Economy & Commerce

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 30, 2022

‘One Filipino One Bank Account’ to fast track financial aid

To fast track the distribution of public and social services to beneficiaries, Senator Win Gatchalian is proposing that government financial institutions create a bank account for every unbanked Filipino.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on August, 16, 2022

Government urged to promote inclusive growth, social protection to reduce poverty

With poverty incidence in the country reaching almost 20 million in 2021 from more than 17 million in 2018, Senator Win Gatchalian urged the national government to promote inclusive growth and social protection to lift Filipinos out of poverty.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on May, 3, 2022

Vintage vehicle regulation will make car restoration a thriving industry in PH – Gatchalian

The passage of the law regulating vintage vehicles can make automobile restoration a thriving industry in the country, capitalizing on the unique and skilled craftsmanship of Filipino mechanics and paving the way for the Philippines to compete in the international market.  

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on May, 3, 2022

Gatchalian to pursue measures giving additional benefits to workers

Senator Win Gatchalian vowed to pursue measures institutionalizing tax cuts for work-from-home employees, additional benefits to construction workers, and condoning penalties for unpaid Social Security System (SSS) contributions of household employers.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on May, 1, 2022

Gatchalian to DOF, BIR: Propose ways to give full amount of poll workers’ honoraria

Senator Win Gatchalian urged the Department of Finance (DOF) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to give their proposals on how poll workers, including public school teachers, can receive the full amount of their honoraria, allowances, and other benefits.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on March, 13, 2022

Gatchalian recommends cash aid for farmers, fishers be sent thru banks

Senator Win Gatchalian recommended to the Department of Agriculture (DA) the opening of bank accounts for the beneficiaries of the fuel subsidy program to expedite the distribution of cash aid to farmers and fisherfolk and to jumpstart their financial inclusion and access to credit. 

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

Gatchalian calls for increased vigilance vs hoarders, profiteering amid high fuel prices

In the absence of the imposition of a price ceiling on basic necessities amid rising prices of fuel products, Senator Win Gatchalian called for increased vigilance against unscrupulous traders engaged in unwarranted acts that can affect the prices of prime and basic commodities.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on February, 24, 2022

Gatchalian mulls institutionalization of Pantawid Pasada Program

Senator Win Gatchalian is planning to file a bill institutionalizing the Pantawid Pasada Program to address the adverse effects of oil price hikes, particularly among the vulnerable sectors such as the public transport.

Economy & Commerce
by Win Gatchalian on February, 24, 2022

Gatchalian pushes anew bill on satellite-based technology for internet connectivity

Senator Win Gatchalian vowed to pursue the enactment of his bill to develop satellite-based internet technology in the country and expand the powers of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) to ensure universal access to the internet.