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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 2017 Year In Review: Bringing back the buzz to Orchard Road

Shoppers can also look forward to Orchard Road going smoke-free soon. From next July, smoking in public areas will be allowed only at designated areas within the smoke-free zone.... Existing smoking corners at eateries in the precinct will also be banne
Straits Times (sg)
added Dec 25, 2017 21:19

[Asia-pacific] SmokeFreePH: Can the Philippines become a smoke-free country?

“In order for us to qualify if the entire country is already smoke-free is to see if every LGU (local government unit) is already complying with even the minimum requirements [based on the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco C
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:42

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Park visitors reminded to spend holidays litter and smoke-free

A toxic waste watchdog has batted anew for a litter and smoke-free celebration as parties and other merry-making activities abound during the holiday season. The EcoWaste Coalition issued its yearly call ahead of the festive holidays that are expected t
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] EcoWaste: Be responsible, keep parks clean and green

The pro-environment EcoWaste Coalition has called anew for litter and smoke-free celebrations and parties to welcome Christmas Day and the New Year next week.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:20

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] ‘Heated tobacco’ products aren’t e-cigarettes, says maker

Philip Morris (Thailand) managing director Gerald Margolis said on Friday that its product heats tobacco well below the point of combustion, rather than burning the tobacco. “This is different from e-cigarettes, which generate nicotine-containing aerosols
The Nation (th)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:18

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G exports to break W1tr in 2017

KT&G is expected to see record high exports in 2017 as it pushes ahead in foreign markets in pursuit of becoming one of the top four global tobacco companies by 2025. As of the end of the third quarter, KT&G had seen 802.5 billion won ($737.2 million) in
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 19, 2017 03:55

[Asia-pacific, Japan] National, Tokyo gov'ts split on indoor vaping ahead of 2020 Games

HNB products, in which users inhale vapor instead of smoke, are placed in the same category as paper-wrapped cigarettes under the Tobacco Business Act. Because of this, both HNB products and paper-wrapped cigarettes were subject to the original draft rev
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Do not fill Xmas parties with smoke, says NVAP

NVAP President Emer Rojas says members of hs group are hopeful smokers will allow their families and friends to fully enjoy the holiday season without being annoyed and worried over cigarette smoke. “Let us stop ourselves from smoking, especially when w
Manila Standard (ph)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:06

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ‘Have a cigarette smoke-free Christmas’

New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) President Emer Rojas said his group is hopeful that smokers will allow their families and friends to fully enjoy the Christmas season without being annoyed and worried over cigarette smoke. “Let us stop our
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 18, 2017 21:06

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ejercito to seek higher tobacco tax in TRAIN’s ‘Package 1B’

Ejercito indicated he need not wait for the Department of Finance’s (DOF) version of the second TRAIN bill to push passage of his earlier proposal providing upward adjustments in taxes imposed on tobacco and alcohol products, also known as “sin taxes.”
Business Mirror (ph)
added Dec 18, 2017 16:43
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