in Lucena City, Quezon Province. Con ...

MDM | 2 days ago

News

PH economy grows 6.4% in Q4, 2nd fastest in Asia

MANILA -- The Philippine economy expanded by 6.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019 on the back of a recovery in government spending, bringing the full-year economic growth to 5.9 percent. In a press briefing Thursday, Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia said the Philippines likely ranked second onl ...

PNA | 2 days ago

Business

France, US agree to extend alks over digital tax

Paris, France | AFP | -Presidents Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump have agreed to extend till the end of the year negotiations on a dispute over a French tax targeting online giants, postponing Washington's threat of sanctions, French officials said Tuesday. French Finance Minister Bruno Le Mair ...

Agence France Presse | 3 days ago

The Nation

Go: NKTI will soon offer affordable liver transplants

The National Kidney and Transplant Institute (NKTI) will soon perform liver transplants so that Filipino patients need not go abroad for such medical operations. President Rodrigo Duterte, citing Senator Senator Christopher Lawrence Go’s recommendation, stressed this when he met with the parents of a child with biliary atresia on ...

HEALTH TALK. President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Christopher Lawrece Go meet with officials of the National Kidney Transplant Institute as well as K ...

MDM | 3 days ago

News

PH Navy eyes Hanjin's Subic shipyard as submarine base

MANILA -- The Philippine Navy (PN) plans to construct the base of its proposed submarine arm inside the facility of the cash-strapped Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC-Phils) in Subic Bay, Zambales. Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad, PN flag-officer-in-command, made this remark when asked on possible locat ...

Philippine Navy flag-officer-in-command, Vice Adm. Robert Empedrad. (File photo)

PNA | 4 days ago

News

Cha-Cha resolution returns to drawing board

MANILA -- The chairman of the House Committee on Constitutional Amendments will send the resolution seeking to propose amendments to the 1987 Constitution back to the drawing board to consider the proposals of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Federalism and Constitutional Reform. In an interview on Tuesday, C ...

Cagayan de Oro City Rep. Rufus Rodriguez

PNA | 4 days ago

The Nation

Lost and damaged: Taal volcano steals livelihoods

Amadeo, Philippines | AFP | Decimated fish, scarred coffee plants and vanished tourists: the Taal volcano eruption in the Philippines has inflicted significant damage on the livelihoods of tens of thousands and is expected to cause more. When Taal exploded to life Sunday it spewed towering columns o ...

LOST LIVELIHOOD. A woman walks to her piggery through ash-covered trees following the eruption of the nearby Taal volcano, in Buso Buso.. Ed JONES / A ...

Agence France Presse | 6 days ago

The Nation

Go pushes anew for construction of permanent evacuation centers

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go again emphasized the need to construct a permanent evacuation center in every local government unit in the country. “One of my priority bills at gusto rin po ito ng Pangulo na magkaroon tayo ng permanent evacuation centers,” Go told reporters on Thursday at the Bauan Technical High School in ...

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go and Batangas Governor Hermilando Mandanas (right) handle a horse that will be given to those who lost theirs in the er ...

MDM | 1 week ago

The Nation

Risking lives to rescue horses in 'no man's land'

Balete, Batangas| AFP | -- The horses were still caked in grey ash as they stepped off the boat, lucky beneficiaries of a risky rescue mission to ground zero of the Taal volcano eruption. Their owners are among many small operators who rely on the modest money generated by the beasts ferrying tourists up the volcano, a ...

RESCUED. Residents living at the foot of Taal Volcano wash their volcanic ash-covered horses after rescuing them from their homes and transporting the ...

Agence France Presse | 1 week ago

The Nation

Go says ICC case vs Duterte ‘a political trick’

The retraction of the complaint filed against President Rodrigo Duterte's war on illegal drugs in the International Criminal Court (ICC) shows the allegations are “a mere political trick” and hold no merit, according to Senator Christopher Lawrence Go. "Malinaw naman po na pulitika ang nasa likod ng lahat ng mga al ...

Senator Christopher Lawrence Go speaks to families affected by the eruption of Taal Volcano. Contributed photo

MDM | 1 week ago