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[Asia, Bangladesh] Inspiring women professionals honoured

Winners of the Inspiring Women Award 2017 Le Méridien hotel in Dhaka on the occasion of International Women's Day....Farhana Chowdhury, area manager of [BAT] Bangladesh, was crowned as the Aspiring Woman Leader.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:11

[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco cultivation goes unchecked again in Bandarban

Tobacco cultivation in Bandarban hill district raises hackles again as some companies are managing to manoeuvre a web of incentives in cash and kind to attract marginal farmers. The companies have aggressively been expanding their businesses even on gove
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:05

[Asia, Bangladesh] New policy to cut tobacco farming

As part of its efforts to bring tobacco consumption to zero by 2040, the government has drafted a policy to inspire tobacco farmers to go for alternatives crops. The National Tobacco Control Cell (NTCC) under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare re
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:04

[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco cultivation decreasing in Rangpur region

Cultivation of tobacco started decreasing in Rangpur agriculture region in recent years as a result of increasing awareness among farmers about negative impacts of tobacco products on public health. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DA
Daily Observer (bd)
added Jan 15, 2017 18:21

[Bangladesh] Speakers for strict enforcement of tobacco control law

Strict enforcement of the amended Tobacco Control Law has become an urgent need for freeing the public places from smoking, said speakers at a discussion on Sunday. They said gross violation of the act continues in restricted areas including public place
Financial Express (bd)
added Jan 9, 2017 22:13

[Asia, Bangladesh] ZAFAR: Smoking and its harmful impact among students

The prevalence of smoking especially among the students of the private universities in Bangladesh is alarming. On a recent survey of students of two top ranking private universities, it was found that there is a high prevalence of smoking among students.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Dec 24, 2016 23:48

[Asia] Bangladesh factory fire kills at least 24, more than 30 injured

A fire at a food and cigarette packaging factory in Bangladesh that killed at least 24 people and injured more than two dozen others on Saturday...packages various items, including food and cigarettes, brands, such as British American Tobacc
added Sep 11, 2016 13:38

[Asia, Korea - North] North Korean Diplomat Kicked Out Of Bangladesh For Smuggling Over 1 Million Cigarettes

Bangladesh has kicked out a North Korean diplomat after he was caught smuggling more than one million cigarettes as well as electronics into the country in a shipping container, Dhaka officials said today. Han Son Ik, the first secretary of the North Kor
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:09

[Bangladesh] Swedwatch’s response to BAT statement on report ‘Smokescreens in the supply chain’ (PDF)

It is Swedwatch’s expectation that BAT, based on the findings in the report and BATs assertion regarding own investigation and remedial action, may conduct international good practice impact assessments and consultations with local stakeholders and vulne
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:51

[Bangladesh] BAT Response to Swedwatch (PDF)

we believe that this report presents an inaccurate picture of the tobacco farming situation in Bangladesh. Given the numerous awards presented to BAT by the Government of Bangladesh for its CSR work in the country, we believe we need to highlight our c
Swedwatch (se)
added Jul 13, 2016 19:40
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