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Malaysia’s planned new eco-city
Shannon Roberts | Nov 5 2012 | comment  

Malaysia is planning a new green, energy efficient eco-city called “Iskandar Malaysia”.  The country expects the new development, which covers about 2500 square kilometres, to have 3 million residents by 2025.


Dementia to triple worldwide by 2050
Shannon Buckley | Apr 12 2012 | comment  

It makes sense that with an aging baby boomer population the effects of aging will also increase over the coming decades.  So it doesn’t come as too much of a surprise that the World Health Organisation (“WHO”) expects cases of people living with dementia to triple worldwide by 2050.  The WHO report has has brought renewed support for euthanasia from some.


A more elderly workforce for a more elderly society?
Marcus Roberts | Apr 11 2011 | comment  
Our ageing population requires a rethink on our approach to the working elderly.
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