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  1. Is Japan a dying country?
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    Is Japan a dying country?

    In Nagoro, Japan, creepy life-sized dolls outnumber the living. They are made by one of the town's last remaining 27 residents.  Nagoro reflects ...
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    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.
  3. China will struggle with the rapid rise of dementia in its greying population, a by-product in part

    Elderly in Singapore need S$1,379 a month for basic needs: Study

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    Commentary: China’s chief conundrum - how to look after the world’s fastest ageing population

    Without a baby boom, China is heading towards an economic stall, says China commentator Tom McGregor. Still, automation may be a solution.
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    Commentary: In Japan, the old are harassing the young

    Rougai, a term meaning an annoying old person, reflects Japan's ageing population woes keenly felt by the young, says the Financial Times' Leo Lewis.
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    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
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    Government looking at grants for caregivers to the elderly to boost support for community care

  8. Elderly driver Singapore

    Commentary: If more work in old age, how relevant is the retirement age?

    Prudential's move to do away with the retirement age should spark off a discussion about how relevant the retirement age is, say two business ...
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    Commentary: Genuine immigration reform still alien to Japan

    Japan will have real reason to be anxious if it continues to fudge immigration reform, says Tsuda University's Chris Burgess.