The ‘gender equality’ spectrum

Posted by watchmen
March 26, 2024
Posted in Impulses, OPINION

  By Herman M. Lagon Gender and development is a complicated and multidimensional topic of discussion. A shocking reality is revealed in a 2023 research by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP): Most Filipinos, particularly women, have prejudices against their gender. Women’s rights specialist Nathalie Africa-Verceles notes that internalized sexism and ingrained cultural standards are …

Read More

Bacolod City issues health alert vs. pertussis

Posted by watchmen
March 26, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  The Bacolod City government issued a health alert against pertussis, a highly contagious respiratory infection, after a suspected case, a minor, was admitted at a hospital in the city. Mayor Alfredo Abelardo Benitez’s spokesperson, Singcang-Airport village chief Caesar Distrito, said the patient is not a resident of Bacolod, but is still included in the …

Read More

Lower generation, WESM costs cut power rates in Negros Occidental

Posted by watchmen
March 26, 2024
Posted in TOP STORIES

  Average residential power rates in all three distribution utilities in Negros Occidental decreased in March due to lower generation charges as well as reduced prices in the Wholesale Electricity Spot Market (WESM). Data showed yesterday the rate reduction this month came after an upward rate adjustment reported by the Northern Negros Electric Cooperative (Noneco), …

Read More

2-year-old girl survives road crash that killed parents, brother

Posted by watchmen
March 26, 2024
Posted in News

A two-year-old girl survived while her parents and seven-year-old brother died after a traffic accident in Sta. Catalina, Negros Oriental over the weekend. The survivor is recuperating at a hospital in Bayawan City, according to Lt. Stephen Polinar, spokesperson of the Negros Oriental Police Provincial Office (NOPPO) yesterday. Her parents and brother were brought to …

Read More

NBI: Proceedings on Teves’ transfer to PH to take 7 to 40 days

Posted by watchmen
March 26, 2024
Posted in News

  Proceedings for the transfer of ousted Negros Oriental 3rd District Representative and designated terrorist Arnolfo Teves, Jr. will take from seven to 40 days, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said Monday. In a media interview, NBI director Medardo de Lemos said this was assured by the Timor-Leste justice officials to the Philippine contingent …

Read More

NU hands UST’s 1st loss in UAAP women’s volley

Posted by watchmen
March 26, 2024
Posted in SPORTS

  By ADRIAN STEWART CO The National University (NU) Lady Bulldogs handed the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Golden Tigresses their first defeat in the UAAP Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament, winning with a score of 23-25, 25-17, 25-21, 25-20 at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Sunday night, March 24. Mhicaela Belen was hailed Player …

Read More

Giannis Antetokounmpo powers Bucks past Thunder

Posted by watchmen
March 26, 2024
Posted in SPORTS

  Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and grabbed a season-high 19 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 118-93 win over the visiting Oklahoma City (OKC) Thunder yesterday (Philippine time). Khris Middleton notched his second career triple-double with 11 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for the Bucks (46-25). Bobby Portis scored 15 points …

Read More
Page 3 of 2812345...1020...Last »