A bill seeking to establish a sound legal and regulatory framework for the development of Islamic banks in the country has been recently filed by Senator Win Gatchalian.
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.
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.
Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the government to develop a culture of innovation in order to boost the country’s economic competitiveness.
Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a resolution that seeks to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, on the potential impact of suspending the fuel excixe tax on mitigating inflation.
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.
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.
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.
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.”