A county’s plan to punish people for “unfilial behaviour” has prompted calls for the government to do more to support elderly people. Photo: AP A county’s plan to punish people for “unfilial behaviour” has prompted calls for the government to do more to support elderly people. Photo: AP
A county’s plan to punish people for “unfilial behaviour” has prompted calls for the government to do more to support elderly people. Photo: AP
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Chinese county to punish ‘unfilial’ people it claims are holding back anti-poverty drive

  • Those who allow elderly parents to live in run-down homes, take control of their pensions and other income, or abuse or abandon them will be targeted
  • But social media users have accused authorities of shirking their responsibilities to a rapidly ageing society

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A county’s plan to punish people for “unfilial behaviour” has prompted calls for the government to do more to support elderly people. Photo: AP A county’s plan to punish people for “unfilial behaviour” has prompted calls for the government to do more to support elderly people. Photo: AP
A county’s plan to punish people for “unfilial behaviour” has prompted calls for the government to do more to support elderly people. Photo: AP
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