Taipei urged to clamp down on heated tobacco shops

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The authorities have been called upon to enforce a crackdown on heated tobacco product (HTP) shops in Taipei, which some fear could have a detrimental effect on younger Ta...

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...

Vaping, HTP use on rise among youth as Taiwan mulls tightening controls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With an amendment to the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act being reviewed before its first reading, a new report sheds light on the number of young Taiwanese exposed to the h...

Belarus' Soviet-era economy still propped up by Moscow

Belarus is often described as having the last Soviet-era economy. A strong state-owned industrial and agriculture sector, inherited from the USSR, has allowed the country to almost eradicate poverty. ...

Ariston: Singapore's First-ever WiFi-enabled Smart Water Heater Now Complete with Full Range and Design to Fit Any Bathroom Design

Ariston smart water heater series with build-in WiFi features to enable easy and remote controls via Aqua Ariston Net App now comes in slim design Features such as water heater controls, shower-ready ...

Trump doesn't back down on wiretap accusation against Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump defiantly refused to back down from his explosive claim that Barack Obama wiretapped his phones, and sidestepped any blame for the White House decision to high...