Headlines Tagged with Taiwan — 524 headlines found
More than 70% of foreign visitors to Taiwan presented with fines for smoking in no-smoking areas have paid up even though they are not legally binding, officials of the Taipei City Department of Environmental Protection said Tuesday. Department statisti
Oct 21, 2015 Want China Times (tw)
added Oct 21, 2015 13:30
The John Tung Foundation has filed a petition to Japan's finance and foreign affairs ministries over concerns about the damage a Japanese tobacco company, which plans to set up a factory in Taiwan, may bring to the Taiwanese people.
Oct 13, 2015 The China Post (tw)
added Oct 12, 2015 20:12
A group of anti-tobacco activists filed a complaint with the Control Yuan on Monday, accusing three Cabinet agencies of dereliction of duty and legal violations after allowing an international tobacco producer to build a factory in Taiwan.
Aug 18, 2015 Focus Taiwan
added Aug 18, 2015 15:20
Kaohsiung City Government has been accused of having illicit interactions with Japan Tobacco Inc., whereby city officials funded trips to JTI facilities using tax dollars from tobacco surcharges, the John Tung Foundation said yesterday. The John Tung Foun
Aug 13, 2015 The China Post (tw)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:39
will invest a total of over US$300 million to set up a plant in the Tainan Technological Industrial Park, which is expected to be operational in February 2016. It is considered a major investment project, but the John Tung Foundation called a news confer
Jul 19, 2015 Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:41
Also, there would be a prescribed gap between the stage and the public, and smoking would be prohibited in the festival area, said the US-based global sports, entertainment and media firm.
Jul 2, 2015 Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 1, 2015 21:53
Female Taiwan pool party fireball victim, 20, becomes the first to die from burns after explosion left 500 people seriously injured
stage lighting or cigarettes could have ignited the corn starch. When asked by reporters why people had been allowed to smoke at the event, Color Play Asia's Lu said: 'There were too many people smoking at the scene, there was just no way to stop it.'
Jun 29, 2015 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2015 12:12
The event organizers said on their Facebook page that they used a mixture of cornstarch and food coloring to make the powder. They prepared as much as three tons of it, which may have been ignited by a cigarette, lighting, sound equipment or another elec
Jun 29, 2015 New York Times
added Jun 29, 2015 09:40
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
Current laws on both sides of the Taiwan Strait restrict tobacco advertising, but... Laws in mainland China forbid tobacco companies from advertising through five types of media and four kinds of location, but tobacco ads printed on facial tissues and sh
Jun 11, 2015 Want China Times (tw)
added Jun 15, 2015 17:21