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California adopts ‘yes means yes’ sex-assault rule


California Gov. Jerry Brown announced Sunday that he has signed a bill that makes California the first in the U.S. to define when “yes means yes” and adopt requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Flight chaos as ultra-Orthodox Jews refuse to sit near women

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Hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men delayed take-off of a transatlantic flight by refusing to sit next to women, and then caused chaos once it was airborne, a report said Friday.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Questions military intel asked women journalists

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Inquirer founding chair Eggie Apostol with former President Cory Aquino and former Manila Times publisher Chino Roces.

Some questions and answers culled from memory, since we did not take notes: National Intelligence Board: What is your concept of national security?

Posted: September 24th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Roxas District bet bags Ms. QC beauty title

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Quezon City has four new ambassadors led by newly crowned Miss QC Diamond Jubilee Shecill Bagaporo. The 23-year-old Roxas District resident bested 24 other girls to bag the title, which came with a cash prize of P200,000.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Did you know: Natividad Almeda-Lopez

Today, Sept. 8, is the 122nd birth anniversary of pioneering woman lawyer, presiding judge and suffragist Natividad Almeda-Lopez. Born in Manila in 1892, she was the first woman to serve as associate justice of the Court of Appeals when she was appointed by then President Carlos P. Garcia in 1961. She received the presidential award in 1955, 1966 and 1968 for her contributions to the women’s suffrage movement. She died on Jan. 23, 1977.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: September 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »