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Prostitutes Martine (L) and Louise (R) Fokkens, 70, walk around the red-light-district of Amsterdam on November 15, 2012, the Netherlands. Twins Martine and Louise Fokkens, nicknamed the 'Queens of the wallen', are Amsterdam's oldest prostitutes, having worked for fifty years in the city's red-light-district, and they have wrote two books about their experiences.  AFP / ANOEK DE GROOT


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  • From electronics brand to ‘passion brand’
  • Chua-Subia nuptial draws powerhouse society crowd
  • Entertainment

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  • Dragon fruit growing business gains ground
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  • BSP and local capital markets: The story so far
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