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Energy
by Win Gatchalian on December, 4, 2021

Gatchalian urges DOE to be transparent on SPEX-Udenna deal in Malampaya

Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Department of Energy (DOE) to lay its cards on the table in its ongoing review process that will be the basis for approving or disapproving the sale of the 45% operating interest of Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. (SPEX) in the Malampaya gas field to Udenna Corporation’s Malampaya Energy XP Pte. Ltd.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on December, 4, 2021

Gatchalian seeks ramped up vaccination of minors, teachers amid Omicron threat

Senator Win Gatchalian is pressing to accelerate the vaccination of minors and teachers following the global alarm on the COVID-19 variant Omicron.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 11, 2021

Strengthen local school boards as gov’t eyes ‘full devolution’ in 2022

With the national government set to fully devolve basic services and facilities to local government units (LGUs) in 2022, Senator Win Gatchalian says local school boards should be strengthened in their capacity to deliver educational programs and services.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on November, 10, 2021

Resolution filed on impact of BENECO-NEA standoff

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a resolution calling for a full-blown inquiry into the management standoff between Benguet Electric Cooperative Inc. (BENECO) and the National Electrification Administration (NEA).

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 26, 2021

To DepEd: Fill up thousands of vacant teaching positions

While the Department of Education (DepEd) is seeking an additional P2.58 billion in 2022 to hire 10,000 teachers, more than 30,000 teaching positions are yet to be filled as of September this year.

Governance
by Win Gatchalian on October, 25, 2021

Amendment to substitution rule for political candidates

Senator Win Gatchalian today filed a bill banning the option to substitute an electoral aspirant who voluntarily withdraws candidacy in any forthcoming elections. Senate Majority Leader Miguel Zubiri, Senators Nancy BInay, Grace Poe, and Joel Villanueva are co-authors of the bill.