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  • Dec 25, 2014
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Mixed and matched

Walk into Sav and Peter Winslow's elegant southside living room, and the first thing that strikes you is the art. On one wall hangs a canvas covered in bold Aboriginal-style loops in earthy ochres and reds.

Sunday, 10 July, 2011, 12:00am

For better or for worse

With tiaras perched atop headscarves, 10 young brides are seated beside their grooms at a long table adorned with yellow and white flowers. The young couples were all married recently and are in this function room, at a golf club on the outskirts of the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, to celebrate their nuptials.

26 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Taking care of children is no job for amateurs

With both parents working full time in many Hong Kong families, the question arises of who should take care of the children's upbringing and provide the guidance they need.

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Men about the house

It's midday, mid-week in Mid-Levels and a group of middle-aged men are enjoying a few beers together. This part of the day is down time for Rob Daniel, Donald Knapp, Edo Fuijkschot and Chris Lee because they aren't employed in traditional jobs.

19 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Child support

Each year, tens of thousands of children are abandoned in China, most of them baby girls born to families wanting boys, or babies who are disabled. Over the past 20 years, more than 100,000 of them have been adopted by couples in 17 developed countries. This is good for the adopted child, who will enjoy more resources growing up, and the adopting couple, most of whom are infertile.

13 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Child abuse cases on the rise

Desperate calls for help from children who have witnessed domestic violence or become its victim are increasing, according to an organisation that helps battered women.

Harmony House's youth hotline has received a lot more calls from children seeking help in recent years, which the organisation said should be a matter for concern.

12 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Siblings support you, share your tears

A recent study showed sisters can be good for mental health. It suggested that having siblings of the same sex can protect teens from some of the unhappiness they may experience, and this was especially true for girls.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Lesson in cold, hard cash for aspiring Harrow pupils

Money is no object for parents aspiring to have their children attend the Harrow International School.

27 May 2011 - 12:00am