Monthly Archives: September 2013

Respect rights of civilians caught in conflict

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News Release
24 September 2013

Respect rights of civilians caught in armed conflict

“The newest attack on a school and several villages by reported elements of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Midsayap, North Cotabato on Monday is deplorable.

“Innocent civilians including public sc...

On UAAP boycott: What are we teaching the youth?

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Sen.Pia on UAAP boycott: What are we teaching our children?

Transcript of interview with Sen. Pia S. Cayetano

On the UAAP swimming competitions boycott

Solar Sportsdesk hosted by Jinno Rufino and Cesca Litton

20 Sept...

Sen.Pia condemns UAAP boycott

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Sen. Pia condemns UAAP boycott

20 September 2013


“I condemn the boycott instigated by certain school officials  at the UAAP swimming competitions in support of the UAAP Board’s brazen refusal to abide by the court ...

Senate takes up Special Education bills

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News Release

17 September 2013


Sen. Pia vows to pass Special Education Act


Senator Pia S. Cayetano has committed to work for the passage of the proposed “Special Education (SPED) Act of 2013,” which seeks to give children with special needs better access to quality basic ed...

Senate to hear bills on special education

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16 September 2013


Senate to hear bills on special education


The Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture led by Senator Pia S. Cayetano will lea...

On the World University Rankings

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10 September 2013


Sen. Pia on the 2013 World University Rankings


Senator Pia S. Cayetano today said the latest world university rankings
should give Filipinos an indication of how the Philippines fares overall in the
field of higher education and learning....

Protect women, children in Zamboanga conflict

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Prioritize safety of women, children caught in Zamboanga conflict

Statement of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano

9 September 2013

“I condemn the siege launched by armed individuals on Zamboanga City, including the reported use of civilians as human shields.  This latest attack should not distract the government an...