Headlines Tagged with Asia — 2,164 headlines found
leaving the environment polluted, spreading diseases and possibly contaminating food, says a body of oncologists in Kolkata. Cigarette and bidi butts, along with chewing tobacco spits littered on streets, should be classified as toxic wastes, they have
Nov 25, 2015 Times of India
added Nov 25, 2015 16:57
217 organizations and 598 individuals have been fined for breaking the regulation, local authorities said Wednesday. The fines totaled about 570,000 yuan (89,262 U.S. dollars), said Wang Benjin, deputy head of Beijing health inspection institute.
Nov 25, 2015 Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 25, 2015 16:19
[Asia, China] Foxconn boss gets foul-mouthed abuse from Chinese cigarette-smoking employees who fail to recognise him
Terry Gou, chairman of Foxconn, the electronics assembly manufacturer that supplies the Apple technology company, was greeted with a less-than-polite reply when he told two employees to stop smoking at its Shenzhen facility. Apparently they did not real
Nov 24, 2015 South China Morning Post
added Nov 24, 2015 21:09
A full smoking ban inside Macau’s casinos could divert VIP clients to other gambling destination, according to a new study. The study, conducted by consulting firm KPMG, showed the negative chain effects of a complete smoking ban in Macau.
Nov 12, 2015 CalvinAyre .com
added Nov 24, 2015 04:05
tobacco not only earns forex but contributes the most to Pakistan’s excise tax base. Unfortunately, there are two main problems that have capped the growth of this industry – illegal cigarettes and lack of agricultural credit.
Nov 24, 2015 (Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Nov 24, 2015 04:02
Accusing the anti-tobacco health activists of working with a hidden agenda of benefiting foreign tobacco growers and business syndicates, the FAIFA representatives said it was helping foreign companies dump illicit cigarettes into the domestic market, af
Nov 20, 2015 The Economic Times (India)
added Nov 24, 2015 00:09
[Asia, Hong Kong] China Flavors chairman Wang Ming-fan sees great potential in China for the sale of non-tobacco cigarettes.
The company has paid HK$3.6 million as deposit for the acquisition of a 100 percent equity stake in the leading e-cigarette group, according to a stock exchange filing on Nov. 11. The deal is expected to be completed in the first quarter of next year, C
Nov 23, 2015 EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:00
Citing illicit cigarette trade in the country, the Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited on Sunday announced that 141 of its employees were being laid off from its leaf purchasing and processing operations.
Nov 23, 2015 The News (pk)
added Nov 23, 2015 15:23
an NGO, ‘Doctors for You,’ has moved a petition in the NGT and asked the tribunal to direct the Centre to declare cigarette and bidi butts as “toxic waste”. Cigarettes have become a cause of serious concern for environmentalists. More than 100 billion ci
Nov 23, 2015 Daily Pioneer (in)
added Nov 23, 2015 14:31
had shut its cigarette manufacturing plants in the country in Feb this year, has fired its 141 employees from Purchasing and Processing Departments mainly due to increasing cost in Pakistan...with high taxes, it was not possible for the company to compete
Nov 22, 2015 The Nation (pk)
added Nov 23, 2015 02:49