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Asia News Network 'Is India merely a market to be plundered?': Ramdev hits out at HUL over tea ad
By: HT CORRESPONDENT,   Hindustan Times (India)  Hindustan Times (India)/Asia News Network  09/03/2019
One HUL advertisement has depicted a man abandoning his elderly father at the 'Kumbh Mela'. After seeing a father caring for his young son, he realised his mistake and returned to him. The father was waiting for him with two cups of tea, saying that he was assured that his son would return. The ad invited severe criticisms in the social media.   (176 words)
Asia News Network New approach urged to protect Thailand's elderly
By: NEWS DESK,   The Nation (Thailand)  The Nation (Thailand)/Asia News Network  15/04/2019
Previous studies had discovered that the elderly, especially those who have lost control over their bodies, were often deprived of their basic rights, underwent mental abuse and abandonment, or were cheated out of their assets.   (619 words)
Asia News Network Social security code bill tabled in LS
By: HT CORRESPONDENT,   Hindustan Times (India)  Hindustan Times (India)/Asia News Network  11/12/2019
It also has provisions for the elderly to claim maintenance and for mandatory registration of senior citizens care homes and other institutions which will have to comply with prescribed minimum standards.   (572 words)
Asia News Network Social security code bill tabled in Lok Sabha
By: HT CORRESPONDENT,   Hindustan Times (India)  Hindustan Times (India)/Asia News Network  11/12/2019
It also has provisions for the elderly to claim maintenance and for mandatory registration of senior citizens care homes and other institutions which will have to comply with prescribed minimum standards.   (570 words)
Picture The Straits Times  (OPINION)  04/04/2020
Such an easy dismissal of the sick and elderly is a ghastly indictment of one of our most cowardly cultural reflexes: an abandonment of the dying as a means of wishing away death.
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Asia News Network A Calmer You, by Sonal Kalra: No, your parents' house is NOT your house
By: SONAL KALRA,   Hindustan Times (India)  Hindustan Times (India)/Asia News Network  19/01/2019
Here: A survey, conducted in 23 cities in India, showed 60% of elderly people (60-69 years of age, of both genders) confirm that they felt abused at the hands of their children. The abuse ranges from disrespect and neglect to verbal intimidation, from physical assault to abandonment.   (1586 words)
Asia News Network Social security code bill tabled in LS
By: HT CORRESPONDENT,   Hindustan Times (India)  Hindustan Times (India)/Asia News Network  12/12/2019
According to the bill, those who intentionally abuse their parents or senior citizens under their care or abandon them may be sentenced to six months' imprisonment or slapped with a fine of ~10,000 or both.   (517 words)
Picture The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  05/08/2018
Mr Soh said he will never abandon his wife. "People may laugh at me because I still care for her, even in her state. But I don't care what people say about me. "She married me and moved to Singapore, and this happened. I feel guilty that this has happened to her. I need to be responsible."
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Picture The Straits Times  (OPINION)  16/06/2018
In eastern Anhui province, when local officials said they would ban traditional burials after a certain date and allow only cremation, some elderly people committed suicide before the regulation kicked in. "Objectively speaking, ecological burials have their benefits, but on a spiritual level, there is a negative impact.
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Article Still there for his wife, now a shadow of former self
By: CHARMAINE NG,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  05/08/2018

While her family in China are aware of the accident, her elderly parents do not know the severity of her condition, said Mr Soh.
And while she is still alive, all he has of his wife now are memories, which have come back gradually.
Mr Soh said they do not even have wedding photos.   (919 words)
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