Amateur sumo wrestlers at a baby crying contest at Sensoji temple in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Reuters
Amateur sumo wrestlers at a baby crying contest at Sensoji temple in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Reuters
Neil Newman
Opinion

Opinion

Abacus by Neil Newman

Japan’s message for China: a baby boom isn’t going to happen

  • In many respects, trends in China, including its demographics and ageing society, are following a well-trodden path taken by the Japanese 25 years ago
  • China still has time to learn from Japan and come up with a plan

Amateur sumo wrestlers at a baby crying contest at Sensoji temple in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Reuters
Amateur sumo wrestlers at a baby crying contest at Sensoji temple in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Reuters
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