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Nation 12 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Nicotine in schools

SCHOOLCHILDREN are using e-cigarettes (e-cigs) and vape. It is a fact.

AseanPlus News 10 Mar 2017 | 4:35 AM

Smoking paradise Japan tries to kick the habit

Tokyo (AFP) - Japan is moving to pass its strictest-ever smoking laws, but the country's powerful tobacco lobby wants to stub out measures that were adopted years ago by other developed nations.

Nation 05 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Survey sheds light on shocking truth about student smokers

PETALING JAYA: A 10-year-old in uniform takes a drag on his cigarette and the nicotine hits. For every five boys, there is one just like him, reveals the country’s first-of-its-kind study by the Health Ministry.

AseanPlus News 02 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Shanghai expands smoking ban

SHANGHAI: Shanghai widened its ban on public smoking as China’s biggest city steps up efforts to stub out the massive health threat despite conflicts of interest with the state-owned tobacco industry.

AseanPlus News 01 Mar 2017 | 6:23 AM

Shanghai expands public smoking ban

Shanghai (AFP) - Shanghai widened its ban on public smoking Wednesday as China's biggest city steps up efforts to stub out the massive health threat despite conflicts of interest with the state-owned tobacco industry.

World 12 Oct 2016 | 12:52 PM

Philippines set to roll out tough no-smoking law

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is set to sign a regulation this month banning smoking in public across Southeast Asia's second-most populous country, rolling out among the toughest anti-tobacco laws in the region.

Nation 02 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM

Groups want end to smoking in Malaysia by 2045

KUALA LUMPUR: Anti-smoking associations have made recommendations to the Health Ministry with the aim of stamping out smoking in the country by 2045.

Nation 03 Aug 2016 | 12:00 AM

Community service awaits errant smokers in Penang

GEORGE TOWN: Those caught smoking in the George Town World Heritage Site may have to do community service.

Nation 04 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

Ministry: Vaccination won’t be compulsory

KUALA LUMPUR: Vaccination will not be made compulsory and the Health Ministry will continue to use education to encourage immunisation, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam.

Nation 03 Jul 2016 | 7:14 AM

No mandatory vaccination, says Subra

KUALA LUMPUR: Vaccination will not be made mandatory and the Health Ministry will continue to use education to encourage it, said minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam.