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[Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa] Over $46 billion lost to premature cancer deaths in BRICS economies, UN research finds

Premature deaths as a result of cancer is costing major emerging economies tens of billions of dollars a year... “The study demonstrates the economic importance of targeted primary prevention activities embedded in national cancer control policies. Focusi
UN News Service
added Feb 1, 2018 02:50
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Air pollution tied to preterm births in China

Chinese mothers who are exposed to higher levels of air pollution during pregnancy may be more likely to deliver preterm infants than women who live where the air is cleaner, a recent study suggests.
Reuters
added Jan 25, 2018 21:12
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[Asia] China Focus: Chinese court rejects compensation claim for smoker's death

"Yang showed a citizen's responsibility by trying to stop a smoker in the lift. If the court asks citizens who exercise their lawful rights to pay compensation, it will dent their enthusiasm to ensure the public interest is safeguarded," said Hu Yaping,
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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[China] VIDEO: Disturbing footage shows Chinese boy, four, smoking cigarettes like a pro after 'stealing them from shops'

This is the shocking moment a four-year-old boy enjoyed smoking cigarettes at home in southern China. Neighbours said they have seen the boy smoking for about one to two years already. Some said he picked up cigarettes on the floor or stole them from
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 22, 2018 22:22
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[Asia, China] Feature: Female Cuban cigar roller's legendary experience of craft mastering

Yolanda Medina, a famous cigar rolling master, has just returned from another trip to China, where she displayed her cigar rolling skills for aficionados of premium Cuban cigars in Beijing and Shanghai. Each year since 2000, Medina, who is one of Cuba's
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Arrested ex-CIA agent was fired from tobacco firm after suspicions he was spying for China

A former colleague of ex-CIA agent Jerry Chun Shing Lee – who was arrested in the United States on Monday – has revealed details of how he was fired from a cigarette company in Hong Kong amid suspicions he was leaking sensitive information to Chinese auth
South China Morning Post
added Jan 19, 2018 10:13
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[China, USA] Arrested Former C.I.A. Officer Had Ties to Chinese Spies, Ex-Colleague Says

The former colleague, who worked with Mr. Lee at Japan Tobacco International, said he was viewed at the company with mistrust and was fired as a result, before he came under intense F.B.I. scrutiny as a possible turncoat. Executives at Japan Tobacco info
New York Times
added Jan 19, 2018 10:12
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Can China Really Stop 350 Million Smokers?

National Health and Family Planning Commission announced last week that China – the world’ largest producer and consumer of tobacco and home to nearly a third of the world’s smokers – was planning to ban smoking in public places nationwide by year’s end.
NBC News
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Asia, China] Burning 2,333 counterfeit cigarette cartons generates 600 kWh power

A total of 2,333 cartons of counterfeit Zhonghua brand cigarettes were destroyed by burning in Zhenjiang, East China's Jiangsu province, on Wednesday, generating about 600 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity. The counterfeit cigarettes, valued at more t
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:40
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[Asia, China] Beijing has fewer smokers in 2017

The number of smokers in Beijing was 3.99 million in 2017, 1.1 percentage points lower than the figure before the city's smoking ban was enforced in June 2015, local authorities said Friday. It amounts to 200,000 less smokers in the city over the past tw
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 16, 2018 00:28
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