Develop culture that promotes joys of parenthood
The challenges of the decreasing total fertility rate (TFR) and an increasing ageing population have a major impact on the sustainability of our economy, security and society (Increase subsidies to raise fertility rate: MP, Feb 28).
To resolve these challenges, we should not just look at relieving the financial burden of raising a child. In fact, the more we harp on the requisite expenses, the more couples may become unduly concerned about having children.
We need to develop a cult...