ASIA: Isolation, poverty loom for an aging population

Myanmar man in traditional Burmese male wear called "longyi"
Myanmar man in traditional Burmese male wear called "longyi". Photo: Serinde.

BANGKOK, 14 February 2012 (IRIN) – With 60 percent of the world’s population, Asia has one of the largest concentrations globally of aging persons, creating [Read More…]

Law prohibiting marriage to foreigners over the age of 50 proposed to Thai Cabinet

14-carat gold wedding rings
14-carat gold wedding rings. Photo: Jeff Belmonte.

BANGKOK: — The Ministry of Interior are bringing a new proposal before the Cabinet prohibiting foreigners over the age of 50 from marrying Thai nationals. [Read More…]