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[Asia, China] Passengers Require Captain's Apology as Some Found Smoking on Plane

The negative attitude of the crew sparked outrage among the passengers. Many passengers, who were not satisfied with the crew members, asked for apologies from the plane's captain after the plane arrived at its destination, Beijing Nanyuan international
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:50

[Asia, China] Airline will compensate passengers over onboard smoking incident

China United Airlines on Monday agreed to apologize and compensate some passengers after six people were caught smoking on or just outside a plane. The captain of the Saturday flight from Chengdu to Beijing apparently refused to explain why he and the cr (cn)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:06

[Asia, China] Aviation authority to probe in-flight smoking incidents

China's civil aviation authority said it is investigating two smoking incidents on board a recent domestic flight that caused passengers to complain about their safety. (cn)
added Sep 2, 2014 00:06

[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking Ban Snuffing Out South Korea's Internet Cafes

Once ubiquitous across South Korea, Internet cafes are quickly disappearing as gamers go mobile amid tightened government regulations, including an indoor smoking ban.
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Sep 1, 2014 21:09

[Asia, China] Flight crew turn blind eye to smoking passengers

Crew members on a China United Airlines plane were criticized for turning a blind eye to passengers smoking in the lavatory and outside the cabin door. Twenty-three passengers remained at Beijing Nanyuan Airport for several hours after their plane, China (cn)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:03
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[Asia, China] EDITORIAL: Smoking in a plane is intolerable

At least two passengers were found smoking aboard an aircraft from Chengdu to Beijing on Sunday and they got no punishment. Isn't it unbelievable?...China United Airlines, confirmed later that two people indeed smoked aboard, with one smoking in-flight w (cn)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:02

[Asia] Full tobacco ban suggested by lawmakers in China

Chinese lawmakers called for a complete ban on tobacco advertisements when discussing an Advertisement Law bill on Saturday. Members of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) discussed the draft amendment to the 20-year-old Adver
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 1, 2014 03:24

[Asia, India] KESAVAN: NO SMOKING - The decline of tobacco and its lessons

Human beings don’t want to be suddenly saved from their pleasures by self-righteous laws, but, as the campaign against smoking demonstrates, they can be educated out of their excesses.
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Sep 1, 2014 02:42

[Asia] WHO Urges India to regulate use of E-Cigarettes

E-cigarette market in India is growing at a rapid pace and to keep a check on their adoption, the World Health Organization (WHO) has raised serious concerns. WHO experts have added that the use of e-cigarettes is not less harmful compared to the traditi
French Tribune (fr)
added Aug 29, 2014 19:36

[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, Philippines] Pollution, smoking, roads, obesity kill 4.7M Chinese a year

In an overview published in The Lancet, they said China had in some respects made great strides in health...the risk of premature death and sickness from pollution, smoking, road crashes and "lifestyle" ailments is worse than before.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:49
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