“Among large countries with populations over 100 million, China is without a doubt the one that has seen the most rapid demographic changes, with the largest decrease in births and largest increase in senior population.”
“Amid the pandemic, we must be well-prepared to prevent what should be a one-time temporary shift in unemployment from becoming normalized, structural unemployment.”
“More people are unwilling to have children not because they can't afford to raise them but because they want to live their own lives.
China’s birth rate has remained below the population replacement level for almost three decades and will possibly keep dropping in the future.
“If I can’t extend my life, why not live it to the fullest? ... As the pandemic spreads around the globe, I hope I can use my disability to provide a glimmer of hope and alleviate the world’s pains.”
“It’s completely paranoid for some Americans that see all Chinese students in the US as spies and think of all Chinese universities in the US as trying to infiltrate [communism into the US].”