Zonta Club of Cebu II organizes virtual walkathon for women’s rights

Glendale G. Rosal 09/08/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Zonta Club of Cebu II will organize a fundraising and awareness sports event dubbed as “Walk For Women” slated from November 25 to December 12. The virtual walkathon aims to end violence…

Women: The bigger victims

Cielito F. Habito - @inquirerdotnet 07/27/2021

There is now solid evidence that the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have fallen more heavily on women. In a recent policy brief, the International Labour Organization reported that women’s jobs worldwide fell by 4.2 percent…

Magpale urges victims of domestic violence to speak up and fight

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Cebu Vice Governor Agnes Magpale, who chairs the Provincial Women’s Commission (PWC), calls on victims of domestic violence to speak up and seek help in order to stop the abuses on them. Magpale, in an…

Twenty years of legal alternatives for women center

Sofia Aliño Logarta 12/07/2016

Law Center Inc. last Monday, December 5, had its general assembly. Clients, members and partners (Kaabag, Zonta, Sidlak, Kahupayan) actively celebrated its 20th year of growing and learning with women: listening to women, providing legal services, linking…

Russian arrested for mauling wife

06/16/2016

RUSSIAN national Vladimir Mitrofanov was arrested by police after mauling his wife Irina Ignateva, who is also a Russian, on Wednesday afternoon. Mitrofanov allegedly was not satisfied with the way her wife arranged the room at their…

Man commits suicide in own home

James Nicole Franz R. Savellon 04/15/2016

A 40-year-old man committed suicide inside his rented house in Barangay Nangka, Consolacion last Thursday morning. The son of Michael Gunia saw him hanging on the ceiling with a cable wire wrapped around his neck. PO1 Cresenciano…

Woman killed by jealous husband

Norman V. Mendoza 04/12/2016

A 38-year-old woman died at the hospital after being stabbed with a broken bottle by her husband in a fit of jealousy. Luzviminda Cuevas, a resident of barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City was rushed to the hospital early…

Businessman charged with wife Agnelen’s murder

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 11/14/2015

Police yesterday filed parricide charges against Cebu businessman Wayne Christopher Uy for the death of   his wife Agnelen, whose body was found in the family car parked in a dark street in Mabolo, Cebu City last month.…

The devil’s snot

Francis B. Ongkingco 10/17/2015

“UGH!!!” Daniel, who was doing his homework on their dining table, cried out as he gave a distasteful look at something smeared on his index finger. “What’s up, Daniel?” his father asked. “Arthur wiped his snot under…

Ex-boxing champ fights for life

Glendale G. Rosal, Jaime Picornell, Norman V. Mendoza 09/17/2015

Former world boxing champion Malcolm Tuñacao was critically wounded after he was hacked by his jealous live-in partner in their home in barangay Umapad, Mandaue City early morning yesterday. Jessica Grace Tiu, 39, was full of remorse…

Man stabs self in spat with wife

Chito O. Aragon 09/04/2015

A drunk 62-year-old man stabbed himself with a bolo after he and his wife argued in their home in barangay Banilad,  Cebu City. Police said the man was confronted by his wife when he arrived home drunk…

Taxi driver chokes, hangs ex-lover

Apple Ta-as, Chito O. Aragon 06/23/2015

A married taxi driver is accused of killing his former lover by choking and hanging her body from a beam of her house to make it appear that she killed herself. Romeo Castro, 52, was arrested after…

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