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[Asia-pacific] Hand-Rolled Clove Cigarette Industry of Indonesia in Trouble

Production of hand-rolled clove cigarettes (kretek) fell 30 percent...Considering more and more indoor spaces prohibit the consumption of tobacco-related products in Indonesia, people tend to purchase machine-rolled kretek because it takes less time to fi
Indonesia Investments (nl)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:38
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PMFTC looks to expand in Mindanao, says Agri chief

is eyeing to expand in Mindanao, seeing the area’s favorable climate conditions as viable for tobacco leaves cultivation, according to Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol. “They’re looking at Mindanao for expansion areas because of the favorable clima
Business World (ph)
added Jan 9, 2017 20:47
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Orchard ramps up fight against smoking

Designated smoking points are making their mark along the Orchard Road shopping belt, as the area inches towards becoming smoke-free. Last month, four white L-shaped markings were painted outside several shopping malls, demarcating a rectangular zone wi
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 8, 2017 22:01
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Black Nazarene devotees reminded that Rizal Park is a No Smoking, No Littering Zone

A group promoting a trash-less “Traslacion” has reminded the followers of the Black Nazarene to faithfully observe the “no smoking, no littering” of Rizal Park where the night-long vigil will take place on January 8. The EcoWaste Coalition, a waste and
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jan 8, 2017 23:57
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: MACKAY: Next chief executive should back annual tobacco tax hike in Hong Kong

Your editorial (“Preventive health care is an investment, not a burden”, January 1) has hit the nail on the head regarding the importance of, and investment in, prevention versus cure in Hong Kong.
South China Morning Post
added Jan 7, 2017 19:30
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Cigarette value-added tax raised to 9.1 percent

The government has pushed up the value-added tax (PPN) on cigarettes to 9.1 percent this year ...The Association of Indonesian Light Cigarette Producers (Gaprindo) has protested the new measure as the rise breaches the government’s agreement with industry
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 9, 2017 20:49
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Government mulls new anti-smoking measure

Health Ministry on Thursday proposed a ban...the revisions would eliminate a rule that allows for indoor smoking areas, by adding smoking rooms, bars, clubs and cigar lounges to the list of public spaces where smoking is not allowed. According to Luo, th
The China Post (tw)
added Jan 5, 2017 21:06
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Total smoking, e-cigarette ban in all public places: HPA

e Health Promotion Administration (HPA) announced today a proposed law to expand the recent ban on smoking in public places to bars, nightclubs, cigar lounges, and this will include e-cigarettes with violators subject to a fine of up to NT$10,000 (US$312)
Taiwan News (tw)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:18
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] CSC clarification

statement by the Civil Service Commission and the Department of Health The following statement clarifies the issues raised in various publications, including the Business Mirror, relative to the participation of the CSC Chairperson during the World Healt
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:11
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[Asia-pacific] Taiwan plans to expand smoking ban to bars, nightclubs

The law currently bans smoking at most public places, but permits it at cigar houses as well as bars and nightclubs that are open after 9 p.m. and exclusively to people above the age of 18. Smoking is also allowed in certain indoor areas of hotels, rest
Focus Taiwan
added Jan 5, 2017 21:08
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