THE World’s oldest person celebrates her 116th birthday today – January 2. Kane Tanaka took over the title of the world’s oldest person in July 2018. Here’s more about her and her incredibly long life. Who is Kane Tanaka? Kane Tanaka was born in Japan’s Fukuoka Prefecture on January 2, 1903. Still alive, she celebrates her 116th birthday today. The Japanese national was certified as the oldest living person following the death of 117-year-old Chiyo Miyako in July 2018. Kane was born prematurely and raised on breast milk from women other than her mother. During World War II, she worked in a store selling rice cakes with her husband Hideo. After both Hideo and her son died during the war, she continued to work at the same store until her retirement at the age of 63. In the 1970s, she visited the United States, where she has several nieces and nephews. At age 103, Tanaka was diagnosed with colon cancer but survived. When she was 107, her son wrote a book … [Read more...] about Who is the world’s oldest person Kane Tanaka and how old are they?
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Avoid red meat. Eat more vegetables. Don’t drink too much alcohol. Exercise for 30 minutes a day. These are the simple lifestyle changes scientists think you should make to increase your life expectancy as much as 12 years in men and 14 in women. These points are universally true. But in some countries, your life expectancy is severely impacted by factors other than lifestyle alone. Data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows that while the world’s life expectancy has greatly improved over the course of the 21st century, we are still far from global equality. Although Africa saw the greatest gain in life expectancy at 10.4 years, the continent’s average lifespan still lags behind the rest of the world, at just 61.2 years. Europe has a life expectancy of 77.5, meaning that on average, Europeans enjoy more than 16 years of extra life than their African counterparts. Japanese women have the longest life expectancy, living to 87.1 years. Their longevity is … [Read more...] about Life Expectancy Around the World: In Which Countries Do People Live Longest?
Nawaplastic still hungry for Binh Minh Plastic shares Owning a dominant stake in Binh Minh Plastic (BMP) did not quench Nawaplastic Industry Co., Ltd. (Nawaplastic)’s thirst for BMP shares. Most recently, Nawaplastic registered to buy an additional 1.17 million BMP shares to increase its holding to 44.525 million shares, equalling 54.39 per cent of the charter capital. The transaction is expected to occur between June18 and July16. The registered share volume is the remaining part of the 2.86 million shares that Nawaplastic failed to buy during previous transactions. Notably, Nawaplastic registered to buy 2.86 million BMP shares during transactions on May 14-June 12, however, the Thai investor ended up buying 1.69 million of the registered shares as BMP did not match Nawaplastic’s target price. BMP manufactures and trades civil and industrial products made of plastic and rubber. The company also designs, manufactures, and trades in plastic moulds for the casting industry; … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 19/6
Vietnam eager to develop Lien Chieu deep seaport The government has been urging the authorities to appraise Lien Chieu Seaport, showing strong support and promising smoother sailing for the project. Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung recently urged the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) to appraise the capital sources and mobilisation methods of investment capital at Lien Chieu port. Besides, the DPM assigned the Danang People’s Committee to complete the pre-feasibility report for the project after the city studied MPI’ appraisal. Based on reports of MPI and Danang city, the Ministry of Transport (MoT) was asked to build the investment planning evaluation report to submit the prime minister for approval. The assignment of the DPM shows Vietnam’s eagerness to develop the Lien Chieu Seaport project, which is considered one of two key projects that aim to boost the central city as a main logistics centre in the ASEAN and the East-West Economic Corridor (EWEC) … [Read more...] about BUSINESS IN BRIEF 5/6
Hungry, but can't get away from your desk? Too tired to cook something or run out to a restaurant? Uber Eats has got you. The online and mobile food delivery service is now available in most of western Lake County. The Uber Eats website shows it now offers deliveries from hundreds of local restaurants to destinations in Munster, Highland, Griffith, Crown Point, Merrillville, Hammond, Dyer, St. John, Schererville, Whiting, East Chicago and Gary. The service is not yet available in most of Hobart, Lake Station, New Chicago, Miller Beach, Lake of the Four Seasons, Cedar Lake, Lowell, Porter County or LaPorte County.The website shows that Merrillville residents or office workers can have food delivered from a number of restaurants including IHOP, Bar Louie, Big Daddy's BBQ, Mastercue, Aladdin Pita, Pork Chop, Villa Del Sol and Qdoba.Uber Eats touted food from Round the Clock, Rosati's, Ciao Bella and Harold's Chicken in a message to customers."You can use the Uber Eats app … [Read more...] about Uber Eats now delivering restaurant meals to most of Lake County