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Support for elderly needed

A visit to a senior residency in the United States shows that active ageing is possible with some community initiatives.


Silent ‘epidemic’ of ageing

CHALLENGES of the ageing population are no longer issues faced by developed countries. Developing countries are fast catching up and Malaysia is not spared.


Managing the country's ageing population

Do we have the necessary system and structure in place to support an ageing society?


ANALYSIS - Japan voters' yen for change could hurt PM's party

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese voters longing for change propelled the Democratic Party to power for the first time in a historic election last year. Now, that same desire could deprive the party of the decisive win needed to avoid policy deadlock.


Ong: BN has done a good job

Presidential address by MCA President Datuk Ong Ka Ting at the 50th General Assembly at Wisma MCA on Sunday.


The scramble for skills

There's a concerted effort to woo and retain talent in Malaysia. Talent Corp Bhd has been set up with this mandate. Its CEO Johan Mahmood Merican talks about the mammoth task ahead.


A hotel for citizens and foreign talents

In an increasingly 'borderless' world, Singapore is finding it harder to shake off the image that it is more 'a hotel' than a nation, writes SEAH CHIANG NEE.


Momentum builds for Japan coalition, but road rocky

TOKYO (Reuters) - Momentum is building for a


Putting a roof over their heads

PETALING Jaya City Council (MBPJ) and the Selangor government should consider creating transit homes for the homeless in its jurisdiction, just like the ones in Kuala Lumpur.


Time to look east for MAS

Comment by Pankaj C Kumar The airlines industry is one tough industry to be in. Whether in the US, Europe or Asia, governments have from time to time come to the rescue of their national carriers mainly due to catastrophic incidents like the Sept 11 terror strike, unsustainable business models or even simply due to a massive debt load.