Respect names of heroes, historical sites...

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News Release
18 June 2014

Sen. Pia: Show some respect! Don’t desecrate names of heroes, historical sites

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today blasted the bid of a local liquor making company to register the names of several historical figures and places as brands for its alcoholic beverage products.

The Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture, Cayetano said the plan of Destileri...

Stop Age Discrimination!...

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Stop Age Discrimination!
Co-Sponsorship Speech
By Senator Pia S. Cayetano
10 June 2014

SB No. 29 under Committee Report No. 38 entitled,
Anti-age Discrimination in Employment Act of 2013

Abilidad, hindi edad.

Mr. President, this is the battle cry of Filipino workers in the country and beyond our shores, who have made a strong stand against age discrimination in the workpla...

“Pinoy Big Brother crossed the line”...

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News Release
9 June 2014

Sen. Pia: “PBB crossed the line”

“Pinoy Big Brother (PBB) crossed the line.” This was the assertion of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Women, Family Relations and Gender Relations, in reference to the June 4 episode of the reality television show where two female housemates were challenged to pose nude for an art painting.

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August 18 as Jesse Robredo Day...

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SPONSORSHIP SPEECH
Declaring August 18 as ‘Jesse Robredo Day’

Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture
June 4, 2014

Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,

I rise to sponsor Committee Report No. 49, which recognizes the dignified life and exceptional public service offered by the late Secretary of Interior and Local Government, the Hon. ...

October 5 as National Teachers Day...

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SPONSORSHIP SPEECH
October 5 as National Teachers Day

Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture
June 4, 2014

Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,

I rise to sponsor a bill that recognizes teachers, who dedicate their lives to shaping the mind and honing the character of our youth. While it has been thirty years since the UNESCO declared October 5 a...

Sponsorship Speech: Iskolar ng Bayan Act...

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SPONSORSHIP SPEECH
on S.B. No. 93 or the Iskolar ng Bayan Act of 2014

Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture
June 4, 2014

Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,

While our nation experiences rapid economic growth, our standard of education must be able to keep up and provide a proficient and well-educated workforce. Higher education opens up numerous opportunities...

On Distance Education for Tertiary Level...

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SPONSORSHIP SPEECH
On Distance Education for Tertiary Level

Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture
June 4, 2014

Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,

I rise today once again to sponsor a measure that aims to widen access to quality higher education. Committee Report No. 46 seeks to democratize access to quality education at tertiary levels...

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 ...

Sen.Pia hails TRO vs UAAP rule

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News on Sen.Pia/Reposted from ABS-CBNNews.com

Cayetano hails TRO vs UAAP’s 2-yr residency rule
ABS-CBNnews.com, 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 INQUIRER.net
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...