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Textile industry unhappy with government plan to raise retirement age

Textile companies have rejected the proposal to raise employees’ retirement ages, saying most women workers suffer from huge workloads.

China could lift life expectancy by nearly 3 yrs if it meets WHO smog standards: study

China could raise average life expectancy by 2.9 years if it improves air quality to levels recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Life expectancy up 10 years thanks to better lifestyles: OECD

'Better health care has also helped.'
November 11, 2017 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Parenthood linked to longer life - study

Men and women with at least one child had 'lower death risks' than childless ones, the team concluded.
March 14, 2017 | 10:49 am GMT+7

Global health: longer lives, more lifestyle disease

Diseases such as cancers, heart disease and stroke claimed more lives.
October 08, 2016 | 10:54 am GMT+7

Vietnamese people pay unhealthy price for longer life

“We are living longer, but we are living sicker."
October 01, 2016 | 01:00 am GMT+7
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