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Russia: What's behind the anti-abortion push?

Women seeking to end their pregnancy in Russia have been facing many new obstacles in recent months — the government is limiting the sale of abortion drugs, the Russian Orthodox Church is pushin...

China: More young people reject marriage

For 29-year-old Jingyi Hou, a schoolteacher in China's northern Shanxi province, marriage is not a priority. Despite her parents' persistence in arranging around 20 blind dates for her over t...

India will be most populous country by month's end, UN says

NEW DELHI (AP) — India will be the world’s most populous country by the end of this month, eclipsing an aging China, the United Nations said Monday. The milestone raises questions about whether India ...

Australian media urges country to prepare for war with China in 3 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This week, two Australian newspapers, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, warned the country to prepare for war with China in the next three years. The report indica...

War in Ukraine diminished China's hope of easy victory in Taiwan: Peter Zeihan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Geopolitical analyst and consultant Peter Zeihan discussed the economic, demographic, and political landscape in East Asia with Taiwan News in early February. In part o...

China faces economic collapse before 2030: Peter Zeihan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Geopolitical analyst and consultant Peter Zeihan discussed the economic, demographic, and political landscape in East Asia with Taiwan News in early February. Zeihan, w...

China's first population drop in six decades sounds alarm on demographic crisis

China's population fell last year for the first time in six decades, a historic turn that is expected to mark the start of a long period of decline in its citizen numbers with profound implication...

China records 1st population fall in decades as births drop

BEIJING (AP) — China has announced its first population decline in decades as what has been the world's most populous nation ages and its birthrate plunges. The National Bureau of S...

South Korea in demographic crisis as many stop having babies

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Yoo Young Yi’s grandmother gave birth to six children. Her mother birthed two. Yoo doesn’t want any. “My husband and I like babies so much … but there are ...

Vermont GOP Gov. Scott seeks reelection in deep blue state

Voters in deep blue Vermont were deciding whether to send Republican Gov. Phil Scott back to Montpelier for his fourth two-year term. In Tuesday’s voting, the 64-yea...

Bulgarian president takes oath of office for second term

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian President Rumen Radev took the oath of office Wednesday for his second term. Radev, who is the country’s fifth democratically elected president, was...

Bulgaria’s parliament approves new government

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria’s parliament on Monday formally approved the country’s new centrist-led government in a bid to restore stability, tackle the coronavirus crisis and spur economic develo...

China's demographic crisis to up sales of products for elderly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More Chinese adults will be wearing diapers than babies within the next few years. Diaper industry sources predict the crossover point will come around 2025, when the m...

The Biden-Xi Summit: There is Really No Point Talking to the PRC

Winston Churchill famously said, "To Jaw-Jaw is better than to War-War." While this is certainly true, he never promised that talking would necessarily be productive. This was clearly the ca...

China allows couples third child amid demographic crisis

China will now allow couples to legally have a third child as it seeks to hold off a demographic crisis that could threaten its hopes of increased prosperity and global influence. The ceremonial le...