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[Asia-pacific] Japan MOF panel urges govt to keep stake in Japan Tobacco for now

Aso's advisory panel urged the government on Monday to keep its stake in Japan Tobacco Inc for now, a move that would alter a plan to use revenue from share sales for funding the cost of post-earthquake reconstruction.
added Jun 22, 2015 20:43

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: KHIM: Adverse health effects of e-cigarettes

Ends) aerosol is not merely "water vapour", contrary to claims in the marketing for these products. Adverse health effects for third parties exposed to it cannot be ruled out, because the use of e-cigarettes leads to the emission of fine and ultra-fine i
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 20, 2015 22:49

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Shintanjin plant: KT&G's export hub

has transformed itself into a global corporate giant with a presence in 50 countries from a largely domestic-focused enterprise. The company has made inroads into the Middle East, Central Asia and other parts of the world over the years, becoming the wor
Korea Times (kr)
added Jun 20, 2015 21:24

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MOH bans new forms of tobacco products from Dec 15, 2015

"The ban is aimed at ensuring that the targeted emerging tobacco products do not gain a foothold or become entrenched in the Singapore market," said the Ministry in its statement. It is also intended to prevent such products from becoming "gateway" or "
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 16, 2015 06:36

[Asia-pacific] Investor-State Arbitration Foretaste of TPP: Philip Morris Asia vs. Australia; Who pays for medical costs?

The WTO Dispute Settlement Body has established dispute settlement panels at the requests of Ukraine (on 28 September 2012), Honduras (on 25 September 2013), Indonesia (on 26 March 2014), Dominican Republic (on 25 April 2014) and Cuba (on 25 April 2014)
Mining Awareness Plus (blog)
added Jun 15, 2015 17:12

[Asia-pacific] Breaking: House Delivers Stunning Blow to Obama's Trade Deal

The House narrowly voted in favor of passing the TPA legislation, 219-211, but not before House Democrats voted against a bill originally part of TPA legislation in the Senate. By voting against the Trade Adjustment Assistance bill, intended to compensat
Mother Jones Magazine
added Jun 12, 2015 16:07

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Singapore, USA] Secret trials no help to trade and highlight risks of TPP

The Singapore tribunal is hearing a case Philip Morris Asia is bringing against Australia under the 1993 investment agreement. ... The case is proceeding under a version of the Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) procedures that the US insists must b
Australian Financial Review (au)
added Jun 2, 2015 22:24

[Asia-pacific, USA] VIDEO: Elizabeth Warren Cites Hillary Clinton Quote Against The TPP

Tobacco giant Philip Morris went after Australia and Uruguay to stop their rules to cut smoking rates. Under TPP, corporations can use these channels to challenge rules right here in America.
RealClearPolitics (blog)
added May 19, 2015 19:23

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CAP wants M’sia to ditch TPP trade deal

Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) has demanded that Putrajaya pull out ... it can demand ...removal of Malaysia’s proposed safeguards for tobacco control measures as a condition of passing the TPP. (my)
added May 18, 2015 11:41

[Asia-pacific] Some TPP provisions opposed by Hillary Clinton

The policy position is contained in her book Hard Choices, and was said to have been confirmed to the Post by a spokesperson for her presidential campaign. Obama and congressional Democrats are said to be locked in a bitter public feud over the TPPA, a
Tobacco Reporter
added May 1, 2015 12:03
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