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[Australia, Hong Kong] AWARD ON JURISDICTION AND ADMISSIBILITY (PDF) (198pp)

the Tribunal concludes that the commencement of treaty-based investor-State arbitration constitutes an abuse of right (or abuse of process) when an investor has changed its corporate structure to gain the protection of an investment treaty at a point i
Permanent Court of Arbitration (nl)
added May 20, 2016 16:23
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Key findings on kids' health smoked out

Youngsters under 18 are susceptible to pollutants produced by smokers, but the risk of infection could be reduced if the government extended bans on smoking.
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jan 28, 2016 02:08
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[Hong Kong] Does smuggling negate the impact of a tobacco tax increase?

experience in Hong Kong suggests that smuggled cigarettes are eating into some of the taxed cigarette market share, as the industry suggests. However, despite this increase in the illicit market, higher tobacco tax does effectively reduce total tobacco co
Tobacco Control
added Jul 2, 2015 08:11
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[Hong Kong] PROTECTING OUR TRADEMARKS: WHY WE’RE CHALLENGING AUSTRALIA’S LOGO BAN

we are asking a neutral body for a fair hearing of our claims on the merits, as guaranteed by the agreement signed by Australia.... PMI supports thousands of tobacco regulations worldwide, but an arbitrary mandate to censor trademarks, which have been use
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 24, 2015 12:54
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] HK Customs seizes 3.5 mln HKD worth of illicit cigarettes

Hong Kong Customs officers Saturday seized 1.3 million cigarettes, worth 3.5 million HK dollars (about 451,613 U.S. dollars), with a duty potential of about 2.5 million HK dollars. Customs officers found the cigarettes concealed in 82 carton boxes loaded
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 4, 2014 11:12
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[Hong Kong] Two men sentenced for assaulting Tobacco Control Inspectors

A spokesman for the Department of Health urged the public to observe the smoking ban requirements and to co-operate with law enforcement officers. "Intimidation or use of violence against enforcement officers is a serious offence and carries serious leg
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Mar 20, 2014 13:37
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Smokers top list of those with new lungs

Half the patients in Hong Kong who have had a lung transplant to save their lives could have avoided the operation if they had not been a smoker, a doctor said yesterday. The head of the city's lung-transplant programme, Dr Wong Chi-fong, said he was di
South China Morning Post
added Jul 30, 2013 04:57
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[Hong Kong] HK Customs confiscates $18.5 million in crime proceeds from cigarette smuggling syndicate

Hong Kong Customs, with the application of the Organised and Serious Crimes Ordinance (OSCO), recently confiscated $18.5 million worth of realisable properties owned by three persons who were previously convicted in an illicit cigarette-cum-money launderi
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added May 16, 2013 16:46
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[Hong Kong] LETTER: Budget must increase cigarette tax

This is a last-ditch public attempt to persuade the government to introduce tobacco tax increases in the budget on February 27, following our direct submissions to the administration, last year and this year.
South China Morning Post
added Feb 18, 2013 10:55
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[Hong Kong] SALLAY: Left Field: Tobacco sponsor ban has hurt sports over the years

Legislation banning tobacco advertising was full of merit but it is sports, tennis in particular, that has paid the price
South China Morning Post
added Nov 25, 2012 11:54
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