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Indonesian cigarette firm HM Sampoerna Q1 net profit up 5.5 pct

Reuters
added Apr 26, 2017 21:27
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[Indonesia] Chain-smoking TWO-year-old, now aged nine, kicks his 40-a-day habit and becomes the star pupil at his primary school

Aldi, nine, has managed to stay off cigarettes and lose weight and is in Year 4 at his local elementary school
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:44
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] SAWITRI: Don't thank them for smoking

If the government decides to give the tobacco bill a shot, it should definitely include these control measures to end tobacco promotion, especially exposure to young people. What would be even better is if it precedes the deliberation with Indonesia’s ra
Jakarta Post (id)
added Apr 5, 2017 10:02
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[Asia-pacific] Exclusive: Indonesia eyes decree on tobacco after bill runs into opposition

Indonesia's government has proposed issuing a decree to govern the domestic tobacco industry, a move that could sharply raise cigarette output in the world's fourth-most populous nation, after a bill outlining the changes was opposed by the health minist
Reuters
added Mar 31, 2017 02:09
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[Asia-pacific] UN Special Rapporteur to visit Indonesia for first time

Indonesia’s average life expectancy is 71 years, significantly lower than its neighbours, Malaysia (77), Australia (84) and Singapore (85). Smoking takes a major toll on the nation’s health, with rates of children’s smoking said to be “out of control.”
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 25, 2017 17:09
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia gives tobacco bill a shot

caught antitobacco activists by surprise, the Joko “Jokowi” Widodo administration decided to give the bill a lease on life...there were a number of stipulations in the bill that would harm public health, but at the same time, the government wanted to impr
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 22, 2017 14:44
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Fate of tobacco bill continues to hang in balance

A Cabinet meeting on Tuesday failed to reach an agreement on killing the House of Representatives’ initiative to deliberate a controversial tobacco bill, with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo instructing his ministers to find a solution that would be good
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 17, 2017 18:55
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: New tobacco roadmap needed

Finally President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has taken the right step by rejecting a proposal from lawmakers on the tobacco bill...President’s rejection of the bill is not enough. With a boost in public support for his decision, Jokowi’s government should issue
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 17, 2017 18:54
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[Asia-pacific] WURTH: Tobacco companies are profiting from endangering and exploiting Indonesian child workers – it must stop now

Each year in Indonesia, thousands of children, some just 8 years old, work in hazardous conditions producing tobacco that ends up in products marketed and sold by huge Indonesian and multinational tobacco companies.
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Mar 16, 2017 13:18
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[Asia-pacific] WURTH: Indonesia's Child Tobacco Workers in Peril

Indonesian President Joko (“Jokowi”) Widodo will decide whether to encourage parliament to move forward with a draft tobacco bill aimed at increasing domestic tobacco production. The bill would gut many important existing health regulations, like the requ
Human Rights Watch
added Mar 16, 2017 13:15
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