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Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on October, 2, 2018

Gatchalian urges real estate players to help solve socialized housing shortage

Senator Win Gatchalian is appealing to local and foreign real estate players to help the government provide affordable and high-quality socialized housing to underprivileged Filipinos.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 28, 2018

To DepEd: Prioritize Ompong school repairs

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to prioritize the repair of schools damaged by Typhoon Ompong (international name Mangkhut) and maximize the utilization of its Basic Education Facilities Fund (BEFF) for the repair and rehabilitation of school buildings.

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

Creation of Philippine Rise Development Authority needed

Senator Win Gatchalian is championing the creation of the Philippine Rise Development Authority (PRDA), a coordinating, policymaking, and regulatory body which will serve as a “one-stop-shop” for everything concerning the resource-rich Philippine Rise.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on September, 25, 2018

Senate OKs creation of world-class PH energy think tank

The Senate has approved on third and final reading a bill creating a world-class think tank meant to bridge research and policy gaps in the Philippine energy sector, in hopes of fostering greater energy security, sustainability, and affordability in the country.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on September, 22, 2018

Gatchalian: Rice tariffication bill to save consumers thousands per year on rice

Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Senate to pass the rice tariffication bill, saying it is a strong counter-inflationary measure that will bring “immediate relief to Filipino consumers by saving them thousands of pesos per year on rice.”

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on September, 19, 2018

Activate electric coops fund in Ompong-hit areas

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Electrification Administration (NEA) to make full use of the new Electric Cooperatives Emergency and Resiliency Fund (ECERF) to jump-start efforts to normalize the power supply in provinces ravaged by Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut).

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 18, 2018

To DepEd: Add coding to basic education curriculum

Senator Win Gatchalian on Monday said the Department of Education (DepEd) should consider adding coding to the basic education curriculum as he lauded the department for ensuring the full implementation of its inclusive literacy program.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on September, 17, 2018

To NEA: Activate electric coops emergency fund

Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the National Electrification Administration (NEA) to activate the Electric Cooperatives Emergency and Resiliency Fund (ECERF) to provide aid to electric coops and power consumers adversely affected by the onslaught of Typhoon Ompong (international name: Typhoon Mangkhut).

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

Pro-consumer liberalization reforms needed

Senator Win Gatchalian has vowed to champion liberalization reforms to build an inclusive, efficient, and competitive business environment in the Philippines, saying that the resulting influx of foreign direct investment (FDI) will bring about "game-changing benefits" for Filipino consumers.

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