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Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 24, 2022

K to 12 review to address senior high school graduates’ employability

Strategies to boost the employability of senior high school (SHS) graduates will be among the outputs of the K to 12 program review, Senator Win Gatchalian said.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on October, 24, 2022

Harmonize electrification programs

Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking a unified electrification program to expedite the electrification of all households in the country, particularly those located in rural communities.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 22, 2022

Senate review of laws on free internet, distance learning

Senator Win Gatchalian is seeking a Senate inquiry on the implementation of two laws that would help ensure reliable internet and continuous learning during emergency situations: the Free Internet Access in Public Places Act (Republic Act No. 10929) and the Open Distance Learning Act (Republic No. 10650).

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 22, 2022

Bill on comprehensive regulation on medical practice filed; Medical Education Council proposed

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a bill that seeks to provide for a more responsive and comprehensive regulation for the practice of the medical profession, which would include upgraded standards on basic medical education, medical internship, and post-graduate medical education and training.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 20, 2022

Lack of readiness to roll out mother tongue-based education flagged

Senator Win Gatchalian is alarmed that nearly 10 years after the K to 12 law (Republic Act No. 10533) institutionalized Mother-Tongue Based Multilingual Education (MTB-MLE), a study has found that less than only 10% of the country's schools is ready to effectively implement the program.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on October, 19, 2022

Fast track program on POGO job displacements

Senator Win Gatchalian has called on the labor department to fast track a detailed program that would assist Filipino workers who could potentially be displaced by the closure of Philippine Overseas Gaming Operators (POGOs) in the event that they are banned in the country.

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

Licensed POGOs remiss in paying correct taxes

Philippine Overseas Gaming Operators (POGOs) in the country have under declared tax payments to the government as shown by discrepancies between gross gaming revenues they submitted to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), Senator Win Gatchalian said.

Energy
by Win Gatchalian on October, 16, 2022

Senate probe to unlock oil, gas potential in West Philippine Sea to cut import dependence

Senator Win Gatchalian has filed a Senate resolution seeking to establish the oil and gas potential in the West Philippine Sea to address the country’s import dependence for its energy requirements.

Education
by Win Gatchalian on October, 15, 2022

On Local Government Month: Strengthen LGU involvement in education

Amid the nationwide celebration of the Local Government Month, Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing to strengthen the involvement of local government units (LGUs) in improving the delivery and quality of basic education.