Elaine Yu Yee-nee, 15, Creative Secondary School
The one-child policy was launched in 1979 to control the mainland's population explosion.
Hong Kong has aged dramatically over the past decade and this 'greying' trend is set to continue, demanding a rethink in government services, analysts say.
If you believe the United Nations' projections, then at some point today, somewhere on the planet, a baby will be born, who will push the world's population above the seven billion mark.
More incentives - including financial ones - should be introduced to promote parenthood, the Council for Sustainable Development says in a report on population policy.
A key advisory group's call for the government to adopt more family-friendly policies to stimulate Hong Kong's lagging population growth is welcome. It also is a reminder of the need for bold...
Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen may have been speaking tongue-in-cheek when he suggested the government will push a three-child policy. We hope that is the case.
Shanghai has become the first mainland city to cancel subsidies for childless couples after 11 years of negative population growth has left the city with a greying population.
Numbers will fall unless immigration levels are maintained
The population of Australia will fall, even as life expectancy increases, unless immigration levels are maintained, the...
The mainland's population growth is expected to drop by about three million to 10 million a year for the next decade, according to a top official.
You may not have noticed it but the Government has just come up with a new population forecast all the way out to the year 2029 and it raises two points of interest.
Europe faces a serious population problem, with figures showing the lowest increase in more than 50 years.
The European Union estimates the population at the beginning of the...