Gatchalian sees robust regional collaboration for critical infrastructure development at APPF

Senator Win Gatchalian envisions strengthened cooperation among Asia Pacific economies for the development of critical infrastructures in the face of global risks such as cyberattacks, natural disasters, and other disruptive events.   The 31st annual meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) includes a plenary session focused on rethinking critical infrastructure, which is cited […]

To Comelec: Resolve disqualification, nuisance candidates cases before election

So as not to compromise the integrity and safety of the electoral process, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) should quickly move to resolve disqualification cases, including cases involving nuisance candidates.   Gatchalian filed Senate Bill No. 1061 or An Act Providing an Additional Ground for Cancelling the Certificate of Candidacy of a Nuisance Candidate and […]

Creation of national SK federation

While preparations are on-going for the 2023 barangay elections, which will be held this coming October, Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for his proposal to create a national federation for the Sangguniang Kabataan (SK).   Senate Bill No. 1058, which Gatchalian filed last year, seeks to amend the Sangguniang Kabataan Reform Act of 2015 (Republic […]

Law on permanent validity of birth, death and marriage certificates hailed

Senator Win Gatchalian hailed a new law that establishes the permanent validity of certificates of live birth, death and marriage.   Republic Act No. 11909 or the Permanent Validity of the Certificates of Live Birth, Death, and Marriage Act, which Gatchalian co-authored, covers live birth, death, and marriage certificates issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority […]

Diverse groups give nod to Gatchalian’s re-election bid

Senator Win Gatchalian’s candidacy received more backing from diverse religious and political groups with the latest endorsements coming from the influential Iglesia ni Cristo (INC), El Shaddai, and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front-affiliated United Bangsamoro Justice Party (UBJP).   “Ako po ay lubos na nagpapasalamat sa ating mga kapatid sa INC at El Shaddai sa […]

Architects in the country rally behind Gatchalian’s re-election in the Senate

The 42,000-strong members of the professional organization for architects in the country has decided to rally behind the re-election of Senator Win Gatchalian in the coming May 9 elections.   The United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) issued a resolution endorsing the candidacy of Gatchalian and committed themselves to work tirelessly to help ensure that […]

Gatchalian expresses gratitude for governors’ outpouring of support

With less than three weeks left before the elections, Senator Win Gatchalian said the endorsement from the country’s provincial executives will provide a big boost in his re-election bid.   “I am deeply humbled and extremely honored and grateful for the support of the League of Provinces of the Philippines (LPP). This endorsement coming from […]