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Declining birth rate threatens future population bonuses

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, July 17 2017 | 12:10 am

PREMIUM When Maria Ananta, 41, a lecturer at a private university in Yogyakarta, and her spouse married 16 years ago, they decided to use contraception to postpone having children because both felt too young and not ready to make a full commitment to offspring.

She still does not regret not having children.

“My family is still alright without children. I think the idea of children is just ...