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Budget for NACC assured 

The National Authority on Child Care (NACC) is an attached agency under the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) that is tasked to oversee adoption, foster care, and other alternative child care services.

Pia urges equal opportunities for women 

Senator Pia Cayetano said that women should be given equal opportunities in leadership and decision-making, including in the military service.

Pia slams vape promo event disguised as a scientific forum 

Senator Pia Cayetano slams a vape promotional event disguised as a “scientific forum” for Filipino doctors. “Kung hindi ka nag-register [ng vape] as a harm reduction product, you have no business promoting anything. You have no business bringing your so-called ‘health experts’ to the Philippines to talk about harm reduction and the benefits of vaping.”

Co-sponsoring the 2023 national budget 

Senator Pia Cayetano co-sponsors the 2023 budget bill, particularly on health and education, which she oversees as finance committee vice chair

Questioning the sustainability of polymer banknotes 

Senator Pia Cayetano says polymer is non-biodegrable, and BSP’s decision to use it over abaca for the new banknotes has sustainability implications for local abaca farmers.

Towards a sustainable future 

Attending virtually the World Summit of the Committees of the Future in Finland, Senator Pia Cayetano shared how the Senate panel which she chairs is integrating strategic foresight in government policies and legislation in the Philippines.

Pia backs funding for alternative child care 

Senator Pia Cayetano discusses funding for alternative child care, her call for full face-to-face classes in SUCs, including UP, and calls to ban POGOs in PH.

Update on the case of OFW Jovelyn Tang Andres 

In a manifestation, Senator Pia Cayetano gave an update on the autopsy done last Friday (September 23) on the remains of Overseas Filipino Worker, Jovelyn Tang Andres, a victim of abuse in Saudi Arabia.

Pia lauds DMW, POEA 

Senator Pia Cayetano warned against violations of the POEA regulation prohibiting employers from requiring traveling OFWs to wear PPEs.

Is wearing PPE a travel requirement for some OFWs? 

Senator Pia calls for an inquiry into the practice of making OFWs wear PPEs as a travel requirement