Biography of the Author Lam Shushan

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  1. MM Elderly Poor 1_Daw Hla sitting in floor with food

    Poverty forces families in Myanmar to ditch their elderly

    “The old woman was left in the dark, tainted with faeces and urine,” recalls a social worker, who warns that elderly abandonment is on the rise.
  2. (ss) korea main

    Poor and on their own, South Korea’s elderly who will ‘work until they die’

    “I will take care of myself as long as I can… then I’ll go to the hospital and die,” says an 81-year-old in a country where nearly half the ...
  3. Hakka Noodles 11_Plated Noodles

    Mrs Lam's handmade Hakka noodles: The recipe

    How to make Ke Jia Mian the old-fashioned way, in a recipe one home cook has been perfecting over some 50 years
  4. Getai celebrity Liu Ling Ling was one of those who conceived in Johor Bahru.

    Why Singaporean women are going to Johor to make babies

    What's pushing Singaporean women to cross the Causeway to seek fertility treatment in Johor Bahru? Talking Point investigates.
  5. Ms Rubina Tiyu (right) exploring her options with fertility doctor Yeong Cheng Toh.

    The egg freezing dilemma of women in Singapore

    Only women with medical grounds are allowed to freeze their eggs, even as the fertility rate drops to a record low. Talking Point looks at some of ...
  6. Refugees and their Malaysian dream
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    Refugees and their Malaysian dream

    There are more than 160,000 refugees registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Malaysia. After fleeing places like ...
  7. SS Malaysia refugees Parastoo actors

    'I'm a refugee, not useless': In Malaysia, they who lost it all help uplift others

    Living in limbo hasn't stopped some of the country's 160,000-plus refugees from being driven to build new lives for their communities - be it ...
  8. MCI SSO Officers group shot

    Advocates for those in need: The Social Service Office where social and job assistance come together

    A woman with no confidence to return to work, and others who need more than financial aid – such folks are in the good hands of one social service ...
  9. CNA Insider: Inside The Social Service Office
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    CNA Insider: Inside The Social Service Office

    The Social Service Office at Chua Chu Kang is one of 24 across Singapore which bring social assistance closer to residents in need. Bur since ...
  10. Keeping seniors out of hospital with preventive care
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    Keeping seniors out of hospital with preventive care

    From paying for anti-frailty therapy for the aged, to rewarding people who exercise, Germany’s insurance providers are investing in preventive ...