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  1. 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
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Pension reform in Asia will benefit more than just its greying population

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 07:41pm by Andrew Sheng

    ... Andrew Sheng says such funds can help stabilise capital markets with a focus on the long term Pension reform in Asia will benefitmore than just its greying population The relaxation ... at relatively cheap rates, and open economies. But in many parts of Asia, as the population begins to age rapidly, there is genuine concern that Asians may grow old before they become rich. Last year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1362905/pension-reform-asia-will-benefit-more-just-its-greying
  3. News - Hong Kong - POPULATION

    Satellite towns face struggle to cope with elderly populations

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 04:53am by Olga Wong

    ... by boom in elderly Satellite towns built since the 1970s will bear the brunt of the boom in Hong Kong’s elderly population over the next five years, with the number of residents over 65 expected ... as to which public estates should be retrofitted earlier so the elderly can live in them,” Chan said. Fourteen per cent of Hong Kong’s population is aged 65 or over, a figure expected to rise to 30 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1353993/satellite-towns-face-struggle-cope-elderly-populations
  4. News - World - CLIMATE CHANGE

    Melting of ice may doom Antarctica's emperor penguins, scientists warn

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:28pm by GDN

    ... The population of Antarctica's famous emperor penguins could fall by a third by the end of the century because of disappearing sea ice, putting them at risk of extinction, say researchers. Writing ... Species Act- as it already does for polar bears. They also call for marine reserves to be created to buffer the fish stocks that penguins need to survive. "The population is declining. Unless ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1543743/melting-ice-may-doom-antarcticas-emperor-penguins-scientists-warn
  5. News - China - REFORM

    Floating population place hopes in hukou reform

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 05:15am by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com People bemoan the restrictions of the residency system but change hinges on resources of cities Floating population place hopes in hukou reform After living ... the demand from the increased number of urban residents. Growing city populations also lead to a bigger demand for more resources for housing, jobs and education." Sun recalls the difficulty she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1352707/floating-population-place-hopes-hukou-reform
  6. News - Hong Kong - BUDGET

    Experts' views on Tsang’s budget

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 02:29pm

    ... Q&A with two Hong Kong Baptist University professors Wu Boxiong, associate professor of economics at Hong Kong Baptist University.   Q: What do you make of Tsang’s decision to trim sweeteners by at least 30 per cent from the HK$33 billion doled out last year, and his warning that the city’s more than HK$700 billion financial reserves could dry up due to the ageing population ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1435593/experts-views-tsangs-budget
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Visiting WHO chief Margaret Chan sees 'great progress' in China's health system

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:28pm by XINHUA

    ... officials and experts. Chan spotlighted the importance of a strong primary health-care system to China, with its ageing population and rapidly escalating burden of "lifestyle" diseases ... progress" in health reform, saying that more than 95 per cent of the population was now covered by health insurance, and that people were using health services more than ever. She noted China's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1552152/visiting-who-chief-margaret-chan-sees-great-progress-chinas-health-system
  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    Public consultation on ageing population slammed by experts

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 03:26am by Olga Wong, Ada Lee and Jennifer Ngo

    ... as it is launched Public quiz on ageing population slammed A proposed five-pronged approach to managing challenges arising from Hong Kong's ageing population came under fire yesterday for being too ... problems worsen in the future. Ideas include ways to tap into the inactive population such as housewives and retirees to encourage them to return to the workplace. But a veteran academic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1339154/public-consultation-ageing-population-slammed-experts
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    In population debate, growth for its own sake is no answer

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 10:08pm by Peter Kammerer

    ... Peter Kammerer Peter Kammerer says our obsessive focus on the workforce in the population debate is an approach that ignores quality of life Growth control The government's latest consultation on population follows a familiar theme. Fertility rates are among the lowest in the world, we're fast ageing, the workforce is shrinking and unless there is lots of new- preferably ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1342071/population-debate-growth-its-own-sake-no-answer
  10. News - Hong Kong - ON SECOND THOUGHT

    Missing links in government's population policy consultation paper

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 04:29am by Elizabeth Wong

    ... Elizabeth Wong Chien Chi-lien Unanswered questions- and a few opportunities- in consultation paper Missing links in population plan Economists might tell us the wealth of Hong Kong is built on four Ps: people, participation, productivity and poppycock. The long-awaited consultation paper of the steering committee on population policy is out at last. It was unveiled at a media ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1344660/missing-links-governments-population-policy-consultation-paper

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