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Thai child fighting culture sparks debate after 13-year-old's death

The death of a 13-year-old has lit up a sensitive debate over whether child boxing competitors start too young in Thailand.

Happiness in the dumps: stories of Vietnamese children

A photographer goes through the looking glass into the lives of children in difficult circumstances and holds up a ...

500,000 children face 'immediate danger' in Libya capital: UN

Half a million children are in "immediate danger" in Libya's capital Tripoli due to fighting, UNICEF said on Monday.
September 25, 2018 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Mid-Autumn Festival: when my soul warmed up and danced

I have to start with a cliché. It was a magical time.
September 23, 2018 | 08:31 pm GMT+7

New Malaysia child marriage draws UN condemnation

The marriage of a 15-year-old Malaysian girl to a man almost three times her age has drawn condemnation from the U.N.
September 19, 2018 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

Pennsylvania report lists more than 300 'predator' priests

More than 300 "predator" priests in Pennsylvania are accused of abusing over 1,000 children across seven decades, according to a report on Tuesday.
August 15, 2018 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Germany jails couple for pimping young son online

A German court handed down lengthy jail sentences Tuesday to a couple for sexually abusing their son and selling him to pedophiles online. 
August 08, 2018 | 08:52 am GMT+7

US police say 11 children rescued from 'extremist' men at 'filthy' hideout

Police say 11 children ages one to 15 were rescued in New Mexico after officers raided a dilapidated compound occupied by armed men of "extremist" belief.
August 06, 2018 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Bloomberg donates $2.4 million to prevent drowning deaths in Vietnam

The funds will be used to provide free swimming lessons to children in eight provinces.
June 29, 2018 | 08:05 am GMT+7

Trump says he would back both US House immigration bills as separation crisis grows

The move came after protests over Trump's policy which separate families at the U.S.-Mexico border.
June 20, 2018 | 08:06 am GMT+7

Vietnam launches Zero Hunger program

National action program seeks to reduce malnutrition, increase food security.
June 19, 2018 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Webcam slavery: tech turns Filipino families into cybersex child traffickers

'I was forced to do things you could not imagine a 16-year-old having to endure.'
June 18, 2018 | 09:10 am GMT+7

Nearly 2,000 minors split from parents at border in six weeks: US

And the president signalled the drama could drag on.
June 16, 2018 | 09:03 am GMT+7

Hanoians turn giant river into free swimming pool for hot summer

Many people jump into the Red River to save themselves $4 for a ticket at commercial pools.
May 27, 2018 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Disturbing video captures woman beating, force-feeding children at Vietnamese nursery

The babysitter could be seen pouring food into a boy's mouth and lifting another up by his head.
May 22, 2018 | 08:26 am GMT+7
 
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