AGEING

AGEING

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  1. Seoul World City prize

    Commentary: What happens when a megacity shrinks? It's Seoul's fate come 2020

    The South Korean city may lose its megacity status next year. A city with fewer people can be challenging but that is a future to be confronted ...
  2. senior citizen in wheelchair, with caregiver - singapore file photo (1)

    Commentary: Burden of caring for ageing parents weighs heaviest on unmarried daughters

    Women are expected to live well into their mid-80s, but many will find themselves unable to afford care in their old age when they are busy caring ...
  3. Japan elderly coder

    Commentary: Navigating the new road to modern elderhood

    A conversation among three friends suggests the modern elder has a role in the workplace, says Irene Hoe.
  4. File picture of older workers

    Commentary: Watch for casual ageism and other signs of caustic attitudes about older workers

    At the heart of concerns over raising the retirement age and CPF contribution rates is an insidious belief that older workers are worth less.
  5. elderly woman senior citizen singapore file photo

    Commentary: It is high time for a Ministry on Ageing Issues

    Such a ministry can bring into sharper focus the concerns, challenges and aspirations of seniors, says SUSS’ Dr Helen Ko.
  6. Japan's Demographic Time Bomb
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    Ep 15: Japan's Demographic Time Bomb

    Japan tackles traditional values to deal with a labour shortage, sparked by rapidly decreasing birth rates and an ageing society.
  7. China's National Bureau of Statistics is expected to release official total birth figures for

    Commentary: Who does more housework may shape whether couples have a second child

    Gender inequality is contributing to low fertility, particularly in East Asian countries, says Mary C Brinton at Harvard University.
  8. Japan salarymen

    Commentary: The low-growth trap Japan is stuck in is spreading across the world

    We must recognise that the hurdles are a lot less technical, and a lot more political, says Mohamed A El-Erian
  9. The case follows the announcement that Dutch authorities are prosecuting a doctor for euthanising an

    Commentary: Caregivers are getting some support but deserve more care

    Consider how financial payments for family care can address the economic consequences of family caregiving, and how their impact can be maximised ...
  10. stock elderly 01

    New S$200 monthly grant to offset costs of long-term caregiving by end-2019: MOH