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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco nears final deal for Philippines' Mighty

The deal would be JT's third-largest in the cigarette business in the past decade, trailing only the more than 2 trillion yen ($18 billion) purchase of British-based Gallaher Group and the acquisition of non-U.S. rights to a Reynolds American brand for a
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:00
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Police vows to strictly enforce EO 26

Smokers across Central Visayas will have to take the smoking ban seriously as police authorities in the region intend to fully implement the President’s new order beginning tomorrow (Sunday), July 23. Police Regional Office (PRO-7) director Chief Supt.
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Jul 21, 2017 23:31
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Price of IQOS HEETS may go up

The price of Phillip Morris's IQOS HEETS may rise here, following the government's decision to impose a higher tax on heat-not-burn (HNB) cigarettes. This move will also weigh on [BAT], given the firm also plans to launch its HNB glo cigarettes Aug. 10.
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 21, 2017 17:44
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[Asia-pacific] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Malaysia posts qtrly net profit 144.1 million rgt

Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 18:51
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines to accept Mighty Corp's $69-million initial payment of unpaid tax

The Philippines on Thursday said it would accept the first 3.5-billion-peso ($69-million) installment of Mighty Corp's hefty unpaid tax bill, but had not settled arrears with the cigarette maker sought to be acquired by Japan Tobacco Inc.
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 18:51
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore: Tobacco display ban to take effect on Aug 1 as grace period ends

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Tuesday that the ban on displaying cigarettes and other tobacco products in stores will take effect on Aug 1, after a one-year grace period. In a press release, the authorities said that the retailers must ke
IBT - International Business Times
added Jul 20, 2017 04:12
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[Asia-pacific] Doctors could help smokers in Japan quit online under health ministry plan

The proposal would allow doctors to consult patients via personal computers or smartphones to help them quit smoking, as long as the consultation uses accepted information communications technology and is offered through trusted organizations such as cor
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jul 20, 2017 00:55
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Excise-tax reforms should not kill Ilocos tobacco production

Tobacco farmers in the province of Ilocos Norte were to persist in tobacco farming no matter the challenges of higher excise tax and the graphic health warning on cigarette packs, as demand continues to rise, according to Batac City Mayor Albert D. Chua
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:55
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging law a threat to local tobacco industry

HLIB Research said Phillip Morris Asia Ltd's failure to get the Plain Packaging Law overturned at the permanent court of arbitration, is a negative to the local tobacco industry. While the research house expects the pie of smokers within the legal tobacc
Sun Daily (my)
added Jul 18, 2017 22:52
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: Crack down on inconsiderate smoking neighbours

I am one of the HDB dwellers who have been exposed to second-hand smoke from neighbours living in the flat below. In my case, the family of three are all chain smokers and, on weekends, they would invite their friends, who are also smokers.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:56
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