Headlines Tagged with Taiwan — 527 headlines found
People carrying more than the permitted amount of cigarettes and alcohol when they fly into Taiwan no longer face the possibility of a prison sentence, according to a story in the Taiwanese edition of The China Post.
Jan 7, 2013 Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 8, 2013 04:51
People carrying more cigarettes and alcohol than allowed into the country at airports are exempt from prison sentences, starting from yesterday, but are subject to a fine and confiscation.
Jan 2, 2013 The China Post (tw)
added Jan 3, 2013 04:57
Having a high susceptibility to certain types of DNA damage caused by tobacco smoking could significantly increase the risk for oral cancer, show results of a Taiwanese study.
Dec 28, 2012 News-Medical.net
added Dec 28, 2012 13:41
The Bureau of Health Promotion said yesterday that its latest quit smoking program has been successful and estimated the percentage of smokers in the country will drop from 20 percent to 10 percent by 2020.
Dec 15, 2012 Taipei Times (tw)
added Dec 14, 2012 13:46
Hsiung Chao, head of the Institute of Population Health Sciences of Taiwan's National Health Research Institutes (NHRI), explained that the research conducted by scientists from Taiwan, the United States, China, Japan, South Korea and the Netherlands ide
Nov 27, 2012 Focus Taiwan
added Nov 27, 2012 12:38
Sixty-five tertiary schools in Taiwan have banned smoking on their campuses as part of an effort to make colleges smoke-free, a Ministry of Education (MOE) official said yesterday.
Nov 21, 2012 The China Post (tw)
added Nov 21, 2012 04:05
Sidewalks around Taipei City Hall station are now strictly non-smoking, to prevent passers-by from inhaling second-hand smoke, the city government’s Department of Health said yesterday. The transfer station is a multi-story building housing an MRT stat
Nov 2, 2012 Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 1, 2012 20:22
Lee Jang-ming, chief of Thoracic Surgery Division at the Taipei hospital, said the death rate of male esophageal cancer sufferers in Taiwan is rising, reflecting the increasing consumption of betel nuts. . . . Therefore, people that eat betel nuts and
Oct 20, 2012 Focus Taiwan
added Oct 21, 2012 15:14
Performers on the stage of the National Theatre and Concert Hall in Taiwan have, for the first time in the 25 years since the establishment of the venue, been fined for smoking on stage.
Oct 8, 2012 Want China Times (tw)
added Oct 8, 2012 04:02
a theatergoer in Taipei, bothered by cigarette smoking on stage at the National Theater in the heart of our not-so-beloved city, filed a complaint with our municipal health bureau more than four months ago. . . . A couple of minutes you're exposed to ci
Oct 8, 2012 The China Post (tw)
added Oct 8, 2012 02:25