Tag Archives: Forced

UK retiree forced to pay almost $700 in private health a month — and no one’s listening

OVERSEAS  retirees living in Tasmania are facing a costly and significantly limited choice of health insurance People who have moved to Australia on a 410 Retirement Visa are not entitled to Centrelink or Medicare benefits and must have private health insurance. However, according to 77-year-old UK immigrant Ron Spencer of Claremont, there is only one company, Bupa, that offers medical ... Read More »

In this Madhya Pradesh school, students are forced to study in toilet

In a primary school in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch district, the students are being forced to study in a disused toilet as there’s no school building, reports said. Set up in 2012, the school, which is being run by a single teacher only, is situated nearly 35 km away from the Neemuch district headquarters. Till 2013, the school functioned out of ... Read More »

Microsoft CMO: Forced Windows 10 upgrades were ‘pretty painful’

This year, Microsoft pushed users on taking advantage of its offer to upgrade their PCs to Windows 10 for free. That meant the company used a variety of tactics to get people to install an updater and run it to replace their old operating systems with the new one. Overall, Microsoft got the balance right between being too aggressive and getting ... Read More »