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China considers raising retirement age

While life expectancy in the country has been steadily rising, retirement age has remained constant.

Last updated: 22 Apr 2014 05:30
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The Chinese government is considering increasing the retirement age to avoid what could be a demographic time bomb. With several hundred million Chinese soon over the age of 60, experts say the retirement age should be raised by five years.

Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Beijing.

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