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China Records 1st Population Fall in Decades as Births Drop
January 17, 2023

China Records 1st Population Fall in Decades as Births Drop

By Ken Moritsugu
China's population has begun to decline about a decade earlier than previously expected.

Why Japan Isn’t Back
January 03, 2014

Why Japan Isn’t Back

By Zachary Keck
Population decline will limit Tokyo’s ability to be a major power in the decades ahead.
US Power Can Withstand Some Dysfunction
November 07, 2013

US Power Can Withstand Some Dysfunction

By Robert E. Kelly
America has some substantial advantages over its nearest rivals, which won’t quickly be eroded by Washington dysfunction.

Singapore’s Population Debate Grows Heated
February 18, 2013

Singapore’s Population Debate Grows Heated

A government White Paper calls for Singapore’s population to hit 6.9 million by 2030. Citizens protest.

Japan's Demographic Nightmare
August 09, 2012

Japan's Demographic Nightmare

If trends continue, Japan’s population will be cut in half by the end of the century.

“Cool India” Embraces ComicCon
February 20, 2012

“Cool India” Embraces ComicCon

Indians used to grow up relying on Western sources for comic inspiration. But that’s starting to change.

India's Population Asset
April 05, 2011

India's Population Asset

India’s latest census figures show the country’s population has risen by 181 million since 2001.

Singapore Needs More Babies
January 27, 2011

Singapore Needs More Babies

The country’s fertility rate has hit a new low. What else can the govt do to encourage people to have more kids?

Singapore's Infrastructure Creaks
December 14, 2010

Singapore's Infrastructure Creaks

Orchard Road shopping area floods beg a question: Can Singapore’s infrastructure cope with its population?

Japan’s Untapped Resource
August 19, 2010

Japan’s Untapped Resource

The solution for the country’s declining workforce? Its women.

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