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[Asia, Australia, China] PESEK: Tobacco a drag on world growth

Asian nations should protect their economies and follow Australia's example, William Pesek writes
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 14:52
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Drinking, smoking China Baosteel exec sacked for frugality breach

A top executive of China's Baosteel Group, the parent of Baoshan Iron & Steel, has been sacked for breaking Communist Party frugality rules, including smoking cigars and drinking expensive liquor during meetings, the party graft watchdog said.
Reuters
added Sep 9, 2015 22:54
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[Asia] Blockbuster "Transformers" criticised for smoking shots in China

Tobacco control campaigners on Monday protested against smoking in the movie "Transformers", which has broken box office records in China. In "Transformers: Age of Extinction", major character Hound is seen with a cigar in his mouth, which has a bad infl
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 7, 2014 16:23
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WHO urges China to tax smokers

WHO Director-General Margaret Chan called for more taxes on Wednesday after awarding Health Minister Chen Zhu a certificate in recognition of his efforts to combat smoking.
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 20, 2012 11:22
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[Africa, China] Chinese farmers take over former white-owned farms in Zimbabwe to cash in on tobacco

At least five farms have attracted Chinese investment in Mashonaland Central...Safe in the knowledge that Mr Mugabe’s policy of strengthening ties with China will offer a degree of protection, they have poured money into machinery and are taking advice f
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 18, 2016 22:59
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Tar levels 15 times higher in some cigarette brands

according to laboratory tests quoted by the Consumer Council yesterday. Tests on 84 cigarette brands found them all to be within the legal limit of 17 mg of tar per cigarette, though one brand, Pine Prime, which had the highest amount of tar, contained 1
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2014 11:56
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[Africa, China, Zimbabwe] Relief for tobacco farmers

A Chinese company, Midriver Enterprises (Pvt) Ltd is expected to contract nearly 80 000 farmers to produce tobacco during the 2013/14 season. The company will assist the growers with inputs and working capital to pay wages. The production manager, Mr Joha
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 7, 2013 21:10
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Budget reaction: Tobacco duty increase 'not enough' to get smokers to quit

Health council disappointed as price of average pack of cigarettes climbs 'only' HK$4 to HK$54
South China Morning Post
added Feb 26, 2014 14:10
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[Africa, China] Tobacco Farm: What's in it for Namibians?

THE PROPOSED tobacco farm in the Zambezi region of Namibia by Chinese company Namibia Oriental Tobacco cc has raised a lot of controversy...at a time the country is facing a devastating drought that threatens its food security, top in people's mind is gr
The Namibian (na)
added Aug 7, 2015 20:29
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[China, Tanzania] Chinese market excites tobacco exporters

EXPORTERS have welcomed with a lot of interest the new Chinese market for tobacco as an opportunity that will contribute to the economic growth as well as increased income to farmers. This was said in Dar es Salaam over the weekend by the Tanzania Expor
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Mar 31, 2013 22:56
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