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[Asia, Uae] Tobacco lobby holds China's health quotient to ransom

So what is the real problem holding China back...the tobacco industry presents the biggest opposition force to a smoking ban. The CNTC has 33 provincial affiliates and each affiliate owns its own county-level sub-affiliates. The county-level tobacco manuf
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 29, 2015 16:22

[Asia-pacific, China] Video: Foxconn tycoon fires 2 workers who swore at him for interrupting smoke break

"Some of them have even linked the incident with the past suicides of a dozen or so Foxconn workers due to the heavy pressure they felt and claimed such pressure was the reason the man was smoking.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23

[Asia, China] WHO Kicks Off #RUFREE Smoke-Free Drive in Beijing

The campaign released 19 posters showing the adverse effects of second-hand smoking and thanking smokers for abiding the rule. Bearing the "#RUFREE?" (Are you smoke-free? and do you support smoke-free environments?) slogan, the public has been urged to s
China Topix
added Nov 27, 2015 10:25

[Asia, China] Beijing's Smoking Ban Sees Initial Results

A survey by the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control found that the public's approval ratings of Beijing's smoking ban almost doubled from 42.26 percent to 81.3 percent in the last six months. The survey also found the public awareness of the Beijing T
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Nov 27, 2015 10:23

[Asia, China] Indoor smoking down sharply

Almost half of a year after the implementation of a new tobacco control regulation in Beijing, smoking in public places has greatly decreased and public support for a smoke-free city is rising, the Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planni
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 27, 2015 01:40

[China] Any Imperial Tobacco takeover would face major hurdles

But antitrust issues, strategic considerations, financing constraints and Imperial's strong stock price could confound willing players. "I think on a five-year view Imperial gets taken out because in declining industries, the law of consolidation gravit
added Nov 27, 2015 00:51

[Asia, China] 600 Beijingers fined after breaking smoking ban

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.
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 25, 2015 16:19

[China] VIDEO: There's no smoke without… FIRED! Angry billionaire boss dismisses Chinese factory workers after they failed to recognise the tycoon and swore at him for interrupting their cigarette break

Taiwanese tycoon Terry Guo was filmed sacking staff in Shenzhen, China Two men were caught smoking in a smoke-free zone by the visiting mogul Workers reportedly said: 'Who are you? It's none of your f****** business'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 25, 2015 15:29

[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
South China Morning Post
added Nov 24, 2015 21:09

[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
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Nov 23, 2015 17:00
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