Headlines Tagged with Taiwan — 522 headlines found
The Executive Yuan should revoke the operating license for a massive new Japanese-owned tobacco factory, anti-smoking advocates said yesterday, blasting the government for approving the investment and providing subsidies. “We do not want Taiwan to become
Aug 5, 2016 Taipei Times (tw)
added Aug 5, 2016 13:02
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- 7-Eleven was the top violator among all convenience stores last year in selling cigarettes to minors, according to the results of a Consumers' Foundation investigation released Thursday.
May 19, 2016 The China Post (tw)
added May 19, 2016 21:33
all e-cigarette liquids it tested contained formaldehyde and 90.3 percent contained acetaldehyde, leading the Health Promotion Administration (HPA) to say it would work toward regulating e-cigarettes along with tobacco products.
May 16, 2016 Taipei Times (tw)
added May 16, 2016 17:39
A health foundation yesterday said that there is no clear evidence that smoking electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) can help people quit smoking, but might even extend the time that smokers take to quit. The John Tung Foundation, a non-governmental orga
May 2, 2016 Taipei Times (tw)
added May 1, 2016 17:42
policy aimed at encouraging people to report smokers found to be in breach of regulations would create a “fearful” social atmosphere akin to that of the Martial Law era, when the public were encouraged to report on possible Chinese spies, a protester said
Apr 7, 2016 Taipei Times (tw)
added Apr 7, 2016 20:00
Taiwan recorded a smoking rate of 17.1 percent in 2015, up slightly from 16.4 percent in 2014 and marking the first year-on-year increase in seven years, the Health Promotion Administration (HPA) said Friday. The figure translates into a smoking populati
Jan 8, 2016 The China Post (tw)
added Jan 8, 2016 21:40
The New Taipei District Court ruled Monday that a man and his son should pay NT$24,900 (US$753) to a woman for letting the smell of the smoke of their cigarettes spiral up to their neighbor's apartment. The woman, surnamed Chen, filed a suit in court sta
Jan 5, 2016 The China Post (tw)
added Jan 4, 2016 19:05
On the eve of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Day, civic health groups, artists and physicians yesterday said that it is not too late to quit smoking.
Nov 17, 2015 Taipei Times (tw)
added Nov 18, 2015 00:09
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