Economy & Commerce

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on February, 13, 2019

Properly operating Bahay Pag-Asa effective in rehabilitating youth offenders

Senator Win Gatchalian said that a properly-staffed, properly-funded, and properly-operating Bahay Pag-Asa (BPA) is effective in rehabilitating children in conflict with the law (CICLs).

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on February, 13, 2019

Institutionalization of community-based monitoring system vs. poverty needed

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing to institutionalize a system that will best equip policymakers and program implementers with reliable and evidence-based information in their fight against poverty in their respective communities.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on January, 29, 2019

Tobacco tax hike to curb Filipino smoking habits, fund universal healthcare pushed

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing to increase the tobacco tax to P70 per pack in a bid to curb cigarette consumption among Filipinos and raise funds for the Universal Health Care (UHC) programs of the government.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on January, 26, 2019

Philippine Innovation Act to enhance global competitiveness of MSMEs

The landmark Philippine Innovation Act, once signed into law, will soon enhance the global competitiveness of micro, small, and medium enterprises, Senator Win Gatchalian said.

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

Bahay Pag-asa funding in 2019 budget needed

Senator Win Gatchalian on Wednesday urged the members of the bicameral conference committee for the 2019 General Appropriations Act to allot funding for the construction of 56 additional Bahay Pag-asa (BPA) centers nationwide.

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

Bill strengthening AFAB, promoting econ dev’t in Bataan sponsored

To encourage higher migration of businesses and skilled workers into the province of Bataan, enhance its international positioning and competitiveness, and push greater contributions to national development, Senator Win Gatchalian has sponsored legislation amending the Freeport Area of Bataan (FAB) Act of 2009.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on January, 14, 2019

Proof-of-Parking Space Act pushed as MMDA hikes illegal parking penalties

Senator Win Gatchalian has reiterated his call for the immediate passage of the bill which would require prospective vehicle owners to present proof that they have a parking space for the new vehicle.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on January, 4, 2019

To DOE and DTI: Activate anti-profiteering task force ahead of 2nd fuel tax hike

Sen. Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Energy (DOE) to activate a task force that will guard against premature price increases and profiteering in the wake of the implementation of a new round of increases in the excise tax on fuel.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on December, 5, 2018

Bill to develop PH Islamic banking sector filed

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.

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