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  1. News - World - STATISTICS

    World's population to hit 7.2 billion next month, says UN report

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in New York India to overtake China as the most populous country by 2028, UN report forecasts World's population to hit 7.2 billion next month The population ... Population Prospects" report says the number of people inhabiting the planet at the start of the next century could top 16.6 billion or, depending on the statistical model, could be as low ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1260973/worlds-population-hit-72-billion-next-month-says-un-report
  2. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong facing hit to economy as ageing population looms

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 04:16pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong Schools replaced by care homes and a once-vibrant economy dulled by one of Asia’s oldest populations: experts fear this is the Hong Kong ... warned. “It is a huge concern for our population development,” Hong Kong University social sciences professor Paul Yip said, explaining that the economy will take a hit if the ageing trend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1392501/hong-kong-facing-hit-economy-ageing-population-looms
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong needs a flexible approach to work as the population ages

    Posted Dec 31st 2013, 06:10pm by TIMOTHY PEIRSON-SMITH

    ... as the population ages Age of adaptation According to the government's consultation on population policy, Hong Kong's population is growing at just 0.6 per cent per annum, and worryingly by 2031, 28 per cent of the population will be aged 65 or above. With more people retiring than entering work, our labour force is estimated to peak in 2018 and decline by 6 per cent by 2031, risking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1394012/hong-kong-needs-flexible-approach-work-population-ages
  4. News - Hong Kong - POLICY

    Government insists it will not cap population

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 06:14am by Candy Chan

    ... Candy Chan candy.chan@scmp.com No population caps, government insists The government made clear yesterday that it had ruled out capping the population and tightening the screening of one-way-permit applications. Chief Secretary Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor told a public consultation on population policy that it was not the time for Hong Kong to cap numbers as the city was facing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1369907/government-insists-it-will-not-cap-population
  5. News - World

    Mexico official: Stolen cobalt-60 found; says no risk so far to surrounding population

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 07:41am by AP

    ... MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico official: Stolen cobalt-60 found; says no risk so far to surrounding population. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1373463/mexico-official-stolen-cobalt-60-found-says-no-risk-so-far-surrounding
  6. News - China - SOCIETY

    Queues at first centre offering to register wills or help draft them

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... and the government-backed China Ageing Development Foundation (CADF) to cater to the needs of the mainland's ageing population. However, the topic of death remains such a taboo that it has prevented many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1197495/queues-first-centre-offering-register-wills-or-help-draft-them
  7. Comment - Letters

    Elderly care policies must match vision for population planning

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:27am by LETTERS

    ... Elderly care policies must match long-term vision on population Hong Kong's population is ageing very rapidly. The recently released consultative paper on population policy indicates that by 2041, about one-third of our population will be aged 65 or above, and our labour force will be shrunk from 58.8 per cent to 49.5 per cent. Measures suggested to tackle these challenges include ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1372977/elderly-care-policies-must-match-vision-population-planning
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Middle-aged women being overlooked in the workplace

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by Louisa Mitchell

    ... Louisa Mitchell Louisa Mitchell says women in their 40s and 50s have been overlooked in the workforce as part of the solution to an ageing population problem Stuck in middle The government appears to be taking the issue of our ageing population seriously, with Financial Secretary John Tsang Chun-wah making it a focus of his latest budget report. Policy debate seems to concentrate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1190785/middle-aged-women-being-overlooked-workplace
  9. Comment - Blogs - ENVIRONMENT

    Documentary maker captures mounting waste from Chinese population boom

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 06:29pm by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com While economists continue to rely on the growth of China’s consumers to buoy growth in global markets, what is the effect of the country’s spiralling consumption? In Beijing Besieged by Waste, documentary filmmaker and p ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1373790/documentary-maker-captures-mounting-waste-chinese-population-boom
  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Let young single Singaporeans buy state-built homes, says billionaire

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Singapore Let young singles buy public flats, billionaire says Billionaire Bhupendra Kumar Modi, who became a Singapore citizen last year, is urging his adopted nation to end a ban on young unmarried people owning state-built homes because it ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1201299/let-young-single-singaporeans-buy-state-built-homes-says-billionaire

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