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Pia welcomes new law speeding up adoption process 

“A loving and caring family for every abandoned, neglected, and orphaned child could soon become a reality.”

Private schools deserve full support as our partners in education 

The newly signed law entitles all private schools to the 1% preferential tax rate, giving them much-needed reprieve amid the pandemic.

On PATAFA’s decision to expel EJ Obiena from the national team 

“I am beyond disgusted with the latest actions and statements of PATAFA’s Philip Juico who is single-handedly killing the spirit of Filipino athletes.” 

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Pia: Bill clarifies private schools’ tax rates under CREATE 

Senator Pia Cayetano: private school institutions are the government’s partners in delivering quality education

Senator Pia Cayetano

Pia seeks targeted subsidies for home and micro businesses 

The senator raised the concept of targeted subsidies for women and small  entrepreneurs at the Senate hearing on the 2022 budget of the National Economic and Development Authority.

Senator Pia Cayetano

Pia: It’s high time we strengthen the law to end child rape 

Cayetano said the ‘long overdue passage’ of the bill will protect more Filipino children from the worst forms of sexual abuse

Senator Pia Cayetano

Uphold FDA’s regulatory authority over vapes, heated tobacco products 

Senator Pia Cayetano opposes the bill seeking to ease government restrictions on e-cigarettes, including the removal of FDA’s authority to regulate these products.

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Pia: repeal ‘forgiveness clause’ in Anti-Rape Law 

Senator Pia Cayetano says there are cases where a rape complainant is forced to marry her perpetrator to avoid shame and scandal.

Senator Pia Cayetano

Pia: POGO Tax Law to raise funds for healthcare, SDGs 

Ways and Means Chair Senator Pia Cayetano says the POGO Tax Law will generate funds for health and sustainable development without burdening Filipino taxpayers.

Senator Pia Cayetano

Sponsorship of the bill clarifying the tax rate for all private schools 

The partnership between the government and private schools in education is even more crucial today, as our nation deals with the COVID-19 pandemic.