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[Asia, Taiwan] Japanese tobacco firm's plan to set up plant in Tainan creates controversy

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
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:41

[Asia-pacific, China, Singapore, Taiwan] Colour Run to continue in S'pore

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.
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.'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 29, 2015 12:12

Woman in Taiwan Dies Days After Being Burned in Water Park Blast

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
New York Times
added Jun 29, 2015 09:40

[Asia] VIDEO: Taiwan water park fire likely caused by cigarette butt

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
Indian Express (in)
added Jun 29, 2015 09:30

[Asia, China, Taiwan] No way to stop tobacco brands' derivative advertising

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
Want China Times (tw)
added Jun 15, 2015 17:21

[Asia, Taiwan] Crescent Bridge to have smoking ban

Smoking will be banned on Crescent Bridge in New Taipei City starting on July 1, and the ban might apply to other pedestrian bridges citywide if the policy proves a success, the New Taipei City Public Health Department said.
Taipei Times (tw)
added Jun 5, 2015 13:45

[Asia, China, Taiwan] Beijing ups cigarette tax 5-11 % to deter smoking in its largest market

AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 10, 2015 15:28

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] I-Mei decides to stop selling tobacco from April

I-Mei Food Co., one of Taiwan's largest food producers, confirmed Wednesday a news report that it will remove all tobacco products from its chain stores beginning early April. The company m
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:14

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Air pollution linked to rise in lung cancer cases: doctor

however, said that the most direct cause of lung cancer is related to environmental factors such as air pollution and he urged the government to pay more attention to the problem.
Focus Taiwan
added Apr 18, 2015 12:13
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