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FOREIGNERS WHO BRING FAMILIES OVER TO HAVE HIGHER MINIMUM WAGES

Foreigners who bring their families over under the Dependant or Long Term Visit Pass from 1st September this year will need to be paid a higher salary in order to do so, says the Ministry of Manpower website. According to the MOM advisory, work pass holders will need to earn a minimum fixed monthly salary of $5,000 to sponsor their spouse or children to stay in Singapore on the dependant's pass, up from the current $4,000.

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INCONSIDERATE PRCS RUINED MY FAMILY OUTING

While we were queuing, this young PRC boy started pushing his way somewhere from the back of our queue. He elbowed and squeezed his way between me and hubby and a number of other people in front of us to get to the tulips. We were not bothered by this so much, but the worst was yet to come. Following shortly behind this young boy, this rude, fat PRC auntie came stomping after her child and rudely pushed past me and my younger son. She shoved my boy so hard he almost fell over. I was too shocked for words and husband muttered some vulgarities at the woman.

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MALAYSIAN FAMILY OF FOUR FIGHTING FOR ISIS IN THE MIDDLE EAST

A family of four is believed to be among 30 Malaysians fighting in the Middle East alongside the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (Isis) forces, which has carved out a reputation for brutal treatment of their enemies and hostages. Sources said the four were believed to be the first Malaysian family fighting in the ongoing civil war in Syria, and were among the hundreds of foreigners who signed up with Isis which had been condemned by most Muslim countries including Malaysia. The Malaysian Insider understands that the family comprises the parents, their 18-year-old daughter and 14-year-old son.

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NO AMOUNT OF WEALTH CAN BUY STRONG FAMILY BONDS

How can a husband and wife build a resilient family if they can no longer emotionally connect with each other or their children? If family ties are weak, the members may choose to abandon ship in difficult times instead of trying to resolve the issues. The following initiatives will create the right environment for families to flourish: pay equality, flexible work arrangements, sufficient paternity leave, a tobacco ban, responsible drinking, protected family time, enshrined work-life balance, social safety nets, appropriate academic competition, and more elderly-care support.

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OVERPROTECTIVE MOTHER DRIVES LONELY BOY TO SEEK PHYSICAL COMFORT IN MALE FRIEND

The mother had restricted the movements of her 13-year-old son and always told him he had to stay home after returning from school. She thought it was the safest way to keep him out of trouble or getting involved in vice activities. Only the maid was at home while both the boy's parents went to work. The mother would call several times a day to ensure he was either at school or at home. However, due to loneliness, the young teenager invited a classmate to his home and the two boys later became a "couple" and had gay sex at the house for the past three years.

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Reverend Lawrence Khong Talks About Family, Homosexuality And His Haters

First, I am not just against homosexuality. As a Christian, I am against any form of sexual immorality – whether it’s pre-marital or extra-marital, whether it’s heterosexual or homosexual. Objecting to it doesn’t mean that I go around condemning this behaviour. I have friends who are divorced or have slept around, but we still hang out even though I don’t agree with their lifestyles.

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Permit Rejected: Red Dot family day planned for Padang cancelled

Plans by Touch Family Services to hold a gathering to celebrate the concept of family on the same day as a picnic for gay rights have fallen through. Supported by several religious groups, the event was originally named Red Dot Family Moment and was slated to be held at the Padang on June 28, the same day as the Pink Dot picnic in Hong Lim Park. The voluntary welfare organisation had called on members of various faiths to turn up at the venue dressed in red in a show of support for the family. However, the Urban Redevelopment Authority rejected its application last month to hold it at the Padang and Touch said yesterday that it was cancelling the event.

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Suffering in Silence: An Abusive Relationship

It was one of those days. A common argument that escalated too quickly. I stood there in my home, facing an aggressor who was a loved one. He pushed me in a corner, and left me no space to flee for safety. My heart raced. I cowered in fear as my every effort to retaliate pushed him into a greater frenzy. I felt his knuckles on my right temple, and felt an immediate rush of blood to the area. I felt woozy. When I opened my eyes, he was coming at me with a knife. So this is how it all endsI thought. I’m going to be found dead in a pool of blood.

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