Monthly Archives: February 2011

Brgy. Ayala Alabang ordinance questioned

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Reacting to Ordinance No.1 of Barangay Ayala Alabang in Muntinlupa City, Senator Pia Cayetano said members of the village council should have first consulted the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) before passing the controversial ordinance which seeks to regulate the sale, promotion and purchase of contraceptives within the barangay’s jurisid...

Honoring Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire, Jr.

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Senate Resolution No. 303
Honoring Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire, Jr.
By: SENATOR PIA S. CAYETANO

Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, good afternoon.

It is my honor to stand before you t...

Privilege speech on the status of the Philippines in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

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UPDATED: We have updated this post to include the actual speech that Sen. Cayetano delivered in the Senate on March 8, 2011 on the occasion of International Women’s Day. An anti-RH blogger recently cried ‘plagiarism,’ citing the February 23, 2011 draft speech on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which...

Donaire TKO win hailed

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Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano

“I congratulate Nonito ‘The Filipino Flash’ Donaire Jr. for his impressive win via technical knockout (TKO) over Fernando Montiel, knocking down the Mexican champion in the second round of their 12-round duel and snaring the WBC and WBO bantamweight crown.

“Nonito showed ...

On nightwork prohibition on women employees

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Co-Sponsorship Speech
SB No. 2701, Committee Report No. 18

“AN ACT
EXPANDING THE EXCEPTIONS FROM THE NIGHTWORK PROHIBITION OF WOMEN EMPLOYEES, THEREBY AMENDING ARTICLES 130 AND 131 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NUMBER FOUR HUNDRED FORTY TWO (PD 422), AS AMENDED OTHERWISE KNOWN AS ...

On Malacañang’s de-prioritization of the RH Bill

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Statement of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Health and Demography and
Senate Committee on Youth, Women and Family Relations

“Malacañang’s de-prioritization withdrawing the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill from its priority legislative agenda is very disappointing and disturbing. At the minimum, it indi...