• Tue, 14 May 2019 01:00
    Ways to gear up for an ageing society
    ECONOMIC growth is expected to take a heavy hit due to the rising number of the elderly and the country urgently needs to tackle it by cutting in half the number of military personnel, increasing the number of foreign labourers and employing increased automation in production, Somkiat Tangkitvanich, president of Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI), said yesterday.
    Economy
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 10:34
    New approach urged to protect the elderly
    Foundation seeks a system of protection for the country’s 11 million seniors.
    national
  • Sat, 13 Apr 2019 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: The workforce’s grey engine
    The government’s efforts to keep more seniors on the job are bound to pay dividends for our ageing society
    national
  • Thu, 28 Mar 2019 11:15
    Demands for healthcare workforce will increase, says KPMG chief
    KPMG Global Chairman for Healthcare Dr. Mark Britnell has warned that a shortfall of 18 million health workers by 2030 will have a devastating impact on the world’s healthcare sector.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Strategies to reverse ageing 
    Thailand has a higher percentage of elderly people than any other developing nation on earth. In just two years, Thai seniors will number 11.23 million, or 20 per cent of the population. By the year 2040, 17 million Thais (more than 25 per cent) will be over 65. As a rapidly ageing society, Thailand faces several serious challenges.
    opinion
  • Fri, 25 Jan 2019 01:00
    THAILAND INVITED TO  GROUP OF 20 SUMMIT 
    REpresentatives from Thailand will join in discussions at the Group of 20 Summit on quality infrastructure, international public health, weather changes, digital economy, expansion of ageing society and Society 5.0 in Osaka, Japan on June 28-29 this year.
    Economy
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 15:19
    THG invests in health care
    To further establish a foothold in the health care market, Thonburi Healthcare Group (THG) has launched Thonburi Bamrungmuang Hospital, a Bt4-billion investment that it said will become a specialised health care centre with a six-star standard of personalised care, equipped with a team of experienced specialists and a comprehensive array of medical technology.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
    Group calls for govt pension for all senior citizens
    THAILAND needs to provide a pension to all its senior citizens to mitigate the impacts of two major problems – an ageing society and economic disparity – welfare campaigners urged.
    national
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 03:00
    Proactive measures needed to cope with ageing society
    THAILAND’S labour market will stagger under the weight of its growing elderly population if it does not come up with practical solutions soon.
    national
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
    Thai Union targets older consumers
    THAI UNION Group Pls (TU) will adjust its 2025 plan to cope with an ageing society under a plan to focus on producing functional foods that promote optimal health.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:00
    ‘Human capital development holds key’
    THAILAND needs to focus on management of human capital amid rising challenges, especially in the ageing society era.
    Economy
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 01:00
    Ageing brains and lost memories
    As we age, all our bodily systems gradually decline – including the brain – and this increases the risk of getting dementia.
    national
  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 01:00
    Govt pushed for more child subsidy
    THE GOVERNMENT has been urged to provide financial support to every child aged up to six years old in order to invest in human capital, as Thailand is fast becoming an ageing society.
    Economy
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Ageing population creates opportunities for aware and sensitive businesses: study
    THAILAND WILL become a full-fledged ageing society in 2021 when the number of its senior citizens is expected to reach 13.1 million or 20 per cent of the total population, the National Economic and Social Development Board or NESDB reported recently.
    Real Estate
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Luxury nursing homes offer active life to the aged
    AN ELDERLY couple recently moved from the US to stay at the Villa Meesuk Residences in Chiang Mai, a project designed for the aged, after seeing that it met the requirements of their daily lives.
    Real Estate
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