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[China] VIDEO: Watch: Western man refuses to stop smoking on Beijing subway; hurls abuse at offended passengers

The footage shows the man, who appears to be in his 20s and speaks English with a European accent, holding a lit cigarette as he exchanges expletives with an adversary who, from off camera, is heard advising him to “go back to your country”. The smoker
New Straits Times (my)
added Mar 17, 2018 14:49
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[China] Beijing subway passengers in foul-mouthed row over foreigner smoking on train

A foreign man who got into a foul-mouthed slanging match with fellow passengers on a Beijing subway train after refusing to put out his cigarette is likely to face a police investigation, according to local media reports.
South China Morning Post
added Mar 17, 2018 14:44
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[UK] The truth behind our darkest days: The Munich Air Disaster, the Zeebrugge ferry sinking... a new series hosted by James Nesbitt investigates the real stories – and scapegoats – of tragedies that have shaped our nation

. I was living in London as a drama student at the time of the King's Cross fire [caused by a lit match falling on a wooden escalator], and I remember riding those flammable wooden escalators at a time when smoking was still allowed on the Underground.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 10, 2018 20:42
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[China] 'Drunk' foreign passenger launches foul-mouthed rant on Chinese subway after being caught smoking in carriage against the law

Mobile phone footage emerged showing the foreigner swearing in foul language to a few Chinese commuters as he was told not to smoke in the carriage. His cigarette got snatched away by one passenger as subway station workers arrived to settle the dispute
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:50
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[New York] Shocking moment a man jumps onto subway tracks, then starts smoking as the train passes over him before emerging completely unharmed and trying to walk away

A deranged man delayed a New York City train Monday morning by smoking a cigarette underneath it. Shocking cell phone footage shows the moment several commuters witnessed the man's antics under a B train that as it pulled into Grand Street in Manhattan
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 1, 2018 23:39
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KNAUSGAARD: A Literary Road Trip Into the Heart of Russia

I desperately wanted a cigarette. Brown said it was against the law to smoke on the train... When the interview was over, I headed down the corridor to the tiny space between the carriages for a smoke. As I opened the door I felt a hand on my shoulder. I
New York Times
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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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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[Switzerland] Swiss Rail to test smoke-free train stations and platforms

will experiment with smoking restrictions at various train stations in response to customer complaints about second-hand smoke and cigarette butts on platforms impacting on comfort.
Le News (ch)
added Nov 3, 2017 01:57
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[Australia] Smokers to butt out at bus stops

All Canberra’s public transport stations, bus stops and train stations became smoke-free on 1 October, with smoking and vaping prohibited following changes to the Territory’s Smoke-Free Public Places Act 2003. Transport Canberra said smoking was banned
PSNews.com.au (au)
added Oct 6, 2017 03:38
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[Asia, China] Ban on smoking in public places includes trains ($$)

China prohibited smoking in public places in 2006. But the ban is not effectively enforced to prevent people from smoking in public places. Ban on smoking in public places includes trains
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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