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Happier marriages linked to healthier hearts

Happier marriages linked to healthier hearts

Men whose marriages grow stronger over the years have healthier cholesterol and blood pressure than peers whose unions fall apart, said a study that hinted at unexpected health perks of relationship counselling.

What’s really at stake at the CCP Congress?

What’s really at stake at the CCP Congress?

International media are understandably focused on the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th National Congress, a carefully choreographed event that will reveal who’s “in” and who’s “out” with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Japan evolving into a stronger player in international affairs

Japan evolving into a stronger player in international affairs

Japan’s prime minister, Shinzo Abe, has called early elections for October 22 to seek to improve his Liberal Democratic Party’s position in the parliament. Americans have a tendency not to pay too close attention to what happens in Japan.

Qatar-Indonesia...historic ties and common aspirations

Qatar-Indonesia...historic ties and common aspirations

The State of Qatar and the Republic of Indonesia are linked by strong historic relations, unity of position, harmony of vision and common aspiration for greater development, freedom.

Intellectual property for 21st-century economy

Intellectual property for 21st-century economy

Over the last two decades, there has been serious pushback from the developing world against the current intellectual property regime

Asset or bubble? Bitcoin divides financial world

Asset or bubble? Bitcoin divides financial world

An investment of $1,000 in bitcoin in 2012 would now be worth about $4.9mn, while the number of transactions continues to increase.

China’s market reform hopes fade

China’s market reform hopes fade

President Xi Jinping’s rule in China has been marked by a muscular stance in many areas — from corruption to foreign policy — but investors and business leaders hoping that the nation’s most powerful leader in decades will drive market reforms are girding for disappointment.

Resistance training safe for women with osteoporosis

Resistance training safe for women with osteoporosis

High-intensity resistance and impact training (HiRIT) may improve bone and muscle strength in select postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, according to a small study in Australia.

Qatar-Singapore... promising prospects for co-operation

Qatar-Singapore... promising prospects for co-operation

The State of Qatar and the Republic of Singapore have enjoyed strong bilateral relations over many years, developing from the establishment of diplomatic relations at the level of non-resident ambassador in 1984, till the opening of the embassy of Singapore in Doha in 2006 and the opening of the Qat

Trump’s health plans: a long history of disputes

Trump’s health plans: a long history of disputes

The short-term medical plans promoted in President Donald Trump’s new executive order on healthcare have a long history of customer disputes over pre-existing conditions and denied claims – just the sort of scenarios that were being weeded out by Obamacare.

Golden State Warriors – Beatles of basketball

Golden State Warriors – Beatles of basketball

When the Golden State Warriors touched down in China earlier this month for two exhibition games, the reigning NBA champs were greeted like rock stars, with hundreds of screaming fans waiting at the airport and hotel despite their late night arrival.

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