Respect names of heroes, historical sites...

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News Release
18 June 2014

Sen. Pia: Show some respect! Don’t desecrate names of heroes, historical sites

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today blasted the bid of a local liquor making company to register the names of several historical figures and places as brands for its alcoholic beverage products.

The Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture, Cayetano said the plan of Destileri...

Stop Age Discrimination!...

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Stop Age Discrimination!
Co-Sponsorship Speech
By Senator Pia S. Cayetano
10 June 2014

SB No. 29 under Committee Report No. 38 entitled,
Anti-age Discrimination in Employment Act of 2013

Abilidad, hindi edad.

Mr. President, this is the battle cry of Filipino workers in the country and beyond our shores, who have made a strong stand against age discrimination in the workpla...

“Pinoy Big Brother crossed the line”...

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News Release
9 June 2014

Sen. Pia: “PBB crossed the line”

“Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) crossed the line.” This was the assertion of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Women, Family Relations and Gender Relations, in reference to the June 4 episode of the reality television show where two female housemates were challenged to pose nude for an art painting.

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August 18 as Jesse Robredo Day...

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SPONSORSHIP SPEECH
Declaring August 18 as ‘Jesse Robredo Day’

Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture
June 4, 2014

Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,

I rise to sponsor Committee Report No. 49, which recognizes the dignified life and exceptional public service offered by the late Secretary of Interior and Local Government, the Hon. ...

October 5 as National Teachers Day...

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SPONSORSHIP SPEECH
October 5 as National Teachers Day

Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture
June 4, 2014

Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,

I rise to sponsor a bill that recognizes teachers, who dedicate their lives to shaping the mind and honing the character of our youth. While it has been thirty years since the UNESCO declared October 5 a...

Sponsorship Speech: Iskolar ng Bayan Act...

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SPONSORSHIP SPEECH
on S.B. No. 93 or the Iskolar ng Bayan Act of 2014

Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture
June 4, 2014

Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,

While our nation experiences rapid economic growth, our standard of education must be able to keep up and provide a proficient and well-educated workforce. Higher education opens up numerous opportunities...

On Distance Education for Tertiary Level...

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SPONSORSHIP SPEECH
On Distance Education for Tertiary Level

Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture
June 4, 2014

Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,

I rise today once again to sponsor a measure that aims to widen access to quality higher education. Committee Report No. 46 seeks to democratize access to quality education at tertiary levels...

SC victory, RH law, and amazing women

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SC victory, RH law and amazing women
Senator Pia S. Cayetano
April 9, 2014

By a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court declared the Reproductive Health Law as constitutional. This is the final victory of a long-fought battle – one that lasted almost two decades and several Congresses – to provide Filipinos ...

Sen.Pia open to amending GHW bill

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News Release
March 14, 2014 

Sen. Pia open to ‘reasonable’ amendments to Graphic Health Warning bill 

Senator Pia S. Cayetano is willing to accommodate amendments to the Graphic Health Warning (GHW) bill that would ‘reasonably’ adjust the periods of compliance for cigarette manufacturers to place pi...

AirAsia Zest asked to apologize for offensive ad

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News Release
March 4, 2014

Sen.Pia to AirAsia Zest: Apologize for ‘anti-women’ radio ad

Senator Pia S. Cayetano on Monday called on an airline company to issue a public apology over a radio advertisement promoting its ticket sale, which she said contained derogatory remarks on women.

In a privilege...

Medical care for persons with rare disease sought

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News Release

27 February 2014

 

Under Sen. Pia’s bill, persons with rare disease to get better access to medical care

 

Senator Pia S. Cayetano is pushing for the passage of a bill that will mandate the government to assist persons with rare disease by increasing t...

Sen. Pia backs call to ‘share the road’

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17 February 2014

Sen. Pia backs call to ‘share the road’

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today expressed her support to the initiative of citizens which is calling on the government to implement a road-sharing scheme and to promote sustainable modes of transportation.

The call to ‘share the ...

Sen. Pia cited for hepa B, liver cancer advocacy

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February 7, 2014

 

Sen. Pia cited for hepa B, liver cancer advocacy

 

Senator Pia S. Cayetano became the very first recipient of the ‘Jade Ribbon Award’ from the Stanford University-based Asian Liver Center, which recently recognized the senator’s leadership in enha...

Sen.Pia hails junking of TRO vs RH conference

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25 January 2014

Sen. Pia hails junking of TRO petition, hits brazen attempt by Pro-Life groups to stop int’l reproductive health conference

“I welcome the order of the Pasay City court that junked the petition for TRO (temporary restraining order) filed by some Catholic groups to stop the 7t...