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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Open Letter to Dr. Gary Johns and ITIC

The letter you wrote on behalf of ITIC contains false accusations against SEATCA, disparaging remarks about the World Health Organization (WHO)/ Framework Convention Secretariat (FCS), misinterpretations of facts and law, particularly of Article 5.3 of th
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Jun 22, 2016 13:52
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH calls for full enforcement of smoke-free school

strongly reminded partner agencies, schools, universities, colleges, and parents to religiously enforce a 100 percent smoke-free school facilities in observance of June as “No Smoking Month.” In a program held at Rizal High School in Pasig, the DOH led t
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added Jun 21, 2016 16:06
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] PANDAYA: Rejecting tobacco pact, govt must empower farmers, enforce laws

on Tuesday, the President proved that people had hung their hopes too high when he announced his refusal to ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) because his administration had not yet carefully considered the fate of the millions of p
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 19, 2016 16:27
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] Tobacco-control group: smoking lounges cannot fully prevent harm

Joy Choi, claimed yesterday that she does not believe smoking lounges inside local casinos can prevent second-hand smoke, according to local broadcaster TDM Radio. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a press briefing, the association director said t
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:49
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tobacco firms take a hit

LOCAL tobacco players have been hit hard by the 36% excise duty hike last November, with many lamenting that the move taken by Government was not done in a “fair” manner. And should they be imposed with another round of tax hike later this year, more pa
The Star (my)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:45
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Kim's £28m fag addiction: North Korea chubby tyrant splashes cash on cigarettes and cigars

The dumpy leader ordered his minions to empty the coffers of £28million for fags from China and Singapore and £700,000 went on fine cigars and cigarillos. The 33-year-old politician also forked out £88,000 on second-hand machinery to roll rough home-grow
Daily Star (uk)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:26
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[Asia-pacific] Vietnamese fined for smoking on Qatar Airways flight

Vietnam aviation authorities Friday fined a Vietnamese passenger VND4 million (US$180) for smoking on a Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Hanoi. Nguyen Trong Dan, 28, was found smoking in the toilet of the aircraft when it was landing in Bangkok Tuesday.
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:14
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Government loses RM2.5b tax revenue due to illicit cigarette trade, assemblyman sa

The illegal cigarette trade is causing the government to lose about RM2.5 billion in tax revenue last year, National Kenaf and Tobacco Board chairman Datuk Mohd Adhan Kechik said....based on information received from tobacco industry players.
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:56
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[Asia-pacific] FEATURE: Who is Winning Indonesia's Tobacco War?

“That is why the tobacco industry will try very hard to keep Indonesia under their control.” As Latif says, Indonesia is “already a battleground” between health campaigners and companies. “They are very concerned about the Indonesian market and they will
News Lens (hk)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:14
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Boost for tobacco brands as poll confirms consumers back fears over counterfeit impact of plain packaging

A nationwide survey carried out ...on behalf of the Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCSPGA), has found that 81% of Malaysians believe that plain packaging would make it easier for counterfeiters to produce fake tobacco p
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jun 16, 2016 19:32
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