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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTERS: DOES BEING IN A PRIVATE SPACE MEAN ONE CAN DO ANYTHING ONE WISHES TO? HOW CAN WE BALANCE HAVING FREEDOM AT HOME WITH BEING CONSIDERATE TO NEIGHBOURS?

If you aren't allowed to blast loud music out of your house at 2am, why are you allowed to smoke on your balcony, where the cigarette smoke goes all over your neighbourhood?
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 27, 2017 07:01
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Retail body says small packs can curb illicit cigarette trade

“We see smaller packs as a pragmatic measure that will move adult smokers away from buying illegal cigarettes,” said the Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association chairman, Ho Su Mong... “If there are smaller packs, they will be less
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 26, 2017 17:14
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lawmakers to discuss raising HNB tobacco consumption tax

Lawmakers are set to discuss increasing the individual consumption tax on heat-not-burn tobacco products Tuesday, raising questions about how changing taxes will affect consumer prices of heated tobacco sticks. “If the consumption tax on heated t
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 25, 2017 21:29
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Three million smokers around the world switch to IQOS, Philip Morris’ first commercialized heated tobacco product

Philip Morris Singapore Pte Ltd, an affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI) has just announced that approximately three million smokers have already switched to IQOS, its first heated tobacco product to be successfully commercialized, making a new
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Aug 25, 2017 02:28
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] MOO-JONG: Ban on smoking while walking

Walking with a lit cigarette and puffing on it is not just a nuisance but very unhealthy for non-smoking passers-by who have to smell the second-hand smoke. Worse is their signature tendency to flick the ash from their cigarettes indiscriminately and, m
Korea Times (kr)
added Aug 24, 2017 16:33
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco Targets Smoker-Heavy Zones

“We want to establish ourselves in markets like Brazil, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, and grow sustainably to strength our business foundations,” spokeswoman Kana Miyauchi said via phone Tuesday, when it announced its largest Asian deal yet: paying
Bloomberg News
added Aug 24, 2017 14:39
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines] Chinese cigarette smugglers keep Southeast Asia lit

China is the world’s biggest supplier of tobacco products and source of most contraband shipments that reach many of Southeast Asia's estimated 122 million smokers
Asia Times
added Aug 24, 2017 04:29
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Illegal cigarettes still in demand despite customs crackdown

The contraband cigarette market will continue to reap the benefits of the rising price in legally sold cigarettes, despite the increased enforcement by the customs department on the illicit trade. Taking into consideration the billions in lost revenue ow
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 23, 2017 15:21
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Health ministry rubbishes talk of ‘kiddie pack’ cigarettes

Minister Dr S Subramaniam said the ministry would not give approval for the sale of such packets as the law prohibits the sale of cigarettes in packs of less than 20 sticks. “The rumours of the ‘kiddie packs’ being sold are not true. The ministry has not
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 23, 2017 04:18
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco to buy Philippine cigarette maker Mighty for $936 million

said on Tuesday it would buy the Philippines' No. 2 cigarette maker Mighty Corp for about $936 million, its second large deal in Southeast Asia this month as it deepens its push into emerging markets.
Reuters
added Aug 22, 2017 20:09
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