Headlines Tagged with Australia and Oceania — 61 headlines found
Permanent Secretary for Education, Doctor Brij Lal has stressed this as he ordered the removal of a Designated Smoking Area sign-board at Suva Grammar School located in a ground opposite the main school office.
May 1, 2014 FijiVillage.com (fj)
added May 2, 2014 05:27
[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Indonesia to challenge Australia's plain-packaging tobacco laws at World Trade Organisation
Indonesia has won the right to seek a ruling by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Australia's tobacco plain-packaging laws. Trade sources said the WTO's disputes settlement body had agreed to set up an independent panel of trade and legal experts i
Mar 27, 2014 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 26, 2014 17:20
A recent study in Niue shows that the island could achieve its goal of being 'smoke-free' by 2025. Results published from a 2011 World Health Organisation survey highlights that smoking rates on Niue have fallen to just 11.6 per cent overall.
Jul 24, 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Jul 24, 2013 09:07
[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Australia Accepts Indonesia WTO Dispute On Tobacco Packaging; Calls For Five Disputes To Be Joined
Australia yesterday took the unusual move of agreeing to the first request by Indonesia to establish a World Trade Organization dispute panel against it. The ready acceptance of the panel request was an attempt by Australia to bring the some or all of th
Mar 27, 2014 Intellectual Property Watch (ch)
added Mar 28, 2014 11:04
[Australia and Oceania, Switzerland] Australiaâ's Anti-Smoking Campaign Threatens Global Success Of Tobacco Industry: WTO Legal Battle Continues
Australia's tobacco policy fight is one of the biggest legal battles in public health, recently gaining new opposition from two top academic lawyers. The legal experts presented their arguments at the Graduate Institute in Geneva, in an effort to overtur
Jul 11, 2013 Medical Daily
added Jul 14, 2013 10:42
Ministry of Health spokesperson Sunil Chandra reiterated the reminder to members of the public who are fond of smoking in public places. "People should refrain from smoking in public places or they will have to pay the fine," he said.
Jul 13, 2016 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 13, 2016 18:29
"People are now aware of the consequences they will face if caught smoking in a prohibited smoking area or found contravening the requirements and obligations as stipulated under the Tobacco Control Decree and Regulation," he said.
Jun 14, 2014 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jun 14, 2014 17:27
Indonesia has made a formal request for consultations with Australia on the issue, which under the Geneva-based organisation's rules is the first step towards a full-blown trade dispute. Indonesia is the fifth country to challenge Australia at the WTO ov
Sep 21, 2013 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:20
MPs hearing arguments for and against plain packaging for cigarettes have been told the policy has been anything but successful in Australia. A submission from the organisation representing convenience stores says tobacco sales across the Tasman increas
May 7, 2014 Radio Network (nz)
added May 7, 2014 21:11
OVER 55 per cent of children between the age of 13 to 15 years are secondhand smokers in their own homes. This was the result of a recent Global School-based Health survey done in the country.
Jul 3, 2015 Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Jul 4, 2015 16:05