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Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on July, 23, 2019

Bill to scrap expiration period of prepaid load credits filed

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the removal of the expiration period of all denominations of prepaid load credits to be used for telecommunications services in the 18th Congress.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on July, 22, 2019

On Duterte’s 4th SONA: Time to accomplish ‘unfinished business’

For President Rodrigo Duterte’s fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA), Senator Win Gatchalian said he wants to hear the president present plans on how to accomplish all “unfinished business” during the remainder of his term.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on July, 6, 2019

To PH MSMEs: Innovate to survive Fourth Industrial Revolution

Philippine micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) need to constantly innovate their products and services if they want to survive the global disruptions caused by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Senator Win Gatchalian said.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on July, 3, 2019

Oversight hearing on Mobile Number Portability Act IRR possible

Senator Win Gatchalian said oversight over the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 11202 or the Mobile Number Portability Act (MNPA) can be conducted to ensure the IRR conforms with the spirit of the law.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on June, 6, 2019

Bill strengthening Freeport Area of Bataan gets bicam nod

The Senate and the House of Representatives have approved a measure that will further strengthen the powers and functions of the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB).

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on June, 3, 2019

Bill to develop Islamic banking in PH co-sponsored

Senator Win Gatchalian has thrown his support behind the establishment of a sound legal and regulatory framework for the development of Islamic banks in the country.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on May, 28, 2019

Amendment of Foreign Investments Act to spur FDI inflow sought

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the amendment of the Foreign Investments Act (FIA) of 1991 in a bid to provide a renewed boost to the entry of foreign direct investments (FDI) into the country and stimulate job creation.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on May, 27, 2019

Senate oks bill strengthening Freeport Area of Bataan on third reading

A bill sponsored by Senator Win Gatchalian that seeks to further strengthen the powers and functions of the Authority of the Freeport Area of Bataan (AFAB) has secured the nod of the Senate on third and final reading.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on May, 21, 2019

Amend ODA law to protect PH workers

Senator Win Gatchalian filed a bill amending Republic Act No. 8182, or the Official Development Assistance (ODA) law, aimed at requiring foreign bidders and contract awardees to hire local workers for manual and non-technical jobs, for the “primordial protection and promotion of interests of the ordinary Filipino worker.”

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