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Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on June, 24, 2018

Senate panels set to review PH foreign investment laws

The Senate committees on economic affairs and trade are set to scrutinize the country’s foreign investment laws and policies, with the aim of strengthening the current investment regime by making it more adaptable to global business demands and trends.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on June, 22, 2018

Bill to develop PH nat gas industry needed

Senator Win Gatchalian is looking to craft comprehensive legislation to develop the local natural gas industry as the country braces for the impending end of the Malampaya Gas-to-Power Project.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on June, 19, 2018

Probe Build, Build, Build financing

To ensure “judicious, prudent, and sound economic planning” by the government, Senator Win Gatchalian wants to review the status, sustainability, and risks of projects under the Duterte administration’s “Build, Build, Build” (BBB) infrastructure program.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on June, 11, 2018

PH self-sufficiency in small arms production needed

Senator Win Gatchalian wants the government to improve the country's defense capabilities by pursuing self-sufficiency in the manufacture of basic weaponry, munitions, and armaments.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on June, 7, 2018

Abolish rice import quotas to make rice cheaper

Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking the replacement of quantitative restrictions (QRs) on rice imports with a 35% tariff that is expected to make the country's foremost staple food more affordable for all.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on May, 27, 2018

Declining PH competitiveness “wake-up call” for government

Senator Win Gatchalian is calling on the government to take immediate action to boost the country’s economic competitiveness after it took a big hit in recently released rankings.