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China's Deep Ties to Zimbabwe Could Grow After Mugabe Era

Chinese tobacco company Tianze, meanwhile, has given interest-free loans and training to farmers, many of whom work on land seized from white farmers, to help beef up production and help fill cigarette demand back home.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2017 14:23
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Hong Kong policy on heated tobacco products is baffling. Can we learn from Japan?

Its present approach to these heat-not-burn tobacco products is in contrast to the policies of the Japanese government, and I do not believe this is beneficial from a public health viewpoint. It seems that the administration has an agenda, that is, to of
South China Morning Post
added Nov 19, 2017 01:21
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[Asia] China's fight against lung cancer

November is International Lung Cancer Awareness Month...18 regions in China, including provinces, cities and municipalities, have made regulations to prohibit smoking in indoor public and working areas, in the hopes that creating more smoke-free environme
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Nov 17, 2017 23:10
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[China, Papua New Guinea] Counterfeit Smokes Contain Feces

Tests show that Chinese counterfeits emit higher levels of dangerous chemicals, than brand-name cigarettes or original cigarettes: 80 percent more nicotine and 130 percent more carbon monoxide, and they contain dirt that includes insect eggs and human fe
[Papua New Guinea] Post-Courier
added Nov 18, 2017 02:59
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korean Tobacco Factories, Smuggled Cigarettes Bring in Cash For Pyongyang

North Korea continues to pull in badly needed foreign cash through the sale of tobacco products, much of it produced in joint ventures with China and sold as counterfeit cigarettes across Asia, sources say.
Radio Free Asia (RFA)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:53
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[China, Germany] IUOC Attended InterTabac 2017 and Achieved a Complete Success

Shenzhen Yukan Technology Co., Ltd attended The 39th International Trade Fair for Tobacco Products and Smoking Accessories(InterTabac) held in Messe Westfalenhallen Dortmund, Germany and achieved a complete success.
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:18
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[Asia, China] Say goodbye to smoking emoji on QQ app

QQ, a popular social networking app heavily used by younger people, has removed a smoker emoji from its mobile version to help curtail the smoking habit in China, the world's largest tobacco consumer. The move was made at the suggestion of the Beijing T
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 9, 2017 17:32
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[Asia, China] Chinese social media app scraps smoking emoji

Internet giant Tencent has removed a smoking emoji from its QQ mobile app after requests from anti-tobacco campaigners. The emoji, which displays a cigar-chomping soldier, is used by netizens to express a feeling of relaxation. However, on Monday, the e
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:23
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[Asia, China] Court hears appeal in case of man’s death after elevator argument

A city appeals court in Henan Province has taken on a controversial wrongful death lawsuit against a doctor filed by the relative of a man who died after they had a heated argument in an elevator about his smoking.
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 6, 2017 16:28
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[Australia, China, Korea - North] Illegal tobacco helps fund North Korea’s nuclear regime

THE illegal tobacco trade is helping to prop up Kim Jong-un’s nuclear program as well as the world’s biggest terror groups, according to a US security chief. David Luna says...Counterfeit goods are legal in the Hermit Kingdom, and have been since the form
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Nov 1, 2017 10:27
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