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Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on May, 27, 2018

Declining PH competitiveness “wake-up call” for government

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.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on May, 21, 2018

Government must prepare for $100 global oil shock

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.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on May, 18, 2018

PH lacks legal framework for nuclear power

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.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on May, 17, 2018

Senate urged to pass SIM Card Registration Act

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.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on May, 10, 2018

Gov’t failed to deliver on cash transfer promise

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.

Governance
by Win Gatchalian on April, 30, 2018

Creation of Boracay Island Development Authority proposed

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.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on April, 26, 2018

Development of PH natural gas industry sought

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.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on April, 26, 2018

Government must protect Boracay’s informal sector workers

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.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on April, 24, 2018

AKELCO must avoid pass-on charges during Boracay closure

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.

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