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Del Rosario defends US envoy’s statement

Manila, Philippines – US Ambassador Harry Thomas was merely dramatizing the serious situation of human trafficking in the Philippines when he stated that about 40 percent of foreign tourists come to the country for sex, said Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Secretary Albert del Rosario. Thomas, likewise, indicated that Philippine authorities should also focus on […]

MANILA, Philippines (PNA) — The Philippine government will not tolerate sexual tourism as it intensifies its campaign against any and all forms of human trafficking and sexual exploitation. The government will even act swiftly and accordingly on reports of existence of related exploitations be it by foreigners and locals alike, said Department of Justice (DOJ) […]

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