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[Singapore] PM Lee attends Nee Soon South constituency event on smoking zones

Singapore is studying more ways to discourage people from smoking, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Sunday at a community event marking the set up of "designated smoking points" ... "We have been studying what the Australians are doing and I think w
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:53

[Singapore] JUNWEI: Raise legal smoking age by a year, every year

Any assertion of smoking being a right has no legal or philosophical basis. A right is usually linked to inherent human dignity as opposed to a political weapon used to achieve political ends. One way the Government can control smoking without a politic
TODAYonline (sg)
added Dec 30, 2014 13:55

[Singapore] Shisha ban kicks in on Friday: MOH

The ban on shisha in Singapore will take effect on Friday, 28 November, the Ministry of Health reminded the public on Thursday. “With effect from 28 November 2014, shisha will be banned in Singapore via the publication of the Prohibited Tobacco Products
added Nov 27, 2014 15:24

[Asia, Singapore] NEA patrols more than 90 smoking hotspots daily

National Environment Agency (NEA) booked 15,230 people for smoking offences between April last year and May this year, 9,228 of which were for smoking in newly prohibited areas....include common areas in residential buildings, sheltered walkways and bus s
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jul 7, 2014 10:49

[Singapore] A year's jail and $217000 fine for 78-year-old possessing duty-unpaid cigarettes

Sng told the judge in Hokkien: "I'm very old and I have many mental problems. I assure you that I'll not be coming back to court again." To which Judge Chay shot an immediate reply: "I hope so. At your age, you don't have 12 months to waste."
AsiaOne (sg)
added May 11, 2014 12:59

[Singapore] Spit, smoke, litter illegally? Soon, a volunteer might catch you

The authorities are looking to form a volunteer corps of individuals who will be empowered to fine offenders who litter, spit, urinate and smoke in prohibited places. Initially envisioned as an anti-litter volunteer corps — trained and given the same war
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 17, 2014 00:43

Cancer cases on the rise in Singapore

Cancer is on the rise in Singapore - especially those linked to bad habits associated with the modern lifestyle, including smoking and eating too much. According to the latest available figures from two years ago, 12,123 people were diagnosed with cance
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 4, 2014 14:40

[Singapore] Launch of first community-led smoke-free zone at Nee Soon South

To improve air quality in communal spaces, the first community-led smoke-free zone was launched at Nee Soon South on Sunday. The one-year initiative will cover the communal spaces in Nee Soon Zone South D including the Yishun Stadium, Sports Hall and Re
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 6, 2014 02:15

[Australia, Singapore] Secrecy surrounds Trans-Pacific Partnership talks

Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz wrote to each of the 12 participating nations warning that the deal and the secrecy surrounding it presented ''grave risks''. ... allow foreign corporations to sue sovereign governments. Tobacco company Phil
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Dec 9, 2013 15:24

[Singapore] Despite her sexy moves, S'pore contestant got KICKED OUT of pageant for ...

They say that Ms Houghton was asked to leave because of her smoking habit - something forbidden by the pageant as well as the hotel where the contestants stayed.
added Nov 30, 2013 00:33
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