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Governance
by Win Gatchalian on March, 15, 2018

Length of term, term limits for Bangsamoro MPs questioned

As the Senate continues floor deliberations on the landmark Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for amendments to ensure that contentious provisions regulating the terms of office of Bangsamoro elective local officials are consistent with the Constitution.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on March, 13, 2018

Retail trade liberalization to propel FDI surge to greater heights

Encouraged by the country's record-setting foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows in 2017, Senator Win Gatchalian stressed anew the need to remove legal restrictions that continue to hamper foreign investors seeking to pump money into the Philippine retail trade industry.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on March, 12, 2018

To DOH: Allot Dengvaxia refund to dengue preparedness

Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Department of Health (DOH) to allot a portion of the PHP 1.16-billion refund from the purchase of the controversial Dengvaxia vaccine to beef up the readiness of public hospitals in responding to cases of dengue.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on March, 12, 2018

Performance review of PH education system sought

Troubled by the poor marks for educational access and quality earned by the Philippines in various international rankings, Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the Senate to exercise its legislative oversight powers to conduct a comprehensive performance review of the country's education system.

Governance
by Win Gatchalian on March, 8, 2018

To DOTr: Determine fate of 48 Dalian trains in limbo

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing the Department of Transportation (DOTr) to take immediate action based on the findings and recommendations of the independent auditor, as to whether the controversial Dalian trains are suitable for use on the Metro Rail Transit-3 (MRT-3) rail line.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on March, 6, 2018

On PH investment ranking – “Sick man of Asia” nearing “full recovery”

On the heels of a glowing report which crowned the Philippines as the "best country to invest in," Senator Win Gatchalian asserted that the country's dubious distinction as the "sick man of Asia" will soon be a thing of the past.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on March, 5, 2018

CHED urged to open courses for rail transit professionals

Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to partner with the Department of Transportation (DOTr) in institutionalizing courses aimed at creating a competent workforce to manage the country’s mass rail transit systems. 

Governance
by Win Gatchalian on March, 5, 2018

Win wants “friendly” housing package for Marawi residents

Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the National Housing Authority (NHA) to devise a “friendly” house rebuilding package for more than 8,000 displaced families in the Most Affected Area (MAA) of the war-torn city of Marawi. 

Education
by Win Gatchalian on March, 1, 2018

Gatchalian wants job placement program for K-12 grads

Senator Win Gatchalian called on the Department of Education (DepEd) to work with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to strengthen job placement mechanisms for senior high school graduates who wish to enter the workforce immediately upon graduation.