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Family to bring Nora Anne’s body home

They say the 15-year-old will be laid to rest 'close to her loving families in France and Ireland'.

Missing Irish teen never wandered off before, say parents

Six days after Nora Anne Quoirin was reported missing, her parents say the 15-year-old has been to Asia and many European countries before and had never wandered off or got lost.

Should parents pay for their children’s higher education?

Deciding to pay for your children’s college education depends on your financial health, how many children you have and what their career plans are.

Sharing childcare responsibilities with your partner

Sharing the responsibilities of childcare not only prevents unnecessary stress and tension between couples but also ensures quality time with the family.

The art of giving lovingly to your parents

Our parents have spent so much money, time and hard work to raise you and giving is reciprocity at its best.

Don’t fall for anti-vaccine fallacy, urges Siti Hasmah

She says parents should not allow their children to suffer from preventable diseases.

Don’t let parents send ‘medical time bombs’ into schools

Individual rights don't triumph over public good.

Wireless sensors could allow parents of preemies more cuddle time

A new ultra-light silicone wireless sensor developed by a team of US researchers would allow parent and premature child bonding time.

Parents arrested over abuse of 12-year-old boy

Police seize an electrical wire, a cane and a shirt hanger believed to have been used to abuse the boy.

Incest, abuse happens when parents treat children as property, says expert

Senior paediatrician Dr Irene Cheah Guat Sim says some parents think since the child is their ‘property’ they can do what they like with them.

Rewarding children’s behaviour with screen time can lead to more screen...

New Canadian research has found that parents who reward their children with screen time for good behaviour could be encouraging children to spend more time in front of a screen, especially on weekends.

Dad, stepmum remanded after death of boy, 5, due to suspected...

Boy was found unconscious and rushed to hospital where doctors declared him dead.

As TikTok videos take hold with teens, parents scramble to keep...

The app itself promises a video-sharing community that's 'raw, real and without boundaries' and claims to be appropriate for children aged 12 and older.

Free homes! But wait – only if you are of working...

To lure the young back into towns with an ageing population, the Japanese government has taken to offering them homes free… with certain conditions.

Can action be taken against Zara’s parents, asks MP

Jelebu MP Jalaluddin Alias says what happened to the toddler could be a form of negligence by the parents on her safety.

Educate parents on the importance of immunisation, says activist

Sharmila Sekaran says there should be court intervention if parents refuse to bring their children for regular check-ups.

Toddler, not immunised for diphtheria, dies in JB

The child was never immunised for disease because her parents were against it.

Babies who sleep in parents’ bedroom could benefit from improved sleep

Allowing babies to sleep in the parental bedroom for the first six months of life could have a positive effect on their sleep and behaviour later in childhood.

Suhakam warns of child trade if underage marriage allowed

Human rights group says marriages involving underage children have unfair impact on poor girls.

Expert tips on how to pack a healthy and balanced lunch...

Here we round up some expert tips on how to make a nutritious and tasty meal that kids will want to eat.

Reducing depressive symptoms in teens could also reduce depression for parents

New US research suggests that the bond between parents and children could affect their symptoms of depression.

Citizenship woes: Rights groups, Bar to submit recommendations

The groups propose that the government grant citizenship to children born to a Malaysian father or mother, regardless of the parents’ marital status.

Parents claim religious teacher performed oral sex on kids

Police have detained a man for questioning over six sexual abuse reports while the Penang Education Department is carrying out an internal investigation.

HFMD: Keep kids away from public places, advises Penang exco

State Health Committee chairman Dr Afif Bahardin urges calm as disease is rarely fatal although 2,000 cases reported since January.