Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the government to take immediate action to boost the country’s economic competitiveness after it took a big hit in recently released rankings.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged the government to prepare ahead in the event that crude prices will reach the USD $100 per barrel threshold in the global market.
Senator Win Gatchalian said the Philippines has a lot to learn from more advanced countries with respect to the development of nuclear technology as a national power resource.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Senate to prioritize the passage of the SIM Card Registration Act after the House of Representatives approved its own version (House Bill No. 7233) earlier this week.
Senator Win Gatchalian did not mince words as he reprimanded government representatives for their failure to fully implement the unconditional cash transfer (UCT) program which is meant to shield low-income Filipinos from price increases due to the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law.
Senator Win Gatchalian is proposing the creation of a Boracay Island Development Authority (BIDA) to spearhead the rehabilitation and development of Boracay into a world-class sustainable tourism destination.
In light of the upcoming expiration of the franchise of the Malampaya gas field in 2024, the Senate Committee on Energy is set to hold a hearing with the aim of establishing a stronger legal framework to develop and regulate the country's downstream natural gas sector.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged the government to launch emergency financial assistance and livelihood programs to compensate workers in the informal sector for lost wages expected during the six-month closure of Boracay Island, which takes effect this week.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Aklan Electric Cooperative, Inc. (AKELCO) to invoke force majeure to avoid passing on extra power charges to its consumers during the impending six-month closure of Boracay Island.