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The World Health Organisation has released statistics showing that urban air is increasingly contaminated with highly dangerous fine particles — PM2.5 — and less dangerous, but still harmful larger ones — PM10. More than 80 per cent of people living in urban areas are exposed to harmful levels of air pollution which is linked to higher levels of heart disease, respiratory illnesses, strokes and other non-communicable diseases.

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What’s it really like to live in…China?

When I first told my friends in the UK I was going to live in China, they thought I'd taken leave of my senses. “You'll be back in a fortnight,” sniffed one, while another, well-educated, who I thought would know better said: “You'll be left with a yak and a pair of chopsticks.”

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Fragile democracies

The failed coups in Turkey and Armenia in July are far from isolated incidents, with nearly 40 attempted putsches worldwide since the year 2000

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Battling modern slavery

Despite vast improvements in the global fight against modernday slavery over the past decade, more than 45 million people remain victims of forced labour worldwide, with 58 per cent of those from five countries alone. While government intervention can have the biggest immediate impact, businesses have their own role to play. Ensuring transparency and accountability across globalised supply chains – from direct providers to indirect third-party sourcing – is key, and the procurement function is pivotal to not only safeguarding firms from big fines, but helping nations eradicate modern slavery once and for all

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Entering a new era of healthcare

Modern healthcare must move forward to promote the use of effective and easy-to-use technology driving prevention and healthier lifestyles

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