Stuart Gietel-Basten

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Why China doesn’t need a baby boom, just a skilled population

Focusing on raising the birth rate is not the perfect answer to China’s ageing population problem. Holistic policies that support parents and improve education for children would be more effective.

17 Feb 2018 - 2:59AM

Focusing on raising the birth rate is not the perfect answer to China’s ageing population problem. Holistic policies that support parents and improve education for children would be more effective.

Why China doesn’t need a baby boom, just a skilled population
Can Hong Kong attract more foreign domestic workers to meet its growing elderly and child care needs?
Hong Kong’s miserly approach to elderly care is nothing to be proud of

The chief executive’s modest proposals in her policy address will not break the bank, but that is probably because they are far from adequate in meeting the challenges of a fast-ageing society.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The chief executive’s modest proposals in her policy address will not break the bank, but that is probably because they are far from adequate in meeting the challenges of a fast-ageing society.

Hong Kong’s miserly approach to elderly care is nothing to be proud of
Why China’s two-child policy is failing the reality test