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These are the world’s best (and worst) pension systems

(Oct 21): The Netherlands and Denmark have the best pensions systems in the world, according to a global study that shines a light on how nations are preparing aging populations for retirement.

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SPH to invest $50 mil in new investment fund for aged care, healthcare assets

SINGAPORE (Oct 16): Singapore Press Holdings, via its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH JPAM, has entered into a strategic partnership with asset managers Bridge C Capital Inc to set up an investment fu

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Are Singapore businesses doing enough for 'vulnerable' older workers?

SINGAPORE (Sept 18): With more than a third of the working-age population in Singapore projected to be above the age of 50 by 2030, businesses here will increasingly need to do more to tap the tale

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In ageing Singapore, 65-year-olds are learning how to code

(Sept 13): Most 65-year-olds would be looking to wind down their careers as they hit retirement.

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Prudential extends medical coverage for workers up to 100 years old

SINGAPORE (Sept 3): The thought of living and working up to 100 years old might give reason to cheer or groan – depending on how you look at it.

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AUM for world's top 20 pension funds decline for first time in 7 years

SINGAPORE (Sept 2): Assets under management (AUM) at the world’s 300 largest pension funds dropped in value by 0.4% to US$18 trillion, as compared to a 15.1% increase in 2017, according to the late

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Prudential Singapore raises CPF contribution rates for older workers

SINGAPORE (Aug 8): Prudential Singapore has raised its Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution rate for its employees above the age of 55, in a move to help its older employees better prepare for

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Life insurance sales down 2% in 1H19; study shows mortality and critical illness gap

SINGAPORE (Aug 6): Fewer people are buying insurance in the wake of a slowing economy in both Singapore and around the world, a recent study by the Life Insurance Association found.

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Disease prevention, curbing costs, better caregiving support are key strategies for coping with ageing

SINGAPORE (July 29): Eight in 10 medical practitioners say Singapore’s healthcare system should focus more on disease prevention, as Singaporeans live longer and are predisposed to chronic diseases

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Improving quality of life

Singaporeans are living longer but not necessarily healthier, and that has implications for the state and economy. There are ways, however, for policymakers to incentivise good health.

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