Headlines Tagged with Taiwan — 527 headlines found
The plan is biased against the poor because 80 percent of Taiwan's 4 million smokers are blue collar workers, said Chu Cheng-chi, the chairman of the Taiwan Nicotianaspp Association for Human Rights.
Aug 18, 2012 The China Post (tw)
added Aug 19, 2012 03:35
About 84 percent of Taiwan’s tobacco farmers have stopped growing the crop, the Council of Agriculture said on Friday, adding that farmers can apply for subsidies until the end of the year, when the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp (TTLC) is to stop purcha
Oct 4, 2017 Taipei Times (tw)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:54
[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Taiwan customs seized enough tobacco to make 1.46 million packs of cigarettes
Approximately 18.6 metric tons of smuggled tobacco was seized at the Port of Taichung in central Taiwan early this month, Taichung Customs said on Wednesday. Two cargo containers registered as carrying tobacco leaf waste imported from Vietnam were opened
Jun 22, 2017 The China Post (tw)
added Jun 22, 2017 16:01
Smokers are breathing a sigh of relief, while nonsmokers will be gasping for air now that a draft amendment to the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act has scrapped plans to ban smoking lounges in hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and cigar lounges, healt
May 17, 2017 Taiwan News (tw)
added May 17, 2017 16:05
price of cigarettes is set to increase by NT$20 (US$0.6) per pack later this year after the Legislature passed the third and final reading of an amendment to the Tobacco and Alcohol Tax on Friday, with the additional revenue to be earmarked for the count
Apr 21, 2017 The China Post (tw)
added Apr 21, 2017 20:38
A doctor said a 38-year-old woman who survived a heart attack that nearly killed her had an epiphany — that the nicotine and tar she inhaled by smoking more than 150,000 cigarettes over 20 years could have been a deciding factor in her illness.
Jan 20, 2015 Taipei Times (tw)
added Jan 20, 2015 23:13
Ministry of Health and Welfare’s Health Promotion Administration on Wednesday defended a ban on smoking in national parks set to take effect next year, saying that subjecting people to second-hand smoke was a violation of their basic human rights.
Nov 22, 2013 Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 22, 2013 00:27
That's the idea behind a new Bluetooth-ready fake tooth that works as an oral sensory system. Your mouth makes unique motions when it does everything from eating and drinking to smoking and speaking, and this device uses a tiny accelerometer to record tho
Jul 28, 2013 Gizmodo
added Jul 28, 2013 20:51
Taiwan’s government has mobilized domestic companies to come to the rescue. These include the state-owned Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor Company, which has agreed to pay Hsieh about $167,700 to endorse Taiwan Beer.
Jul 20, 2013 New York Times
added Jul 20, 2013 12:04
Women and children should be the main beneficiaries of a health and welfare surcharge levied on the sales of cigarettes, health promotion and child-protection groups, along with Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Alicia Wang (çŽ‹è‚²æ•), said on
May 26, 2013 Taipei Times (tw)
added May 26, 2013 01:42