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Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 25, 2022

Inquiry on complementary roles of public, private schools to achieve education goals

Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking a Senate inquiry on strengthening the complementary roles of public and private schools to achieve the country’s national objectives and sustainable development goals in education.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on November, 24, 2022

Warning to text scammers: Your days are numbered

Senator Win Gatchalian warned unscrupulous individuals and groups sending text scams and phishing messages that their days are numbered as the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) Registration Law is being fast-tracked for its immediate implementation.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 21, 2022

Only less than 2% of public schools have free public Wi-Fi

Five years after the enactment of the Free Internet Access in Public Places Act (Republic Act No. 10929), only 1.8% of public schools nationwide have access to free public Wi-Fi. 

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on November, 20, 2022

World Children’s Day message: Sustain crackdown vs. online sexual abuse of children

Amid the global celebration of World Children’s Day today, November 20, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the government to sustain the momentum of its crackdown on online sexual abuse and exploitation of children (OSAEC).

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by Win Gatchalian on November, 20, 2022

On Library and Information Services Month: Create Philippine Online Library

As the country observes the Library and Information Services Month this November, Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for the creation of the Philippine Online Library to ensure that learning materials remain pandemic-proof.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on November, 18, 2022

Proposed 2023 budget highlights social safety nets amid economic recovery

The Senate’s proposed 2023 budget highlights social safety nets in a bid to support economic recovery amid continuing uncertainties brought mainly by the Russia-Ukraine conflict and the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Win Gatchalian said.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on November, 17, 2022

To DPWH, NEA: Fast-track electric posts relocation in the middle of roads

Senator Win Gatchalian called on the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) and the National Electrification Administration (NEA) to fast-track the relocation of more than 57,000 electric poles in the middle of road widening projects situated in various parts of the country.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 17, 2022

To DPWH: Propose strategy to speed up classroom construction

Senator Win Gatchalian asked the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to submit its proposal on how to speed up the construction of classrooms and school buildings nationwide.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on November, 16, 2022

Increase SPED budget; learners with disabilities centers in all regions

To ensure that every region in the country has a model Inclusive Learning Resource Center (ILRC) for Learners with Disabilities, Senator Win Gatchalian is proposing to increase the Department of Education’s capital outlay budget for Special Education (SPED) from P96 million to P160 million.