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  1. Business - Money - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's bid to start baby boom

    Posted Jan 28th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... in 1965, bringing million-dollar high-rise apartments and shopping malls in place of pig farms and fishing villages. In 1965, the country had a 4.7 fertility rate. So many women gave birth ... as the economy developed brought the fertility rate down to 1.82 by the end of the decade. A survey by I Love Children, an organisation that promotes a "children-plenty" Singapore, showed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1136058/singapores-bid-start-baby-boom
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    1 in 3 success rate for fertility herbs

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 04:47am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Mum, dad and traditional Chinese medicine produce 50 babies, Baptist University reports 1 in 3 success rate for fertility herbs Fifty childless women who sought fertility treatment at Baptist University's traditional Chinese medicine clinics are said to have been able to conceive naturally after six months' treatment. They account ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1356120/1-3-success-rate-fertility-herbs
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Information is key to wise population policy vision

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Information key to policy vision Government inertia is never a good idea when it comes to population and planning. This has to be especially so for Hong Kong, where fertility rates are among the lowest in the world, society is ageing fast and the workforce is shrinking. But despite the necessity to have forward-looking policies in place to ensure smooth growth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1145597/information-key-wise-population-policy-vision
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China's one-child policy must be changed before it's too late

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by ANDREW LEUNG

    ... before it's too late Grey days ahead Thanks to longer life expectancy and the one-child policy, for well over a decade China's fertility rate has remained below replacement levels. ... coverage even at the current relatively low rate are expected to increase from 3 per cent now to 10 per cent of gross domestic product by 2030, and to 15 per cent of GDP by 2050. A dwindling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1197331/chinas-one-child-policy-must-be-changed-its-too-late
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    The explosive impact of falling birth rates

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by MICHAEL TEITELBAUM, JAY WINTER

    ... shocked- to know that, over the past three decades, fertility rates have plummeted in many parts of the world, including China, Japan and even significant regions of India. These Asian giants have ... these trends and the demographic, political and economic consequences. Low fertility rates are by no means universal: high fertility persists in sub-Saharan Africa and in parts of the Middle East, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1284789/explosive-impact-falling-birth-rates
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong can lead East Asia in meeting ageing population challenge

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... throughout East Asia? That applies as much to the mainland as anywhere: ending the one-child policy will make scant difference to the fertility rate because urbanisation will have a counterbalancing ... but experience elsewhere in Asia shows the government should be looking at countries which have led the way in returning to fertility rates close to replacement level. These are mostly found among ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1157189/hong-kong-can-lead-east-asia-meeting-ageing-population
  7. Business - Comment - MONITOR

    More immigration has not seen Singapore surpass Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... Singapore's fertility rate plunged after independence, falling below the minimum population replacement rate of 2.1 per woman in the late '70s. Not surprisingly, given the quality of its dating advice, the government-run SDU failed to reverse the trend. By last year, according to the CIA World Factbook, Singapore's fertility rate had fallen to just 0.78 children per woman, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/article/1140622/more-immigration-has-not-seen-singapore-surpass-hong-kong
  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore’s Lee says not to blame for low birth rate

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 05:09pm by AFP

    ... and mindsets, which no amount of financial perks could alter. Despite a slew of so-called “baby bonuses” to encourage couples to have children, Singapore’s total fertility rate last year stood at 1.20 ... suggestions that his “Stop At Two” children campaign in the 1970s played a part in the decline of current fertility rates. Fearing that a population explosion would hit growth and overwhelm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1294672/singapores-lee-says-not-blame-low-birth-rate
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hong Kong's little bubble of self-importance

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 06:31am by Philip Bowring

    ... Philip Bowring Philip Bowring says its handling of the Manila bus tragedy aftermath and the proposal on how to raise the fertility rate suggest Hong Kong is not learning lessons from ... two countries which have singularly failed to do much to raise fertility rates?  Despite money and massive propaganda, Singapore's fertility rate has risen only marginally, to 1.29. Even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1335716/hong-kongs-little-bubble-self-importance

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