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.


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?

- 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....

Granting citizenship to Hans-Peter Smit...

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An Act Granting Philippine Citizenship to Hans-Peter Smit
Sponsorship Speech
By Senator Pia S. Cayetano
May 30, 2016

Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,

I am pleased to rise before you today to sponsor Senate Bill No. 2711, granting Philippine citizenship to Hans-Peter Smit.

Mr. Smit, or Coach Hans, as he is commonly known, is an Indonesian citizen. He has been a resident of the Philippin...

RH debate highlights: October 5

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News Release
October 6, 2011

RH bill debate highlights: October 5
Interpellations on Senate Bill No. 2865
‘National Reproductive Health Act of 2011’
Senate plenary session

Senator Ralph Recto (RR) cites differences in the three versions of the Reproductive Health (RH) bi...

RH debate highlights: October 4

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News Release
5 October 2011

RH debate highlights: October 4

Interpellations on Senate Bill No. 2865
‘National Reproductive Health Act of 2011’
Senate plenary session

Senator Lito Lapid (LL): “Gusto ko lang malinawan. Elementary pa lang ako naririnig ko na ang pagpigil sa populas...

RH debates explore the extreme and the unknown

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News Release
2 October 2011

Senate RH debates explore the extreme and the ‘unknown’

The Senate plenary debates on the Reproductive Health (RH) bill have recently unraveled deep-seated religious beliefs and gender biases being harbored by some senators, according to Senator Pia S. Cayetano.

The RH ...

On Cha-cha: Minority not informed, consulted

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News Release
30 September 2011

Pia on Senate leadership’s Cha-cha agenda: ‘Minority was not informed, consulted’

Transcript of interview with Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Member, Senate Minority
Recto Room, Philippine Senate

Q: Your reaction on the new Charter ...

Quotable quotes from the RH debates

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RH debate quotable quotes

Memorable – and forgettable – lines from the Senate RH bill debates (September 28, 2011)

•On gender roles

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile:

“In the coconut farm areas, I have yet to see a woman climbing a cocon...

RH debate highlights: Sept.28

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RH debate highlights: Sept.28

“Is there gender discrimination in Philippine society?”

Debate between RH bill sponsor Sen. Pia Cayetano & Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile
Senate plenary interpellations on Senate Bill No.2865
28 September 2011

Note from the Web A...

Palace downplaying prostitution, sex tourism issue

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News Release
25 September 2011

Pia: Palace downplaying issue of prostitution and sex tourism in PH

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today took to task Malacanang and newly appointed tourism secretary Ramon Jimenez for downplaying the remarks made recently by United States ambassador to the Philippines, Harry Tho...