by Win Gatchalian on November, 15, 2022

November as National Reading Month

Senator Win Gatchalian is proposing to declare November of every year as the National Reading Month, which will be celebrated with nationwide reading programs.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 14, 2022

Ensure that poorest consumers are actual beneficiaries of electricity lifeline subsidy

Following the recent signing of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) No. 11552 or the Act Extending and Enhancing the Implementation of the Lifeline Rate until 2050, Senator Win Gatchalian called on the government to ensure that marginalized consumers are the actual beneficiaries of the electricity lifeline rate subsidy.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 12, 2022

PNOC budget slashed by P2.5 billion in a bid to refocus its mandate

The Senate Committee on Finance Sub-Committee E chaired by Senator Win Gatchalian has reduced the budget of the Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC) by P2.5 billion for 2023 as part of efforts to compel the government-owned and controlled firm to refocus its mandate into providing stable and secure supply of oil, including the exploration of oil and gas.

Public Order & Safety
by Win Gatchalian on November, 11, 2022

Empower LGUs to provide their own mass transport systems

To deliver improved basic services and provide better facilities, Senator Win Gatchalian wants local government units (LGUs) to develop their own mass transportation system and address mobility concerns in the country.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 10, 2022

Math and Science high schools in all provinces

Amidst the global celebration of the World Science Day for Peace and Development today, November 10, Senator Win Gatchalian continues to push for the establishment of public math and science high schools in all provinces nationwide.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on November, 9, 2022

Magna Carta for seafarers amid global training standard concerns

Senator Win Gatchalian pressed for the creation of a Magna Carta for Filipino seafarers, through Senate Bill No. 822, in a bid to provide them with better protection, build their competencies through education and skills training, and improve their overall competitiveness and personal advantage.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 9, 2022

Return to full face-to-face classes; optional wearing of masks

A week after the opening of full face-to-face classes, Senator Win Gatchalian lauded the Department of Education (DepEd) for the successful return of full in-person classes, a move that he says is crucial to the recovery of the basic education sector from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

by Win Gatchalian on November, 8, 2022

Proper teaching of GMRC, Values Education

Amid the nationwide celebration of Filipino Values Month, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Education (DepEd) to ensure the proper teaching of Good Manners and Right Conduct (GMRC) and Values Education in the country's basic education schools.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on November, 6, 2022

Strengthen NEDA towards sustainable and inclusive economic growth

Senator Win Gatchalian wants to institutionalize the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) to be an independent economic and planning agency for the country’s long-term sustainable economic future.