Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
Silver tsunami rising ominously on Thailand’s horizon
Re: “Heading towards an ageing society”, National, September 8.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 01:00
Heading towards an ageing society
Thailand is set to become a full-fledged ageing society in fewer than 20 years, when elderly citizens (age 65 and over) will exceed 20 per cent of the total population.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
Shareholders of THG back property deal
SHAREHOLDERS of Thonburi Healthcare Group (THG) have approved the company’s purchase of land and buildings in the Pracha-Uthit area in preparation to develop Thonburi Health Village, a residential project for the elderly in Thonburi district.
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 01:00
We’re not nearly ready for the ageing society
As the dwindling workforce compounds looming challenges, there are examples of sound measures to follow
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 01:00
Ageing society spells promise for investors in retirement housing
PRIVATE investment in retirement homes is on the rise in Thailand, with Thonburi Healthcare Group among those companies eyeing the market potential amid an ageing society.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 01:00
Chinese developer taps senior citizens’ market
CHINESE property developers have started to launch residential units to accommodate the growing number of senior citizens as China braces for an ageing society, similar to Thailand.
Tue, 15 May 2018 01:00
Pfizer looks to deployment of vaccines amid stretched state health services
PFIZER THAILAND is working with public health officials to find ways to deploy new vaccines to prevent chronic illnesses amid serious shortfalls in state funding resulting from an ageing society and increased obesity among young people.
Mon, 07 May 2018 01:00
Ageing society masterplan has to be written now
Thailand requires comprehensive preparations for the invitable
Mon, 30 Apr 2018 01:00
RS banks on diversification for growth
CEO Surachai looks to tap opportunities in booming tourism and ageing society
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 01:00
Academics call for more measures to cope with ageing society
TO BETTER cope with the ageing Thai society, Bangkok-based academics have urged the government to adjust land use and city planning laws to let agricultural areas with high potential become residential zones for seniors.
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 01:00
Working towards the golden years
A public-private initiative seeks to prepare Thais to plan for their senior years
Sun, 04 Mar 2018 01:00
Technology, community and passion – the secret sauce of the smart farmer
PRODUCING a sufficient food to meet the rise in global population that will reach 7.5 billion people in 2050 is going to be a huge challenge for the world as a whole. But Thailand, a major food supplier, is entering into an ageing society.
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 01:00
Expert calls for long-term fund for elderly patients
TDRI RESEARCHER WARNS OF CRISIS IF GOVT FAILS TO PLAN FOR AGEING SOCIETY
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:00
TDRI warns of soaring Bt1.4-tn annual healthcare
THAILAND’S ageing society will push the country’s healthcare costs to Bt1.4 trillion per year within the next 15 years, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) warned yesterday.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:00
Risks grow for ageing population
FAMILIES and communities will have seriously limited resources to look after ageing parents and other relatives as Thailand becomes a full-fledged ageing society over the next four years, a state think-tank agency has warned.