Sep 16, 2014

Nearly half of China's ultrawealthy plan to emigrate, survey shows

Nearly half of China’s superwealthy individuals are considering leaving the country, a survey said Monday, with most citing better overseas educational and employment opportunities for their children. The global survey of 2,000 high net worth individuals by Barclays Wealth found that 47 percent of ...

Waking up to child abuse

Sep 13, 2014

Waking up to child abuse

by Masami Ito

With reported cases of child abuse topping 70,000 per annum for the first time in August, Masami Ito examines the nation's changing attitudes toward violence at home.

William fuels speculation of second royal baby

Apr 13, 2014

William fuels speculation of second royal baby

Royal watchers were scrutinizing the duchess of Cambridge on her New Zealand tour Sunday, after her husband, Prince William, appeared to hint a second baby is on the way. Kate, however, looked to dampen the speculation by drinking wine and going on a jet ...

| Dec 28, 2013

Sharent: シェアレント

Sharent A sharent (シェアレント) is a parent who regularly uses social media to provide a lot of detailed information about their children. Anyone who has ever used Facebook before knows exactly who we’re talking about. These parents compulsively post photos, and blog and tweet ...

'Brat-ocracy' fears spread in Sweden

Nov 2, 2013

'Brat-ocracy' fears spread in Sweden

by Tom Sullivan

Sweden got a head start in the good parenting debate as the first country to outlaw smacking, but some argue that its child-centred approach has gone too far and children now rule the roost. “In some ways Swedish kids are really ill-mannered,” said David ...

Jun 26, 2013

Breast-fed infants 'more socially mobile'

People breast-fed as infants have a 24 percent better chance than their formula-fed counterparts of climbing the social ladder, a study said Tuesday. Conversely, being fed mother’s milk as a baby also reduced one’s chances of social demotion later in life by as much ...