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The 3 Taliban prisoners include Anas Haqqani, who was seized in 2014 and whose older brother is the deputy Taliban leader and head of the Haqqani network, a notorious Taliban affiliate
Sex education isn’t only about what body part goes where. It is about teaching boundaries and protecting those boundaries by distinguishing between a good touch and a bad touch.
While 6 infected barangays are cleared of African swine fever, around 2,000 pigs have not yet been culled in Barangay Payatas
It has been nearly 9 months since the report was submitted to the Office of the President for a resolution. The silence from Malacañang is deafening.
It’s time to rewrite their story, and here are recommended children’s books to help do that
Referring to birth control as ‘family planning methods’ sends the signal that these are only for people who are married and want to start a family – not for sexually-active young people who aren’t ready to get pregnant
At the Senate hearing on the divorce bills, for the first time, adults didn’t have to speak for the children. The children spoke for themselves: they will be alright.
Is the Philippines an LGBT-friendly country? There is little acceptance in places where it matters the most: in schools, in government, and among families.
‘We want the G7 countries to sign on [the Biarritz Partnership]…and choose one of the reforms…to champion, get it funded, and include a way to monitor progress’
It is the judicial system infested with corruption and bribery that make a mockery of the institution of marriage – not the two people who once vowed to love each other till death do them part but failed
The ramifications of these will outlast the next 3 years. Our institutions are compromised and, along with it, our values as a people.
The Supreme Court's decision on the case of a former Xavier University Cagayan de Oro law professor settles that power – not sex – is central to what sexual harassment really is
Check out the answers of the Top 5 finalists of Miss Philippines Earth 2019 here!
The cases of Philippine Science High School now and St. Theresa's College Cebu in 2012 show that, when it comes to meting out punishment, an iron hand is used for girls while boys are treated with kid gloves
Ana Marie Bersamin tells police that she and her team were harassed by some 40 supporters of incumbent Bangued Mayor Dominic Valera
[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Porn in your pocket: What the law says about your naked selfies and sex videos
What does the law say about that naked selfie that, in the throes of virtual passion you sent to your paramour? There are existing Philippine laws that protect your right to privacy, but there is big but.
The Juilliard-trained actress and artistic director of METTA talks about the joy of teaching theater to a new batch of budding thespians
Maxine Blanco, 19, 'fought hard and I'm thankful for everything,' says her boyfriend Gab Santa Ana
Are you officially a self-proclaimed single Tita of Manila?
United States special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has undertaken extensive recent peace talks with the Taliban about ending the 17-year war in Afghanistan, with another round expected in late February
[OPINION | Dash of SAS] President Duterte molested his maid. He’s not the only Filipino man to do so
We rage with righteous indignation when migrant workers are abused by their employer abroad, but keep silent when it happens here at home
A transwoman broke LGBT barriers by competing in an international beauty pageant. So why are some gay men so upset?
It’s time we have a more open discussion of abortion and the need to relax our laws to allow women access to safe medical abortions
(UPDATED) Economists point to government agencies' inability to coordinate well as one of the main reasons why inflation accelerated further in July
(4th UPDATE) The US Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California says Janet Lim Napoles transferred around $20 million of the money she got from the pork barrel scam to Southern California to buy real estate and business shares
The Angono Police's tips to prevent rape 'was well-intentioned' but admittedly not well-thought out or researched, says Philippine National Police spokesperson Benigno Durana Jr
Gender-fluid persons can go through the entire spectrum of gender identity and present themselves as masculine, feminine, neither, or both
You’re going crazy with all the thoughts running around your head. Your heart feels like it’s going to burst with all the conflicting emotions. Do not, for the love of God, take to social media to pour your guts out.
The Energy Regulatory Commission questions the basis for the suspension and seeks a temporary restraining order from the Court of Appeals
The Philippine National Police seizes 24 kilograms of 'high-grade' shabu during the early hours of Wednesday, June 13
The Davao duo of Lot Catubag and Karen Quilario stays unbeaten in women's action
Tuguegarao's Charo Soriano and Bea Tan lead the 5 Philippine pairs in the women's division
The divorce advocates have yet to get the full support of the Senate, but they are getting a lot of love and support from their kids. This is one fight that pro-divorce mothers and fathers will not have to face alone.
This is not the time for pronouncements sweetened only by your saccharine but empty rhetoric. The lives of thousands of Filipino workers and their families are at stake.
In a UNESCO campaign for World Press Freedom Day, renowned journalists talk about the importance of press freedom in a democracy
‘Instead of thinking of forever as being rooted in the same partnership until death, think of it as having 2 or 3 relationships with the same person throughout your lives,’ relationship expert Esther Perel
Presidential daughter Sara Duterte-Carpio, media personality Erwin Tulfo, and newly retired police chief Ronald dela Rosa make it to the 'Magic 12' in Pulse Asia's survey on the 2019 senatorial race
These guys are hanging onto the pickup boot camp promise that they can go from zero to stud hero by listening to ‘experts,’ whose only advantage over them was their better hair, shoes, and clothes
Ana Julaton finishes her boxing career with a 14-4-1 win-loss-draw record and her mixed martial arts stint with a 2-4 card
I have stories to write, goals to achieve, men to fall in love with (maybe I should include women? It is 2018, afterall), memories to make and many hearts to break along the way. My to-do list is a long one.
An old man who, by his own admission, can’t get it up without popping a pill and a group of men forbidden to indulge in carnal desires have positioned themselves as voices of authority when it comes to sexual health
The former officials are accused of anomalously granting permits to a port used by DMCI Mining Corporation
Rodrigo Duterte is so scared of strong women that he doesn’t know what to do with them, except degrade, insult, and strip them of their character by reducing them to nothing more than body parts
'Men like Harvey Weinstein need prison but men like the sexual bully who only thinks of his own gratification, the sexual klutz and all those in between need re-education.'
PDI Perjuangan menepis posisi Azwar Anas akan diganti oleh Tri Rismaharini
Ana Fe Velasco-Bania went to Riyadh in 2015 to work as a domestic helper. She returns to her hometown ahead of the end of her two-year contract, in a casket.
Wives were told: Seeing you cry will make him feel sorry for himself. It will make him lose hope. It will weaken his resolve to get well.