In search of Japan's roots
Japan's historical and cultural roots are very deep. We must try to understand them, to understand the country today.
China's two-child policy
The Chinese government has just announced that its one-child policy will be transformed into a "two-child policy". But this is a case of too little/too late says John West.
Telehealth in Australia
Telehealth will take centre stage in Australia’s Healthcare System says Frost & Sullivan.
India's pension system
India's future pension system needs new thinking argues Mukul Asher.
Economic costs of Asia's aging populations
Population aging has been imposing great costs on Japan's economy for two decades. This adverse dynamic has already begun hitting China, and will soon be hitting Korea, Thailand writes John West.
Social policy challenges of Asia's aging populations
Asian countries face many deep social policy challenges to cope with their rapidly aging populations, writes John West.
India's demographic destiny
The biggest contribution to the global labor force in the next few decades will come from India. But will India be able to convert its youth bulge into a demographic dividend asks John West?
East Asia's fading fertility
For better or worse, Japan has led East Asia's development. And this is most evident when it comes to fading fertility, writes John West.
Japan's silver democracy
Spending on Japan's seniors has pushed public debt up to world record levels. But change is difficult in this "silver democracy", writes John West.
Australian Aged Care Industry
Australian Aged Care Industry to be More Consumer and Market Driven, says Frost & Sullivan. Seniors will have more choices and higher quality services with the consumer directed care programme.
Korea's shameful demographic drama
Korea is a wealthy country, with a proud Confucian society. And yet half of its senior citizens live in poverty, and suicide among the elderly is rising sharply. Shame on you Korea, says John West.
New healthcare economy
Transformation in Healthcare will Drive Change for New Models in the Next Generation of Healthcare, says Frost & Sullivan.
Singapore is Asia's most innovative city
Singapore is Asia's most innovative city, closely followed by Sydney and Melbourne, according to a recent report by Solidiance.
India’s Deadly Cities
India’s cities have grown haphazardly, with little consideration of the functioning of urban systems as a whole argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
Economic Reasoning and Social Policy
Mukul G Asher has shared with us his Keynote Address to 12th East Asian Social Policy (EASP) Conference, “Social Policy and Governance in East Asia” in Singapore, July 30-31, 2015.
India’s Lagging Human Capital
A new report shows India falling behind on human capital. Smarter government intervention is needed, argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
Workers face security crisis
The international trade union movement warned the OECD Forum 2015 that the world's workers face a security crisis.
The Met's Costume Institute Multicultural Scramble
China has fueled the fashionable imagination for centuries, as Misha Pinkhasov highlights in his article on the Met's exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass.
Australia's healthcare system needs IT solutions
Performance driven IT solutions are critical to reduce fragmentation in Australia’s healthcare system, says Frost & Sullivan.
Key technology trends for Australia’s healthcare in 2015
Key technology trends for Australia’s healthcare in 2015 are digitalisation, decentralisation and democratisation, says Frost & Sullivan.
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