Saudi gov’t overturns ban on women drivers

AFP 06/24/2018

Saudi women celebrated taking the wheel for the first time in decades Sunday as the kingdom overturned the world’s only ban on female motorists, a historic reform expected to usher in a new era of social mobility.…

AUDACIOUS WOMEN

MAO BA? 06/15/2018

Netizens were aghast over reports that three women were arrested on Thursday, June 14, for sneaking into the Cebu City Jail packets of drugs that they hid inside their private parts. John Edwards Castillon wrote, “Pakantaha na…

Various groups honor Filipino comfort women

Inquirer.net 06/12/2018

On Independence Day To honor and remember the Filipino women abused by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, various groups who campaigned for the reinstallation of the “Comfort Woman” statue along Roxas Boulevard held a ceremony…

Detainee faces violence against women and children charges

Benjie B. Talisic 06/07/2018

A detained man is now facing another charge for violation of Republic Act 9262 or Violence Against Women and Children Act of 2004. Supt. Randy Korret, Liloan police station chief, said that Warlow Ebite, 34, a resident…

Two women nabbed in T. Padilla drug bust

Benjie Talisic 05/30/2018

Two women were arrested in a buy-bust operation in Barangay T. Padilla, Cebu City at past 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 30. Chief Insp. Paul Kenneth Albutra, Parian Police Precinct commander, identified the suspects as Mary Ann Bitos,…

PH to double earnings if women are treated equal with men

Inquirer.net 05/20/2018

The Philippines can add about $40 billion to its domestic economy by 2025 — equivalent to double the current wealth of the country’s richest man, SM group founder Henry Sy – if women were equally treated to…

Women won’t get respect in Duterte administration

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 05/19/2018

GABRIELA Respect for women. This was the call of Gabriela, a women’s rights advocate group during a protest yesterday on Saturday, coinciding with President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Cebu. Gabriela Partylist (GWP) Rep. Arlene Brosas, who led…

Zverev beats Thiem in Madrid Open final, Kvitova bags women’s crown

AP 05/14/2018

MADRID — Second-seeded Alexander Zverev eased past fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem 6-4, 6-4 to win the Madrid Open on Sunday, claiming his second title in a week. The German broke Thiem’s opening service games in each set and…

Carreta bust nets two pregnant women, P118K shabu

Benjie B. Talisic 04/15/2018

Two pregnant women were arrested in an anti-illegal drug operation in Barangay Carreta in Cebu City on Sunday. They were also caught with suspected shabu worth P118,000 during the operation in Sitio Ponce, said Senior Insp. Jhomar…

Two women nabbed in Lapu-Lapu for ‘pimping’ three other women

Benjie B. Talisic 04/08/2018

Two women were arrested for allegedly trying to sell three other women for sex during an entrapment operation inside a hotel in Lapu-Lapu City on Saturday. Mara Perez Pilapil, 45, and her sister, Kathleen, 38, of Barangay…

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