Headlines Tagged with Taiwan — 524 headlines found
A pedestrian zone surrounding the Chianti Plaza in Taipei’s Xinyi District has been designated as the city’s first non-smoking commercial district. The Taipei Department of Environmental Protection and the Taipei Department of Health yesterday jointly set
Sep 23, 2016 Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:38
The Executive Yuan should revoke the operating license for a massive new Japanese-owned tobacco factory, anti-smoking advocates said yesterday, blasting the government for approving the investment and providing subsidies. “We do not want Taiwan to become
Aug 5, 2016 Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:02
A health foundation yesterday said that there is no clear evidence that smoking electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) can help people quit smoking, but might even extend the time that smokers take to quit. The John Tung Foundation, a non-governmental orga
May 2, 2016 Taipei Times (tw)
added May 1, 2016 17:42
More than 400 people remain hospitalized, 200 in serious condition, Taipei police charges against Saturday's party organizer and two technicians for neglect. Police investigators inspect the stage area after an accidental explosion during a music concer
Jun 29, 2015 Indian Express
added Jun 29, 2015 09:30
Smoking will be banned on Crescent Bridge in New Taipei City starting on July 1, and the ban might apply to other pedestrian bridges citywide if the policy proves a success, the New Taipei City Public Health Department said.
Jun 6, 2015 Taipei Times (tw)
added Jun 5, 2015 13:45
however, said that the most direct cause of lung cancer is related to environmental factors such as air pollution and he urged the government to pay more attention to the problem.
Apr 14, 2015 Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:13
Tsai also reminded the public of the hazard posed by e-cigarettes, saying that e-cigarettes are still banned in Taiwan and should not be imported, produced or sold in the country.
Mar 4, 2015 Focus Taiwan
added Mar 10, 2015 16:39
New Taipei City’s Education Bureau has announced the purchase of 125 carbon monoxide test instruments...testing policy has been adopted with complete disregard for the human rights that students ought to enjoy in a nation where the rule of law prevails.
Sep 2, 2014 Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 2, 2014 10:12
starting April 1, 2014, when smoking at national parks and scenic areas will be banned outside of designated spots. Once the changes come into effect, violators will be subject to fines between NT$2,000 (US$68) and NT$10,000, the Health Promotion Adminis
Nov 18, 2013 The China Post (tw)
added Nov 18, 2013 14:32
[Asia] Impact of tobacco control policies on adolescent smoking: findings from the Global Youth Tobacco Survey in Taiwan
The comprehensive tobacco control programme introduced in Taiwan in 2009 was associated with a reduction in adolescent smoking, particularly among those in earlier stages of smoking and those who resided in non-city areas.
Jul 24, 2013 Addiction
added Aug 13, 2013 20:51