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TAN CHUAN JIN: STOP PUTTING FAMILY OF ABUSED WOMAN ON TRIAL

Speaking on the sidelines of the launch of Singapore's 20th social service office, Mr Tan Chuan Jin slammed netizens for conducting a "public trial" of the family members of the abused elderly woman - who attracted widespread attention on the internet after a video showing her being slapped by her own daughter went viral.

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ABUSIVE DAUGHTER FORCED MAKCIK TO EAT SHIT AND DRINK URINE EVERYDAY

In the latest twist to the saga of the viral video showing an elderly Malay woman being abused by her daughter outside their Lower Delta Road flat, a neighbor who told news reporters that he had kindly lent the family $5,000 to repay their debts has been arrested. In a shocking revelation, he also revealed that the daughter had forced her mother to eat human faeces and drink urine everyday for a long time.

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ABUSE OF ELDERLY WOMAN WENT ON FOR MONTHS

A video of a 58 year-old woman being slapped by her daughter has attracted the attention of Singapore netizens, many of whom have come out to condemn the actions of the woman who slapped the elderly lady - apparently her own daughter. According to their neighbour, 25 year-old Mohd Juani Ali, who filmed the incident in secret outside their flat at Block 48 Lower Delta Road on Monday. the abuse happened "frequently" for as long as six months, but he only managed to capture their act when he chanced upon the scene.

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MY AUNTIE IS A MIDDLE CLASS CARDBOARD COLLECTOR FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

I was heartened and impressed by your sincerity when I read your Facebook post about cardboard collectors. When you described the elderly folk who collected cardboard sheets - not because they are poor - but because they wanted to exercise and keep themselves occupied, I immediately thought of my auntie. You see, my 70 year-old auntie collects cardboards with a cart to help the recycling effort, she doesn't mind if the waste company doesn't pay her for her effort, she is middle class with an environmental mission.

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TAN CHUAN JIN: ELDERLY CARDBOARD COLLECTORS ARE NOT POOR!

Elderly cardboard collectors are not "poor" or in poverty - or at least that's what Minister for Social and Family Development (MSF) Tan Chuan Jin would have you believe. In a Facebook post yesterday, Tan said that he had received a report from ministry volunteers who had gone out to interview the elderly cardboard collectors in the Jalan Besar area in a bid to understand what motivates them. What they found "surprised" him and his volunteers.

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75% OF S’POREANS FIND IT HARD TO SUPPORT THEIR ELDERLY MOTHER

Working adults are now less able to support aged parents financially, let alone extended family members. Doing so risks compromising their own financial security in old age, creating a greater burden on their own children. Nearly three-quarters of these women reported that their children did not provide them with financial assistance, that money was a source of tension in their relationships with their children, or that their children may have been willing to support them financially but were torn between supporting their elderly parents and their own children.

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POVERTY STRICKEN MAN HAS NOT BATHED IN 10 YEARS RECEIVES HELP FROM NGO

For 10 years, 77 year-old Zhu Jin Yuan has lived without brushing his teeth, bathing or cleaning up the trash in his house. Neighbors living nearby know the man and his house by the terrible stench coming out of his 7th storey flat at Block 106, Jalan Bukit Merah. They also described the man as severely unkempt - neighbors have spotted large blood-suckinng ticks crawling on the man's body.

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ELDERLY SINGAPOREAN: I AM LOYAL ONLY TO LKY, NOT THE NEW PAP!

Thank you for publishing this. I have a confession to make, I have live for more than 5 and a half decade here, by birth and by education. I have gone through the days of where our country was still a swamped area. Our kampong days we have had was in a very bad conditions, till late LKY makes the impossible possible.

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