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GATCHALIAN BACKS WFH SETUP TO SAVE ON FUEL COST

Senator Win Gatchalian encouraged more government agencies, and those in the private sector, to engage in flexible work arrangements to save fuel and transportation costs and improve the quality of life of employees. “Our office may look empty for some but we’re practicing work from home arrangement to save on gas, avoid traffic congestion, save […]

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GATCHALIAN TO DEPED : FOCUS ON PANDEMIC RECOVERY

To effectively address the crisis hounding the education sector, Senator Win Gatchalian affirmed his commitment to support and work with Vice President-elect Sara Duterte-Carpio who is set to lead the Department of Education (DepEd). Duterte-Carpio took her oath of office recently in Davao City. For Gatchalian, who is set to retain his chairmanship of the […]

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ADDRESS STUNTED GROWTH OF PINOY KIDS – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the next administration to address stunting among Filipino children, which has long-term consequences on their growth and development. Gatchalian made this call as the outgoing Duterte administration seeks a $178.1 million loan from the World Bank to address Filipino children’s stunted growth. The loan will fund a proposed multi-sectoral project […]

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INCREASE LGU INVOLVEMENT IN EDUCATION – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian is pushing for increased local government involvement in improving the delivery and quality of basic education in the country. Gatchalian cited the crucial role that local governments played to ensure learning continuity amid the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that the proximity of local governments to their constituencies allows them to be more responsive […]

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ENERGY FIELD ‘VETERAN’ AS DOE HEAD — GATCHALIAN

A veteran in the field with a long-term vision for the country’s energy security. This, Senator Win Gatchalian said, should be the qualification of the country’s next Secretary of the Department of Energy (DOE). “Having been at the helm of the Senate Energy Committee for the past six years, I can say that the next […]

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GATCHALIAN PUSHES FOR TRAINING OF TEACHERS

To effectively address the crisis hounding the education sector, Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the incoming administration to ensure quality education and training for teachers. “Kung maganda ang mismong pundasyon ng mga guro, inaasahang dekalidad din ang ibibigay nilang klase ng pagtuturo sa mga estudyante nila,” the veteran legislator stressed. According to Gatchalian, who is […]

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GATCHALIAN: ‘DIGITAL GOV’T’ TO END CORRUPTION

With the continuing pervasiveness of widespread corruption in government, Senator Win Gatchalian is eyeing to pursue policies that mandate the shift to a digital government. This means accelerating digitization and digitalization efforts in government processes and transactions, including the collection of tax payments and other regulatory fees. “Basta may pila sa mga transaksyon sa gobyerno, […]

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DSWD TOLD: KEEP KIDS SAFE AMID BULUSAN ERUPTION

Senator Win Gatchalian is urging the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the Department of Health (DOH), and the Department of Education (DepEd) to ensure the safety and welfare of children affected by the recent eruption of Mount Bulusan in Sorsogon. While it has calmed down, Gatchalian said that we always have to ensure […]

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GATCHALIAN TO CHAIR SENATE EDUCATION COMMITTEE

Senator Win Gatchalian will keep his chairmanship of the Senate Committee on Basic Education, Arts and Culture in the 19th Congress. Gatchalian vowed to continue his pursuit of reforms that will address the education crisis and improve the performance of the country’s learners. Among the veteran legislator’s priorities are the full resumption of face-to-face classes, […]

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FOLLOW REGULATIONS IN MALAMPAYA DEAL — GATCHALIAN

Underscoring the need to protect the interest of the nation above everything else, Senator Win Gatchalian urged the incoming officials of the Department of Energy (DOE) to ensure that existing laws and prescribed regulations are followed before giving its consent to the impending entry of Razon-led Prime Infrastructure Holdings Inc. (Prime Infra) in the Malampaya […]