Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Asia-pacific 2,201 headlines found

17 Views

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Brunei, USA, Vietnam] US’s controversial TPP proposal is smoking gun for corporate agenda

Vietnam and other countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations face aggressive interference from Big Tobacco in the passage and implementation of public health policies, critics warn
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:44
17 Views

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Thailand to appeal after Philip Morris wins tobacco case

The Thai government plans to appeal a court victory by tobacco giant Philip Morris to keep larger health warnings off cigarette packets for sale in Thailand. The Central Administrative Court ruled last Friday to temporarily suspend a new health ministry
Reuters
added Aug 28, 2013 14:07
17 Views

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Thailand dragging feet on WTO order to remove unfair tobacco taxes, DTI says

The Philippines has expressed disappointment over Thailand's failure to comply with the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ruling on the latter's unfair tobacco taxes.
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 30, 2013 05:00
17 Views

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] Groups reject tobacco conference

A coalition of civil society groups under the collective banner MATA has called on the government to withdraw its support for the World Tobacco Asia (WTA) conference, slated for Sept. 19. The coalition, comprising the Indonesian Consumers Protection Fou
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 13, 2012 15:26
16 Views

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT challenges PMI in heated tobacco market with Glo

On Thursday, BAT announced through a press conference at The Four Seasons Seoul that it will be opening its first Glo flagship store in the Garosugil shopping district of Seoul on Sunday, kicking off its sales in Korea... Both Glo and IQOS are heated tob
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 10, 2017 17:00
16 Views

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea came up with a plan to cut down smoking. The opposite happened.

government launched an initiative to up the price of cigarettes...bump the average price of a pack of cigarettes...New no-smoking zones and required health warnings on labels would follow. Moon predicted that South Koreans would buy 34 percent fewer ciga
Washington Post
added Aug 2, 2016 15:01
16 Views

[Asia-pacific] GLOBAL TRADE AND CUSTOMS JOURNAL: Robert Ireland, 'The Trans-Pacific Partnership Tobacco Carve-Out Precedent' (2016)

the TPP tobacco carve-out is another in a growing list of legal and policy defeats for TTCs. This article summarises the state-TTC conflict that influenced and resulted in the TPP tobacco carve-out.
Wolters Kluwer
added Apr 18, 2016 03:08
16 Views

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Philip Morris International Inc. Could Face a $2.2 Billion Fine for Tax Evasion

It's unlikely that the Thai tax evasion and health warning cases will be resolved anytime soon. However, Philip Morris investors should understand why the company is engaged in so many legal battles worldwide as countries try to reduce their smoking rate
Motley Fool
added Jan 21, 2016 20:18
16 Views

[Asia-pacific] Obama faces TPP deal balancing act as Congress considers approval

Mitch McConnell, may also be jeopardised by the fact that the tobacco industry in his home state of Kentucky has been exempted ...“In the months ahead, the Senate will review TPP and determine if it meets the high standards Congress and the American peopl
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 5, 2015 23:38
16 Views

[Asia-pacific, Australia] Editorials: What doctors should know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

leaked documents show that an investor–state dispute settlement mechanism is being negotiated for the TPPA...A similar mechanism in another treaty enabled Philip Morris Asia to sue the Australian Government over plain tobacco packaging.
Medical Journal of Australia
added Mar 3, 2015 04:19
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines