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Japan faces a daunting demographic challenge. Both the general populace and the working-age population are graying and rapidly decreasing in size. In recent years, the number of deaths has outpaced the number of births by around 300,000 per year. If the country’s birth rate remains constant, this figure will continue to rise by tens of thousands annually. ...
Dr. Stefan Lippert
For the past 30 years in China economic growth has been king, an unofficial religion in a country where the governing Communist Party disdains any faith other than itself. After decades of double-digit growth, expansion has now slowed to seven per cent per year, according to the government, or considerably less, if one listens to its critics. Whatever the number, t...