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One in 10 kids sexually abused at home amid spike in pre-teen pregnancy

One in 10 Filipino children suffer sexual violence in their homes says a relief organisation, while government figures indicate growing numbers of pre-teen girls getting pregnant. International humanitarian relief organisation World Vision Philippines ranked the country as 10th worst in the world when it came to girls aged from 10…


Duterte threatens martial law, military courts and suspension of elections

President Duterte warned today (Thursday, March 23) that he may impose martial law and suspend elections for tens of thousands of barangay (village) officials. The president said both measures were being considered as part of his war on drugs, and added that martial law would also solve other threats to the…