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Energy
by Win Gatchalian on September, 13, 2021

Total electrification by 2022 through microgrid systems

With a year left in the government’s self-imposed deadline to achieve total electrification of all households in the country, Senator Win Gatchalian said there’s still hope that it can still be realized once the bill which promotes the use of microgrid systems as a means to supply electric power in the rural areas is set in place.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 13, 2021

On the opening of SY 2021-2022: Uphold the safety of education frontliners

As more than 24.6 million learners resume home-based learning at the opening of SY 2021-2022, Senator Win Gatchalian reiterated the need to uphold the safety and welfare of the country’s teachers, non-teaching staff, and school officials amid the persisting threat of COVID-19.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on September, 12, 2021

Bill giving more consumer protection vs financial fraudsters pushed

With a strong backing from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), Senator Win Gatchalian pushed anew the passage of his bill protecting financial consumer welfare amid the increased adoption of digitalization of financial products and services in the country.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 11, 2021

Another year of school closures to have long-term damage to learners, national development

Citing the impact of another year of school closures to the country’s learners and to long-term national development, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the urgency of starting the pilot testing of localized, limited face-to-face classes in low-risk areas.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on September, 9, 2021

To DOH, DTI: Ensure COVID-19 testing laboratories’ compliance with new price cap

As COVID-19 infections continue to rise in the country, Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) to put in place mechanisms that will oversee compliance of testing laboratories on the reduced price cap for real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) or swab tests.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 8, 2021

Push for ‘zero illiteracy’ on International Literacy Day

Amid the observance of International Literacy Day today, September 8, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the need to achieve zero illiteracy nationwide.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 6, 2021

Immediate financial aid needed for COVID-19 treatment of teachers, staff

With classes set to open amid the spread of the more transmissible Delta variant, Senator Win Gatchalian is pressing the national government to uphold the welfare of teachers, especially those falling ill with COVID-19.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on September, 5, 2021

Prepare LGUs for COVID-19 vaccine rollout to minors

Following the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) approval of drugmaker Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for inoculating minors aged 12-17, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the urgency of preparing local government units (LGUs) for the vaccination of the age group.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on September, 2, 2021

Expedite vaccination of outbound OFWs

Senator Win Gatchalian called on the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to expedite the vaccination of outbound Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), particularly those scheduled for deployment this year.