Economy & Commerce

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on October, 20, 2021

Lazada, Shopee, Facebook Marketplace can be held liable for sale of violative products

Electronic commerce or eCommerce platforms along with parties or merchants engaged in the sale of prohibited digital products can be held solidarily liable under the proposed Internet Transactions Act, Senator Win Gatchalian said.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on October, 3, 2021

More working parents should be able to return to work as schools reopen

Following the government’s decision to pilot run the limited reopening of schools in low-risk areas or municipalities which have zero COVID-19 cases, Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) to carefully consider easing quarantine restrictions to pave the way for the resumption of many business operations.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on October, 1, 2021

BSP should encourage more banks to continue to waive fees

To help ramp up the digitization of financial services in the country, Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to enjoin more banks and electronic-money issuers (EMIs) to offer free online bank transfers and transaction fees.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on September, 26, 2021

Vintage vehicle restoration to spur economic activity in PH

Given the ingenuity and craftsmanship of the Filipino workforce, Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the promotion, importation and restoration of vintage cars and motorcycles in the country.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on September, 20, 2021

To IATF, LGUs: Give public, businesses ample time to prepare for granular lockdown

Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) and local government units (LGUs) to prepare areas to be placed under granular lockdown and new alert level systems by providing them appropriate time and not immediately subject to smaller scale enforced quarantine.

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.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 19, 2021

Health, income and job generation should get more budget in 2022

Senator Win Gatchalian said the government should continue pouring in funds for COVID-19 response measures addressing the ongoing health crisis as well as income and job generation programs in the proposed P5.024-trillion national budget next year.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 6, 2021

To DBM, DOF, DOLE: Find ways to cushion impact of two-week ECQ on workers

Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), Department of Finance (DOF), and Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to leave no stone unturned in combing every possible source of funds for short-term jobs or financial assistance to workers who will be displaced in the re-imposition of Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) starting today, August 6.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on July, 27, 2021

Reaction to President Duterte’s last SONA

Senator Win Gatchalian commended the Duterte administration’s economic recovery plans to revitalize the country’s economy and generate jobs in the light of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.