Headlines Tagged with Japan — 1,752 headlines found
While Dr. Yamaya told Decoded Science that she suspects that PTSE may trigger respiratory disease, the team was not able to determine whether it was the initiating factor in any of the animals in this study, as only dogs admitted to the Animal Medical Ce
Mar 10, 2014 Decoded Science
added Mar 10, 2014 12:43
Business establishments (but maybe not the people) may now breathe a little bit easier as Japan's Health Ministry has proposed lenient regulations on secondhand smoke. Revisions on the Industrial Safety and Health Act backed by the health ministry on Feb
Feb 21, 2014 Japan Daily Press (jp)
added Feb 21, 2014 13:15
Japan Tobacco Inc. has applied for government approval to raise cigarette prices in April in line with the consumption tax increase to 8 percent from the current 5 percent, according to the company.
Jan 31, 2014 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 31, 2014 14:46
A curious video uploaded to YouTube late last week has been raising eyebrows across Asia today, but perhaps not for the reasons it was originally shot. In it, we see a man smoking a cigarette on the subway in Taipei, mouthing off to those around him after
Dec 16, 2013 RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Dec 16, 2013 22:19
Specially designed colorful ashtrays were recently installed on the streets of Shimokitazawa in Tokyo’s Setagaya Ward in a bid to reduce litter and improve the smoking manners of visitors to the area.
Nov 18, 2013 Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Nov 18, 2013 14:27
Japan Tobacco Inc said it will close four domestic factories and seek 1,600 job cuts through voluntary retirements as tax hikes, tighter smoking rules and heightened health-consciousness in Japan's ageing society eat into demand.
Oct 30, 2013 Reuters
added Oct 30, 2013 14:11
Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) is cutting 1,600 jobs and closing four factories in the country as part of its plan to boost domestic competitiveness and profitability. The job cuts, or about 18 percent of the company’s workforce, will be made through a volun
Oct 30, 2013 Bloomberg News
added Oct 30, 2013 13:05
is cutting jobs and closing factories in its domestic market as it battles increasing taxation and regulation against a backdrop of ageing consumers. Although the cigarette maker’s Japanese business is profitable, the company on Wednesday said it would a
Oct 30, 2013 Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 30, 2013 13:03
Railway officials are touting their new high-speed magnetic levitated train, which are expected to begin operations in 2027, the first in the nation, as cutting the travel time so much that smokers can resist the need to light up. They'll have no choice,
Oct 19, 2013 Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 18, 2013 14:02
Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914.TO) and its rivals are considering hiking some cigarette prices by up to Y20 per pack from April 2014 to absorb the impact of a sales tax increase, local media reported Wednesday.
Oct 16, 2013 CBS MarketWatch
added Oct 16, 2013 08:16