Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has warned the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) about the potential waste of public funds over its beautification project of Manila Bay, which involves covering the shoreline with artificial white sand.
The country could be plunged into an economic and political crisis if calls for a revolutionary government (rev gov) persist and there will be a shift to federalism, Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said Tuesday (August 25).
MANILA – Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has urged the national government to seriously consider the construction of field hospitals to augment and increase the capacity of hospitals amid the growing number of coronavirus infections in the country.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian urged the government Wednesday (July 29) to accept ABS-CBN’s offer to use its transmission network and educational programs for distance learning ahead of the opening of classes on August 24.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has urged Education Sec. Leonor Briones to postpone the implementation of limited face-to-face classes in areas with zero cases of COVID-19 virus.
MANILA – Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has urged the national government aid to struggling private school institutions amid the low enrollment rate due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has urged the government to utilize K to 12 graduates as possible contact tracers amid the surge in coronavirus infections in the country.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has blasted Manny V. Pangilinan’s Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) for its failure to comply with its supposed commitments to resolve complaints of power consumers over unexplained high electricity rates during the Luzon lockdown.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian will summon officials of the Manila Electric Company (Meralco) to the Senate to explain the unusually high power bills they sent to their customers in June.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has urged local government units (LGUs) to assist the Department of Education in localizing the Learning Continuity Plan (LCP).
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian urged the economic managers of the Duterte cabinet to allot more stimulus on the labor market to ensure job preservation of Filipinos amid proposed extension of the Bayanihan to Heal As One Act.
MANILA – Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has called on the government to protect and promote the interest of unemployed Filipino workers by providing them with new stable jobs before it considers opening the job market to foreigners.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian will recommend the postponement of class opening on August 24 if the Department of Education (DepEd) fails to reach 80 percent preparedness by mid-July.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has prodded the national government to extend fresh capital and other financial assistance to budding online entrepreneurs, instead of slapping them with untimely new taxes.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has urged the government to fast-track the installation of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) facilities in public schools amid the continuing threat of the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian is pushing for the installation of cellular sites in every public school in the country to provide internet access to all of the country’s 42,046 barangays.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has appealed to Malacañang for the restoration of more than P8.4-billion budget cut to the Department of Education.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian said the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) should run after tax evading-offshore gaming operators rather than going after online sellers in the country.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian has called out the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) over its plans to impose taxes on small time online merchants.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian is pushing for the passage of the proposed Bayanihan to Recover As One Act so private higher education institutions (HEIs) survive without having to hike tuition fees.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III has questioned the motive of the House of Representatives for passing a provisional franchise for ABS-CBN that is only good until October 31 this year.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian will lead the Senate Committee on Public Services’ hearing on the bill granting ABS-CBN a provisional franchise after Senator Grace Poe inhibited herself from the proceedings.
The government is taking steps to increase its coronavirus testing capacity, according to Malacañang.
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian is seeking a legislative inquiry to determine the impact of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) on the power sector and consumers.