Singapore’s Elderly Poor: The Hawker’s Assistant

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Singapore’s Elderly Poor: The Hawker’s Assistant

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Ong Hock Soon had a good family and salary, but lost both through his problem with gambling. Today, the 69-year-old is on his feet six days a week serving up food as a hawker’s assistant – and says he will likely work until he dies. Read more: Singapore's elderly working poor.

This is part of CNA Insider's regional series on elderly poverty.

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