interview

Interview with Giang Thanh Long, National Economics University of Vietnam

2018-10-16T15:31:10+00:00 Tags: , , , |

How would you describe the historical relationship between older people and their families, especially as concerns ensuring income security and material wellbeing? As the majority of older people, especially in developing Asia, are not covered by any social security system and their own income depends on [...]

Interview with Eva Sabdono, Executive Director of Yayasan Emong Lansia

2018-10-16T15:32:03+00:00 Tags: , , , |

How do you perceive the eff ects of changing family structure on older people and communities in Indonesia? Indonesia, like most societies across Asia, is experiencing a shift from an extended family structure to a nuclear family, due to demographic changes. The reduced family [...]

Interview with Dr Bazlul Haque Khondker, an expert economist from Bangladesh discussing social protection

2017-08-29T09:42:14+00:00 Tags: , , , |

    What are some of the reasons that make social protection for older people so important, economically and socially? A large number of older people are either poor or vulnerable to sudden change, and they enter into retirement [...]

Special interview with the chair of Senior Official Meeting on Social Welfare Development (SOMSWD)

2017-01-23T20:06:21+00:00 Tags: , , , , |

Malaysia is the Chair of ASEAN for 2015 and the theme of its ASEAN Chairmanship is "Our People, Our Community,Our Vision." The 27th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits were held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from 21 to 22 November 2015. It was [...]