Message to the Oplan Balik Eskwela virtual kickoff program 

Senator Pia S. Cayetano acknowledges DepEd’s efforts to develop alternative modes of delivering education, but also reminds educators to be mindful of each student’s needs which can be addressed through blended learning.

Pia: Bike lanes to protect delivery bikers, open new income opportunities for bike riders 

“Now is really the time for people to have income opportunities. And something as basic as decent and safe biking skills could provide jobs for them.”

Pia bats for ‘hospital loops’: Prioritize bike lanes to protect frontliners 

Senator Pia Cayetano is supporting a proposal to allocate ‘hospital loops’ to protect frontliners who use bikes and NMTs to work.

Statement on Inquirer reporter’s tweets 

Clearly he chose to maliciously twist the sense of my manifestation, when he tweeted that I “welcome” the negative impacts of the pandemic on our economy, as well as on Filipinos’ lives.

COVID-19 an ‘eye-opener’ on the urgency to raise health infra budget 

“This pandemic has revealed many of the gaps in our system, gaps that have been created because of decades of lack of funding for healthcare.”

Ensure safe pathways for frontliners, bikers, pedestrians 

Cayetano stressed the need to set up safer pathways for pedestrians and bikers as community quarantines are being lifted and people go back to work.

Pia to DOT: finalize safety guidelines for tourism sector 

“I know the pressure for our tourism sector to open up is there. I offer my support, but we also want to ensure that we keep safety in mind.”

Turn COVID crisis into an opportunity to shift to biking, walking, sustainable transport 

Using a bicycle has become essential for many workers and frontliners because it offers a safe, efficient, and healthy mode of transport in the new normal.

Pia to DBM: don’t slash SUCs’ budget for infra dev’t 

Senator Pia S. Cayetano is imploring the budget department to ensure adequate funding for the infrastructure projects of state universities and colleges (SUCs) amid the urgency to realign government funds for the country’s COVID-19 response. The senator made the pronouncement on Tuesday (May 19) during the Senate Committee of the Whole inquiry into the government’s … Continue reading News

Don’t forget PE classes under ‘new normal’ curriculum 

Cayetano urged DepEd officials to come up with innovative ways to ensure that PE subjects will continue to be taught to students and tailored for different grade levels.