‘Balik Probinsya’ voluntary for those willing to start anew: Go

Not mandatory, the government cannot force people to go back to the provinces

MANILA – While the long-term goal of the “Balik Probinsya” program (BPP) is to encourage urban dwellers to relocate to the provinces to promote countryside development, the program should still be “voluntary” and would prioritize Filipino families who are willing to… Read More

6 provinces ready for ‘Balik Probinsya’ pilot testing

MANILA – Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Friday said six provinces have already signified readiness for the pilot testing of the “Balik Probinsya Bagong Pag-asa Program.”Go said he was informed by National Housing Authority (NHA) general manager Marcelino… Read More

Gov’t agencies urged to act on ‘Balik Probinsya’ program

MANILA – Following President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing of Executive Order No. 114 institutionalizing the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa” program, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Thursday urged all concerned government agencies to act immediately to… Read More

NegOcc, Bacolod officials welcome ‘Balik Probinsya’ program

BACOLOD CITY – Top officials of Negros Occidental and Bacolod City have welcomed the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa” (BP2) program that seeks to decongest Metro Manila or the National Capital Region.Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson said on Thursday that such initiative has long been… Read More

Bill complementing Balik Probinsya program filed in House

MANILA – A lawmaker at the House of Representatives has filed a measure seeking to establish the “Balik Probinsya” public housing and relocation program for the urban poor.In a statement on Thursday, Bohol Rep. Alexie Besas Tutor said House Bill (HB) 6674 seeks to complement… Read More

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