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Sex healthy for aging women, risky for older men

Aging men become "frail and suffer more sexual problems".

Vietnamese outlive most of their ASEAN peers

With average live expectancy of 73, Vietnamese generally live longer than Chinese and many ASEAN peers, including Malaysians, Thai and Indonesians.

China turns to robots as workers age

With China's labor force shrinking under the impact of the now abandoned one-child policy, the country is turning to machines to fill the gap.
January 12, 2017 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

IMF warns Asia to act early on rapidly-aging population

Asia has enjoyed substantial demographic dividends, but the growing number of elderly is set to create a 'tax' on growth.
May 09, 2017 | 08:37 am GMT+7

The dementia timebomb: Aging Japan faces healthcare crisis

Alzheimer's Disease, a syndrome in which cognitive ability, emotional control, and social behavior deteriorate, accounts for the majority of cases.
June 02, 2017 | 11:58 am GMT+7

Life expectancy or quality of life: How healthy are the Vietnamese?

Vietnamese people are estimated to lose 9.4 years of a healthy life.
June 06, 2017 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Old and deadly: Japan's drive to beat elderly road menace

Most accidents caused by elderly drivers result from them mixing up the accelerator and the brake or losing control of the steering wheel.
September 26, 2017 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

As Vietnam ages, retiree employment on the cards

Vietnam should consider employment for retired people as its population ages, the labor minister said Tuesday.
August 07, 2019 | 08:06 am GMT+7
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