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Energy
by Win Gatchalian on August, 18, 2022

Razon-Uy Malampaya deal should comply with the law to ensure PH energy security

Senator Win Gatchalian stressed that the recent agreement between Enrique Razon, Jr.’s Prime Exploration Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Prime Infrastructure Capital Inc. (Prime Infra), and Dennis Uy on the acquisition of his MEXP Holdings Pte. Ltd. (MEXP Holdings) should be in compliance with the law to ensure the protection of consumers, the government, and the country’s energy security.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 16, 2022

Government urged to promote inclusive growth, social protection to reduce poverty

With poverty incidence in the country reaching almost 20 million in 2021 from more than 17 million in 2018, Senator Win Gatchalian urged the national government to promote inclusive growth and social protection to lift Filipinos out of poverty.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on August, 15, 2022

Bill on learning recovery program refiled to address learning poverty

Amid the alarming level of learning poverty in the country, Senator Win Gatchalian has refiled a bill that seeks to institute a nationwide learning recovery program to address the impact of prolonged school closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on August, 13, 2022

Broader use of local disaster management fund to prepare vs. disasters

To improve the capacity of local government units (LGUs) in responding to disasters, Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill that seeks to expand the use of the Local Disaster Risk and Reduction Management (LDRRM) Fund.

Resolutions
by Win Gatchalian on August, 12, 2022

Gatchalian files resolution honoring Lydia de Vega

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a resolution expressing the Senate’s condolences and sympathy on the death of Lydia de Vega-Mercado, who was known as Asia’s Fastest Woman in the 1980s.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on August, 12, 2022

PS-DBM’s purchase of ‘outdated, overpriced’ laptops a great disservice to teachers

A great disservice to teachers. This is how Senator Win Gatchalian described the Procurement Service-Department of Budget and Management’s (PS-DBM) purchase of outdated and overpriced laptops, which ended up depriving teachers of much-needed equipment for teaching amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.