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A Better Community

Nurses make house calls at click of mouse

SINGAPORE • A bedridden loved one cannot cough up phlegm and has difficulty breathing. A diabetic with wounds needs his soaked bandages changed.

Take a book, leave a book

BAKU (Azerbaijan) • Contemporary writer Lemony Snicket described the true idea of a good library when he wrote: "A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them."

App to ease baby blues

TAIPEI • Researchers in Taiwan say they can figure out why a baby could be crying through an app that can tell parents if their child is hungry, tired, in pain or needs a fresh diaper.

A better society

Urbanites sit to savour silence at this bar

SINGAPORE • At this "bar" in Singapore, there is neither loud music nor any alcohol. Instead, you sit in silence and are served tea by waiters who have trouble hearing.

Take a book, leave a book

BAKU (Azerbaijan) • Contemporary writer Lemony Snicket described the true idea of a good library when he wrote: "A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them."

App to ease baby blues

TAIPEI • Researchers in Taiwan say they can figure out why a baby could be crying through an app that can tell parents if their child is hungry, tired, in pain or needs a fresh diaper.

Mother Works has launched 10 educational programmes and young women can get further professional education, obtain a study grant, find a position or get help preparing for an interview.
Giving mums better working conditions

MOSCOW • Some consider a mother to be an unreliable employee - she may use sick days to take care of her child, can't stay late at work, may need a full vacation and it may be difficult for her to work during weekends.

A better world

Nurses make house calls at click of mouse

SINGAPORE • A bedridden loved one cannot cough up phlegm and has difficulty breathing. A diabetic with wounds needs his soaked bandages changed.

Take a book, leave a book

BAKU (Azerbaijan) • Contemporary writer Lemony Snicket described the true idea of a good library when he wrote: "A good library will never be too neat, or too dusty, because somebody will always be in it, taking books off the shelves and staying up late reading them."

App to ease baby blues

TAIPEI • Researchers in Taiwan say they can figure out why a baby could be crying through an app that can tell parents if their child is hungry, tired, in pain or needs a fresh diaper.