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Opinion: The Real Challenges of an Ageing Population

Opinion  -  Andrew Kwok

The ageing of populations worldwide has had national governments scrambling to stave off looming economic decline and fiscal disarray.

Ageing and Public Policy — A Global Perspective

Article  -  Andrew Kwok

Is there an impending ageing crisis? Two views predominate in the global discourse.

From Ageing to Augmented Longevity

Opinion  -  Hannah Chia

Even as governments around the world confront greying populations and their implications, advances in technology and medicine are extending lifespans and healthspans, challenging assumptions about what it means to age.

Successful Ageing — A Review of Singapore's Policy Approaches

Article  -  Olivia Goh

In Singapore, the issue of an ageing population has been on the national agenda since the 1980s, with several high-level committees formed to study ageing trends.

Population Ageing Requires Adaptive Responses, Not Just Technical Ones

Opinion  -  Melinda Elias, Donald Low

Beyond increased public spending, Singapore’s ageing population should prompt a deep rethinking about the structures, risks and values underpinning our healthcare system.

Successful Ageing: Progressive Governance and Collaborative Communities

Article  -  Teoh Zsin Woon, Kharina Zainal

The Ministry of Health’s Deputy Secretary (Development) shares perspectives on embracing Singapore’s coming demographic shift.

Editorial Issue 1

Editorial  -  Alvin Pang

Homes for a Nation — Public Housing in Singapore

Article  -  Yap Chin Beng

To meet the changing needs and aspirations of a more affluent and diverse population, Singapore's public housing will have to evolve in significant new directions in the coming decades.

Rethinking Responsibility

Opinion  -  Stephanie Siow, Theophilus Kwek

Two young Singaporeans reflect on whether narratives of self-reliance may obscure deeper structural gaps.

The Age of Angst

Opinion  -  Charles Ng

How should governments contend with the rise of social discontent in the wake of rapid globalisation?