Pollution, smoking, roads, obesity kill 4.7m Chinese a year

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Pollution, smoking, roads, obesity kill 4.7m Chinese a year

Air pollution, smoking, obesity and accidents, especially on the road, kill at least 4.7 million Chinese a year and cost the country tens of billions of dollars, researchers said on Friday.

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WHO urges stiff regulatory curbs on e-cigarettes

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WHO urges stiff regulatory curbs on e-cigarettes

The World Health Organization (WHO) called for stiff regulation of electronic cigarettes as well as bans on indoor use, advertising and sales to minors, in the latest bid to control the booming new market.

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It’s trendy to smoke shisha in Vietnam

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It’s trendy to smoke shisha in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge - Shisha appeared for the first time in a bar in downtown Saigon more than four years ago. Since then, smoking shisha has become trendy among young people in big cities like Hanoi and HCM City.

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A flea market at the heart of HCM City

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A flea market at the heart of HCM City

(VOV) -Flea market goers can find a wide variety of antique bicycles, cars, musical instruments, silver cups, pots, or even pencils every Sunday near Cao Minh café at No Trang Long street, Binh Thanh district, Ho Chi Minh City.

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Philippine leader signs law for warnings on tobacco products

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Philippine leader signs law for warnings on tobacco products

Philippine President Benigno Aquino, who has been criticised for his own inability to quit smoking, has signed a law requiring tobacco companies to print graphic warning pictures on packets, his spokesman said Sunday.

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One in three Alzheimer's cases preventable, says research

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One in three Alzheimer's cases preventable, says research

One in three cases of Alzheimer's disease worldwide is preventable, according to research from the University of Cambridge.

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Northern, central provinces pledge smoke-free workplace

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Northern, central provinces pledge smoke-free workplace

Nine northern and central provinces on July 4 signed a joint commitment to building smoke-free workplace in a bid to curb ill effects of cigarette smoking.

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Northern, central provinces pledge smoke-free workplace

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Nine northern and central provinces on July 4 signed a joint commitment to building smoke-free workplace in a bid to curb ill effects of cigarette smoking.

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Bigger health warnings for Thai cigarette packs

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Bigger health warnings for Thai cigarette packs

Cigarette packs in Thailand will be 85 percent covered with graphic health warnings and a quit smoking hotline telephone number by September, the public health ministry said on Friday.

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Tobacco rep asks Vietnam to curb smuggling before raising taxes

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Tobacco rep asks Vietnam to curb smuggling before raising taxes

The Vietnam Tobacco Association (VTA) has asked the government to delay raising the excise tax on tobacco until smuggling is “considerably” reduced, news website VnEconomy reported on Wednesday.

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City plan stamps out smoking

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

In HCM City, 390 hotels and restaurants have become smoke-free zones as part of a municipal programme to create non-smoking environments in restaurants and hotels unveiled two years ago.

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 2/6

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Binh Duong remains attractive destination for FDI

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – June 1

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Breakfast @ Tuoitrenews – June 1

Tuoitrenews briefs you on some of the leading stories published today in Vietnamese media:

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Hanoi responds to World No Tobacco Day

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Hanoi responds to World No Tobacco Day

Hanoi agencies on May 31 signed a commitment with the municipal Health Department to prevent smoking in offices in response to World No Tobacco Day and National No Tobacco Week.

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Vietnam considers increasing tobacco tax

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The Ministry of Health has proposed increasing the special consumption tax on tobacco from the current 65 percent to 105 percent in 2015 to discourage smoking.

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