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...

World health leaders hail PH for passing RH Law...

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News Release
28 May 2015

Philippines hailed by global health leaders for RH Law passage

An assembly of global health leaders has recognized the Philippines for passing a landmark law that would increase people’s access to family planning and reproductive health services.

The Philippines, together with Uruguay and Senegal, were chosen as this year’s recipients of the Resolve Awards in ceremonies l...

Sen.Pia slams ‘whimsical’ MMDA order...

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News Release
19 May 2015

Senator Pia slams MMDA for ‘whimsical’ memorandum circular restricting running events on Roxas Boulevard

Senator Pia S. Cayetano has called on the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to suspend the implementation of its controversial memorandum circular which she said would “arbitrarily restrict” the staging of running events along Roxas Boulevard.

The s...

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...

Pia hails PH Dragon Boat Team

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News Release
August 6, 2011

Pia hails PH Dragon Boat Team

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today hailed the Philippine Dragon Boat Team for bagging three golds and one silver medal at the International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) 10th World Championships in Tampa Bay, Florida.

“They may lack funds, but not ...

SET ready to rule on Koko’s poll protest

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News Release
5 August 2011

Pia: ‘SET ready to rule on Koko’s poll protest’

Statement of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
Member, Senate Electoral Tribunal

“With the withdrawal of Sen. Miguel Zubiri of his counter-protest, the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) can now proceed to rule on ...