Senator Christopher “Bong” Go reaffirmed, through a video message during his team’s visit in Lemery, Iloilo on Wednesday, August 30, his efforts to improving the lives of Filipinos by providing more livelihood opportunities especially to those adversely affected by various crises.
Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, chairperson of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography, proudly shared the landmark Republic Act No. 11959, also known as the Regional Specialty Centers Act, which he principally sponsored and is one of the authors in the Senate, was already signed into law by President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. on August 24.
IBA, Zambales—Heavy rains spawned by typhoon “Falcon” damaged more than P18.5 million in rice crops and other agricultural products, destroyed portions of dikes and triggered landslides, and forced 598 families to evacuate their homes amid rising floodwaters in Zambales since Friday.
SUBIC BAY FREEPORT—With the scheduled return of cruise ships early next year and the planned rebranding of Subic Bay to expand its tourism market, the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) is expecting to revive the tourism industry here and regain Subic’s stature as one of the top attractions in the country.
IN response to the recent formalization of the Intergovernmental Energy Board (IEB), an economist-lawmaker said the House of Representatives will work with the national government and engage the Bangsamoro government on the region’s Tax Code. This is part of efforts to ensure that the tax regime for oil and gas exploration and extraction in the region are “clean, fair, and square.”