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"Just that two blinks, I’m very consoled." For the parents of 24-year-old Sing Yu - whom doctors three Christmases ago said wouldn't survive long - her every blink and breath is a tiny step closer to victory. This is the story of a family's fight against the most aggressive form of brain cancer. For more, SUBSCRIBE to CNA INSIDER! https://www.youtube.com/cnainsider Follow CNA INSIDER on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cnainsider/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnainsider/ Website: https://cna.asia/cnainsider
Mum is deaf. Dad lost a leg. Their son has cerebral palsy. Together, the Sengs are a never-say-die family like you've never met before. READ MORE: #ExtraordinaryPeople: In a life of limitations, frustration turns into determination https://cna.asia/2wxgeGJ For more, SUBSCRIBE to CNA INSIDER! https://www.youtube.com/cnainsider Follow CNA INSIDER on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cnainsider/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnainsider/ Website: https://cna.asia/cnainsider
"My back hurts and my body aches everywhere. But I say I am okay because I don't want them to worry." Madam Yim, 86, picks cardboard for money so as not to burden her family. Almost half of South Koreans over the age of 65 live in poverty. Part 2 in our series on elderly poverty in the region. Producers Lam Shushan [firstname.lastname@example.org] Catherine Lee Read More: Poor and on their own, South Korea’s elderly who will ‘work until they die’ bit.ly/2nzPWlv
Life was looking up for Uncle Ng, the 85-year-old ice cream seller whose story triggered an outpouring of help from CNA Insider's viewers. But then, disaster struck. Thankfully, he’s got a friend by his side. COMMENTARY: An elderly man's struggle to navigate a modern society https://cna.asia/2v7eWnv
For more than 10 years, 85-year-old Ng Teak Boon has made a living selling ice-cream -- but his life hasn’t been quite as sweet. Recently, his housemate has disappeared, and he’s run into problems paying his bills. Read more about his, and the plight of Singapore's elderly poor here: https://cna.asia/2P31riV For our exclusive series on #elderlypoverty in Asia, see: https://cna.asia/elderlypoverty SUBSCRIBE to CNA INSIDER! https://www.youtube.com/cnainsider For more of CNA INSIDER, find us on: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cnainsider/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cnainsider/ Website: https://cna.asia/cnainsider
Alone for 17 years after her husband died, Helen was falling prey to dementia, loneliness and squalor in her one-room flat. Until this turned her life around.
This is part of a special package on elderly poverty in Singapore, Myanmar, Vietnam and South Korea: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/cnainsider/elderly-poverty-series