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Energy
by Win Gatchalian on November, 26, 2018

Gatchalian sponsors bill protecting the integrity, reliability of power lines

To ensure the uninterrupted conveyance of electricity from power plants to consumers, Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for a mechanism that will allow for the responsive maintenance and rehabilitation of transmission, sub-transmission, and distribution lines.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 19, 2018

To CHED: Return Filipino, Panitikan to mandatory college curriculum

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to consider reintegrating Filipino and Panitikan into the mandatory college core curriculum once more in light of protests coming from the academe and Filipino literary figures regarding their removal.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on November, 19, 2018

Bicam OKs Lifetime Cellphone Number Act

The Bicameral Conference Committee has approved the reconciled Senate and House versions of the bill that will let mobile subscribers keep their mobile numbers even if they switch to another mobile service provider or change subscription plans from prepaid to postpaid or vice versa.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 14, 2018

To DepEd: Expedite K-12 review, probe on employability of K-12 grads

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to expedite its internal review of the K to 12 program amid continuing reports of low employment rates for graduates of the program, stressing that the review of the K to 12 curriculum is important to boost the employability of graduates.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on November, 14, 2018

PALECO takeover needed to solve Palawan power supply woes

Senator Win Gatchalian backed the plan of the government to take over the beleaguered Palawan Electric Cooperative (PALECO) to solve the province’s worsening power supply problem.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on November, 13, 2018

To DOE: Include energy security in the Philippine Energy Plan

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Energy (DOE) to include energy security in its Philippine Energy Plan amid soaring energy prices that have contributed to the country's nine-year-high inflation rate.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on November, 7, 2018

Implementation of fuel marking system under TRAIN Law needed

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the government to speed up the implementation of the fuel marking scheme under the TRAIN Law (Republic Act No. 10963) to plug revenue leakages such as oil smuggling.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on November, 6, 2018

Gatchalian questions PNOC-EC plan to import Singapore diesel

Senator Win Gatchalian is questioning the decision of the Philippine National Oil Company – Exploration Corp. (PNOC-EC) Board to import some ₱2 billion worth of diesel from Singapore, raising doubts as to whether the plan is the best solution to alleviate the plight of public utility drivers struggling to cope with rising fuel prices.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on October, 25, 2018

Gatchalian: Innovation to help boost PH economic competitiveness

Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the government to develop a culture of innovation in order to boost the country’s economic competitiveness.