Headlines Tagged with Asia-pacific — 2,170 headlines found
From Sunday (Oct 1), smokers at all autonomous universities and private education institutions will be banned from lighting up while they are on the school compounds, except at designated smoking points. Announcing the new restrictions on Tuesday, the Na
Sep 26, 2017 TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:46
[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking ban expanded to outdoor areas in university compounds, private-hire cars
Smoking will be banned in the outdoor areas of universities and within the compounds of private institutions from Oct 1, 2017
Sep 26, 2017 Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 26, 2017 15:01
With such blatant disregard to legal provisions and international treaty obligations, the tobacco industry’s typical threats of loss of employment, loss to tobacco farmers, increasing illicit cigarettes and now the increased use of illicit cigarettes by
Sep 25, 2017 The Star (my)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:29
[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Illegal 25-stick packs have entered the market, says coffeeshop proprietors body
According to the Malaysia-Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors General Association (MSCSPGA), these large packs have been gaining smokers in the market which may mean that smokers of illegal cigarettes are now smoking more than what they are used to.
Sep 25, 2017 The Edge (my)
added Sep 26, 2017 16:09
[Asia-pacific, Singapore] NEA extends smoking ban to affect universities, trishaws and private-hire cars
From Oct 1 onwards, smoking will no longer be allowed at the compounds of autonomous universities and private education institutes. The same goes for private-hire cars (but only when its being used to chauffeur people around), trishaws and excursion buses
Sep 25, 2017 Coconuts Media (hk)
added Sep 26, 2017 14:59
National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM) president Dr Saunthari Somasundaram says any cigarette pack that contains fewer than 20 sticks, packaged attractively, cheap and displayed prominently will attract people to pick up smoking, especially the young.
Sep 23, 2017 New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:34
[Asia-pacific] Malaysian NGOs submit petition against proposed reintroduction of kiddie cigarette packs
Experts say the high tax and ongoing anti-smoking campaigns championed by Malaysia's Health Ministry will fail if the public, especially youngsters, have easy access to the 10-stick "kiddie pack".
Sep 20, 2017 TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:35
In 2016, Alorica reportedly opened thousands of positions in its customer engagement centers in the Philippines... In Ilocos Norte, the Centennial Arena’s facade has practically become a “smoking center.”... If smoking and vaping are allowed in this area
Sep 19, 2017 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 19, 2017 01:51
We, the Malaysian Women’s Action for Tobacco Control & Health (MyWATCH), on behalf of women, children and families, wish to tell the tobacco companies to stop bullying the Government and the Malaysian people. Kiddie packs are banned – keep it that way.
Sep 18, 2017 The Star (my)
added Sep 18, 2017 04:53
(FCTC) Youth Movement supports govenrment plan to raise cigarettes tax in 2018. Spokesperson of the FCTC Youth Movement Margianta SJD said that in terms of state revenue, this plan could have a good impact as the prices of cigarettes increase.
Sep 17, 2017 Netral English--People’s Reflection (id)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:06