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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Plan to raise price of smokes gets cheers

The plan, which has yet to have a specific schedule, has given new hope to anti-tobacco groups, which have despaired over the government’s protection of the industry. A public health expert from the University of Indonesia (UI), Hasbullah Thabrany, po
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 23, 2016 23:40

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] An unseen threat to ‘kretek’, symbol of culture and history

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has stated that the government will take into account the fate and livelihood of tobacco farmers and workers before deciding on signing the (FCTC). He is mindful of the national interest and export priorities, as well as th
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 31, 2016 04:23

[Asia-pacific, East Timor, Indonesia] Asia poised to tackle tobacco: WHO

Health ministers from the 11 countries that make up the World Health Organization (WHO) South-East Asia Region signed a declaration on Monday pledging to accelerate measures aimed at reducing tobacco use. Around 150 people die of smoking-related causes e
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:17

Philip Morris seeks at least $1 bln from stake sale in Indonesia unit -WSJ

plans to sell shares worth more than $1 billion in Indonesia's PT HM Sampoerna Tbk, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter.
added Jul 6, 2015 09:08

[Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Switzerland, UK, Ukraine] World Trade Organization panel to hear oral arguments on Australia tobacco plain packaging case from June 1-5, 2015

The hearing will take place at WTO in Geneva from 1st to 5th June 2015... There are five complainants that have each brought a claim to WTO: Ukraine, Honduras, Indonesia, Cuba and Dominican Republic. These five cases will be heard together next week. Toba
ASH London (uk)
added Jun 1, 2015 07:57

Philip Morris Likely To Further Gains In Indonesia

Indonesia presents an attractive market for tobacco companies since there is no minimum age limit for buying or smoking cigarettes in the country. Of the men in the age group 20 and above, about 70% are estimated to be smokers. The average age at which b
added Sep 12, 2014 14:06

[Indonesia] Tobacco control will not harm economy: Activists

Tobacco-control activists have presented more evidence to dispel myths on the negative impact the United Nations’ Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) will have on the industry. The activists hope that with the new revelation the government wi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 21, 2014 15:55

[Indonesia] Editorial: Raise cigarette tax

Given the mysterious disappearance of the clause on tobacco in the health bill, people have reason to be suspicious. Efforts to block the passage of legal restrictions on tobacco use are occurring in a number of places, with exporting countries, includin
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 2, 2014 05:10

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Indonesia hemmed-in between benefits and hazards of tobacco

from an economic point of view, tobacco is a source of revenue for the state and income for millions of people, which is why the government has not yet ratified the Framework Convention on Tobacco.
Antara News (id)
added Feb 27, 2014 14:43

[Indonesia] Pacific Rim Negotiators Head To Bali For Talks On Free-Trade Across Pacific Amid Deep Disagreements

The U.S. proposal on tobacco came amid criticism against U.S. tobacco companies for using existing trade and investment agreements to challenge tobacco-marketing restrictions in foreign nations. And, nations like Malaysia, where the legal tobacco market
IBT - International Business Times
added Oct 6, 2013 06:25
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