NHCP can stop Torre construction...

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News Release
30 October 2014

Sen. Pia: NHCP can issue cease order vs. Torre de Manila

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today threw her support behind the parallel inquiry being conducted by the House of Representatives on the construction of the controversial Torre de Manila high-rise condominium across Rizal Park in Manila.

“I am pleased that the House of Representatives has started its own hearings o...

Thank you, ‘Doc Quasi’ Romualdez...

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Sponsorship Speech
Senate Resolution No.927

Commemorating former Health Secretary
Alberto ‘Doc Quasi’ G. Romualdez for his legacy in health
reform and invaluable contributions to the health sector

Senator Pia S. Cayetano
27 October 2014

Mr. President, esteemed colleagues,

I rise today to sponsor Senate Resolution No. 927, commemorating former health secre...

Sen. Pia takes cudgels for world’s domestic ...

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News Release
17 October 2014

Sen. Pia’s appeal to world’s parliaments: Adopt UN, ILO conventions on domestic workers’ rights

Senator Pia S. Cayetano has appealed to leaders and members of parliaments from 164 countries to take a bold step towards protecting the world’s domestic workers, a great majority of whom are women, by adopting international instruments which guarantee their basic rights and t...

Protect migrant workers’ rights...

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Philippine Statement On The General Debate

By Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Delivered before the 131st Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)
General Assembly, Geneva
15 October 2014

Mr. President, Distinguished Delegates, Friends, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Despite the many strides we have made through these year...

Review pension provision of expanded seniors law...

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News Release
8 October 2014

Sen. Pia wants pension provision of Expanded Senior Citizens Act reviewed

Why are indigent senior citizens under the age of 77 being deprived of the P500 monthly pension which they are supposed to receive under the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010 or Republic Act 9994?

This is the question that Senator Pia S. Cayetano wants answered in a resolution (Philippine Senate R...

Pay hike for public school teachers long overdue...

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News Release
06 October 2014

Last pay hike for mentors was in 2009 – Sen. Pia

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today said an increase in the salaries of the country’s 520,000 public school teachers is long overdue, noting that the last pay adjustment for our educators was implemented five years ago in 2009.

“We always say that the youth is our country’s hope, but who is preparing our youth for th...

On rape and degrading portrayals of women...

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Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
On ‘Naked Truth’ fashion show and rape statement shirt
23 September 2014

“I wish to express my thoughts on two disturbing online photographs depicting women in a degrading manner that were recently brought to my attention by our friends from social media.

“The first is from the ‘The Naked Truth’ denim and underwear fashion show sponsored...

Sen.Pia: Support the ‘Girl Declaration’

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News Release
11 October 2013

International Day of the Girl Child
Sen.Pia urges support for the ‘Girl Declaration’

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today said the government should look into the situation of Filipino adolescent girls who are exposed to poverty and various forms of ab...

Girls can be drivers of positive change

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News Release
10 October 2013

Girls as drivers of change
Sen.Pia pushes for ‘girl empowerment’ on Int’l Day of the Girl Child

Senator Pia S. Cayetano is taking the cudgels for the country’s ten million adolescent girls, whom she describes as an ‘invisible sector’ ...

I did not authorize DAP funds for DOST -Sen.Pia

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News Release
October 8, 2013

I did not authorize DAP funds for DOST; P10 million was part of my amendments to 2012 budget
Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
October 8, 2013

I am issuing this statement from Geneva where I am currently attending the 129th assembly of the Inter-P...

Respect rights of civilians caught in conflict

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News Release
24 September 2013

Respect rights of civilians caught in armed conflict

“The newest attack on a school and several villages by reported elements of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Midsayap, North Cotabato on Monday is deplorable.

“Innocent civilians including public sc...

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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News Release

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...