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The World Bank said in a report this week that East Asia was ageing faster than any other region.
A lack of reforms to tackle aging in the region would come at a high cost
More than 70 percent of older people have to keep working and financially depend on their families
'I was panicked, but then I knew it had been decided for me'
There were no immediate details on the new policy or a timeframe for implementation.
"China will allow all couples to have two children, abandoning its decades-long one-child policy," the official Xinhua new...
Experts say the bill, which aims to encourage parents to rid gender preferences, may end up reinforcing discrimination
Currently there is a lack of regulations and doctors are allowed to decide if an abortion should be performed
Key to the countries' growth? Babies.
The next few years may be the last real chance to escape the demographic trap
Parents will be allowed to decide how many children they want, according to the population bill