Headlines Tagged with Taiwan — 531 headlines found
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
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
Aug 23, 2012 Focus Taiwan
added Aug 23, 2012 14:44
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
Lin Li-ching, an executive at the John Tung Foundation, said yesterday that Taiwan is losing the battle over tobacco controls and reducing the number of smokers mainly because the government has not increased the tobacco tax for 25 years.
Aug 13, 2012 The China Post (tw)
added Aug 12, 2012 16:50