Senator Win Gatchalian expressed alarm over possible fish shortage and livelihood loss for the residents of Oriental Mindoro, where fishing is a primary source of livelihood, amid the massive oil spill.
Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking the outright exclusion of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) as a fund source for the proposed Maharlika Investment Fund (MIF) bill amid growing concerns of financial shocks across the globe.
Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Education (DepEd) to step up efforts on raising the youth’s awareness on the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
To meet the country’s demand for civil engineers amidst a projected boom in the country’s private construction industry, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed the need to entice more students to take up the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) strand in senior high school.
The Philippines must pursue diversification of its energy source and energy transition in order to improve the country’s energy security in the long run, Senator Win Gatchalian said.
The Second Congressional Commission on Education (EDCOM II) will study challenges hounding the K to 12 curriculum, including the implementation of the Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE) and the spiral progression approach, Senator Win Gatchalian said.
Aside from sustaining the effort to curb teenage pregnancy through effective reproductive health education, Senator Win Gatchalian pressed that it is equally important for the government to support the reintegration of adolescent mothers to the education system.
So as not to compromise the integrity and safety of the electoral process, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) should quickly move to resolve disqualification cases, including cases involving nuisance candidates.