Posts tagged "philippines"

How To Help The Survivors Of Typhoon Haiyan

The photos that show the devastation that Typhoon Haiyan has left behind are overwhelming. Even reaching out to help can be confusing, with endless charities to sort through. In the wake of such an earth-shattering storm, the Philippines’ president has declared that they are in a state of national calamity. It's not easy to see…
By: Claire Hannum / November 12, 2013

The Daily Squeeze: Raids, Awkward Moments, And The End

Apparently some wives in the Philippines were sick of their husbands spending time in Quezon City's sex dens, so they tipped off the police. So far, 15 establishments have been raided and more than 200 sex workers have been rescued. [Philippine Daily Inquirer] Office works around Peterborough, England, are unsure as to whether…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 10, 2008

PETA Sex Dolls Confiscated

Apparently PETA was inspired by the movie Lars and the Real Girl for its latest stunt. The animal rights group had planned to protest KFC’s cruel killing of chickens by displaying blow-up sex dolls with banners reading, “KFC Blows.” But the plan went awry when Philippine customs confiscated the dolls before PETA could put them…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 28, 2007