Headlines Tagged with Asia-pacific — 2,418 headlines found
[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: No effective recourse from neighbours' second-hand cigarette smoke
Just as a wife who is bashed daily by her abusive husband needs protection from domestic violence before she succumbs to long-term physical injury, non-smokers need protection and a way out from their neighbours who smoke.
Sep 20, 2018 TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
Sales of cigarettes in South Korea declined 1.1 percent in the first eight months of 2018 from a year earlier due to a government-led anti-smoking campaign and higher prices, data showed Wednesday. South Korean smokers purchased 2.31 billion 20-ciga
Sep 19, 2018 Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:14
mainly in the form of treating cancer and other tobacco-related conditions, a health ministry survey showed. “Tobacco has various effects not only on people’s health but also all aspects of society,” said Ataru Igarashi, an associate professor of medical
Sep 19, 2018 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
Dr Madeleine Chew, a general practitioner at MW Medical, told The Sunday Times that second-hand smoke can be dangerous for infants. It can trigger a host of diseases and harmful conditions including asthma attacks, ear infections, bronchitis, pneumonia,
Sep 16, 2018 Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 17, 2018 19:35
Senior government officials opened an international conference on tobacco control on the resort island of Bali on Thursday with the message that Indonesia must reduce its tobacco consumption to protect its younger generations.
Sep 14, 2018 Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
[Asia-pacific, China] She took on the tobacco industry, and taught a city about sex: a Hong Kong doctor’s life
For 50 years, Dr Judith Mackay was one of Big Tobacco’s biggest enemies, and her battle to curb smoking had a major impact across the globe. She looks back on that and much else besides, including raising a family
Sep 14, 2018 South China Morning Post
added Sep 15, 2018 04:08
our support for the announcement by Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye of the ministry’s move to gazette alfresco restaurants as no-smoking...THIS LETTER IS SIGNED BY 30 MALAYSIAN MEDICAL ORGANISATIONS
Sep 13, 2018 New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:46
Japan still lags behind other developed countries on anti-smoking regulations, but they are polite... Japan Tobacco also tries to encourage smokers to be considerate to non-smokers by launching a ‘Smoking Manners’ campaign some 30 years ago.
Sep 12, 2018 Mothership.sg (sg)
added Sep 13, 2018 16:48
A smoking ban at open-air eateries in the country will help reduce the adverse impact of secondhand smoke and will help improve the wellbeing of Malaysians, says a group of local medical-related organisations. “There is no greater modifiable risk factor
Sep 12, 2018 The Star (my)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
I am a Housing Board flat resident who suffers from the effects of second-hand smoke from inconsiderate neighbours living below. Numerous attempts to resolve the problem have failed.
Sep 12, 2018 Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53