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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-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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[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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[Asia, China, Singapore] The 54-year-old who ran a marathon four years after a quadruple bypass

Mr Hoon picked up smoking at the age of 17, starting off as a casual smoker. But he stopped... When he moved to China for work, however, smoking became a heavy habit because “everybody smoked” there and cigarettes were “so cheap”.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:53
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[China, UK] One million fake Lambert and Butler cigarettes smuggled into Manchester Airport

The fake Lambert and Butler cigarettes, which would have cheated the authorities of nearly £400,000 in tax, was intercepted at Manchester Airport
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:07
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[China] Schoolgirls are detained for brutally slapping and kicking their classmate in the head after she told teachers they were smoking at school

The three female pupils from Ningde County, Jiangxi Province, were allegedly enraged after the victim reported to their teacher that they had been smoking in school, according to Chinese media. They ganged up with four other female pupils from the same
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 15:58
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[Asia, China] Anti-smoking groups take fight online

Four GIFs designed to discourage smoking were jointly released on the official Sina Weibo accounts of five anti-tobacco groups recently. "The GIFs are designed to encourage Tencent to remove the smoking emoji from WeChat," said Xu Jianshu, director of t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
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[Asia, China] Court holds hearing for passenger suing railway authority over smoking

A female passenger has sued a local railway authority for allowing passengers to smoke on trains, and a railway transport court held a hearing Wednesday on the case. The Beijing Railway Transport Court held the hearing for a female passenger surnamed Li
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2017 18:26
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