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[Asia, China] Passengers Require Captain's Apology as Some Found Smoking on Plane

The negative attitude of the crew sparked outrage among the passengers. Many passengers, who were not satisfied with the crew members, asked for apologies from the plane's captain after the plane arrived at its destination, Beijing Nanyuan international
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Sep 2, 2014 09:50
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[Asia, China] Flight crew turn blind eye to smoking passengers

Crew members on a China United Airlines plane were criticized for turning a blind eye to passengers smoking in the lavatory and outside the cabin door. Twenty-three passengers remained at Beijing Nanyuan Airport for several hours after their plane, China
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:03
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[Asia, China] EDITORIAL: Smoking in a plane is intolerable

At least two passengers were found smoking aboard an aircraft from Chengdu to Beijing on Sunday and they got no punishment. Isn't it unbelievable?...China United Airlines, confirmed later that two people indeed smoked aboard, with one smoking in-flight w
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Sep 1, 2014 21:02
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[Asia] Full tobacco ban suggested by lawmakers in China

Chinese lawmakers called for a complete ban on tobacco advertisements when discussing an Advertisement Law bill on Saturday. Members of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) discussed the draft amendment to the 20-year-old Adver
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 1, 2014 03:24
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Can China diminish its burden of non-communicable diseases and injuries by promoting health in its policies, practices, and incentives? [FREE FULL TEXT]

China is the world's largest consumer of tobacco. In 2010, an estimated 301 million people or 28·1% of adults (52·9% of men and 2·4% of women) aged 15 years and older were smokers,73, 74 with a particularly high rate in Chinese men aged 45—64 years (63·0
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:51
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, Philippines] Pollution, smoking, roads, obesity kill 4.7M Chinese a year

In an overview published in The Lancet, they said China had in some respects made great strides in health...the risk of premature death and sickness from pollution, smoking, road crashes and "lifestyle" ailments is worse than before.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:49
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[Asia, China] Law revision to further limit tobacco ads

The planned revision of the Advertising Law will ban online media promotions and outdoor advertisements of tobacco, an anti-tobacco activist said. Xu Guihua, deputy director of the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, made the remarks at a seminar on
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 26, 2014 13:43
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[China] America Doesn't Smoke Much Anymore. So How Is The Zippo Manufacturing Co. Having Its Best Years Ever?

thanks to a new, nonsmoking CEO, Greg Booth, who pushed the 82-year-old manufacturer’s legendary lighters at a younger audience and expanded business in China. New products–a (legitimately appealing) clothing line and camping gear–and its first retail sto
Forbes
added Aug 25, 2014 18:50
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[Asia] 1st LD: China mulls wider ban of tobacco ads

China's top legislature has begun reviewing a draft amendment to the 20-year-old Advertisement Law that aims to ban tobacco advertisements in more public venues and online. "Tobacco advertisements directly or indirectly transmitted via radio, film, telev
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 25, 2014 16:09
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[China] With cigars and crystal, Volvo makes eyes at Chinese rich

With headlights shaped like Thor's hammer and space for a humidity-controlled cigar case, Volvo's new cars are sporting luxury features and designer glitz to catch the eye of the booming Chinese market and shed their safe-but-dull skin.
Reuters
added Aug 19, 2014 00:40
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