Monthly Archives: March 2011

‘TV shows should be mindful of children’s rights’

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Senator Pia S. Cayetano today weighed in on the controversy created by the March 12 episode of ‘Willing Willie’ on TV5 during which a six-year-old boy, known only as ‘Jan-Jan,’ was made to gyrate like a macho dancer during one of the show’s segments.

“It is very disturbing that this incident took place,...

Pia: On the execution of 3 Filipinos in China

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

“As a nation, we grieve for the loss of our kababayans who were executed in China today. But along with our sympathies to their families and loved ones, we must also look into the circumstances ...

On World Water Day 2011

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PRIVILEGE SPEECH

ON WORLD WATER DAY 2011

By: SENATOR PIA S. CAYETANO
March 22, 2011

I. WORLD WATER DAY

Mr. President, today is International World Water Day. International World Water Day is held annually on March 22 to focus attention on the importance of fr...

Privilege speech on HIV/AIDS

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Privilege Speech on HIV/AIDS
By: Senator Pia Cayetano
16 March 2011

I rise on a matter of personal and collective privilege to bring attention to one of the deadliest diseases which is fast becoming a threat to our country — the Human Immunodeficiency Virus or what is more commonly known as HIV.

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Pia on hoax text messages: ‘When in doubt, don’t spread it!’

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Senator Pia S. Cayetano today advised the public not to panic over hoax text messages that started circulating this week spreading rumors that deadly radiation from earthquake-stricken nuclear plants in Japan had already reached Philippine territory and is directly threatening the health and safety of Filipinos.

“People should remain ca...