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Rappler's latest stories on adultery


Taiwan top court rules adultery no longer a crime

May 29, 2020 - 9:06 PM

Campaigners against the law say it deepened gender inequality and violated rights to privacy

Brunei to impose death by stoning for gay sex and adultery

Mar 27, 2019 - 11:03 PM

The tiny sultanate will implement the harsh new penal code – which also prescribes amputation of a hand and foot for theft – next Wednesday, April 3

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India's top court rules adultery no longer a crime

Sep 27, 2018 - 5:59 PM

'Thinking of adultery from a point of view of criminality is a retrograde step,' unanimously declared the five-judge bench of the Supreme Court

#PugadBaboy: Candidate for Conversion

Jan 05, 2018 - 11:00 AM

[Two Pronged] Trust and a philandering husband

Jul 04, 2017 - 5:37 PM

A woman asks how she can restore trust in her cheating husband

Illustration by Nico Villarete

Duterte defends womanizing: 'Sino ba'ng walang kaligayahan?'

Apr 02, 2017 - 7:20 PM

Ilan ang lawmakers na may dalawa tatlo apat na babae? Tanungin mo sila says President Rodrigo Duterte

FOND OF WOMEN. Rodrigo Duterte happily accedes to a request for a photograph with a female supporter in 2015. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Lawmakers want to criminalize premarital sex in Indonesia

Dec 16, 2016 - 12:43 AM

All people know that having sex outside marriage is immoral and the law should reflect morality

PAO chief favors tougher adultery penalties on women

Nov 16, 2016 - 10:44 PM

[Sa] adultery and concubinage dapat mas mahigpit sa babae kaysa sa lalaki Dahil ang babae ang ilaw ng tahanan chief public attorney Persida Acosta says

TOUGHER ON WOMEN. Chief public attorney Persida Acosta favors tougher penalties on women committing adultery. Screenshot from PTV

Dutch woman held in Qatar after making rape complaint

Jun 12, 2016 - 9:36 AM

The woman says she was drugged in a hotel and that she realized she had been raped when she woke up in an unfamiliar apartment

Lowell Menorca's wife: 'I stand by my man'

Feb 13, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Addressing Iglesia harassers Jingky Otsuka Menorca says If you expect these concerted attacks on my husband to break either one of us you are sadly mistaken

APPEAL. Jinky Menorca, wife of ex-Iglesia minister Lowell Menorca II, slammed her husband's arrest as 'overkill.' Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Adultery site Ashley Madison insists it's not shutting down

Aug 31, 2015 - 11:30 PM

The site s parent company says a news site made incorrect assumptions on some of the leaked data of its affair seeking clients leading it to overstate damage that the scandal has inflicted

DATA RELEASED. Image from Ashley Madison website

Ashley Madison hack strikes fear in outed users

Aug 26, 2015 - 9:43 AM

The hack has so far triggered online extortion attempts and has been linked to at least two suicides

Adultery website users in the Philippines mostly men

Aug 21, 2015 - 4:38 PM

Reports following the initial release of stolen data from Ashley Madison showed that approximately 90 to 95 of the adultery website s users are male

GENDER DISPARITY MAP. Screen shot from Malfideleco's visualization map of Ashley Madison user gender disparity

Hackers release stolen data from adultery site Ashley Madison

Aug 19, 2015 - 11:19 AM

The company behind the website calls the breach and release of data an act of criminality

DATA RELEASED. Image from Ashley Madison website

The wife, the husband, and the other woman

Apr 16, 2015 - 1:00 PM

Where do societies lay the blame when it comes to extramarital affairs?

PODCAST: Non-monogamy, aye or nay?

Apr 04, 2015 - 2:00 PM

Curious? Even if you are against non monogamy why not give this week’s podcast a try? You can even argue against some of the points raised

South Korea decriminalizes adultery

Feb 26, 2015 - 1:39 PM

UPDATED Court: Even if adultery should be condemned as immoral state power should not intervene in individuals private lives

Picture of the South Korean Constitutional Court in central Seoul, Thursday 21 October 2004. Stringer/File/EPA

Tanzanian man 'beheaded and cooked' after adultery claims

Jan 25, 2015 - 11:07 PM

The attack took place on Friday night in the southern Katavi region of the east African nation local police chief Dhahiri Kidavashari says

One year later: Life after divorce

Dec 02, 2014 - 1:36 PM

On November 3 2013 my ex husband dropped a nuclear bomb He said that he had a mistress and he was marrying her and divorcing me

Miriam on EDCA, Manila earthquakes, de Lima on Ashley Madison | The wRap

Dec 01, 2014 - 7:28 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago tells the Senate: take a position on the Philippine US defense deal How vulnerable is the city of Manila to earthquakes? Justice Secretary Leila de Lima wants adultery site Ashley Madison blocked in the Philippines

PH seeks to block Ashley Madison adultery website

Nov 30, 2014 - 5:19 PM

De Lima: The website is a platform that allows illegal acts to be eventually committed A ban may be enforced

Screengrab from Ashley Madison

Oplan 'Lambat-Sibat,' Gigya attack, cheating website | The wRap

Nov 28, 2014 - 8:47 PM

The Philippine National Police reports a ‘downward trend’ in crime in the capital A hacker collective attacks a media integration platform affecting 80 news sites around the world The Philippines is the newest market for a cheating website

10 songs to help you survive as a mistress

Sep 09, 2013 - 7:19 PM

It takes a tough woman to survive an affair and even tougher one to leave it

SONGS OF ILLICIT LOVE. Music you can relate your situation to

298-year sentence sparks debate over Taiwan adultery law

Sep 02, 2013 - 8:23 PM

The case sparked new calls for adultery to be decriminalized

After 'My Husband's Lover' measure, same-sex marriage bill?

Aug 12, 2013 - 8:56 PM

Cibac Rep Sherwin Tugna says the Lagman bill which seeks to penalize same sex adultery is a dangerous precedent that can lead of same sex marriage proposals

MOVEMENT. Gay rights activists call for an end to discrimination and violence against the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community and the creation of anti-discrimination laws. File photo by EPA/Rolex Dela Pena

[Two Pronged] Guilty best friend

Apr 20, 2013 - 7:55 PM

If you found out your best friend s husband was unfaithful to her would you tell her?

TO TELL OR NOT? If your best friend's spouse is cheating on them, should you tell?