Quite a depressing start to the year with a number of high profile celebrities passing.
At the end of 2014 nearly a quarter of Beijing’s registered residents were 60 years old or more. According to data revealed by the office for senior citizens there are now 2.967 million over-60s in Beijing accounting for 22.3 percent of the registered population. Over-70s accounted for nearly half the total elderly population in the city. […]