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Amy Tan tackles prostitution in new novel

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Successful novelists are often successful because they’re mastered a form or a style that becomes identified with them. A perfect example is Amy Tan.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Arts and Books,Headlines | Read More »

As France cracks down, German sex trade booms

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“It’s 30 euros for a blowjob, 40 for full sex!”

Posted: December 15th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

The Bible, Christianity and prostitution


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Discussions and debates about what to do with the oldest profession have been going on since Biblical times. And it seems whatever attempt was made to stop it always ended in failure. Like jueteng, it has always managed to crop up again, even in the most holy and religious places.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in Columns,Editor's Pick,Health and Wellness | Read More »

Dutch granny prostitutes celebrate red light life

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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

In a busy passage in Amsterdam’s red light district a crowd is gathering as fans jostle to have their picture taken with the city’s most famous great-grannies: Louise and Martine Fokkens, the Dutch capital’s oldest twin prostitutes.

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Women Take Back the Tech

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WHEN Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook, he surely wasn’t expecting this. The massively popular social networking website is no longer just a place to connect with friends and family. Socio-civic groups and the police have warned of its growing use in the Philippines as a means to perpetrate violence against women. Facebook and other information and [...]

Posted: May 14th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

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