Ten ministerial-level departments, including the ministries of civil affairs and education, have released a circular stressing the importance of building an age-friendly society.
With one of the youngest age profiles in Asia Pacific, it is interesting that even India is now debating the need to raise the retirement age. A parliamentary panel has urged the Centre to raise the retirement age to 65 years, noting that growing lifespan was adding to the need for “productive ageing” according to […]
China’s National Social Security pension fund, is now the world’s tenth biggest and many expect it to leapfrog to the third largest globally within three years. Reported here on CCTV, the country boasts one of the highest savings rates in the world. With inadequate social security support, many tuck cash away for old age. Ping […]