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Opinion 25 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Surviving the Third Age

The time has come for Malaysian workers to learn how to plan their retirement so that they can live through their golden years with enough money.

Letters 25 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Surviving the Third Age

The time has come for Malaysian workers to learn how to plan their retirement so that they can live through their golden years with enough money.

AseanPlus News 05 Feb 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

LKY asks Singaporeans to populate

Former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew sounded a note of caution about Singapore’s diminishing population, saying it would slow down the economy.

AseanPlus News 23 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Boost birth rate in Dragon Year, couples told

SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he hoped “fervently” that Singaporeans would boost the city-state’s stubbornly-low birth rates in the coming Year of the Dragon.

World 28 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

FACTBOX - China's 2010 Census

REUTERS - China released its 2010 census results on Thursday, the first comprehensive review of the country's demographics in a decade.

Community 18 Oct 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Singaporeans’ life expectantcy goes up

SINGAPORE: The life expectancy of Singaporeans has improved slightly.

Business 04 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Coming to grips with an ageing society

WHO says age is just a number? We celebrated Malaysia's 53rd year of independence on Tuesday. On the scale of political history, we are a young nation still, but if we look at our demographics, we are showing more than a touch of grey. While we plan to achieve developed nation status by 2020, that may also be the year when we become an ageing society.

World 29 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

Singapore population nears 5 mln, immigrants rise

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's population has grown to almost 5 million and a quarter of that is foreign workers, whose influx has sparked concerns among its citizens about competition for jobs and living standards.

World 29 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

Singapore population nears 5 mln, immigrants rise

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's population has grown to almost 5 million and a quarter of that is foreign workers, whose influx has sparked concerns among its citizens about competition for jobs and living standards.

Nation 25 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

Law planned to protect against ART mix-ups

KUALA LUMPUR: A law is being formulated to guard against the occurrence of mix-ups during infertility treatments and to prevent abuse.