LIFE >> Family

Abortion rates drop to historic low in developed world: study

Abortion rates in the developed world have dropped dramatically to a record low during the past 25 years, but only fallen slightly in poorer developing nations, a new global study said.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/5/13 13:33:26

New Year's Eve Routine: Feast, Gala or Hongbao?

Spring Festival is around the corner, and many people have drawn up their holiday plans.
Source: | 2016/2/6 11:50:09

A traditional solution

In a blog post on the New York Times website several days ago, Amber Scorah told the story of how her 3-month-old son Karl died three hours after she left him at a day-care center for the first time after the end of her maternity leave. A mother of a 2-year-old, I felt terribly sad reading this article that has been attracting a lot of people's attention to the situation of newborns, new moms and childcare in the US.
Source: Global Times | 2015/11/19 22:53:01

Australian gov't publishes "safety guide" for women facing forced marriage

The Australian government is encouraging young women and girls at risk of forced marriage to develop secret safety plans to escape the illegal practice.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/3/19 13:56:11

Elderly alert system in Singapore's public housing proves welcome

A sensor system that alerts caretakers when the elderly are in trouble has proven welcome after being tested in some of Singapore's public housing, according to a survey by the country's Housing and Development Board (HDB) released on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/3/17 20:46:46

Australia set up domestic violence task force

Australia's Victoria Police has commissioned a task force responsible for tackling the issue of family violence, the first of its kind to be created in Australia.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/3/17 10:08:58

NGO helps translate empathy into action for disaster risk reduction

The world is connected and there is a need to operate as a global family, said Sally L. Begbie, founder of a non-profit organization based in Hong Kong.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/3/17 10:07:16

Removing barriers top priority to help women, girls: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday that it must be a top priority for the international community to remove the barriers that women and girls on the margins of the society.
Source: Xinhua | 2015/3/11 10:18:48


Fill in the grid with numbers from 1 to 9 so that each column, each row, and each of the nine 3×3 boxes contains the digits from 1 to 9 only once.
Source: Global Times | 2015/2/3 20:38:01


In an era of mobile Internet, more and more people are becoming fascinated by what a smartphone can provide. Addicted to it, they play with it no matter what they're doing, either dining, chatting with friends, at a meeting or even using the bathroom.
Source: Global Times | 2015/1/20 18:58:01