Sen.Pia open to amending GHW bill...

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News Release
March 14, 2014 

Sen. Pia open to ‘reasonable’ amendments to Graphic Health Warning bill 

Senator Pia S. Cayetano is willing to accommodate amendments to the Graphic Health Warning (GHW) bill that would ‘reasonably’ adjust the periods of compliance for cigarette manufacturers to place picture-based health warnings in the packaging of their products. 

Cayetano is the principal a...

AirAsia Zest asked to apologize for offensive ad...

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March 4, 2014

Sen.Pia to AirAsia Zest: Apologize for ‘anti-women’ radio ad

Senator Pia S. Cayetano on Monday called on an airline company to issue a public apology over a radio advertisement promoting its ticket sale, which she said contained derogatory remarks on women.

In a privilege speech marking the start of the Women’s Month of March, the senator took offense at the latest ra...

Medical care for persons with rare disease sought...

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27 February 2014


Under Sen. Pia’s bill, persons with rare disease to get better access to medical care


Senator Pia S. Cayetano is pushing for the passage of a bill that will mandate the government to assist persons with rare disease by increasing their access to medical treatment and drugs, and including them in the coverage of the Universal Heal...

Sen. Pia backs call to ‘share the road’...

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17 February 2014

Sen. Pia backs call to ‘share the road’

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today expressed her support to the initiative of citizens which is calling on the government to implement a road-sharing scheme and to promote sustainable modes of transportation.

The call to ‘share the road’ is being spearheaded by a group of students, bikers and environment advocates, including Ram...

Sen. Pia cited for hepa B, liver cancer advocacy...

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February 7, 2014


Sen. Pia cited for hepa B, liver cancer advocacy


Senator Pia S. Cayetano became the very first recipient of the ‘Jade Ribbon Award’ from the Stanford University-based Asian Liver Center, which recently recognized the senator’s leadership in enhancing government response and raising public awareness on liver cancer and hepatitis B in the Philip...

Sen.Pia hails junking of TRO vs RH conference...

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25 January 2014

Sen. Pia hails junking of TRO petition, hits brazen attempt by Pro-Life groups to stop int’l reproductive health conference

“I welcome the order of the Pasay City court that junked the petition for TRO (temporary restraining order) filed by some Catholic groups to stop the 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Rights and Health (APCRSHR).

“I feel g...

Passage of Graphic Health Warning Bill seen...

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23 January 2014

Cigarette companies express support; Sen. Pia sees passage of Graphic Health Warning Bill

Senator Pia S. Cayetano is confident that the Senate will finally be able to pass the Graphic Health Warning (GHW) Bill in the 16th Congress after cigarette manufacturers expressed their support to the measure during Wednesday’s public hearing by the Senate Committee on Health and Demogra...

On UAAP boycott: What are we teaching the youth?

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Sen.Pia on UAAP boycott: What are we teaching our children?

Transcript of interview with Sen. Pia S. Cayetano

On the UAAP swimming competitions boycott

Solar Sportsdesk hosted by Jinno Rufino and Cesca Litton

20 Sept...

Sen.Pia condemns UAAP boycott

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Sen. Pia condemns UAAP boycott

20 September 2013


“I condemn the boycott instigated by certain school officials  at the UAAP swimming competitions in support of the UAAP Board’s brazen refusal to abide by the court ...

Senate takes up Special Education bills

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17 September 2013


Sen. Pia vows to pass Special Education Act


Senator Pia S. Cayetano has committed to work for the passage of the proposed “Special Education (SPED) Act of 2013,” which seeks to give children with special needs better access to quality basic ed...

Senate to hear bills on special education

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16 September 2013


Senate to hear bills on special education


The Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture led by Senator Pia S. Cayetano will lea...

On the World University Rankings

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10 September 2013


Sen. Pia on the 2013 World University Rankings


Senator Pia S. Cayetano today said the latest world university rankings
should give Filipinos an indication of how the Philippines fares overall in the
field of higher education and learning....

Protect women, children in Zamboanga conflict

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Prioritize safety of women, children caught in Zamboanga conflict

Statement of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano

9 September 2013

“I condemn the siege launched by armed individuals on Zamboanga City, including the reported use of civilians as human shields.  This latest attack should not distract the government an...

UAAP should comply with TRO

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UAAP should comply with TRO

Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
On the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) vs. UAAP re: Mikee Bartolome’s case
5 September 2013

“I am appalled by reports that the UAAP Board has chosen to defy the court’s order which prevents it from enforcing its two-year residency ...