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Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on October, 15, 2018

Proof-of-Parking Space Act gets moving in the Senate

The Senate has started the process of ironing out the details of a bill which would require prospective vehicle owners to present proof that they have a parking space for the new vehicle, a bill which Senator Win Gatchalian believes will help ease traffic congestion in the country.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 13, 2018

Return service agreements for Free Higher Ed beneficiaries

Senator Win Gatchalian urged state and local universities and colleges (SUCs and LUCs) to develop meaningful return service agreements (RSAs) that would instill discipline in students and help them contribute to nation-building.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on October, 10, 2018

“Drill, Drill, Drill” amid skyrocketing global oil prices

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Duterte administration to be more aggressive in its pursuit of energy self-sufficiency by launching a "Drill, Drill, Drill" program to explore and develop the country’s untapped oil and natural gas resources.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 8, 2018

To CHED: Fill up 300K TES slots before closing applications

Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to make sure all 300,000 slots for the Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) under the Free Higher Education Law (Republic Act 10931) are filled up before closing applications.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on October, 5, 2018

Higher AFP Reserve Force budget needed

Recognizing the role of military reservists in disaster response and nation-building, Senator Win Gatchalian has vowed to fight for an increase in the budget of the Armed Forces of the Philippines Reserve Force (AFPRF).

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.