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[Honduras] Honduran cigar vendors visit Taiwan, eye Asian markets

A group of cigar vendors from Honduras, one of Taiwan's diplomatic allies in Central America, is now in Taiwan to assess business opportunities in the country while eying the island as a gateway to emerging Asian markets, including China.
Focus Taiwan
added Jul 22, 2012 20:04

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Kaohsiung takes heat for Japan Tobacco ties

Kaohsiung City Government has been accused of having illicit interactions with Japan Tobacco Inc., whereby city officials funded trips to JTI facilities using tax dollars from tobacco surcharges, the John Tung Foundation said yesterday. The John Tung Foun
The China Post (tw)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:39

[Taiwan] Complaints about tobacco hazard greatly increase, e-cigarettes blamed

has surged by some 50 percent to break the 1,000 mark in 2013, compared with the previous year, with most complaints involving electronic cigarettes, the Taipei-based John Tung Foundation said Saturday.
Focus Taiwan
added Jan 13, 2014 06:38

[Taiwan] Tobacco surcharge draws critics

A pro-smoker group and labor union representatives yesterday said the government may have been misappropriating and squandering money raised through the tobacco health and welfare surcharge on cigarette sales. Led by Taiwan Nicotianaspp Association for
Taipei Times (tw)
added May 17, 2013 10:58

[Taiwan] Women No.1 victims of second-hand smoke: official

Although the majority of women in Taiwan do not smoke, females are the biggest victims of second-hand smoke, the Bureau of Health Promotion said Thursday. "Typically, women are exposed to second-hand smoke from their fathers during childhood, from their
Focus Taiwan
added Aug 23, 2012 14:44

[Taiwan] Government plans to cut smoking rate

The government intends to reduce the number of smokers by half within nine years, an official said yesterday, referring to the successful implementation of stricter smoking regulations in January 2009.
Taipei Times (tw)
added May 31, 2012 13:21

[Taiwan] Smoking performance: Lady Gaga fined for lighting up Taipei stage

Lady Gaga lit up a cigarette during her performance, dismaying all those who have tried to convey to young people that the antisocial and lethal habit of smoking is not cool.
Want China Times (tw)
added May 21, 2012 18:53

[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, Taiwan] Cigarette warnings lack scare factor, experts say

The difference in the number of people who smoke in Taiwan (3 million) compared with Hong Kong (640,000) might be due to the difference in the sizes of warning labels on packaging, they said at the Tobacco Hazard and Prevention Forum for Cross-strait Loc
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:05

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Cigarette tax hike takes effect June 20th

Ministery of Finance announced Thursday that the price of cigarettes will increase by NT$20 (US$0.6) per pack starting on June 20th, after the Legislature passed the third and final reading of an amendment to the Tobacco and Alcohol Tax.
Taiwan News (tw)
added May 11, 2017 19:25

[Asia-pacific, China, Singapore, Taiwan] Colour Run to continue in S'pore

Also, there would be a prescribed gap between the stage and the public, and smoking would be prohibited in the festival area, said the US-based global sports, entertainment and media firm.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 1, 2015 21:53
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