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Poll authorities investigating Bong Go's distribution of cash to fire victims during the campaign will deter other candidates from doing the same, says Lente project director Breeza Rosales
(UPDATED) Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo believes Bong Go didn't 'induce' people to vote for him when the former presidential aide gave out cash assistance to fire victims
Results of the February 24-28 survey shows President Rodrigo Duterte's aide is on a distinct upward trajectory in voters' preferences for the May 13 elections
EXCLUSIVE: The senatorial candidate gives away P2,000 to each of the families affected by a fire in Makati City. Government officials help arrange and coordinate his visits to fire survivors.
Governor Bojie Dy, who endorsed Duterte's opponent in 2016, vows to deliver Isabela's vote for senatorial candidates endorsed by the President
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says the campaign jingle of administration senatorial bet Bong Go was also played outside the venue
Otso Diretso candidate Erin Tañada says if the poll body does not investigate the issue, it would be like turning a blind eye to a possible violation of campaign rules
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The President's daughter says it's possible Go was 'allowed' to insert his T-shirts in the gathering of barangay officials supported by the Department of the Interior and Local Government
‘I will never allow government funds to be spent on anything not allowed by law,’ says DILG Secretary Eduardo Año
(UPDATED) Gary Alejano shows DILG documents authorizing local government units to pay for the registration fee of barangay captains, an amount which covers a kit with Bong Go t-shirts
'What does that make of your son? Produkto siya ng panloloko?'
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While the senatorial bet says he won't repeat the hurtful skit, he and Philip Salvador still perform parts of it during a Manila campaign sortie
Bong Go pokes fun at Kris Aquino in his campaign speeches, aided by the actress' ex-boyfriend Philip Salvador
'Naloko mo nga si Kris Aquino,' the senatorial candidate quipped in at least one campaign sortie, in skits with actor Phillip Salvador
The President says Go never took a single cent from millions of cash supposedly distributed to law enforcers for operations and intelligence work
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The rise of Duterte’s right-hand man came after the deluge of advertisements showing presidential endorsement – 4 months before the May 2019 elections
(UPDATED) ''Pag natalo itong mga kandidato ko, balikan ko kayo,' President Rodrigo Duterte jokingly tells the audience during PDP-Laban's proclamation rally in San Jose Del Monte, Bulacan
The Commission on Elections calls out administration and opposition candidates alike for their illegal posters, as the 2019 campaign period officially begins
But the former Duterte aide refuses to say who is funding his campaign
'Remember, wala kaming sinasabi sa kanila na kung sino dapat iboto nila,' says Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde
These pre-campaign ads have allowed candidates' camps to spend on promotions without having to report them to the Comelec
Duterte-aide-turned-Senate-bet Bong Go says he came only as a private citizen and a former secretary
The popular President Duterte is supporting multiple slates. His blessing will be more critical to some, than to others.
Ang nagtutulong-tulong – ang nagmamalasakit – para magbigay ng serbisyo at pondo sa mahihirap na kababayan natin ay ang mga ahensiya. Hindi ito idea ni Bong Go – inagaw niya lang ito.
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Silay City Mayor Mark Golez says the senatorial candidate's tarpaulin violates a city ordinance, which regulates and requires permits for advertisements
Palace Undersecretary Melchor Quitain, also known as the man behind President Rodrigo Duterte's most important speeches, is designated OIC of the Office of the Special Assistant to the President
Former Special Assistant to the President Bong Go will serve as head of delegation to the national team in the Asian Qualifiers for the World Cup
The Philippine Information Agency’s support for the activities of a non-government official, especially one running for senator, goes against its stated functions
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But former Special Assistant to the President Bong Go says Deliu will only take over some of his tasks as top aide and will not be given the title of 'SAP'
'We remind the National Youth Commission that as a government agency you should uphold neutrality and not use any of your programs as a venue for political gain,' says the Parliament of Youth Leaders
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says the quotes are fake and part of black propaganda ahead of the 2019 elections
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The filing of certificates of candidacy for the 2019 elections has its share of eyebrow-raising moments
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In an admission that somewhat completes the frigates puzzle, President Duterte says it was he who gave the South Korean supplier's complaint to Bong Go
'We trust that those who are currently in the administration will respect the authority of the Comelec,' says elections spokesperson James Jimenez
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Malacañang says that while Go may have had more than the allowed number of companions, he didn't mean to 'bring' them along
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Army generals wait for more than an hour for the President's arrival during the turnover ceremony for the incoming Army commanding general
(3rd UPDATE) The Commission on Elections admits there was 'special treatment' for the filing of Bong Go's certificate of candidacy 'considering the personalities involved'
Davao City lawyer Charmalou Aldevera, a friend of presidential son Paolo Duterte, is being considered to take over the functions of Special Assistant to the President Bong Go
(UPDATE) President Rodrigo Duterte goes with his top aide Bong Go in filing the latter's certificate of candidacy at the Comelec office in Intramuros
President Rodrigo Duterte announces that Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano has plans to seek a congressional post in 2019, prompting him to look for a replacement