Home > News > Nation
Thursday February 28, 2013 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Wednesday April 17, 2013 MYT 12:02:41 PM
by eileen ng
SUBANG JAYA: Penang has become the second state after Malacca to have smoke-free zones.
Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the ministry approved six areas to be gazetted as smoke free zones. They include reservoirs and recreational parks, including the Botanical Gardens.
These areas have been gazetted as smoke-free since October last year.
"I hope they'll apply for more historical sites to be smoke free," Liow said after launching the Blue Ribbon campaign at the Sunway Medical Centre here.
Under the Smoke Free Malacca programme, five areas in the state had been gazetted as smoke free zones since 2011
Tags / Keywords:
Nation, News, smoke free zones, Blue Ribbon campaign, Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, Health, Lifestyle
Don't just blow hot air - be strict on ruling, ministry urged
GE13: Time for the rakyat to choose wisely, say Cabinet ministers
Parents of dead infant can exercise rights to file a civil suit
Health Ministry to kick-off anti-obesity campaign nationwide
Live smoke-free life and be rewarded
Replica of B777 being built at Senai
Pembela claims neglect but Malacca museum says it doesn’t have permission to restore site
Japanese girl shines with 9As
Former cop stabbed to death after argument
Malaysians abroad share how they celebrate our local festivals
8 Incredible food and wine adventures you can do in Australia!
Principal’s mission and vision also contribute to SMK St Elizabeth’s success
Alibaba opens first US cloud centre, enters hotly contested market
Gwyneth Paltrow's conscious coupling with Juice Beauty
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Publications (M) Bhd (Co No 10894-D)