Amid the observance of “World Day Against Child Labor” today, June 12. Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the National Council Against Child Labor to accelerate efforts to rescue and protect the country’s child laborers from exploitation and abuse.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged authorities to consider the relaxation of requirements for COVID-19 testing and quarantine protocols on all fully vaccinated tourists – both foreign and local -- to help spur the slow reopening of the country’s economy.
Senator Win Gatchalian will seek an inquiry into the proliferation of loan sharks and other online lending schemes of some companies not under the supervision of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Senator Win Gatchalian hailed the Senate’s third reading approval of a bill that would strengthen the government’s crackdown on the online sexual abuse and exploitation of children (OSAEC).
It’s high time that the Philippines joins the growing list of countries mandating the registration of pre-paid subscriber identity module (SIM) cards to finally put to an end on the prevalence of scams and other forms of online deceptions, Senator Win Gatchalian said.
Senator Win Gatchalian is calling for swift and impartial justice to the death of an 18-year old man with special needs in a supposed scuffle in Valenzuela City on May 23.
Senator Win Gatchalian appealed to local and other government officials to spare the now growing number of community pantries from being tainted by politics and said that this kind of initiative should encourage more participants from the private sector.
Senator Win Gatchalian urged local executives to be more compassionate to the health care workers, senior citizens and persons with comorbidities and ensure that no more “palakasan system” will be observed in the wake of reports that some government officials and celebrities were given COVID-19 jabs ahead of those who are in the priority list of the government’s vaccination program.
Senator Win Gatchalian has volunteered to be vaccinated with jabs of CoronaVac, manufactured by Beijing-based biopharmaceutical company Sinovac, if allowed under the government’s prioritization framework for the nationwide immunization campaign to combat the coronavirus.