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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Activist Hedge Fund Profits in Private as Japan Tobacco Says No

Though it lost every proxy fight, the Children’s Investment Fund claims a list of wins. Japan Tobacco Inc. boosted its payout ratio and said it would exit its beverage businesses. The state sold some of its stake. Since May 2011, the month the fund says i
Bloomberg News
added Jun 21, 2015 17:09
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Thailand bans import of water pipes, electronic cigarettes

Thailand's Cabinet has approved a ban on the import of hookah-style water pipes and electronic cigarettes, copying a similar move by neighbouring Cambodia earlier this year. Deputy government spokesman Maj. Gen. Sansern Kaewkamnerd said Tuesday's decisio
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 14, 2014 12:27
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Tobacco Companies Make Their Move In Indonesia Before Regulations Hit

Brandchannel.com
added May 13, 2013 02:51
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[Asia-pacific] In Indonesia, Big Tobacco hasn't got a worry

health experts warn of a humanitarian disaster looming in poorer countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. ''They [cigarette companies] are just wilfully imposing a pandemic on developing countries,'' says Professor Mike Daube
The Age (au)
added Aug 25, 2012 23:29
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[Asia-pacific] Where the Marlboro man is still king

According to the latest Tobacco Atlas, . . . Pacific islanders are the world's heaviest smokers, with rates of 58 percent in Kiribati, 52.9 percent in Nauru, and 44 percent in Palau and Papua New Guinea.
Foreign Policy Magazine
added Aug 23, 2012 14:52
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G emerges as global cigarette maker

KT&G is rising as the world’s fifth-largest tobacco maker as its overseas sales recorded 46.5 billion cigarettes last year, exceeding domestic sales of 40.6 billion cigarettes for the first time. The firm’s super-slim and low-tar product Esse is recogn
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 25, 2016 13:39
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia faces fight over plain tobacco packaging

Malaysia’s government says it wants to emulate Australia -- the only country in the world that so far requires plain, generic packaging for cigarettes. The industry, some business groups and intellectual property advocates warn that the proposal could ba
China Central Television (CCTV) (cn)
added Mar 15, 2016 22:17
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Cigarette prices go up today

British American Tobacco Malaysia (BAT) is shocked over the 14 per cent increase of tobacco excise, describing it as "excessive". "Such a move will exacerbate the already high levels of illegal cigarettes in Malaysia," said managing director Stefano Clin
New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 29, 2013 20:48
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] ANALYSIS; Tobacco sector: Lighting up

we are beginning to see some light for next year. In the 2017 Draft State Budget (RAPBN), the government is budgeting only a 6 percent increase in tobacco excise revenue...the one-of-a-kind Marlboro kretek (clove cigarette) called Marlboro Filter Black.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 25, 2016 14:38
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco firms' influence in PH gov't among highest in SEA

With a score of 71, the Philippines ranks 3rd in the first-ever Tobacco Industry Interference Index released by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca). The Philippines follows Indonesia (78) and Malaysia (72). Following the Philippines ar
Rappler (ph)
added Feb 4, 2014 10:55
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