Footage of a woman, 92, reportedly kept for years by her son and his wife in a pigsty has incited outrage in China. The woman, surnamed Yang, was not given enough food or clothing and was often beaten and scolded, according to local news. A video of her appalling living conditions appeared on social media platform Weibo earlier this month. She is now being treated at a hospital after being rescued. China faces the question of how to provide for its ageing population.
- PublishedJan 14, 2017, 5:00 am SGT
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