Monthly Archives: December 2010

DOLE ruling on PAL flight attendants row lauded

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Senator Pia S. Cayetano today welcomed the decision issued by Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz to resolve the three-month-old assumption of jurisdiction (AJ) case involving the Flight Attendants and Stewardesses Association of the Philippines (FASAP) and the Philippine Airlines (PAL) management.


Pia hails dropping of charges vs Morong 43

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Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano

“I welcome President Aquino’s announcement ordering the DOJ to withdraw the criminal charges filed against the Morong 43. It’s a fitting gesture from an enlightened administration, today being International Human Rights Day.

“The task at hand now is for the DOJ prosecutors ha...

Pia commends the ‘Filipino Flash’

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Senator Pia S. Cayetano has filed a resolution commending Nonito “The Flash” Donaire Jr. who won the World Boxing Association (WBA) Bantamweight Crown in convincing fashion after knocking out Wladimir Sidorenko of Ukraine in the fourth round last Saturday in their duel at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California.

Cayetano filed Senate ...

Additional funding for gov’t hospitals pushed

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Senator Pia S. Cayetano continues to push for an increase in the funding allotment for government hospitals which were substantially reduced under the proposed P1.645-trillion national government budget for next year.

Cayetano, Chair of the Senate Committee on Health and Demography, earlier voted ‘No’ to the chamber’s version of the...

2011 budget hit for ‘scrimping’ on basic services

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Senator Pia S. Cayetano today slammed the proposed P1.645-trillion national budget that was passed by the Senate Wednesday night, saying the skewed priorities of the very first general appropriations bill under the Aquino administration may not sit well with the rest of the Filipino people.

“It is unfortunate that the very first bud...