Statement on the Davao blast...

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Statement on the Davao blast
By Rep. Pia S. Cayetano
Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives

September 3, 2016

I strongly condemn this latest act of terrorism, claimed to have been perpetrated by the Abu Sayyaf Group, in Davao City. There is no justification for the killing and harming of unarmed civilians – children, women and men – regardless of one’s cause or ideology. I join our...

Rep.Pia lauds Hidilyn Diaz...

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Statement of Rep. Pia S. Cayetano
Taguig City, Second District
Triathlete, former PH volleyball athlete
8 August 2016

Never underestimate the strength of the Filipina.

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz literally carried an entire nation’s hopes on her shoulders and power-lifted it to victory, becoming the first Filipina to win an Olympic medal while ending our 20-year medal drought in the quadrennial games.

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FAQs on RA 10911...

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FAQs on Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Law
Prepared by: Office of Rep. Pia S. Cayetano (Taguig City, 2D)
Principal Author, Republic Act 10911

1. Who are covered?
All employers, labor contractors or subcontractors, labor organizations, and publishers.

2. What are the prohibited acts?

Employer
- Print or publish, or cause to be printed...

Promote diversity, inclusion in the workplace...

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Promote diversity, inclusion in the workplace
Statement on RA 10911
By Rep. Pia S. Cayetano
Taguig City, 2nd District
August 1, 2016

I am elated that the bill I pushed and worked for during my last term in the Senate has now become a law.

I first filed the bill prohibiting age discrimination in the workplace after the practice was brought to my attention in 2010 by a woman who was only in ...

“Thank you for all the years”...

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* UPDATE: During the May 9, 2016 elections, Senator Pia S. Cayetano was overwhelmingly elected congresswoman of the second district of Taguig City. Her new website is being constructed and will be online soon.

‘Thank you for all the years’
Sen. Pia thanks colleagues, bids Senate farewell on last day of session
June 6, 2016
Senate Plenary

Mr. President, I would just like to t...

Senate approves Nat’l Vision Screening Act...

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News Release
May 30, 2016

Senate approves Nat’l Vision Screening Act

Senators have passed on third and final reading on Monday Senate Bill No. (SBN) 2948 establishing a National Vision Screening Program (NVSP) for public school children.

Authored and sponsored by Sen. Pia S. Cayetano, SBN 2948 seeks early detection of visual problems among kindergarten pupils which the senator said often go undetec...

Bill establishing science high school in Antipolo ...

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News Release
May 30, 2015

Bill establishing science high school in Antipolo OK’d

A national science and technology high school will soon rise at the heart of Rizal province after senators approved on Monday House Bill 4366, which seeks to establish the Antipolo City National Science and Technology High School.

Passed on third and final reading, HB 4366 was sponsored in the Senate by Senator Pia S....

On the P1-B RH budget cut

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News Release
07 January 2016

Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Principal Sponsor, Reproductive Health (RH) Act

“As the principal sponsor of the RH law, I am shocked that the RH budget was slashed by P1 billion. At every stage of the 2016 budget process, I had asked for details. This was work in pro...

Senate passes the Rare Disease Bill

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News Release
14 December 2015
By Senate PRIB

Senate passes the Rare Disease Bill

The Senate today approved on third and final reading a bill that seeks to include the treatment of rare diseases in the health benefit package of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation.

Sen. Pia Cayetano...

Bills renaming schools approved

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Press Release
07 December 2015

Bills renaming schools approved
By MaeJoy Albano-Miranda / Senate-PRIB

The Senate today approved on third and final reading five bills mandating the renaming of public elementary and high schools in the provinces of Nueva Ecija, La Union and Camiguin.

Senat...

Sen.Pia slams budget cut on state universities

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News Release
25 November 2015

Transcript of the manifestation of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
Chair, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture

Topic: On the 34% reduction in the capital outlay for State Universities and Colleges (SUCs)
Senate 2016 budget plenary hearings

Mr President, I just ...

On SET vote, support for Duterte-Cayetano

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‘I believe in Duterte, Cayetano’

In connection with queries on my position regarding the petition filed against Senator Grace Poe before the SET, my decision is based on my appreciation of the case. It is NOT to be equated with WHO I am supporting for the Presidency.

Mayor Rody Duterte has been, and al...

On the Expanded Maternity Leave Bill

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News Release
03 November 2015

“Women employees will be more productive if the maternity leave is extended”
Transcript of interview with Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chair, Senate Committee on Women, Children, Family Relations and Gender Equality

Interviewed by Ms. Connie Sison Read More »

Remembering Senator Joker Arroyo

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News Release
October 7, 2015

Remembering Senator Joker Arroyo
By Senator Pia S. Cayetano
October 7, 2015

I am deeply saddened by the passing of former Senator Joker Arroyo. More than a colleague, he was a mentor to me for nine years, and my seatmate for three years in the 15th Congress (2010-2013)...