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    Thailand and New Zealand sound like the best places for prostitutes in Asia and the South Pacific, because they face repressive laws and live miserable and dangerous lives in the rest of the region, where the sex trade is outlawed, according to a new U.N. report that calls for the decriminalization of the voluntary sex trade.

  • **FILE** A group of Vietnamese sex workers are given a class on safe sex by members of an HIV/AIDS outreach network at a karaoke club in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on Oct. 12, 2009. (Associated Press)

    U.N. report calls for decriminalizing prostitution

    Thailand and New Zealand sound like the best places for prostitutes in Asia and the South Pacific, because they don't face the repressive laws that exist in the rest of the region, according to a new U.N. report that calls for the decriminalization of the voluntary sex trade.

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    NEW YORK — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday called for an extended investigation of the U.N. Development Program's North Korea office, saying he is concerned about reports that Pyongyang had used U.N. money to buy foreign property and dual-use scientific equipment.

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