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Education
by Win Gatchalian on February, 13, 2018

To DepEd: Prioritize digital literacy

Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the Department of Education (DepEd) to prioritize digital literacy programs in schools to produce digital-savvy graduates who will be equipped with the skills necessary to succeed in the modern world.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on February, 12, 2018

Gov’t urged to counter rising inflation

Senator Win Gatchalian urged the government to immediately implement countermeasures to soften the blow of rising inflation on underprivileged Filipinos, warning that inaction could result in growing hunger rates across the country.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on February, 12, 2018

Recoverable System Loss Act gets Senate nod on third reading

The Senate has approved on third and final reading a measure which will reduce the amount of system loss charges passed on by electricity distribution utilities to consumers in their monthly electric bills.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on February, 7, 2018

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act approved by Senate

Senator Win Gatchalian on Monday hailed the Senate’s approval on third and final reading of a measure institutionalizing a framework to advance energy efficiency and conservation practices in the country, aiming to make the national energy supply more sustainable, stable, and affordable. 

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on February, 6, 2018

Gatchalian wants to boost foreign direct investment in retail trade

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the removal of barriers of entry for foreign firms in the retail trade sector that would boost foreign direct investment and develop a more progressive investment climate in the country.

Governance
by Win Gatchalian on February, 5, 2018

Palace should appoint new COMELEC execs

To ensure undisrupted preparations for the upcoming elections, Senator Win Gatchalian called on President Rodrigo Duterte to immediately appoint new members of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) after two of its senior commissioners, Christian Robert Lim and Arthur Lim, retired today.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on February, 4, 2018

Delayed release of teachers’ bonuses “unacceptable”

Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the Department of Education (DepEd) to make institutional reforms to solve the perennial issue of delays in the delivery of performance-based bonuses of public school teachers — a problem of DepEd since school year 2012-2013.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on January, 31, 2018

Gatchalian: Make teachers salary increases top budgetary priority

Senator Win Gatchalian said that increasing the salaries of public school teachers should be a top priority of the government as it begins the process of crafting the 2019 budget.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on January, 29, 2018

Energy procurement reforms to generate P13 billion consumer savings

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the passage of Senate Bill No. 1653, otherwise known as the Electricity Procurement Act of 2018 – a measure which proposes the implementation of a competitive, transparent, and uniform electricity procurement process that is poised to save consumers as much as P13 billion annually in electricity charges.