• Wed, 24 Apr 2019 01:00
    Early rote-learning disables children for life
    On becoming education minister in 2016, Teerakiat Jareonsettasin launched a mission impossible: reversing the top-down management of an education system that was failing badly. The stakes could not be higher – education reform presents the only hand to play if the Kingdom is to escape the middle-income trap and join the developed world.
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  • Mon, 22 Apr 2019 12:00
    Teenage girl allegedly forced by father into sex with a 65-year-old in return for marijuana
    Two sisters aged 13 and 14 have been rescued from their home in Bangkok’s Huai Kwang district after an advocate for underprivileged children’s rights and welfare shared a story on social media that the 13-year-old was allegedly being forced by her father to have sex with a 65-year-old man in exchange for marijuana.
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  • Sun, 21 Apr 2019 16:24
    Diminutive Korean ‘Kids Creators’ inject fresh perspective into YouTube
    Twenty years ago, celebrity and K-pop idol crept up the list of dream jobs for children in Korea – a list formerly occupied by doctor, scholar, politician or government official. What followed were a flood of TV talent shows and reality programs on youth aspiring for the limelight.
  • Sat, 20 Apr 2019 16:29
    Kosovo repatriates 110 citizens from Syria
    Kosovo on Saturday repatriated 110 of its citizens from Syria, mostly mothers with their children having followed their partners who went to join jihadist groups in the war-torn country.
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  • Sat, 20 Apr 2019 14:15
    Unidentified gunmen kill 13 at Mexican party
    Thirteen people, including a child, were killed Friday when a group of unidentified gunmen opened fire on a party in the violence-wracked eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, officials said.
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  • Sat, 20 Apr 2019 13:52
    Investigation urged into case of father allegedly sending teen daughter to sleep with his drug pusher
    A children’s rights activist called on the authorities on Saturday to investigate the case of a father allegedly forcing his 13-year-old daughter to have sex with a drug pusher in exchange for marijuana.
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  • Sat, 20 Apr 2019 01:00
    Religious studies necessary for the children of today
    Re: “Let’s hear it for comparative religion!” Have Your Say, yesterday.
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  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Bohemian rhapsodies
    Jonathan Anderson, creative director of Loewe, introduces a new collection that tells stories of bohemian life, where childhood memories blend with botanical and geometric motifs like sea urchins and stained glass, shells, bandanas and mythological lions.
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 10:29
    Two children killed after driver fell asleep at wheel: Police
    Police say a tired motorist who had just driven friends home from Songkran celebrations dozed off at the wheel and crashed into a parked truck in Suphan Buri, killing two young children in the early hours of Wednesday.
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  • Sat, 13 Apr 2019 01:00
    Dutch doctor 'fathered 49 children' in IVF scandal
    The Hague - A deceased Dutch doctor mired in a fertility scandal fathered at least 49 children, an organisation representing parents and children born through IVF at his now-closed clinic said Friday.
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  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
    Rahul Gandhi: destiny’s child or an ‘empty suit’?
    Rahul Gandhi, vying to become the latest prime minister from India’s most famous dynasty, has worked hard to shed his image as an entitled footloose princeling and political lightweight.
  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
    Our ignorance of learning disabilities is eroding universal right to education
    More than one billion people around the world have some form of disability, 93 million of whom are children under the age of 14, according to World Health Organisation data.
  • Wed, 10 Apr 2019 01:00
    All in the family
    The Sabmaneeanant children have inherited their parent's jewellery business and now working together to ensure it remains a success
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 12:10
    Monsters have a ball
    Seacon Bang Khae marks the Thai New Year with a “Monster Cute” fair, which will see a gang of cheeky but adorable Monster characters meeting and greeting shoppers and bringing smiles to children’s faces during the summer break.
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
    Air pollution shortening children’s lives by 20 months, report shows
    THE SMOG situation in the North has become grimmer than ever after an international report concluded that air pollution shortens children’s lives by 20 months on average.
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