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Dutertes blast Ramon Bautista for calling Davao City women ‘hipon’


Ramon Bautista may be a famous pop culture personality, but his brand of humor does not sit well with Davao City’s powerful Duterte family.

Posted: August 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Women arrested at Vietnam orphanage for child-trafficking


Two women have been arrested for allegedly trafficking a child at an orphanage in a Hanoi pagoda famed for rescuing abandoned babies, Vietnamese state media said Monday.

Posted: August 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Senate OKs repeal of antiwomen law

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The Senate has approved on third and final reading a bill that will repeal the Revised Penal Code provision that makes it a crime for widows to remarry within 301 days from their husbands’ death, or for women whose marriages have been dissolved to take a new husband within the same time period.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

NBI raid saves trafficked women at Caloocan hotel

Six women, two of them minors, were rescued and nine people were arrested Thursday night as government agents raided a small hotel in Caloocan City that was allegedly used as a front for prostitution, the National Bureau of Investigation said.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Church of England to vote on allowing women bishops


The Church of England could vote to allow female bishops for the first time in its history on Monday, ending half a century of bitter divisions over the role of women.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »