Meet Bella, a digital pet caring for the elderly with purrs and companionship
Digital pets like Bella are challenging traditional models of care for the elderly in terms of cost, flexibility and resources
FEATURE-Guns, money and spelling: tackling racism in New Orleans
"How did we get to a point where students had to go to a school like that?"
Vietnam arrests dissident for attempt to overthrow government
VIETNAM-ARRESTS/:Vietnam arrests dissident for attempt to overthrow government
Mexico tech industry benefits from U.S. anti-immigration stance
TRUMP-EFFECT/MEXICO-TECH (PIX, TV):Mexico tech industry benefits from U.S. anti-immigration stance
No gold diggers please: over-50s dating site tackles deadly loneliness
Loneliness is a serious medical problem for many older adults; research links it to declines in physical and mental health as well as premature death
Barcelona's African street traders swap crime for craft
A cooperative enabling African migrants to sell handmade goods at city markets offers "a life of dignity”, says its president
FEATURE-From tourism to coffee, young Thais blend profit with social good
"There are so many problems in Thailand that need to be solved"
FEATURE-Social businesses bring Thai hill products to IKEA, Bangkok supermarkets
Home furnishings giant IKEA sources products from one of Thailand's oldest social enterprises, which employs hill tribe communities, many of whom are stateless
What's new about social enterprise? Nothing for the Maori
"The Maori invented social enterprise"