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Lifestyle 11 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Replenishing the Chinese community

In the past 30 years, Malaysian Chinese have been getting married at a later age, while emphasis on career and the high costs of raising children and their education have contributed to a declining population growth of this ethnic group, writes LOH FOON FONG.

Letters 29 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

When countries want more babies

News report from The JAKARTA POST of Indonesia.

Letters 06 Mar 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Birth rate woes for Taiwan

Taiwan's birth rate has fallen with changing times. Now the government is on a three-year campaign to urge couples to have more children, writes ALICE HUNG.

World 18 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Chinese child policy increases gender imbalance - study

LONDON (Reuters) - China's one child per family policy has cut the country's birth rate and means men clearly outnumber women in the population, a study showed on Friday.

AseanPlus News 15 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Enough foreign talent

MORE than half of Singaporeans queried believe that the city-state has enough foreign talent and should stop letting more into the country, a survey by I>The Sunday Times/Irevealed.

Business 25 Dec 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Up close & personal with Avivah Wittenberg-Cox

Avivah Witten-Cox helms 20-first, a global gender consultancy that works with large companies seeking to promote gender balance within organisations.

Community 14 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Step forward, step back

Why exclude EPF, Socso deductions from the RM200 pay rise for estate workers?

Business 05 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Concerns rise over demographic imbalance, limited basic resources

Lin See-Yan looks at an unbalanced growth in global population, the human migration and the shortening supply of resources.

Lifestyle 01 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Second working life abroad

Long-term financial needs lure Japans retirees to take up new jobs away from home.

AseanPlus News 13 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

LKY: Singapore will fold up if citizens don’t reproduce

SINGAPOREANS need to marry and have children if they do not want the country to fold up, Lee Kuan Yew warned.