Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 9, 2018

Gatchalian wants greater competition in PH funded gov’t infra projects

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill to remove investment restrictions in a 78-year-old law that prevent foreign contractors from bidding on locally-funded government public works projects.

by Win Gatchalian on August, 8, 2018

Gatchalian to new Ombudsman: Probe ₱25 billion Nayong Pilipino-Landing scam

Senator Win Gatchalian called on newly minted Ombudsman Samuel Martires to investigate the alleged irregularities surrounding a deal forged between the Nayong Pilipino Foundation (NPF) and Landing Resorts Philippines Development Corporation (LRPDC) that could cost the government more than ₱25 billion in lost revenue over the next 50 years.

by Win Gatchalian on August, 8, 2018

Gatchalian pushes gov’t to provide rice, housing for Jolo fire survivors

Senator Win Gatchalian has pledged to push the National Food Authority (NFA) to address the shortage of rice for some 5,000 families affected by the fire that razed three barangays in Jolo, Sulu.

Economy & Commerce
by Admin on August, 6, 2018

Gatchalian’s Network Freedom Act to unlock mobile devices upon end of contract

The Senate Subcommittee on the Network Freedom Act chaired by Senator Win Gatchalian has begun the process of ironing out the details of Senate Bill 1643, which seeks to regulate the locking of mobile wireless devices to specific telecommunications networks.

by Win Gatchalian on July, 31, 2018

Senate panel studies use of Malampaya funds to reduce universal charge, create consumer savings

The Senate Committee on Energy is studying the possibility of using the ₱204 billion Malampaya Fund to reduce the universal charge (UC) paid by end-consumers on their monthly electricity bills, which could result in household savings as high as ₱2,033.76 annually.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on July, 27, 2018

Gatchalian challenges Reds to pursue peace like MILF, MNLF

Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Communist Party of the Philippines - New People's Army - National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) to take inspiration from the example set by the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) and engage the government in good faith peace talks to finally bring an end to the decades-old communist struggle.

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

Gatchalian urges passage of telco bills to attract more players

Senator Win Gatchalian urged Congress to prioritize the passage of three bills that would allow for the entry of more players into the Philippine telecommunications sector.

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

Greater focus on economy in 3rd PRRD SONA expected

Senator Win Gatchalian urged President Rodrigo Duterte to put greater focus on economic issues in his third State of the Nation Address (SONA) amid growing public concern over the steady rise in the prices of basic commodities during the first half of 2018.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on July, 21, 2018

Gatchalian commends MILF, MNLF for bicam approval of Bangsamoro Law

Senator Win Gatchalian commended the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) for their contributions to making the historic Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) a reality.