by Win Gatchalian on August, 20, 2021

COA flags deficiencies in distance learning funds; inquiry on school opening needed

With less than a month to go before the opening of School Year 2021-2022, Senator Win Gatchalian says the Senate will have a thorough assessment of the Department of Education’s (DepEd) readiness for a prolonged distance learning scenario.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 19, 2021

Health, income and job generation should get more budget in 2022

Senator Win Gatchalian said the government should continue pouring in funds for COVID-19 response measures addressing the ongoing health crisis as well as income and job generation programs in the proposed P5.024-trillion national budget next year.

by Win Gatchalian on August, 18, 2021

To LGUs: Tap sign language interpreters to assist deaf, mute in vaccination centers

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging local government units (LGUs) to tap sign language interpreters to assist deaf and mute recipients of the COVID-19 vaccines.

by Win Gatchalian on August, 17, 2021

DOE’s lack of assurance of brownout-free elections next year is unnacceptable!

Senator Win Gatchalian assailed energy officials’ apparent indifference in arresting any possibility of rotational brownouts during the election period next year, when the country’s estimated 60 million voters will exercise their right to choose their leaders in the national and local levels.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on August, 16, 2021

Centralized database of fully-vaccinated individuals needed

Senator Win Gatchalian pressed for the establishment of a centralized database system of all fully-vaccinated individuals for better monitoring especially in the wake of reports that some residents had booster shots even with the limited supply of vaccines in the country.

by Win Gatchalian on August, 15, 2021

National Language Month should highlight ‘language of instruction’ woes

Reforms in the basic education sector should address persisting issues hounding the language of instruction, Senator Win Gatchalian said, amid the nationwide celebration of the National Language Month this August.

by Win Gatchalian on August, 13, 2021

To DOE: Ensure uninterrupted power supply when Malampaya shuts down

With less than two months before the scheduled 20-day Malampaya shutdown, Senator Win Gatchalian urged energy officials to ensure that there will be no power outages when the deep-water gas-to-power project goes on maintenance shutdown in October.

by Win Gatchalian on August, 12, 2021

To ERC: Direct other DUs to impose no disconnection policy under ECQ

Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) to direct other distribution utilities (DUs) to replicate the move taken by Meralco which decided to suspend all disconnection activities within its franchise area that are placed under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) and Modified Community Quarantine.

by Win Gatchalian on August, 11, 2021

Safe internet for all Filipino children

While Senator Win Gatchalian seeks to make the internet accessible to the country’s learners, he also pressed the importance of making it a safe space for all Filipino children.