Headlines Tagged with Asia-pacific — 2,303 headlines found
[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.
Mar 2, 2015 Medical Journal of Australia
added Mar 3, 2015 04:19
[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] UNION-BUSTING? | After CBA conclusion, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco fires 640 regular employees
After concluding a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the local union barely a month ago, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) has issued notices of termination to 640 regular employees in its Marikina plant citing decline in its market sha
Jan 14, 2015 InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:45
South Korea on Thursday proposed a steep 80 percent hike in cigarette prices to cut consumption in a nation with one of the world's highest male smoking rates.
Sep 11, 2014 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 11, 2014 11:06
All negotiating countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement must fully support Malaysia’s proposal to totally exclude tobacco from the trade pact, said the South-East Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca).
Feb 24, 2014 The Star (my)
added Feb 24, 2014 15:07
[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] DTI may demand compensation after Thailand drags feet on WTO tobacco tax ruling
(WTO) tomorrow will discuss Thailand's failure to comply with a ruling that found taxes it slapped on Philippine tobacco exports were unfair. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. last week told reporters that the
Oct 21, 2013 InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Oct 21, 2013 19:42
The government can meet its excise tax collection target, if not exceed it, as the drop in consumption is not as dramatic as projected, Japan Tobacco Inc. general manager Manos Koukourakis said over the weekend. Koukourakis cited that the cigarette prev
Aug 18, 2013 Manila Standard (ph)
added Aug 18, 2013 21:03
Representatives of 10 south and southeast Asian countries, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand and Sri Lanka, Friday sought a ban on smokeless forms of tobacco and called for introducing strong legislation for the purpose.
Jul 28, 2013 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 21:00
Civil society groups in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) yesterday launched a tobacco-use control campaign in a bid to curb smoking.
Jul 9, 2013 Business World (ph)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:40
[Asia-pacific, Canada, South America/Caribbean, USA] International trade law, plain packaging and tobacco industry political activity: the Trans-Pacific Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]
Tobacco companies are increasingly turning to trade and investment agreements to challenge measures aimed at reducing tobacco use. This study examines their efforts to influence the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a major trade and investment agreement w
Jun 20, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:26
The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance or SEATCA on Friday called on the governments of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to strictly ban all advertising, promotion, and sponsorship of tobacco products, as it claimed that there are loopholes
May 18, 2013 Manila Standard (ph)
added May 17, 2013 23:12