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Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on July, 27, 2021

Reaction to President Duterte’s last SONA

Senator Win Gatchalian commended the Duterte administration’s economic recovery plans to revitalize the country’s economy and generate jobs in the light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on July, 21, 2021

‘Lifetime’ mobile number will soon be a reality

Efforts allowing the interoperability of cellphone numbers will finally come into fruition more than two years after the enactment of the landmark legislation, the Mobile Number Portability Act (MNPA), Senator Win Gatchalian said.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on July, 20, 2021

Improve learner performance in math, science to foster innovation

To successfully foster innovation in the new normal and aid the country’s post-pandemic recovery, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the need to improve K to 12 learners’ proficiency in both math and science.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on July, 19, 2021

Quality teacher education, training should start in teacher education institutions

While in-service training can help the teachers with their professional development, Senator Win Gatchalian maintained that aspiring teachers should start receiving quality education and training from teacher education institutions (TEIs) during their pre-service training.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on July, 18, 2021

Bill seeks jail time vs. unfair debt collection practices

Senator Win Gatchalian warned financial service providers anew, including online lending platforms, against continuing with their abusive debt collection practice, as he vowed to pursue the legislation criminalizing such acts.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on July, 17, 2021

SC rule on use of body cams in police operations will ensure PNP’s integrity

Senator Win Gatchalian said the recent rules promulgated by the Supreme Court requiring law enforcers to use video recording devices in carrying out arrest and search warrants will keep in check the actions taken by the members of the Philippine National Police (PNP).

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on July, 16, 2021

‘One Filipino, One Bank Account’ key to better delivery of financial aid

Delays experienced in the distribution of the government's emergency subsidy program due to digital platform glitches could have been avoided had cash aid been directly deposited to the designated bank accounts of the intended beneficiaries, Senator Win Gatchalian said.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on July, 15, 2021

Thorough assessment of year-long distance learning needed ahead of next school opening

As School Year (SY) 2020-2021 formally ended on July 10, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the urgent need for a thorough assessment of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) distance learning program to prepare for SY 2021-2022.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on July, 14, 2021

LPG safety bill breezes through bicam panel

After 18 years and seven Congresses, the bill seeking to regulate the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) industry to ensure consumer welfare against illegally refilled and poor quality cylinders will finally be enacted into law.

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