Saturday, April 10, 2021


Pfizer seeks Covid vaccine green light for 12 to 15-year-olds in US

Phase 3 clinical trials of the Pfizer vaccine in 12 to 15-year-olds show it is '100% effective' in warding off the disease.

Mandatory jabs for kids necessary, says European court

The court rules that barring unvaccinated children from schools could be regarded as ‘necessary in a democratic society'.

Some attempts by kids to visit porn, online gambling sites last year, says cybersecurity provider

The bulk of their time is spent watching videos and listening to music, Kaspersky reveals.

Singapore woman leaves over S$1 million to Africa’s poor children

She had started thinking about helping African communities after reading about Nelson Mandela.

Worldwide increase in stillbirths, maternal deaths, as collateral damage of pandemic, study shows

The study also found an increase in postnatal depression, maternal anxiety, or both.

BioNTech-Pfizer say Covid vaccine 100% effective on 12 to 15-year-olds

A younger cohort of two-to-five year olds are expected to get their first dose next week in the study which will also cover children as young as six months old.

Hundreds of sexual assault cases among children due to online exploitation, say police

Panel on child online protection hears of jump in number of sexual assault cases, both physical and non-physical.

Staying home to take care of mum

Nur Fatihah Sahminan is young but she knows that her mother needs her.

Who suffers most when MCO robs autistic children of critical therapy time?

It’s not just the kids who find it tough going without professional help.

Singapore dad pleads guilty to sexually abusing daughter from age 3, raping her from 9

The daughter never told anyone what was happening to her as she did not want her parents to divorce over the matter.

Behind the veil of child marriage

Activists welcome the change over the years but say more groundwork is needed to dislodge long-held social norms.

Outrage at report of 7-year-old killed in Myanmar crackdown

Khin Myo Chit was shot dead at her home in Mandalay, according to local monitoring group Assistance Association for Political Prisoners.

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