Raise your hands for rare disease...

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Raise Your Hands for Rare
National Rare Disease Week
Privilege Speech

Senator Pia S. Cayetano
25 February 2015

Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,

Today, I rise on a matter of personal and collective privilege to bring attention to rare diseases or ‘orphan disorders,’ which are health conditions that result from genetic defects that rarely affect the general populatio...

On coordination between AFP, PNP-SAF...

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Transcript of Question and Answer
Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Senate hearing on the Mamasapano incident
10 February 2015

Sen. Pia Cayetano: Madam Chair, let me put on record that I have absolutely no military training, I have never been in combat, and I don’t feel I have the right to ask you any technical questions. But I am a female senator elected by the public, so I will ask questions...

We cannot go by MILF’s timeline...

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‘This is the Republic of the Philippines, not the Republic of MILF’
Manifestation of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Senate hearing on the Mamasapano incident
10 February 2015

We all note that all the top military and PNP officials are here and I recognize and I honor you for coming here voluntarily. So are the members of the Cabinet and we thank you for candidly answering questions for more than f...

Sen.Pia on the #Fallen44...

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So much love, so much loss
By Senator Pia S. Cayetano
30 January 2015, 6:00 AM

Just got home from Camp Bagong Diwa where the remains of our SAF lie in state. Words cannot express the pain and sadness etched on every face.

One by one the caskets were brought in along with two members of the family. All I could do was offer a few words of sympathy, extend my hand, and a shoulder to cry on. Late...

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...

Pia lauds delisting of PH from US blacklist

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News Release
29 June 2011

Pia lauds delisting of PH from US blacklist

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today welcomed the removal of the Philippines from the US State Department’s watch list in its ‘2011 Trafficking in Persons Report’ that was released on Monday.

“The removal of the Philippines from th...

Palace should monitor PSG ‘rape’ complaint

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News Release
22 June 2011

Malacanang should monitor PSG ‘rape’ complaint

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today called on Palace officials to closely follow developments in the police investigation of the rape complaint filed by a 15-year-old girl against a member of the Presidential Security Group (...

Hepa-B Immunization Law welcomed

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News Release
22 June 2011

Hepa-B immunization Law welcomed

Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Health and Demography
Principal Author and Sponsor, RA 10152

“I laud the enactment of Republic...

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...