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Energy
by Win Gatchalian on June, 22, 2018

Bill to develop PH nat gas industry needed

Senator Win Gatchalian is looking to craft comprehensive legislation to develop the local natural gas industry as the country braces for the impending end of the Malampaya Gas-to-Power Project.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on June, 19, 2018

Probe Build, Build, Build financing

To ensure “judicious, prudent, and sound economic planning” by the government, Senator Win Gatchalian wants to review the status, sustainability, and risks of projects under the Duterte administration’s “Build, Build, Build” (BBB) infrastructure program.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on June, 11, 2018

PH self-sufficiency in small arms production needed

Senator Win Gatchalian wants the government to improve the country's defense capabilities by pursuing self-sufficiency in the manufacture of basic weaponry, munitions, and armaments.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on June, 7, 2018

Abolish rice import quotas to make rice cheaper

Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking the replacement of quantitative restrictions (QRs) on rice imports with a 35% tariff that is expected to make the country's foremost staple food more affordable for all.

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.

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