Monthly Archives: January 2011

On the slaying of Dr. Gerry Ortega

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Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano

“I join the people of Palawan in mourning the death of Dr. Gerry Ortega and demanding swift justice for his senseless and brutal death.”

“Dr. Ortega is a personal friend whom I’ve known since my college days. He is a family man, a dedicated environmentalist and a committed public servant...

Family Code Amendments: On Foreign Divorce

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Sponsorship Speech
FAMILY CODE AMENDMENTS:ARTICLE 26 ON FOREIGN DIVORCE
(SB No. 1052 Committee Report No. 5)
By: SEN. PIA S. CAYETANO

Mr. President, I rise to sponsor Senate Bill No. 1052 under Committee Report No. 5 entitled “AN ACT AMENDING ARTICLE 2...

Pia calls on PNP: Go after ‘bike-jackers,’ too

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Senator Pia S. Cayetano on Sunday called on the Aquino administration and the Philippine National Police (PNP) to look into alarming cases of robberies and ‘bike-jacking’ that victimize bikers following reports of such incidents taking place in southern Metro Manila in recent weeks.

Cayetano said greater police visibility will help di...

Pia leads 10th ‘Bike for Hope’-Palawan

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70-km. bike ride to promote health and environmental awareness

Senator Pia S. Cayetano will lead around 200 bikers from Puerto Princesa City to the municipality of Aborlan in the province of Palawan on Saturday, January 29, to promote healthy living, women empowerment and care for the environment at the 10th staging of ‘Bike for Hope....

On Responsible Parenthood Bill

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Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano

“As Chair of the Senate Health Committee hearing the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill, I look forward to receiving an official copy of the Palace’s version of the measure, the Responsible Parenthood (RP) Bill, which we could consider in our ongoing deliberations.

“This is certainly a posi...

Family Code Amendments: Article 111

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Sponsorship Speech
FAMILY CODE AMENDMENTS: ARTICLE 111
(SB No. 480 Committee Report No.6)
By: SEN. PIA S. CAYETANO

Mr. President, I rise to sponsor Senate Bill No. 480 under Committee Report No. 6 entitled “AN ACT AMENDING ARTICLE 111 OF EXECUTIVE ORD...

Amendments to RA 9208, Anti-Trafficking Act”

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Sponsorship Speech
SB No. 2625, Committee Report No. 13
AMENDMENTS TO RA 9208
“ANTI-TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS ACT OF 2003”
By: SEN. PIA S. CAYETANO

Mr. President, I rise to express support for Senate Bill No. 2625 under Committee Report N...