East Asia

Healthe Care’s Asian aspirations | afr.com

Now part of Chinese health group Luye Medical, Healthe Care is looking to expand its operations into Asia. Australia’s third largest private hospital operator achieved its goal of owning 30 hospitals three years early after buying a portfolio of hospitals and day surgeries from Pulse Health in a $155 million deal earlier this year. In April last year Luye Medical, ...

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Beijing’s balancing act over North Korea

Image copyright Getty Images Another week, another round of UN sanctions against North Korea. With it comes another demonstration of how adept Beijing is becoming at inching back and forth along the policy tightrope it has installed between Washington and Pyongyang. At the same time, muttering mounts among Chinese experts and the public as to the wisdom of tightrope walking ...

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Asia Pacific Superyachts Bringing Best to Monaco

Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 1:39 pmPress Release: Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ Asia Pacific Superyachts Bringing Best to Monaco Seamless Support – Best Local Knowledge…18 regions in 16 countries September 12, 2017…Phuket, Thailand–Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS) returns to the Monaco Yacht Show 27 > 30 September 2017 to share news with owners, captains, yacht management companies and charter operators of the ...

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Dealing with Dementia

A new case of dementia is diagnosed every 3 seconds, says the World Health Organization (WHO). It estimates the number of people living with this debilitating disorder worldwide currently at 47 million. This is projected to increase to 75 million by 2030. Cases are expected to reach 132 million by 2050. In India, the number of people with dementia stood ...

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Roundup: Dust, Collapse, and Fire

Dust Distribution in East Asia From Journal of Meteorological Research: “East Asian dust (EAD) exerts considerable impacts on the energy balance and climate/climate change of the earth system through its influence on solar and terrestrial radiation, cloud properties, and precipitation efficiency. Providing an accurate description of the life cycle and climate effects of EAD is therefore critical to better understanding ...

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5 Foods That Fight Infection Naturally

Your diet, lifestyle and the environment – all play an important role in determining the risk. At the Seventieth Regional Committee Session of WHO South-East Asia Region held at Male recently, experts from the World Health Organisation suggested that the capacities of health systems should be strengthened to prevent, detect and eliminate existing and emerging vector-borne diseases such as dengue ...

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Asia and the threat to global economic security

Author: Editorial Board, East Asia Forum The slow and uneven economic recovery from the global financial crisis has been a primary driver of the populist anti-globalisation backlash in the United States and parts of Europe. One consequence was the election of Donald Trump. Another was the divorce of the United Kingdom from the European Union. The election of President Trump ...

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NZ Top NZ News Stories from NZCity

  Home > News  Top Stories Ten hospitalised in Sumner house fire  11 September 2017 Ten people were taken to hospital after a house fire in the Christchurch suburb of Sumner. >> Read Article >> Christchurch News  Entrepreneur welcomes National policy 11 Sep: The current policy settings are a disincentive for ...

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