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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News Release
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...

Sen.Pia hails TRO vs UAAP rule

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News on Sen.Pia/Reposted from

Cayetano hails TRO vs UAAP’s 2-yr residency rule, 03 September 2013

MANILA – Sen. Pia Cayetano hailed a Quezo...

UP swimmer takes UAAP rule to court

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News on Sen.Pia/Reposted from GMA News Online

With Senator Pia Cayetano’s support, UP swimmer files residency complaint vs UST, UAAP board

By JOB B. DE LEON, GMA News, August 30, 2013

The legal battle against the new UAAP residency rule has begun.

Former high school swimming MV...

On the RH Law oral arguments

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Highlights of interview: Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
Conclusion of the RH Law Oral Arguments
Supreme Court
27 August 2013

Question: About conscientious objection, pwede po ba talagang tumanggi ang doktor sa ilalim ng RH Law?

Sen. Pia S. Cayetano: Napaka-...

Highlights: RH Oral Arguments

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Note: To give the public an idea of what transpires at the RH Law oral arguments in the Supreme Court (since live feeds and media coverage are not allowed from the session hall), we are posting excerpts from Tuesday’s proceedings (August 13, 2013) where Sen. Pia Cayetano responds to questions from Associate Justic...

RH a necessity for poor women

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Senator Pia Cayetano stresses necessity of reproductive health to poor women
By Jamie Marie Elona
Reposted from
August 6, 2013

MANILA, Philippines—Senator Pia Cayetano reiterated Tuesday that the main objective of the stalled Reproductive Health law is to make quality health services neces...

Sen.Pia warns vs Hepatitis B spread

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News Release

28 July 2013


July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

Sen. Pia warns against Hepatitis B spread: ‘16 million infected and counting’

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today said the government has made headway in addressing Hepatitis B, a viral infection of the liver which i...

Landmark ruling on RA 9262 hailed

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27 July 2013


Sen. Pia hails SC decision upholding law protecting women and their children; expresses hope for RH Law

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today welcomed the landmark decision of the Supreme Court which upheld the constitutionality of Republic Act 9262, the ‘Anti-Violence Aga...