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The Senate probes alleged money laundering, crimes, and other nefarious activities associated with POGO operations
Sexual assault victims of former US team doctor Larry Nassar will receive amounts ranging from $1.25 million to a minimum of $82,550
The 3 online traffickers are each sentenced to between 23 and 36 years in prison and ordered to pay P600,000 in damages
We speak with a couple that practices polyamory. How complex is their arrangement? Does jealousy rear its ugly head?
(UPDATED) The NBI says that some hotels are like ‘wet markets,’ with constant drop-off and pick-up of passengers by taxi drivers
What if there was a formula to predict with about 90% accuracy whether your relationship will continue or break up?
'The problem with idolizing love is that it causes us to develop unrealistic expectations.... Etong mga unrealistic na expectations, 'yan ang makakapatay sa atin.'
The defendant pleads guilty to 4 cases involving the trafficking of children for online sexual exploitation
Two Chinese men are arrested for allegedly running prostitution operations at the Golden Dragon Hotel in Barangay Bangkal in Makati
Matzneff never made any secret of his sexual preference for adolescent girls and boys and it did not stop him winning the Renaudot prize in 2013
Senator Risa Hontiveros says photos of trafficked women are being passed around in WeChat and Telegram chat groups, where there are 'menus of services, as though in a restaurant'
Ai-Ai reveals that she doesn't attend her gay friends' weddings, saying that 'she doesn't believe in it'
Entrepreneurs in this industry, many of whom started out in conventional consumer electronics, medicine or cosmetics, say pleasure and health go hand-in-hand
The show returns on January 17
The Supreme Court denies the motion for reconsideration as the lawyers presented 'no substantial arguments'
An estimated 60,000 children are currently trapped in sexual exploitation in the Philippines. From Manila, a group of foreign and local operatives are working to save them.
'Sex workers are subjected to police violence – forced labour, compulsory testing for sexually transmitted disease... [and] humiliation and physical violence at these centers,' says Shen Tingting of non-government organization Asia Catalyst
The report states that Legionaries of Christ founder Marcial Maciel abused as many as 60 children and that a total of 33 priests or deacons acknowledged to have committed sexual assaults against minors since 1941
'It is the right thing for us to do,' and for victims of abuse it is 'important to healing,' says Erik Oland, the head of the Jesuits of Canada
So-called pontifical secrecy is a rule of confidentiality designed to protect sensitive information related to the governance of the Roman Catholic Church
Nelson Siacor Torayno is also ordered to pay P2 million in fines
Anwar Ibrahim has vehemently denied the claims by his former research assistant Muhammed Yusoff Rawther, who says he was assaulted in 2018
Nine Chinese women are rescued from a room at ON Pool Villas during the sting operation. They are at the regional social welfare office as authorities coordinate with the immigration bureau.
South Korean singer Jung Joon-young is convicted of gang rape and secretly filming and then distributing illicit sex videos of his female partners
Police rescue 5 children from the scene during the operation
The 113-page ponencia lists a barrage of gender-specific laws that may be disturbed by ruling same-sex marriage as legal, and says these may be matters of policy better left to legislation
The woman offers to livestream the sexual abuse of her own daughter to paying customers
Grainne Teggart of Amnesty International says the change 'is a hugely significant moment and the beginning of a new era for Northern Ireland – one in which we're free from oppressive laws that have policed our bodies and healthcare'
A UK Prison Service spokesman confirms Richard Huckle died on Sunday at Full Sutton Prison in northern England.
Aside from 5 teenage victims, police have also rescued a 10-month-old, an 11-month-old, and two 2-year-old children who were possibly exploited by the traffickers
(UPDATED) Associate Justice Estela Perlas Bernabe, for her part, says banning premarital sex would violate the Constitution
New research seems to indicate that the less sex older people have, the more likely they are to experience mental and physical health problems
(UPDATED) It is the final avenue of appeal for George Pell – who is serving a 6-year sentence for sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s – to get out of jail and clear his name
'(The ruling) did not resolve anything about same sex marriage, the opinions expressed there will not be controlling,' says Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin
The dismissal is based on the lack of legal standing by petitioner Jesus Falcis. Falcis and his co-counsels are held liable for indirect contempt.
Melbourne Archbishop Peter Comensoli says while he accepted the testimony of the victim that convicted Pell, he believes his colleague was the victim of mistaken identity. He did not offer any evidence to support the claim.
Australian Cardinal George Pell, the former Vatican number 3, is appealing against his conviction on 5 counts of sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys in the 1990s,
His suicide on August 10 in a federal jail in Manhattan provided the latest jolt – but no final closure – to his disturbing story
The coroner's ruling comes days after Epstein was accused of trafficking minors for sex
Judge Ramon Daomilas Jr orders the woman to pay fines and damages amounting to P1.5 million for trafficking at least 5 minors aged 6 to 17, among them her own daughter
The Dutch capital's first female mayor has vowed to clean up the notorious red light district, but sex workers say they won't move
The ramifications of these will outlast the next 3 years. Our institutions are compromised and, along with it, our values as a people.
Rappler columnist, sex therapist, and author Dr Margarita Holmes talks about sex, orgasm, and more on HOOQ starting July 26
A police report says his two-year-old son was among the pornographic images found in the evidence gathered by police
Luigi Ventura, 74, faces 4 complaints of sexual abuse – including that he molested a junior official at the Paris town hall
It is not clear what will happen to the money intended to compensate so-called 'comfort women' – a euphemism for those forced to provide sex for Japanese troops during World War II.
At the heart of the resistance is the moral conviction that to be queer is not only strange, it is evil