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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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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia tobacco bill would fire up output despite health fears

"Health should not be used as an excuse to destroy people's livelihood,"... Under the draft law, manufacturers of tobacco products have to use locally sourced tobacco for at least 80 percent of their production, while imports of ready-to-use cigarettes m
Reuters
added Mar 15, 2017 15:25
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[Indonesia] The week's 20 best photos, from the Associated Press, Getty Images and the Tampa Bay Times

Satrio smokes at a kiosk after elementary school on March 3, 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Satrio has smoked up to one pack a day and began when he was six years old. Smoking among Indonesian children has reportedly been on the rise despite recent bans o
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Mar 12, 2017 00:16
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[Asia-pacific] BRIEF-Indonesian cigarette firm Sampoerna 2016 profit up 23 pct

Reuters
added Mar 7, 2017 14:17
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Government must discuss draft law on tobacco: Ministry

"The draft law is now still in the deliberation process among ministries and government institutions. The bill has pros and cons, but the government should continue to conduct deliberations on it," Willem Petru Riwu, the director for beverage industry, t
Antara News (id)
added Mar 6, 2017 16:15
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