Senator Win Gatchalian pressed for the passage of the bill that will give financial regulators the power to enhance the conduct of surveillance against cybercriminals given the massive shift in digital financial transactions.
Senator Win Gatchalian lauded the signing into law of the bill granting survivorship benefits to the legitimate spouse and dependent children of the members of the National Prosecution Service (NPS) saying that the modest entitlement is long overdue especially to those who have dedicated their lives to be instruments in the dispensation of justice in the country.
After the signing of Republic Act No. 11596 which criminalizes child marriages, Senator Win Gatchalian said that increasing the statutory rape age will be a crucial next step in safeguarding Filipino children from violence and abuse.
Senator Win Gatchalian is pressing the urgency of strengthening the country’s anti-trafficking laws to address the surge of online child sexual abuse complaints in the country.
Senator Win Gatchalian hailed the ratification of the bicameral conference committee report on a measure that increases the statutory rape age to 16, calling it a big leap forward in upholding the rights of Filipino children.
As damage to property and number of casualties continue to climb days after Typhoon Odette struck Visayas and Mindanao, Senator Win Gatchalian flies to the calamity-stricken areas today, December 21, to extend assistance and to personally assess the situation in the devastated areas.
A culmination of nearly a decade-long effort to help curb criminality through mobile phones, Senator Win Gatchalian said the approval on third reading of the proposed SIM Card Registration Act inches closer to the realization of a measure that will combat fraudulent digital activities now flourishing under the current system in the country.
Safeguard personal information of mobile subscribers, ensure cybersecurity policies in place, and provide proper consumer welfare mechanisms in the course of porting activities, Senator Win Gatchalian said in reminding telecommunications companies as they roll out the implementation of the Mobile Number Portability Act (MNPA) on September 30.
Senator Win Gatchalian condemned the death of a Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) cadet who was allegedly punched by his upperclassman in the academy’s premises in Silang, Cavite.