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'Punishing non-filial children not the way to go in protecting seniors'

A proposal to penalise adult children for not supporting their senior citizen parents despite being capable of doing so has raised serious concerns for experts on senior citizens’ welfare.

Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society president Dr Shahrul Bahyah Kamaruzzaman and gerontologist Lily Fu told Malaysiakini that punitive measures are not the way to go in encouraging filial piety in adult children.

“There would be serious concerns if... 

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