While there are 'no firm conclusions,' researchers say the results 'provide an additional argument for the role of physical activity' in promoting health
The priority areas in this P356-million flood-risk management project have been identified by the Japan International Cooperation Agency in two studies
The new liquidity coverage ratio, to take effect in 2018, aims to provides banks with a minimum liquidity buffer to be able to take corrective action to address a stress event or bank run
The International Monetary Fund expects the world economy to grow by only 3.4% in 2016
Connections are fracturing at a time when changes in the global economy and climate require common direction, says the World Economic Forum
Asia-Pacific is the world’s 'most disaster-prone region of the world.' To achieve sustainable development, the UN advises countries to discuss disaster risks
A recent study shows that high blood pressure – which is easily diagnosed and readily treated – was the top health risk in 2013, contributing to 10.4 million deaths
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Experts say, however, that combating consumption of sugary drinks will require multiple approaches
Boosting your caffeine intake can help fight the risk of diabetes
Lead, mercury, cadmium, and brominated flame retardants found inside laptops, television sets, and smart phones present health threats
Authorities "pay very high attention" to financial risks, but certain individual cases of such defaults are "hardly avoidable," says a central bank official
It is the second case in the world of a breathing complaint related to the use of e-cigarettes
The World Economic Forum issues the gloomy warning in its annual Global Risks survey, published before its annual get-together of decision-makers at the Swiss mountain resort of Davos from January 22-25
Ports, roads, and drainage systems in Tacloban, Naga, Batangas, and Angeles cities should be checked before stronger typhoons paralyze economic drivers
Zamboanga City needs $24.4 million to help 128,000 people who lost homes and livelihood in the conflict, but only $3.6 million has come from int'l donors
San Miguel president Ramon Ang blasts a report hinting the country's biggest business group is on the verge of defaulting on its debts
Elderly who receive general anesthesia are likelier to develop dementia symptoms, a study shows
Shanghai orders a ban on live poultry trading and markets after culling more than 20,500 birds at an agricultural market in a western suburb on Friday
China's financial system is facing increasing risks due to soaring bank loans, with lending to the property sector and local governments a particular concern