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China to allow pension fund to invest in stocks


China will allow its huge state pension fund to invest in  domestic stocks in the wake of a massive market sell-off

BEIJING (AFP) – China will allow its huge state pension fund to invest in domestic stocks in the wake of a massive market sell-off, it was announced Sunday.The fund will be able to invest up to 30 percent of its net assets in equities, according to final guidelines from the State Council (cabinet) quoted by the official Xinhua news agency. 241 more words

Ireland daily news BLOG by Donie

Tuesday/Wednesday 13 & 14th May 2015

Irish State’s elderly population set to increase significantly in next 45 years


A new EU report has said that the Republic’s elderly population is set to increase dramatically over the next 45 years. 1,966 more words

Why Stretch ??

As you age, your muscles tighten and range of motion in the joints can be minimized. This can put a damper on active lifestyles and even hinder day-to-day, normal movement. 325 more words


Breathing For exercise Part 2

Breathe in, breathe out simple right ? Not so fast. When it comes to exercise, the art of inhaling and exhaling may be a little more complicated than we think. 580 more words

Core Muscles

Posture and Postural Correction Part 2

Many people poke their chin forward to look up at a computer screen or TV when sitting without realising it. The poking chin posture is often caused by sitting too low, a screen set too high, a hunched back or combinations of all three. 300 more words


Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Welcome to the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Industry, an industry that’s literally growing by the day. How do I know? Because the elderly population is literally in the process of doubling and the medical industry is experiencing huge change. 70 more words

Fitness And Health

The Good and the Bad

By: Kristen Bennett

The Friends for Life organization in Waco does an amazing job of fulfilling their mission. I am so impressed with the work they do, and they have evoked a sincere interest within me for the often overlooked population of the elderly and mentally disabled. 343 more words