Economy & Commerce

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.

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.

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.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on September, 22, 2018

Gatchalian: Rice tariffication bill to save consumers thousands per year on rice

Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Senate to pass the rice tariffication bill, saying it is a strong counter-inflationary measure that will bring “immediate relief to Filipino consumers by saving them thousands of pesos per year on rice.”

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on September, 17, 2018

Pro-consumer liberalization reforms needed

Senator Win Gatchalian has vowed to champion liberalization reforms to build an inclusive, efficient, and competitive business environment in the Philippines, saying that the resulting influx of foreign direct investment (FDI) will bring about "game-changing benefits" for Filipino consumers.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 31, 2018

Gatchalian champions culture of planning through proposed NEDA Charter

Senator Win Gatchalian led the public hearing on Senate Bill No. 1938 or the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Act of 2018, which aims to institutionalize the country’s highest social and economic development planning and policy coordinating body.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 23, 2018

Gatchalian calls for abolition of NFA

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the abolition of the National Food Authority (NFA) to spare taxpayers from the burden of subsidizing the "inefficient and unproductive" operations of the embattled agency.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 22, 2018

Create task force to address inflation

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the creation of a multi-agency task force that would be responsible for mitigating the effects of rising inflation in the country.

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

To Palace: Certify econ liberalization bills ‘urgent’ to speed up gov’t infra works

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent three bills the lawmaker recently filed to ensure that public works projects will be started and completed within the calendar year.

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