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Palace: De Lima playing gender card as shield

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang dismissed the petition that Sen......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 7th, 2016

Philippines Tops ASEAN Region for Gender Equality

Philippines Tops ASEAN Region for Gender Equality.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsNov 2nd, 2016

House committee OKs 130 days maternity leave

MANILA, Philippines - The House of Representatives Committee on Women and Gender Equality has endorsed for plenary approval a bill seeking to increase the ma.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 28th, 2016

House panel approves 100-day maternity leave

MANILA, Philippines — The House committee on women and gender equality has endorsed a bill seeking to increase the maternity leave period to 100 days with pa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 28th, 2016

Philippines No. 1 in gender equality in Asia; 7th in world

Philippines No. 1 in gender equality in Asia; 7th in world.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thepinoyRelated NewsOct 27th, 2016

EDITORIAL - Narrowing the gender gap

Here’s a piece of good news amid all the recent turbulence: the Philippines has maintained its ranking as the most gender-equal society in the Asia-Pacific a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 27th, 2016

Philippines closes gender gap in health, education

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines' gender gap on the subindex of health and survival remains fully closed while it has re-closed the educational attainme.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 26th, 2016

Philippines No. 1 in gender equality in Asia; 7th in world

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines kept its spot as the world’s seventh most gender-equal society among 144 economies and remained the highest-ranked coun.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 25th, 2016

De Lima: I owe my predicament to my audacity, not my gender

MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Leila de Lima on Friday said she attributes her problem to her audacity and not because of her being a woman. .....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 14th, 2016

Chinese film festival pushes for end to gender inequality

BEIJING — In films, women and girls are much more likely to take off their clothes than male actors and to be scantily clad in the first place, studies show......»»

Category: newsSource: NewsSep 20th, 2016

Gender inequality costs Africa $95B a year – UN

Gender inequality costs Africa $95B a year – UN.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 28th, 2016

Gender inequality costs sub-Saharan Africa $95 billion: UN

NAIROBI — Sub-Saharan Africa loses around $95 billion a year due to gender inequality, jeopardizing the continent's efforts for economic growth, according to.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 28th, 2016

Philippines AirAsia Promotes Gender Equality in the Workplace

Philippines AirAsia Promotes Gender Equality in the Workplace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 19th, 2016

NCR remains the growth anchor – PSA

Metro Manila and areas close to the country’s capital remained the major anchors of growth in the Philippines, an indication that inequality in development is still high despite recent economic gains, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said......»»

Category: newsSource: NewsAug 8th, 2016

Tito Sotto, 'Eat Bulaga' execs attend MTRCB meeting on 'victim-blaming' issue

MANILA, Philippines A conference about senator Vicente "Tito" Sotto III's alleged gender-insensitive remarks on Eat Bulaga was held on July 21, and according to the senator, it went smoothly. The Movie and Television Regulation and Classification Boar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 22nd, 2016

New Google Emoji Aims To Combat Gender Inequality

Google has released numerous female emoji characters in various skin color representing various professional careers. They say this is to promote gender equality. Google wrote on its blog, ” While there’s a huge range of...The post New Google .....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 20th, 2016

Cockfight tilt draws 400

Close to 400 of the best cockers and gamefowl breeders in the United States, the Philippines and other countries will fight it out with their roosters in this year’s World Slasher Cup at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City which starts tomorrow......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 21st, 2017

Philippines, Hong Kong fight over solo second in ABL

Already with victories versus the league-leaders and the defending champions, Alab Pilipinas are casting their line for another big fish in the 2016 Asean Basketball League. Ray Parks Jr. and company are in Hong Kong for their first meeting with the Eastern Long Lions scheduled on Sunday. The Philippines pits its three-game winning streak against a Hong Kong side determined to get back on track at 8:00 PM. All of the action will be broadcast LIVE on ABS-CBN S+A Channel 23 as well as streamed LIVE on Since the arrival of American reinforcements Sampson Carter and James Hughes, the Filipinos have yet to taste defeat. Ringing off win after win after win, they have improved their record to 5-2 and their standing to a share of second. Holding the same card is Hong Kong which wants nothing more than to separate itself once more from its fellow league newcomer. Stinging off another loss at the hands of Singapore, they are banking on homecourt advantage to help them avoid a losing slide. --- Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 21st, 2017

Our Santo Niño and other festivals

THE Philippines is known for its festivals, with three of the biggest celebrated in this month of January – the Ati-atihan of Kalibo, Aklan, the Sinulog of Cebu City, and the Dinagyang of Iloilo City, all in honor of the Sto. Niño. The Ati-atihan is one of the oldest festivals in the country. It celebrates the coming of ten datus led by Datu Puti and their people from Kalimantan, Borneo, in the 13th century to Panay island, where they were welcomed by dark-skinned Atis led by Ati Marikudo. Together the highland Atis and the lowland Marayons came to celebrate good harvests with street dancing. After the Spaniards came in the 16th century, the festival became a homage to the Santo Niño......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 21st, 2017

Pinky Webb reveals dream interviews

CNN Philippines senior news anchor Pinky Webb has said that President Rodrigo Duterte and former US President Barrack Obama were some of the personalities she really wanted to do interviews with......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 21st, 2017