Headlines Tagged with China — 5,195 headlines found
[China] River of fire: Chinese waterway becomes so polluted it bursts into flame after lit cigarette is thrown into it
The flames shot up more than 16ft into the air and had to be extinguished by firemen in the city of Wenzhou in Zhejiang province.
Mar 6, 2014 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 7, 2014 13:38
Professor Lam Tai-hing was speaking after a new study, published yesterday, showed that second-hand smoke can make children prone to heart attacks and strokes later in life, in addition to other known risks such as lung cancer, middle-ear disease and res
Mar 6, 2014 South China Morning Post
added Mar 6, 2014 02:29
The upcoming annual sessions of the National People's Congress and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference should be smoke-free, according to deputies and political advisers. "I am still confident that this year will be different," said W
Mar 1, 2014 Ecns.cn (cn)
added Mar 1, 2014 17:42
Smoking is on course to kill 100m Chinese people this century. Will the latest anti-smoking policies curb it?
Feb 28, 2014 The Economist
added Feb 28, 2014 04:47
[Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia] Study: Most children in 6 countries know little of smoking warnings
Most children interviewed in Brazil, China, India, Nigeria, Pakistan and Russia knew little about cigarette health warning labels ... only 38 percent of 2,423 5- and 6-year-old children in the six countries studied had any awareness of warning labels curr
Feb 27, 2014 UPI
added Feb 28, 2014 04:44
A pair of tobacco industry manufacturers from southern China are preparing to challenge the Chinese government's powerful tobacco monopoly and change the way the nation smokes. Their weapon of choice? The country's first brand of electronic cigarettes.
Feb 26, 2014 thestreet.com
added Feb 26, 2014 14:26
Health council disappointed as price of average pack of cigarettes climbs 'only' HK$4 to HK$54
Feb 26, 2014 South China Morning Post
added Feb 26, 2014 14:10
Figures released in Havana yesterday by Habanos – the Cuban-Spanish joint venture partly owned by Imperial Tobacco - showed an 8 per cent surge in the company’s global sales, of which the strongest gains were achieved in China.
Feb 26, 2014 Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2014 11:49
Smoking-related thoughts and microbehaviours, and their predictive power for quitting: findings from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) China Survey
Like in the West, microindicators of concern about smoking were positively associated with subsequent quit attempts, but unlike in the West, they were largely unrelated to sustained abstinence.
Feb 25, 2014 Tobacco Control
added Mar 3, 2014 13:05
The WHO official's remarks come as the world's largest consumer of cigarettes steps up its efforts to weed out a pervasive and destructive habit. China has adopted several anti-tobacco measures in recent months, sparking new hope for global health organi
Feb 25, 2014 Reuters
added Feb 27, 2014 12:27