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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] JACINTO-LOPEZ: Light a fire or not?

Baldrige, an American etiquette expert and PR practitioner who served as Jackie Kennedy’s social secretary in the White House, gave this smoking etiquette: “If you don’t like smoking in your house, warn guests. At the moment of extending the invitation,
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 16, 2016 23:41
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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-pacific] Indonesian Tobacco Import Restrictions May Cause Havoc

The notion of a 20% import limitation on the total requirements of the tobacco industry, a 60% import duty for imported tobacco, and a triple excise on cigarettes that utilize imported tobacco is seen as lethal by the industry.
ACN Newswire (Asia Corporate News Network)
added Feb 16, 2016 13:27
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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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[Asia-pacific] Philippines probes $126m in cigarette tax losses

Today-almost one year into the effectivity of the Sin Tax Reform Law - their warnings have proved almost prescient. Information provided by the country's largest tobacco manufacturer showed that the government may have lost as much as P4.4 billion (S$12
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 2, 2013 15:46
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[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
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar seeks zero-duty access for tobacco products

Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 28, 2009 00:00
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[Asia-pacific] Thailand plans to ban products that promote nicotine use

E-cigarettes are banned in Thailand but its Parlia­ment will table a new law seeking to prohibit all products that promote nicotine use, said a Thai official. A member of the Thai Health Professional Alliance against Tobacco (ThPAT) Dr Suthat Rungruang­h
The Star (my)
added Dec 8, 2015 21:44
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea: New year sees cigarette price hike

Tobacco sales have fallen sharply in South Korea after the price of cigarettes nearly doubled on New Year's Day, it's reported. Last year, the country's parliament approved an 80% increase in the price of cigarettes, from 2,500 won ($2.25; £1.47) per p
BBC Online
added Jan 5, 2015 23:07
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