Better use of funds for health services pushed 

Senatorial candidate Pia S. Cayetano vowed to push for a better utilization of government funds to build and improve public health facilities throughout the country and to provide them with state-of-the-art equipment.  The Taguig representative on Monday (April 15) visited the Compostela Valley Provincial Hospital in Pantukan, where she discussed her health advocacy with the … Continue reading News

Pia wants year-round sports programs in schools 

Senatorial aspirant Pia S. Cayetano is urging local government officials and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) leaders to promote year-round sports programs in their respective communities, to encourage Filipino students to stay in school. In a radio interview in the “Home of the Champions” General Santos City on Tuesday, Cayetano stressed the importance of sports in providing … Continue reading News

Pia calls on youth volunteers to help prep for SEA Games 

LAKESHORE, TAGUIG CITY - House Deputy Speaker and sports advocate Pia S. Cayetano is encouraging young Filipinos from different provinces to volunteer and take part in the Philippines’ hosting of the 30th South East Asian (SEA) Games.  The Philippine South East Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC), in cooperation with the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and … Continue reading News

Pia lauds DepED initiative to revive “Larong Pinoy” 

Senatorial aspirant Pia S. Cayetano welcomed the reintroduction of the country’s  indigenous sports in this year’s Palarong Pambansa, which will be held in Davao starting April 27. The Department of Education (DepEd) announced that the 2019 Palarong Pambansa will showcase “Larong Pinoy” as a side activity in the national sporting event. It aims to strengthen … Continue reading News

Recognize role of mothers as unpaid family workers 

Favors bill seeking to compensate stay-at-home mothers Senatorial aspirant Pia S. Cayetano on Thursday expressed support for the measure recognizing the important role of Filipina mothers, saying that stay-at-home moms deserve to receive compensation as society's 'unpaid workers.' In an ambush interview with reporters in Naga City, the Taguig City Representative was asked about her … Continue reading News

Stay vigilant against measles outbreak 

Senatorial aspirant Pia S. Cayetano urged Filipino families to remain vigilant about the spread of measles in their communities, even after measles cases have started to drop in the past weeks. The Department of Health (DOH) recently reported that there is already a downward trend in the number of new measles cases in the country, … Continue reading News

Let’s preserve our cultural heritage 

Senatorial aspirant Pia S. Cayetano on Saturday said measures seeking to protect and preserve the country’s cultural heritage will be among her priorities in the Senate should she win a seat in the upcoming polls.  “That is really what I want to give attention to, our hundreds of years of customs and cultural practices. I … Continue reading News

Pia backs Universal Health Care pilot implementation 

Senatorial aspirant Pia S. Cayetano is elated with news that the Department of Health (DOH) is now scouting for pilot areas for the implementation of the newly enacted Universal Health Care Law (UHC). The DOH has reportedly chosen Cagayan de Oro City in Misamis Oriental as one of the pilot areas where the new measure … Continue reading News

Nat’l database could solve jobs-skills mismatch 

Senatorial candidate Pia S. Cayetano is proposing to create a national database of all available and in-demand domestic job opportunities for Filipino workers, in an effort to address the persisting job-skills mismatch in several industries.  In a radio interview in Cebu City on Thursday, the congresswoman stressed that there is now an abundance of opportunities … Continue reading News

Pia seeks new tack to reduce school dropout rate 

Senatorial aspirant Pia S. Cayetano believes that it is possible to effectively reduce the number of school dropouts throughout the country by giving educators the means to support students with learning disabilities.  Cayetano, in a radio interview in Cebu City on Thursday, stressed that students who drop out of elementary and high school usually have … Continue reading News