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After silence strike, Myanmar protests again met with force

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Protesters against last month’s military takeover in Myanmar returned to the streets in large numbers Thursday, a day after staging a “silence strike” in which people were urged...

Myanmar coup unites ethnic minorities and pro-democracy protesters

Three weeks after Myanmar's military coup, protests in cities around the country are growing larger than ever before and have spread to the capital cities of provinces with significant ethnic mino...

Smokers in Taiwan advised to keep social distancing during Lunar New Year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cigarette smokers are advised to maintain a social distance to avoid contracting the coronavirus in gatherings during the Lunar New Year. The traditional holiday is kno...

Cancer incidence continues to rise in Taiwan

The number of new cases of cancer in Taiwan has continued to climb, with 4,447 more people diagnosed in 2018 than in 2017, a Health Promotion Administration (HPA) official said Tuesday. A total of ...

Taiwanese woman pumping new life into Hollywood sounds

Movie theaters offer immersive cinema experiences that online streaming services simply cannot match, but that edge may be eroding because of an audio technology created by a Taiwanese woman. Iris ...

Betel nut use in Taiwan drops after vigorous campaign against oral cancer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has seen a significant reduction in betel nut use thanks to a government-led promotion campaign to prevent oral cancer, according to the country’s health auth...

Proposed law would let Taiwanese women get abortions without spouses' approval

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Health Promotion Administration (HPA) on Wednesday (Dec. 9) announced it will propose eliminating a law that requires women to receive permission from their s...

Taiwan mulls ban on flavored cigarettes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s health authorities are seeking to prohibit flavored tobacco products found to appeal to youths. Around four out of 10 juvenile smokers used flavored ciga...

Taiwan to raise smoking age to 20, tighten rules on vaping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The long-overdue amendment to Taiwan’s Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act will seek to raise the legal age for smoking to 20 and introduce restrictions on non-traditiona...

Number of young Taiwanese smoking rises for first time in 10 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The number of young people smoking rose for the first time in a decade last year, while the popularity of e-cigarettes rose by half, according to a report by the Ministry ...

New community nutrition program caters to Taiwan’s elderly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's Health Promotion Agency (HPA) of the Ministry of Health and Welfare launched the Community Nutrition Promotion Center on Aug. 26, as part of Taiwan's new ...

More older infertile women opt for artificial means to give birth

Taipei, July 15 (CNA) Over 34,000 infertile women in Taiwan used assisted reproductive technology to try to give birth in 2016, with women aged 35 or over opting for the technology growing in number, ...

Dal cantiere navale Heerema in Angola ai compratori online: Troostwijk Auctions mette in vendita un'ampia gamma di attrezzature professionali per gli acquirenti online tramite vendita a tender e asta

AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--giu 13, 2018--La conclusione del progetto Kaombo ha portato alla vendita di parte dell’inventario e delle attrezzature di costruzione e sollevamento del cantiere navale HPA...

Troostwijk Auctions Brings Wide Range of Professional Equipment from Heerema Yard in Angola to Online Buyers via Tender and Auction

AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 13, 2018--Troostwijk Auctions organizes, in close cooperation with its partner in Angola, the sale of a wide selection of construction and lifting equipment from brands...

Troostwijk Auctions gibt Online-Käufern über Ausschreibung und Auktion Zugang zu professioneller Ausrüstung vom Heerema Yard in Angola

AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 13, 2018--Troostwijk Auctions organisiert in enger Zusammenarbeit mit seinem Partner in Angola den Verkauf einer breiten Palette an Baugeräten und Hebezeugen von Marken...