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Ageing and declining populations
July 23rd 2012
Recent reports of women being coerced into late-term abortions by local officials have thrust China’s population control policy into the spotlight and ignited an outcry among policy advisers and scholars...
July 18th 2012
[China's] low birthrate is an increasingly severe problem that will accelerate the aging of the population, increase the pension shortfall, and aggravate the gender imbalance. According to statistics from the Sixth National...
July 17th 2012
Immigration is said to boost the economy and public finances, but it does not do so for long, and the costs are felt by all.
The Office of Budget Responsibility has...
July 16th 2012
The population of England and Wales has grown by 3.7 million over the last decade, the biggest increase documented since census-taking began in 1801, according to new figures. The first...
July 13th 2012
China, perhaps more than any other country, faces many important and difficult population challenges: reproductive health and reproductive rights, rural-urban migration and reform of the hukou system, and imbalances in...
July 5th 2012
Critics of China’s one-child policy appear to have sensed a shift in momentum. A group of 15 prominent Chinese scholars issued a open letter on Thursday calling for a rethink...
May 25th 2012
The number of young adults in the Irish State has fallen by more than 10 per cent since 2006, new results of the April 2011 survey have shown. The 19-24...
May 4th 2012
A new study has shown that even if Singapore increases the proportion of foreigners in its midst, the population will still get older and the labour growth rate will still...
April 6th 2012
Koreans think the consistent low birth rate is the biggest obstacle in achieving trade over $2 trillion.
The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) has surveyed Korean's awareness on $1 trillion trade,...
April 4th 2012
When you look at pictures from the Arab spring, you see these gigantic crowds of young men, and it confirms the impression that the Muslim Middle East has a gigantic...
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