Headlines Tagged with Taiwan — 524 headlines found
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
Anti-smoking activists yesterday blasted government bodies for sending lawmakers cigarettes as Mid-Autumn Festival gifts. The Tung Foundation said it is “absurd” that the Transportation Ministry's liaison officials to the Legislature use tax-payers' mone
Sep 27, 2012 The China Post (tw)
added Sep 27, 2012 08:34
Twenty per cent, or four million, of Taiwan's total population smokes and the island aims to cut that number by half over the next 10 years. Trained staff at the Taiwan Smokers' Helpline Center are around the clock to help anyone who wants to kick the sm
Sep 13, 2012 Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 16, 2012 21:58
“Typically, women are exposed to second-hand smoke from their fathers during childhood, from their husbands after marriage and from their sons when they get older,” said Chiu Shu-ti (邱淑媞), director-general of the bureau.
Aug 25, 2012 Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 24, 2012 15:12