Headlines Tagged with Asia-pacific — 2,469 headlines found
A NETWORK OF e-cigarette users and importers have suggested that lifting the ban on smoke-free products and issuing appropriate regulations would be a more-effective measure to discourage people from smoking rather than selling cigarettes in plain packag
Nov 26, 2018 The Nation (th)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:36
The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) today lauded the government’s move to ban cigarette smoking in eateries and told-off restaurant groups which are against the ban. CAP president SM Mohamed Idris scoffed at the excuse given by the Malaysian Musl
Nov 22, 2018 FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Nov 23, 2018 01:56
Just recently, the Philippines hosted the 2nd Asia Harm Reduction Forum which gathered local and international experts from the fields of science, technology, policy and consumer advocacy from across Asia-Pacific as well as Europe and the United States.
Nov 21, 2018 Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 22, 2018 01:57
Leading think tanks asked policy makers in Asia to consider adopting tobacco harm reduction approach and provide access and accurate information on alternative nicotine products such as electronic cigarettes, heated tobacco products and snus.
Nov 14, 2018 Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 21, 2018 03:03
[Asia-pacific, China] Hong Kong’s burgeoning e-cigarette industry on the precipice as city mulls total ban
Business is brisk for wholesalers, manufacturers and retailers of vaping products, but it could all come crashing down as officials signal e-cigarettes may be outlawed
Nov 20, 2018 South China Morning Post
added Nov 20, 2018 19:36
The Smoke-free Cities ASEAN Network (SCAN) convened the 6th regional meeting in Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam, on November 20, focusing on reshaping tourism through smoke-free environments. The event was attended by more than 100 foreign
Nov 20, 2018 Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Nov 20, 2018 19:26
Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government's directive to ban smoking at all eateries would stay despite the protests from restaurant operators and eatery owners who voiced dissatisfaction with the rules which would take effect
Nov 15, 2018 Daily Express (my)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
Come January 1 next year, there will be a smoking ban in all restaurants throughout the country, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng confirmed today. Lim made the announcement while tabling the Budget 2019.
Nov 2, 2018 Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:04
The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Wednesday that the latest amendment to the National Health Promotion Act banning smoking within 10 meters of kindergartens and day care centers will go into effect Dec. 31.
Nov 14, 2018 Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:58
The government will not compromise with the smoking ban in all restaurants, food outlets and hawker stalls as it involves public interest, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government’s directive to ban smoking at all eateries
Nov 14, 2018 Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:56