Senator Win Gatchalian wants the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee to conduct an inquiry into the alleged anomalous procurement of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) of a third party auditor in charge of determining the gross gaming revenues of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) in the country.
Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill seeking to provide social protection for freelance workers in the country as the sector is expected to sustain growth moving forward.
Majority of Filipinos believe that the presence of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs) in the Philippines is harmful to the country, said Senator Win Gatchalian, citing a survey conducted by Pulse Asia from November 27 to December 1 last year.
Senator Win Gatchalian lambasted the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) for its failure to comply with its own Terms of Reference (TOR) when it entered into a P6 billion contract with Global ComRCI, the third-party auditor consortium of Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs).
As the Senate Committee on Ways and Means resumes its hearing on the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGOs), its chairman Senator Win Gatchalian vows to dig deeper into the implementation of Philippines laws, including taxes collected from POGOs, and the legal and regulatory compliance of third-party auditor consortium Global ComRCI which is tapped by the regulator Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR) to determine the proper Gross Gaming Revenues of licensed POGOs.
Senator Win Gatchalian wants the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) to initiate a full-blown investigation on the possibility that a cyber-attack caused the New Year airport fiasco.
Senator Win Gatchalian wants to look into the vulnerabilities of the country’s airport infrastructure system to avoid a repeat of the New Year technical glitch that left tens of thousands of air passengers stranded for hours and even days.
Senator Win Gatchalian called for the creation of a task force that would zero in on arresting rampant smuggling and hoarding of agricultural products.
Senator Win Gatchalian called on airport authorities to ensure the safety and convenience of thousands of passengers stranded or affected by a technical navigation issue, including a power outage situation, that caused the cancellation and diversion of nearly three hundred incoming and outgoing flights on the first day of the year.