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…

Baby Doll and other ‘unsung’ women

Rina Jimenez-David 04/07/2018

Her mother and most everybody else call her “Baby Doll,” although in typical Pinoy fashion, this nickname has been shortened to “Bidal.” When I asked exactly how Sittie Nur Dayhanna Saruang Mohamad got the moniker “Baby Doll,”…

2 women arrested in Kamagayan drug bust

Benjie B. Talisic 04/04/2018

Two women were arrested in a drug-bust operation in Barangay Kamagayan, Cebu City past 2 a.m. on Wednesday. Chyrel Cabbarobias, 40, and Leah Cabunero, 36, both from Sitio Niño Barangay Cebu City was arrested for possession and…

De Lima recognized as among ‘Women to Watch’ in Southeast Asia

Inquirer.net 03/28/2018

Opposition Senator Leila de Lima has been named as one of Southeast Asia’s “Women to Watch” for inspiring people as she continue “her fight against the Duterte administration from behind bars.” The Diplomat, a Tokyo-based international current-affairs…

Co-op women smashing glass ceilings

03/26/2018

Welcoming guests and fellow Capitol workers during the 18th Provincial Women’s Congress to celebrate National Women’s Month (March 14, 2018) Cebu Governor Hilario “Junjun” Davide III had a spot-on message: big applause for women for continuing to…

Women honored in ‘Babaye’ exhibit

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 03/17/2018

While climbing up the wide staircase on the way to the second floor of the Rizal Memorial Library and Museum building, visitors are led to an old wooden door. In it is the Cebu City Museum where…

Cebu City cops rescue 2 young women from prostitution

Benjie B. Talisic 03/16/2018

Two female minors were rescued by barangay tanods (village watchmen) of Barangay San Roque Ciudad, Cebu City from a lodging house in Barangay Parian where they were lured by a security guard suspected of attempting to engage…

No-fur Stella McCartney fuses men’s, women’s styles in Paris

AP 03/13/2018

PARIS —In a Fall-Winter season that featured a fair share of fur on the runway in spite of growing resistance, Stella McCartney’s show was the ecological antidote at Paris Fashion Week. Guests including actresses Kristin Scott Thomas…

Cayetano to AWUM participants: Continue to inspire other women

Glendale G. Rosal 03/11/2018

Former senator and now Taguig City Representative Pia Cayetano has joined the All Women’s Ultramarathon twice already. And in those two stints, she continues to be amazed with the determination of every participant of the 50-kilometer run.…