Don't just control device use, arm your kid with digital skills for the pandemic

Almost a quarter of the younger kids and half of the teenagers had encountered cyber threats such as phishing and hacking. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Mrs Yvonne Kong-Ho calls herself a "low-tech, high-touch" parent.

Her son, Gabriel Ho, 12, has a basic phone which he uses to call and text her when he is in school, while daughter Natalie, 10, has no devices.

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