A school principal and a government worker in China have been detained on suspicion of inappropriate liaisons with six girls under age 14 after the two men took them to separate hotels and spent a night with them, state media and a local government official said on Tuesday.
Five health club personnel were arrested in a recent raid conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation on an alleged prostitution den in Quezon City.
By Erika Sauler
Nika Datuindal allegedly ran a racket that had an 18-year-old girl serving “eight customers a day,” each paying her P500.
By Shiena Barrameda
Police arrested on Tuesday a KTV bar owner and her companion for the trafficking of two minors forced to become sex workers at their joint in San Fernando, Camarines Sur.
International students studying in New Zealand, where prostitution is legal, have been told they are to be barred from working in the sex trade.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Two wellness center employees and a sales agent pleaded not guilty to charges of human trafficking in a Quezon City court on Monday after they were accused of using a massage parlor as a front for prostitution.
By Chito O. Aragon
A young man is now behind bars for allegedly pimping seven women and four men to a foreigner who turned out to be a police informant.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has endorsed a bill that is pending in committee in the House of Representatives which would decriminalize prostitution but punish those who control and profit from the flesh trade.
Honduran President Porfirio Lobo said Monday that a pre-Christmas party at the country’s embassy in Colombia that included prostitutes was a “sad incident.”
By Matikas Santos
Seven victims of human trafficking, six of whom were minors, have been rescued by authorities in remote towns in Quirino and Isabela provinces, police said Tuesday.
JAPANESE Ambassador to the Philippines Toshinao Urabe will attend the turn over ceremony of a community-based facility in Mandaue City today. The facility – a two-storey building equipped with classrooms, a clinic, a training room and a stockroom amounting to P3.9 million – was funded by the Japanese government through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots [...]
By Chito O. Aragon
Three women were arrested when police raided a lodge believed to be a prostitution den in barangay Pahina Central, Cebu City. Police withheld the names of the three women whom police said worked as commercial workers who also sold illegal drugs to their customers. “Mga biktima sad sila (They are also victims),” said Chief Insp. [...]
By Jamie Elona
Another lawmaker added her voice to the growing criticisms over a United Nations report recommending that prostitution be legalized in the country.