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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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...

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...

Walking, biking should be safe and accessible

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26 July 2013

 

Sen. Pia: ‘Yes to walking, biking but let’s make it safe and accessible’

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today backed government’s efforts to address traffic congestion in Metro Manila, even as she pushed for an alternative approach to the prob...

Anti-RH: Too few women die to merit RH Law

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News Release

24 July 2013

 

Sen. Pia: ‘Anti-RH petitioners think too few women die to merit government’s attention’

Transcript of interview with Sen. Pia S. Cayetano

2nd Day of Oral Arguments on the RH Law

Supreme Court, Manila, 23 July 2013

 

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RH case in SC delaying gov’t efforts

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22 July 2013

Sen. Pia on SONA: Government efforts delayed because of Supreme Court case on Reproductive Health

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today said the Philippines needs to catch up in the next two years to meet its commitments under the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of the United Nation...

GHW Bill: Next big fight in the Senate?

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17 July 2013

 

Highlights of interview with Senator Pia S. Cayetano

Topics: Graphic Health Warning Bill, Extension of SQOA on RH law, PDAF scam, Anti-age Discrimination in Employment bill

Philippine Senate

16 July 2013

Will the Graphic ...

Sen.Pia seeks end to age discrimination in employment

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16 July 2013

 

Sen. Pia seeks end to age discrimination in job hiring, employment

Senator Pia S. Cayetano wants an end to what she considers an emerging type of discrimination in the labor front – discrimination in employment based on a person’s age – as the ranks of th...

Alternative solutions to traffic congestion urged

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13 July 2013

 

To ease Metro traffic, Sen. Pia bats for alternative ‘rides’ and sustainable transportation

Senator Pia S. Cayetano has re-filed a bill seeking to promote alternative and sustainable modes of transportation to help ease traffic congestion and pollution in urban are...