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AS THE REST OF THE WORLD QUITS, INDONESIA’S SMOKERS INCREASE

A staggering 67.4 percent of males smoke, with 41 percent of youths between 13 and 15 lighting up. A disheartening 19.8 percent of adolescents first tried cigarettes before age 10 while others start at the age of 13. Over the past two decades the number
Asia Sentinel (hk)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:55
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[Asia-pacific] IN INDONESIA, BIG TOBACCO CLINGS TO A SMOKESCREEN

Companies in the US may have been forced to come clean about the dangers of cigarettes, but in Southeast Asia lobby groups are paid to stifle attempts to enlighten the public
South China Morning Post
added Dec 10, 2017 19:47
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[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 --
CNN
added Sep 4, 2017 03:46
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[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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[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
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[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
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] PANDAYA: Rejecting tobacco pact, govt must empower farmers, enforce laws

on Tuesday, the President proved that people had hung their hopes too high when he announced his refusal to ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) because his administration had not yet carefully considered the fate of the millions of p
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 19, 2016 16:27
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[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
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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.
Reuters
added Jul 6, 2015 09:08
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[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
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