Pinoys welcome DS Pia in Madrid...

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News Release
20 May 2017

Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano Meets FILCOM Leaders in Madrid

By the Embassy of the Philippines
Madrid, Spain

Originally posted on philembassymadrid.com

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives and Taguig 2nd District Congresswoman Pilar Juliana “Pia” S. Cayetano met the Filipino Communi...

Pia hails Juvenile Justice law amendments...

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Statement
23 May 2017

On the substitute bill strengthening Juvenile Justice Law
By Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano
Representative, Taguig City 2nd District

I am happy to report that we have approved the substitute bill on Juvenile Justice in connection with the bills that were filed lowering the age of criminal responsibility. The bill that the committee approved is one that recognizes that child...

On the Philippine report to the UNHRC...

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Privilege Speech
22 May 2017

On the Philippine report to the UNHRC

By Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano
Representative, Taguig City 2nd District

Madame Speaker, allow me to rise on a matter of personal privilege. Two weeks ago, I joined the Philippine delegation which presented the report of the Philippines for the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) before the United Nations Human...

PH gains on socio-econ rights recognized at UNHRC...

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News Release
22 May 2017

Pia: PHL efforts to uphold socio-economic rights recognized at UNHRC

House Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano delivered a privilege speech on Monday to highlight the country’s gains in promoting socio-economic rights which were reported to the 27th Universal Period Review of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) last May 8.

At the same time, Cayetano, a member of the Phil...

PH upholds rights of women, children...

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News Release
09 May 2017

Pia to UN rights council: PH upholding rights of women and children

Geneva – House Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano on Monday defended the human rights record of the Philippine government before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), particularly in the area of ensuring the rights and welfare of women and children.

In her brief presentation that follo...

TRO endangering women’s lives...

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News Release
05 May 2017

Cayetano: TRO on contraceptives putting women’s health and lives at risk

Contraceptive supplies are fast running out in the Philippines and this is endangering the health and lives of millions of Filipino women who use these products not just for birth control, but also to address a variety of women’s illnesses and health needs.

Thus warned House Deputy Speaker Pia ...

Implement RH Law now!...

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Privilege speech
06 March 2017

Implement RH Law now!

By Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano
Representative, 2nd District, Taguig City

Honorable Speaker, distinguished members of this House and our guests gathered here today, good afternoon.

I rise today on a matter of personal and collective privilege.

As we celebrate Women’s Month here in the House of Representatives, outside the...

Delays in Reproductive Health bill hit

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News Release
28 November 2011

Transcript of ambush interview with Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
Senate plenary, before the start of Monday’s session
Topic: Update on RH Bill

Q: Is there a deliberate effort to delay the RH Bill?
SPSC: Of course, I don’t think anyo...

Quotes from ‘My Daily Race’

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News Release
25 November 2011

Quotes from ‘My Daily Race’

The following are selected passages from Sen. Pia S. Cayetano’s very first book, ‘My Daily Race.’ The memoir, a collection of blog posts and essays by Sen. Cayetano , talks about her life as a multi-tasking senator, triathlete and mother.<...

Pia laments PH’s poor finish at SEA Games

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News Release
23 November 2011

Sen. Pia laments PH’s 6th place finish at SEA Games
Transcript of ambush interview
Senate plenary

Q: Mam ano po ang dapat nating gawin para maibalik ang ningning ng Philippine sports?

SPSC: I’m not an administrato...

Sen. Pia’s first book launched today

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News Release
November 23, 2011

Sen. Pia launches first book, ‘My Daily Race’

Personalities from the world of politics, sports and women’s circles will come together on Wednesday in Taguig City for the book launch of ‘My Daily Race,’ a memoir written by Senator Pia S. Cayetano.

‘My Daily Rac...

Pacquiao the ‘People’s Champ’

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13 November 2011

Pia: Pacquiao the ‘People’s Champ’

“Manny Pacquiao will always be the People’s Champ. As an athlete, I’m sure he would have wanted a more decisive win. Victory is always sweeter that way.

“But Juan Manuel Marquez also fought well, and since the fight was fie...

Pia hails PPUR’s inclusion in New7Wonders

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News Release
12 November 2011

Pia hails underground river’s inclusion in New7Wonders

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today joined fellow Filipinos in rejoicing the inclusion of the Puerto Princesa Underground River (PPUR) of Palawan in the list of provisional winners of the New7Wonders of Nature as announced by or...

RH critics disconnected from reality

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2 November 2011

On RH critics’ ‘disconnect’ with reality

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today clarified the significance of the World Population Report 2011, recently issued by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), to the ongoing national debates on Senate Bill No.2865 or t...