Vigan one of New7Wonders cities...

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Vigan one of the New7Wonders cities
Sponsorship Speech
By SENATOR PIA S. CAYETANO
28 January 2015

Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,

I rise today to sponsor Senate Resolutions 1053, 1057, 1085 and 1130 congratulating the City of Vigan, Ilocos Sur for being named as one of the New7Wonders Cities and commending the same for being a model for heritage conservation.

New7Wonders is a global ...

On the Bangsamoro Basic Law...

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News Release
28 January 2015

Statement of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
On the Bangsamoro Basic Law

“Like most Filipinos, I yearn for peace, but this can only be attained if all sides sincerely desire and work towards the same goal. As a member of the Senate, I have been exploring ways to pursue peace and genuine development in Mindanao through the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL), but these recent events give us ...

On responsible parenting and the role of women...

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On Pope’s views on responsible parenting and the role of women in society
Statement of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano

Chairperson, Senate Committee on Women, Family Relations and Gender Equality
21 January 2015

“I thank Pope Francis for stressing the importance of responsible parenting among the Catholic faithful. It is indeed the primary responsibility of parents to plan the number and spacing of th...

Sen.Pia unfazed by veto on heritage budget...

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News Release
14 January 2015

Sen.Pia disappointed, but unfazed, by budget veto on additional funds for cultural agencies

Senator Pia S. Cayetano has expressed her disappointment over the presidential veto on special provisions in the P2.6-trillion General Appropriations Act (GAA) for 2015 which would have authorized government cultural agencies to fully retain their income.

The chairperson of the Sen...

Suspension order vs. Torre de Manila backed...

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News Release
13 January 2015

Statement of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
Chair, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture

“I welcome the issuance of the Cease and Desist Order (CDO) by the National Commission on Culture and the Arts (NCCA) against DMCI’s Torre de Manila condominium project in Manila. The CDO suspends the construction of the 49-storey tower across Rizal Park that has significantly comp...

Sen.Pia seeks protection for children evacuees...

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News Release
07 January 2015

Senate opens 2015 with hearing on bills protecting children’s rights and welfare during disasters

Jumpstarting the Philippine Senate’s work calendar for the New Year, Senator Pia S. Cayetano will lead the chamber’s very first public hearing in 2015 which will take up measures aiming to protect children’s rights and welfare in times of disasters.

Cayetano, Chai...

Remember our past, honor our heroes...

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News Release
30 December 2014

118th Rizal Day:
Sen.Pia: Remember our past, honor our heroes

“Ang hindi marunong lumingon sa pinanggalingan ay hindi makakarating sa paroroonan.” (Those who do not know how to value their past are condemned not to reach their destination.)

“This is one of Dr Jose Rizal’s most often quoted words. Who would have thought that this war...

On Sex Education and RH Bill

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Interview on RH Bill
Sex education sa klase, maaaring gawing ‘optional’?
Courtesy of gmanews.tv / 18 June 2011

Isa sa mainit na pinagdebatihan ng mga kongresista sa kontrobersiyal na Reproductive Health (RH) bill ay ang reproductive health education o “sex education.” Sa panayam ng News To ...

‘RH Bill will save lives’

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News Release
6 June 2011

Transcript of interview with Sen. Pia S. Cayetano (Excerpts) / Update on the Reproductive Health (RH) Bill, Senate Version / Senate Media Center

SPSC (Opening Statement): Maganda na ma-highlight po natin what the RH Bill is, and what it is not. Lilinawin po natin that the RH bill does...

RH Bill to push through

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News Release
30 May 2011

RH Bill to push through
Transcript of interview with Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
Chair, Senate Committee on Health & Demography

Q: Can the bills on the Rights of the Unborn Child and the RH bill be consolidated?

SPSC: First of all, from a rules and procedural standpo...

Release Palawan funds

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Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
On reported delay in the release of Malampaya funds
May 24, 2011

“The national government should heed the call of local government leaders and the people of Palawan to promptly release to the province its rightful share of proceeds from the Malampaya natural gas proje...

Sen. Pia on status of RH Bill

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Transcript of Interview with Senator Pia S. Cayetano / Chairperson, Senate Committee on Health and Demography / May 17, 2011

Q: When can we expect the committee report on the RH Bill?
Hopefully in two weeks.

Q: Ano na po ang status ng bill?
It has undergone many revisio...

Pia seeks OK of nat’l sports high school bill

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News Release
10 May 2011

Pia seeks OK of bill establishing a national sports high school

Stressing the need to breed new generations of homegrown sports heroes, Senator Pia S. Cayetano will push for the passage of a bill in plenary today seeking to establish a Philippine High School for Sports (PHSS).

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Pia hails Pacquiao win over Mosley

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News Release
May 8, 2011

On Manny Pacquiao’s victory over Sugar Shane Mosley

Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Triathlete and Sports Enthusiast

“Manny Pacquiao is a true people’s champ. He draws inspiration from his people and the Filipino people draw inspiration from h...