Headlines Tagged with Taiwan — 527 headlines found
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
yesterday floated the idea of increasing the tobacco health and welfare surcharge by NT$20 per pack, but added the department would make further evaluations before coming to a final decision. Chiu made his remarks during an interview with the Chinese-lan
Aug 12, 2012 Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 11, 2012 14:41
A group of cigar vendors from Honduras, one of Taiwan's diplomatic allies in Central America, is now in Taiwan to assess business opportunities in the country while eying the island as a gateway to emerging Asian markets, including China.
Jul 21, 2012 Focus Taiwan
added Jul 22, 2012 20:04
A Yunlin County councilor was found guilty and had his civil rights suspended by the Yunlin District Court on Friday for refusing to stop smoking in a coffee shop, and instead pushing and threatening a policewoman called to deal with the matter.
Jun 24, 2012 Taipei Times (tw)
added Jun 24, 2012 08:37
The government intends to reduce the number of smokers by half within nine years, an official said yesterday, referring to the successful implementation of stricter smoking regulations in January 2009.
Jun 1, 2012 Taipei Times (tw)
added May 31, 2012 13:21