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Ploughing on: The faces and insecurities of Singapore’s elderly working poor

7 May 2017

Channel NewsAsia carried an article on how the number of seniors who work into their silver years are growing – especially among the lower-income group, despite the various schemes to help the needy. SMU Associate Professor of Political Science John Donaldson, who has written on poverty in Singapore, said the older they get, those who previously held blue-collar jobs would find themselves even lower down the workforce rung.

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Last updated on 25 Jan 2018 .