High Court was rewriting the law, judge says in appeals court ruling on equal citizenship
Court of Appeal judge says in his written grounds of judgment that the remedy for Malaysian women to obtain citizenship for their children is provided for under Article 15 (2) of the Federal Constitution.
More Chinese women delay or give up on having babies after zero-Covid ordeal
Studies have shown that pandemics and economic uncertainty historically weigh on birth rates around the world.
'The arms are not there': Less than 50% of kids vaccinated against Covid-19
A total of 42.3% have completed their vaccination while 49.8% have received at least one dose.
High Court rules single mum can challenge ex-husband over children's conversion to Islam
The Kuala Lumpur High Court says Loh Siew Hong has crossed the threshold to have the merit of her complaint heard.
US defence contractor, wife charged with stealing identities of dead children
They are accused of stealing the identities of an infant boy who died in 1967 and a baby girl who died in 1968, according to a complaint filed in Hawaii federal court.
Studies find more clues to potential cause of severe hepatitis cases in children
At least 1,010 cases have now been found in 35 countries with 46 children requiring a liver transplant and 22 deaths.
US identifies first cases of monkeypox in children
The two cases are unrelated and are likely the result of household transmission, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
Failing to protect Palestinian children
Israel has been spared a spot on the list issued each year by the United Nations secretary-general, naming and shaming governments and groups that commit grave violations against children and minors anywhere in the world.
Australia provisionally approves Moderna's Covid shot for kids under 5
The move comes as Australia battles a major virus outbreak fuelled by the highly transmissible new Omicron subvariants, BA.4 and BA.5, with hospital admissions surpassing record levels in several states.
Holistic approach needed to tackle childhood stunting
Childhood stunting due to chronic undernutrition is a worrisome piece of news in our country, which claims to enjoy rapid economic growth, development and improvements in socio-economic status and the healthcare system.
Over 1,000 children in English town were sexually exploited, inquiry finds
The inquiry has since confirmed these reports and found that the abuse was allowed to continue because the children were blamed, not the perpetrators.
A day at 'school' with the Mah Meri Orang Asli children
With school dropouts a concern among the villagers, efforts are being made to encourage as many children as possible to continue their education.