Pia seeks Congress oversight to assess education programs 

Senatorial aspirant Pia S. Cayetano on Monday (April 29) said she plans to use Congress’ oversight function to assess whether the country’s existing education programs are truly benefiting Filipino students. “I want to make sure that every Filipino has access to education services, and that our current laws are implemented in a manner that is consistent with our legislative … Continue reading News

Pia welcomes news about release of Extended Maternity Leave Act IRR 

Senatorial aspirant Pia S. Cayetano expressed her excitement over news that the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the 105-Day Expanded Maternity Leave (EML) Law will be issued in time for this year’s Labor Day celebration. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) recently announced that it would be releasing the IRR of the newly enacted law on May 1.  “I … Continue reading News

Pia to help promote tourism industry of Isabela 

Senatorial candidate Pia S. Cayetano vowed to promote the province of Isabela as a tourism gateway for Northern Luzon, stressing that fostering the country’s tourism industry would be among her agenda should she win a Senate seat. “It would be an honor for me to promote Isabela by making it the gateway for the provinces in the North. Kasama … Continue reading News

Stay vigilant following Luzon, Visayas quakes 

House Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano is urging all Filipino families to remain vigilant amid the strong earthquakes that hit several parts of the country this week. Following the 6.1-magnitude earthquake that hit parts of Luzon on Monday, another magnitude 6.3 earthquake rattled the Visayas region on Tuesday.Amid fears of aftershocks, Cayetano reminded the public … Continue reading News

Modern tech, livelihood assistance to protect farmers amid El Niño 

Senatorial candidate Pia S. Cayetano on Tuesday (April 23) expressed support for initiatives that would provide Filipino farmers with better access to modern technology and livelihood assistance. The congresswoman said this amid the early onset of El Niño, which has negatively affected the livelihood of farmers and agri-workers throughout the county. “We really need to … Continue reading News

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