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Letters 23 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Towards a smoke-free Malaysia Baru

A letter signed by DR JEFFREY ABU HASSAN, DATUK DR MUSA MOHD NORDIN, DR ZUL AZLIN RAZALI and DR ABDUL HALIM SIBGHATULLAH

Nation 17 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Coffee shop operators concerned about their business

PETALING JAYA: Anti-smoking advocates believe increasing cigarette prices will help combat smoking but coffee shop operators are concerned that the move may affect their business.

Letters 12 Oct 2018 | 12:00 AM

Buck stops on the head’s desk

FROM MUHAMMAD SHA’ANI ABDULLAH ,Mentakab, Pahang

Metro News 13 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Differing views on smoking ban

THE Health Ministry’s intention to gazette all open-air restaurants as no-smoking areas beginning December has received a resounding thumbs up from non-smokers .

Nation 08 Sep 2018 | 12:00 AM

Customers or secondhand smoke, groups have their say

PETALING JAYA: Restaurant owners want a few tables allocated for customers to smoke while anti-smoking groups want even more aggressive measures in reaction to a Health Ministry’s intention to gazette all open-air restaurants as no-smoking areas from December.

World 15 Aug 2018 | 11:40 PM

South Africa's parliament considers tougher anti-smoking bill

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A bill that would toughen anti-smoking legislation in South Africa has been submitted to parliament for review by lawmakers, a health ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, as a campaign against the proposed changes intensifies.

Other Sport 23 Jul 2018 | 4:58 PM

Olympics - Tokyo focuses on environment two years out from Olympics

TOKYO (Reuters) - With two years to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Japanese capital is hoping to use the Games as motivation to improve its environmental sustainability.

Wellness 18 Jul 2018 | 3:30 PM

Princess Dina Mired of Jordan wants to improve global cancer control in her new role

Princess Dina Mired of Jordan, president-elect of the Union for International Cancer Control, is determined to push for equity in cancer control worldwide.

AseanPlus News 28 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM

Tokyo gets tough on cigarettes

Tokyo: Tokyo’s city government passed strict new anti-smoking rules ahead of the 2020 Olympics, leapfrogging national legislation on lighting up that has been watered down after opposition from pro-smoking MPs.

Other Sport 27 Jun 2018 | 8:27 PM

Tokyo passes tough anti-smoking law ahead of 2020 Olympics

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo, Japan's capital and host of the 2020 Summer Olympics, passed a tough anti-smoking law on Wednesday that will effectively ban smoking in most of the city's bars and restaurants in the run-up to the games.