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DEMAND FOR “SILVER PORN” RISES IN JAPAN

61 year-old Ms Yasue Tomita is elegantly dressed in a kimono and looks though she might be performing a Japanese tea ceremony - but truth is she's debuting as a Japanese porn actress. Ms Tomita has become part of a flourishing niche market in Japan known as "silver porn". This genre of Japanese adult entertainment is redefining the way the Japanese themselves view the idea of growing old gracefully with age, as more and more elderly with money to spend find ways to satiate their erotic desires.

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SICK AND ELDERLY SINGAPOREANS PACKED OFF TO JOHOR BAHRU

A growing number of infirm Singaporeans are being admitted to nursing homes in Johor Baru as prices there are as low as half price of Singapore's. For example, at City Heart Care nursing home, patients pay $900 a month for a two-bedded private room. A similar room in Singapore would cost more than $1,800. Major nursing home players are considering expanding in Johor Baru due to the burgeoning demand.

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74 YEAR OLD NUN GANG RAPED BY 6 ROBBERS IN EASTERN INDIA

Police are looking for a group of 6 men who gang-raped a 74 year-old nun in West Bengal. The brave elderly nun had tried to stop the men from ransacking the convent school in Ranaghat early on Saturday morning before entering the convent itself. They first burgled the principal's office and classrooms before entering the convent itself. The men also stole money from the school, vandalised the chapel, broke open the tabernacle and took away the ciborium, the sacred vessel used during Mass.

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EVEN MY 88 YEAR OLD FATHER HAS LOST FAITH IN THE PAP GOVT

The ruling party is really getting desperate & I believe info from the ground reveal that they are very vulnerable of losing big this GE. In my dad own words, the current bunch of useless, highly paid young minister has life too easy & implement irrational policy, greed & think highly of themselves. He has lost faith of the ruling government & unhappy with such issue like the CPF which was saving started by the old guards which was a good policy & they could enjoy the fruit of their labour at 55.

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SINGLE CHINESE MEN HIGHER RISK OF DEMENTIA

According to local studies, Chinese Singaporean men who have never been married are 5 to 6 times more at risk of contracting dementia as compared to their peers. The study also found that men more so than women are at risk of the disease. The findings are part of a study, "Singapore Longitudinal Ageing Study", by the National University of Singapore School of Medicine.

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ELDERLY S’POREANS “ENCOURAGED” TO SELL THEIR HOMES IN ORDER TO RETIRE

71-year-old Ahmad Parti is worried about being asset-rich but cash-poor. He is suffering from hypertension and gut problems, but is still working as a part-time gardener thrice a week. An HDB scheme provided some relief for Mr Ahmad. Under the Enhanced Lease Buyback Scheme, he and his wife were among the 300 households that unlocked S$44 million from their flats. At the time of the sale in June this year, their flat at Bedok North Street 3 was valued at S$320,000. The couple retained a 30-year lease on their flat, and sold the remaining lease back to HDB. They got S$134,000 and that was used to top-up their CPF Retirement Accounts.

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75-year-old cleaner: I work because I have no choice

“I have to continue to work while my body allows me to, or else, when my body fails me, who can I turn to for help?”, she responded. Unfortunately, Mdm Feng is single and has a mute sister as her only kin. She needs to work; she has to work. At 75, frail and weak, I wonder how long her runway will extend before the grave calls. Does she literally have to work to her grave?

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Two PRC Nationals arrested for cheating elderly victims

The police have arrested two Chinese nationals, a 51-year-old woman and a 46-year-old man, on suspicion of cheating elderly victims. The two are suspected to have cheated two elderly victims of S$420,000 in life savings and S$37,550 in gold jewelry between November and December last year, the police said in a statement today (March 10). Investigations showed that the woman approached the victims at People’s Park Complex in Chinatown on separate occasions to tell them that one of their children was sick. She would then be joined by her male accomplice and the two of them would convince the victims that they were victims of misfortune and needed to bring all their valuables to be blessed. During the prayer sessions, the victims were told to place their val ables in a bag and close their eyes. Only when the victims returned home did they realise that their valuables had been replaced by newspapers and water bottles.

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