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Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on February, 20, 2018

Win to OWWA: Craft reintegration plan for Kuwait OFWs

Senator Win Gatchalian called on the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) to craft a comprehensive plan to reintegrate more than 10,000 Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who are expected to be repatriated from Kuwait following the Duterte administration's decision to implement a complete ban on the deployment of OFWs to the Middle Eastern country.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on February, 19, 2018

To hazing perpetrators: “Wala na kayong takas sa susunod”

Now that the Senate has approved Senate Bill No. 1662, otherwise known as the Anti-Hazing Act of 2018, Senator Win Gatchalian has a warning for hazing perpetrators: Make the most out of this final chance to change your ways before the new law goes into effect.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on February, 14, 2018

DepEd supports fight against human trafficking

Senator Win Gatchalian expressed his gratitude to the Department of Education (DepEd) for throwing its full support behind his measure, the Human Trafficking Preventive Education Program Act (Senate Bill No. 992), which aims to protect the youth from becoming victims of human trafficking.

Healthcare
by Win Gatchalian on February, 14, 2018

Help from DepEd on Dengvaxia panic, needed

Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the Department of Education (DepEd) to create a circular that will mandate all public schools to initiate a program to identify and monitor students who were immunized with Dengvaxia.

Governance
by Win Gatchalian on February, 13, 2018

BBL “Symbol of Peace” in Muslim Mindanao

After listening to the opinions voiced by stakeholders during public consultations on the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law held in Muslim Mindanao over the past few days, Senator Win Gatchalian said it is apparent that the BBL is supported by a majority of the potential constituents of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region.

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.