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China has 49,000 centenarians: Survey

November 8th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 8 (IANS) China has around 49,000 people over 100 years of age, says a new survey.The survey by the China Gerontological Society said that till July 1, the ... Read more...

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China might force visits to parents

February 3rd, 2011 - 2:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chinese authorities are proposing that parents should be allowed to sue their adult-children who refuse to visit them.The proposal was made by the Civil Affairs Ministry on ... Read more...

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125-year-old woman is oldest Chinese

October 17th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) A 125-year-old woman is China's oldest person, a media report said Sunday.Luo Meizhen, of Bama county in Guangxi Zhuang region, topped the list of the longest-living people ... Read more...

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Older Americans hit hardest by economic crisis

November 25th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 25 (ANI): Older Americans have been most impacted by the current economic slump and its implications need to be dealt with, experts have said.The researchers revealed, during a symposium ... Read more...

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