Lift those knees: Babies crawl to the Lithuanian finish line

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — In Lithuania, the rat race of life apparently starts early. Twenty-five babies have taken to the red carpet in Lithuania in a crawling race as their parents...

Japan child population falls for 38th year, hits postwar low

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's government says the country's child population has declined for the 38th year in a row and now at a record low. The Statistics Bureau says the number of children...

Mexico governor to probe media over cartel toy distribution

XALAPA, Mexico (AP) — The governor of the Mexican gulf coast state of Veracruz has asked authorities to investigate media outlets that published photos of toys apparently distributed by a drug cartel ...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai publishes childhood photo on Children’s Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - On the occasion of Children’s Day Thursday, former Premier William Lai (賴清德) published a picture from his childhood on his Facebook page. Because he was so poor growing...

Children’s Day fair to take place April 4 at Taipei's Yuanshan Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Child Welfare League Foundation is holding an outdoor fair celebrating Children’s Day at the Taipei Expo Park (Yuanshan Park) between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on April...

Honoring Children’s Day in Taiwan, Taroko Gorge to be Child-Proofed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Citing concerns that not enough is being done to encourage families with small children to experience the majesty of Taiwan’s most famous scenic area, Taiwan’s Mini...

Top 10 places to visit during Taipei Children’s Month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --This year’s annual children’s day may have already passed, but in Taipei they are going even further. April has been designated as Taipei Children’s Month and ...

Upcoming events April 3 - April 9 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Tomb Sweeping holiday, Children's Day, and generally gorgeous spring weather inspire a slew of fun events around Taiwan. Here is a peek: Music Kenting'...

Candy parachutes from the sky at Yunlin, Taiwan's Children's Day picnic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The "Yunlin Children's Concert" celebration was held at Nongbo Park on Sunday afternoon. The day quaintly overflowed with festivities, including a giant ...

Taiwan Railways unveils new backpacks ahead of Children's Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With Children’s Day fast approaching on April 4, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) has created two new special children’s backpacks that will go on sale...

Free entry for Taiwan’s biggest cardboard maze on Children’s Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A maze, made of purely cardboard, is free for public entry on Children's Day, April 4. The maze is located at Chung Hsing Cultural and Creative Park in Wujie Townsh...

Thai leader tells reporters to quiz cardboard mock-up

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's prime minister evaded journalists' questions on Monday by bringing out a life-sized cardboard cutout of himself and telling the reporters to quiz it instead of him. ...

Universal Children's Day: poll says Taiwanese kids' happiness low among industrial nations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The results of a poll measuring children's overall life satisfaction in Taiwan were announced today, on Universal Children's Day, reports CNA, and Taiwanese kids a...

Stars sign on to support UNICEF World Children's Day

NEW YORK (AP) — David Beckham, Millie Bobby Brown and Hugh Jackman are among the celebrities and world leaders announced Tuesday as participants and official supporters of the UNICEF initiative World ...

Man accused of moving cocaine through children's day care

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Children played and slept surrounded by pounds of cocaine at a Los Angeles day care center that a man used as a drug trafficking hub, authorities said. "The cocain...