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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Indonesia joins WTO fight over Australia tobacco law

Indonesia has made a formal request for consultations with Australia on the issue, which under the Geneva-based organisation's rules is the first step towards a full-blown trade dispute. Indonesia is the fifth country to challenge Australia at the WTO ov
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:20

[Indonesia] Cigarette Tax in Jakarta to Increase 10 Percent

Vice Jakarta Governor Basuki T Purnama said the 10 percent tax increase on cigarette price is intended to influence the people to no longer buy cigarette due to its high price. “Cigarette tax is supposed to be higher than other tax, so that people wou (Jakarta Provincial Government) (id)
added Sep 3, 2013 00:38

[Indonesia] SANDOVAL: Big Tobacco and the Hound of Hell

For foreign correspondents or freelance reporters who want to chronicle Big Tobacco’s trail of addiction and disease in developing countries, here are some lessons we found valuable: * Be on the lookout for marketing campaigns banned or shunned in the
California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships (USC Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism)
added Jan 15, 2013 15:15

Indonesia plans to increase tobacco excise by 8.5 pct in 2013

The Indonesian government sets to raise tobacco tariffs by an average 8.5 percent next year in efforts to increase state revenue and also discourage people from taking up the health-risking habit, local media reported here Wednesday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 28, 2012 18:41

Indonesia's Tobacco Children

Reporter Jonathan Miller finds one boy who started smoking super-strength fags aged two. The reason for the epidemic is clear: everywhere you look there are slick, exciting adverts for cigarettes – on billboards and on TV – while tobacco firms aggressivel
Radio Times (uk)
added Nov 7, 2012 22:22

[Asia, Indonesia] Students rally against tobacco conference

Dozens of students from Udayana University marched from their campus building to the Bali Legislative Council building on Friday afternoon to lodge a protest against the planned World Tobacco Asia (WTA) conference to be held in Jakarta from Sept. 19 throu
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 16, 2012 13:27

[Indonesia, Russia] And the World's Top Smokers Are…

According to a new survey, Indonesian men smoke more than anyone else in the world. Nearly 70% of of all Indonesian males over age 15 light up cigarettes, a slight increase from 67% last year and a big jump from roughly 54% in 1995. Meanwhile, the overa
Time Magazine Blogs
added Sep 14, 2012 13:17

Is Big Tobacco Targeting Youth in Indonesia? Watch the full story on "Nightline" tonight at 11:35 p.m. ET

A year-long ABC News investigation examined the tobacco industry's expansion into Indonesia, which critics say is being fueled, in part, by one of the most powerful and profitable corporations in the United States.
ABC News
added Jul 10, 2012 14:30

[Asia-pacific] Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic

"The problem is big," Pulungan said, adding that smoking has been an issue in Indonesia for more than 40 years. "But it's getting worse." He believes that in addition to peer influence, the root causes of the epidemic include advertising, lack of laws --
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46

[Asia, Bangladesh] Indonesians top smokers in world

Male smoking rate is high in Asian countries, with Indonesian men ranked the world’s top smokers as 76% of them smoke. Infographics:
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Aug 30, 2017 14:41
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