Headlines Tagged with Asia-pacific — 2,197 headlines found
[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Illegal 25-stick packs have entered the market, says coffeeshop proprietors body
According to the Malaysia-Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors General Association (MSCSPGA), these large packs have been gaining smokers in the market which may mean that smokers of illegal cigarettes are now smoking more than what they are used to.
Sep 25, 2017 The Edge (my)
added Sep 26, 2017 16:09
[Asia-pacific, Singapore] NEA extends smoking ban to affect universities, trishaws and private-hire cars
From Oct 1 onwards, smoking will no longer be allowed at the compounds of autonomous universities and private education institutes. The same goes for private-hire cars (but only when its being used to chauffeur people around), trishaws and excursion buses
Sep 25, 2017 Coconuts Media (hk)
added Sep 26, 2017 14:59
National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM) president Dr Saunthari Somasundaram says any cigarette pack that contains fewer than 20 sticks, packaged attractively, cheap and displayed prominently will attract people to pick up smoking, especially the young.
Sep 23, 2017 New Straits Times (my)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:34
[Asia-pacific] Malaysian NGOs submit petition against proposed reintroduction of kiddie cigarette packs
Experts say the high tax and ongoing anti-smoking campaigns championed by Malaysia's Health Ministry will fail if the public, especially youngsters, have easy access to the 10-stick "kiddie pack".
Sep 20, 2017 TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 20, 2017 14:35
In 2016, Alorica reportedly opened thousands of positions in its customer engagement centers in the Philippines... In Ilocos Norte, the Centennial Arena’s facade has practically become a “smoking center.”... If smoking and vaping are allowed in this area
Sep 19, 2017 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 19, 2017 01:51
We, the Malaysian Women’s Action for Tobacco Control & Health (MyWATCH), on behalf of women, children and families, wish to tell the tobacco companies to stop bullying the Government and the Malaysian people. Kiddie packs are banned – keep it that way.
Sep 18, 2017 The Star (my)
added Sep 18, 2017 04:53
(FCTC) Youth Movement supports govenrment plan to raise cigarettes tax in 2018. Spokesperson of the FCTC Youth Movement Margianta SJD said that in terms of state revenue, this plan could have a good impact as the prices of cigarettes increase.
Sep 17, 2017 Netral English--People’s Reflection (id)
added Sep 18, 2017 05:06
Self-regulation, adherence to high manufacturing standards and quality of imported products are key factors in the success of the e-cigarette industry in the Philippines, representatives of the Philippine vaping community told their counterparts in India
Sep 16, 2017 Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 18, 2017 22:56
statistics from January to August this year showed that two 12-year-olds, three 13-year-olds and 16 14-year-olds were caught under the offence.... Also during the same period, a high of 24 15-year-olds and twelve 16-year-olds were recorded under the offen
Sep 16, 2017 Borneo Bulletin (bn)
added Sep 17, 2017 20:23
City Commission of Kuching North (DBKU) will designate more smoke-free zones in areas under its jurisdiction. DBKU announced this in a statement yesterday following its participation in the recent Asia Pacific Cities Alliance for Tobacco Control (AP-CAT)
Sep 15, 2017 Borneo Post (my)
added Sep 15, 2017 02:17