Daily Archive: June 4, 2017

Jun
04

Job opportunities should not wither as we age | Katie Allen

With one in three workers soon to be over 50 some creative thinking is needed to keep them employed and fulfilled

The way things are looking, the royal family will want to start bulk-buying birthday cards.

When King George V sent the first telegrams to those celebrating their 100th birthday in 1917, he had to fire off only 24 messages. Last year, his granddaughter Queen Elizabeth sent 6,405 congratulatory cards to centenarians in the UK. Her own grandson and her great grandson will be signing a whole lot more, based on current projections. Those forecasts suggest that today’s 10-year-olds have a 50% chance of living to at least 103.

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Jun
04

U.S. secretary of state says China should put more pressure on North Korea

SYDNEY (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday China should do more on the issue of North Korea, which has stepped up its nuclear and missile programs in defiance of U.S. pressure and United Nations resolutions.

Jun
04

Cambodia’s Hun Sen says he’s confident of keeping power after local vote

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday he was confident of keeping power in next year’s general election after the opposition’s gains in local elections fell short of their hopes.

Jun
04

Daily briefing: London raids, Qatar cut off, cancer app

Isis claims responsibility as police arrest twelve

Jun
04

South Korea will return four North Koreans ‘if they want to go back’

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea is questioning four North Koreans rescued from waters off the east coast and will return them to the North if they want to go back, the South’s Unification Ministry said on Monday.

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