Sen.Pia takes up cudgels for PWDs...

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News Release
16 July 2015

Sen.Pia: Shame on those who take advantage of benefits meant for PWDs!

Shame on those who take advantage of benefits meant for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs).

This was Senator Pia S. Cayetano’s reaction to several photos that have recently gone viral on social media showing able-bodied motorists occupying parking slots reserved for PWDs in various malls and re...

Prioritize vulnerable sectors during disasters...

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News Release
11 July 2015

On World Population Day:
Sen.Pia: ‘Prioritize most vulnerable sectors during disasters’

As nations mark ‘World Population Day’ on July 11, Senator Pia S. Cayetano stressed the importance of recognizing that certain sectors of our population are particularly vulnerable in times of emergencies.

“The Filipino is no stranger to disasters. And a...

No to more photobombers behind Rizal Shrine...

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News Release
1 July 2015

Sen.Pia rejects DMCI proposal to have more skyscrapers built behind Rizal Shrine
Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture

“I find it appalling that the ‘solution’ being offered by DMCI to the Torre de Manila controversy is to have more skyscrapers constructed behind the Rizal Monument. Presumably, this wo...

Sen.Pia: We fight on the side of history...

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News Release
June 17, 2015

Sen. Pia hails TRO vs Torre de Manila
Statement of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano

“With its issuance of a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the construction of DMCI’s Torre De Manila, the Supreme Court recognized the urgent and solemn need to protect our culture and heritage. It sends the strong message that the Rizal Shrine is not just any old structure that anyone co...

Highlights: Student-Athletes Protection Bill...

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Highlights of the Student-Athletes Protection Bill

Residency of Student-Athletes
- Student athletic associations shall not impose residency requirements on a student-athlete who is a high school graduate enrolling in a college or university;

- No residency requirement on a high school student-athlete transferring from one high school to another high school: Provided, That, to addre...

Unjust residency rules, a thing of the past...

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News Release
11 June 2015

“Unjust practice of residency rules, a thing of the past”
Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson
Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture
On the passage of the Student-Athletes Protection Bill

“With the approval by the Senate and the House of the bicameral version of the Student-Athletes Protection Bill, the unjust practi...

Report child abuse cases at once...

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News Release
30 May 2015

‘Don’t wait for child abuse to go viral, report it at once’
Statement of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Women, Family Relations and Gender Equality

“I am appalled that a parent would think that giving a child a cigarette is funny or cute. This is a clear case of child abuse which I am certain that the Department of Social Welfare and De...

Pia bats for bike lanes, eco-friendly transpo

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News Release
14 August 2011

‘Biking senator’ pushes for bill promoting bike lanes and ‘eco-friendly’ transportation

Bicycle lanes that were pioneered in Marikina City and are now being initiated through local ordinances in Pasig City and Davao City, may soon be a common feature in major thoroughfares ...

Sen. Cayetano fed up with sports politicians

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Sen. Cayetano fed up with sports politicians

By Abac Cordero
The Philippine Star – Sports
August 14, 2011

http://www.philstar.com/sportsarticle.aspx?articleid=716639&publicationsubcate...

Koko could have been proclaimed 2 years ago

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Koko could have been proclaimed senator 2 years ago — Cayetano
By Angie M. Rosales

The Daily Tribune
13 August 2011
http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20110813nat1.html

Proclamation of Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel II...

Pia welcomes Sen.Koko Pimentel

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News Release
11 August 2011

Transcript of Interview with Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Member, Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET)
Hotel Sofitel, Pasay City

Q: Mam how do you feel after so many months of deliberations?

SPSC: Actually no, I’ve been a member of SET for four years. So I’ve been very...

Pia decries politics in Philippine sports

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News Release
August 9, 2011

Transcript of Interview with Senator Pia S. Cayetano (excerpts)
Senate Plenary

Q: Reaksyon po tungkol sa non-recognition ng Philippine Dragon Boat Team…

SPSC: Ang tingin ko mayroong bahid ng pulitika, and I have seen it with my own eyes in many sports. So nananawagan...

Probe sought on non-recognition of PH paddlers

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News Release
August 9, 2011

Pia lauds ‘Dragon Warriors’ and seeks probe into non-accreditation, denial of gov’t support to Philippine Dragon Boat Team

Senator Pia S. Cayetano wants the Senate to probe the standards and requirements used by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and the Phil...

Dr. Fe del Mundo a ‘modern-day hero’

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News Release
August 7, 2011

Pia calls Dr. Fe del Mundo a ‘great Filipina and ‘modern-day hero’

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

“I join our country in mo...