P418-million power subsidy for poor families sought 

Marlon Ramos 03/20/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian on Sunday asked the government to set aside P418 million in electricity subsidy for over four million “lifeline” consumers to help low-income households cope with the country’s worsening inflation. Gatchalian, chair…

Senator: Fire victims in Mandaue live in danger zone, need to be relocated

Futch Anthony Inso 12/03/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The fire victims of Sitio Paradise in Barangay Looc, Mandaue City will need to be relocated especially since the sitio is located in a danger zone. Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, who visited the fire…

23,000 Filipinos to get jobs should Pogos be banned — Gatchalian

Zacarian Sarao - Reporter / @zacariansINQ 11/27/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Sunday said the 23,000 Filipinos who will be displaced should the government ban Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (Pogos) will be given employment. READ: 23,000 Filipinos to lose jobs once POGOs leave, group warns…

Sen. Gatchalian seeking reelection in 2022

John Eric Mendoza 10/08/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Friday, October 8, 2021, filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for reelection in the upcoming 2022 elections. He personally submitted his COC before Commission on elections officers at the Hotel…

Waterfront Airport Hotel and Casino is the first hotel vaccination center in Cebu

Christian Orellano 07/28/2021

Waterfront Airport Hotel and Casino in Mactan is the first hotel in Cebu to become a Vaccination Center.     The hotel is proud to offer its world-class function halls as a comfortable and safe vaccination facility and,…

Crackdown on distance learning cheats, gov’t urged

Melvin Gascon 04/04/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian on Saturday called on the government and schools to step up their campaign to stop various forms of cheating in distance learning amid the pandemic. Citing reports, he lamented that the…

NTC urged to crack whip on telcos

Melvin Gascon 03/14/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) must compel telecommunications companies to speed up the construction of new cell towers to deal with the country’s growing needs for internet connectivity, which has been worsened by the…

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