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25 Nov 2015 Family remains Key Source of Support for Elderly as Aged Households Evolve The elderly in Singapore are generally well-supported and play an important role in their families. This is reflected in the observations made in the latest report on Ageing Families in Singapore by the Ministry of Social and Family Development.
22 Oct 2013 Maintenance Fee for Parents average $300 Media coverage.
21 Oct 2013 Maintenance Payments ordered by the Tribunal for the Maintenance of Parents from 2011 to 2013 Ministry answers question from Mr Seah Kian Peng, MP for Marine Parade GRC, on maintenance payments ordered by the Tribunal for the Maintenance of Parents from 2011 to 2013.
12 Aug 2013 Abandonment Cases of Elderly Parents Ministry answers question from Er Dr Lee Bee Wah, MP from Nee Soon GRC, on abandonment cases of elderly parents.
10 Jul 2013 Fewer Elderly Suing their Children for Maintenance Media coverage.
9 Jul 2013 Maintenance of Parents Ministry answers questions from Dr Intan Azura Mokhtar, MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC, on the Maintenance of Parents.
17 Jan 2012 More Parental Maintenance Complaints settled through Mediation Fewer parents took their children to court last year for failing to provide an allowance, with most complaints being settled through mediation.
16 Jan 2012 Update on the Impact of the Amendments to the Maintenance of Parents Bill Ministry answers questions from Mr Seah Kian Peng, MP for Marine Parade GRC, on the impact of amendments to the Maintenance of Parents Bill made in November 2010.
23 Nov 2010 Amendments to Maintenance of Parents Act Passed in Parliament - Emphasis on Conciliation, A Key Objective of Amendments Amendments to Maintenance of Parents Act Passed in Parliament - Emphasis on Conciliation a Key Objective of Amendments
23 Nov 2010 Applications for Maintenance of Parents Ministry answers question by Mdm Ho Geok Choo, MP for West Coast GRC, on helping parents to make applications for maintenance from their children, and measures to protect such parents.

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