by Win Gatchalian on December, 9, 2022

Funding support for learners with disabilities under 2023 budget

Learners with disabilities will receive funding support under the 2023 national budget, Senator Win Gatchalian assures.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on December, 6, 2022

Mandatory insurance coverage for construction workers

Senator Win Gatchalian wants construction workers to be provided with mandatory insurance coverage by their employers because of the hazardous work environment they work in.

by Win Gatchalian on December, 6, 2022

Restore ROTC in college

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill that seeks to reinstitutionalize the two-year mandatory Basic Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Program and the two-year voluntary Advance ROTC Program at the tertiary level.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on December, 4, 2022

Enhance consumer protection amid frenzied Christmas shopping

As consumer spending accelerates ahead of Christmas and New Year festivities, Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking to amend the Consumer Act of the Philippines (Republic Act No. 7394) to strengthen the rights of consumers and enhance measures designed to protect them.

by Win Gatchalian on December, 4, 2022

Prioritize effective implementation of ‘Inclusive Education Law’ for learners with disabilities

Amid the celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the administration to ensure that learners with disabilities are not left behind in the education sector's recovery from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

by Win Gatchalian on December, 2, 2022

Youth awareness of HIV/AIDS at all-time low; inquiry on sexuality education needed

Amid the recent observance of World AIDS Day on December 1, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the need to strengthen comprehensive sexuality education (CSE), especially as the Filipino youth’s awareness of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) hit its lowest level since 1994.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on November, 30, 2022

Implementation woes hound law on Filipino competitiveness and employability

Despite the enactment of Republic Act No. 10968 or the Philippine Qualifications Framework (PQF) Act to make Filipinos more competitive and employable, a strategic plan for its implementation is yet to be implemented.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 28, 2022

Ensure steady electricity supply as appellate court issues TRO vs ERC decision

Senator Win Gatchalian has called on the Department of Energy (DOE), Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC), Meralco and San Miguel Corp. (SMC) to ensure a steady supply of electricity amid a temporary restraining order issued by the Court of Appeals (CA) versus a recent ERC decision denying a joint petition of Meralco and SMC-owned South Premiere Power Corp. (SPPC) and San Miguel Energy Corp. (SMEC) for temporary relief from high level of fuel prices.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 26, 2022

On National Book Week: Improve learners’ reading proficiency

Amid the celebration of National Book Week from November 24-30, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the need for programs and interventions that would improve Filipino learners’ proficiency in reading.