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Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on July, 14, 2020

Help extended to Cebu City amid rising COVID-19 cases

As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise, Senator Win Gatchalian stresses that there should be no let-up in providing aid to those who need it most, especially in Cebu City which is now considered as the epicenter of COVID-19 in the country.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on July, 11, 2020

Healthy eating habits for children needed against COVID-19

While imposing new taxes on ‘junk food’ could help curb children’s consumption of food with little or no nutritional value, Senator Win Gatchalian says it is equally important to protect children from harmful commercial marketing that promotes unhealthy products.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on July, 11, 2020

To LGUs: Conduct blended learning dry run before classes open

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging local government units (LGUs) to initiate dry runs of their localized versions of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) ‘Learning Continuity Plan (LCP) with more than a month to go before classes reopen.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on July, 9, 2020

COVID-19 threatens gender equality; interventions needed to keep girls in school

Following the release of an International Labour Organization (ILO) report on how the COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting young people, especially women, Senator Win Gatchalian says the Department of Education (DepEd) should have a targeted approach to prevent more girls from dropping out of school as we enter into the final stretch of enrollment.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on July, 8, 2020

Train, hire K to 12 graduates as contact tracers

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the government to train and hire K to 12 graduates to meet the country’s demands for contact tracers to fight COVID-19.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on July, 8, 2020

Business loan program needed to curb unemployment

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the government to carry out a subsidy program similar to the Paycheck Protection Program of the United States to prevent further lay-offs in the country as quarantine measures take a huge bite out of businesses’ bottom line.