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[Asia, Indonesia, Vietnam] Vinataba's monopoly aspirations go up in smoke

The Vietnamese government last week stubbed out cigarette monopoly producer Vinataba’s self-serving ambitions to rid the local market of popular brands from Indonesia’s Sumatra Tobacco.
Vietnam Net
added Apr 5, 2016 00:37

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Islands in focus: Pontianak to fire smoking officials

Pontianak Mayor Sutarmidji has told his subordinates to stop smoking or be sacked in an effort to make the West Kalimantan capital a child-friendly town. “To support his policy to create a child-friendly city and his call to stop smoking, the administra
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 29, 2016 23:25

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] National scene: Rampant smoking hampers TB eradication

The smoking habits of Indonesians has hampered the government’s effort to eradicate tuberculosis (TB), which causes 100,000 deaths in the country every year.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 27, 2016 02:49

[Indonesia] Trade Minister Disagrees with Australia Over Plain Packaging

Indonesian Trade Minister Thomas Lembong has said that plain packaging for the cigarette industry as implemented by Australia is completely inappropriate. Indonesia as the second largest exporter of manufactured tobacco products in the world will surely
ACN Newswire (Asia Corporate News Network)
added Mar 25, 2016 13:11

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Cigarette ad ban gets irate manufacturers in a puff

Commenting on fears of a potential decline in the city's tax revenue and a slowdown in day-to-day economic activity, Balegda stated that based on studies, Jakarta’s locally generated revenue from taxes on cigarette ads amounted to only around Rp 14 billi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 21, 2016 18:12

[Asia-pacific] Indonesian company opposes Vietnamese tobacco firm’s claim to its products

An Indonesian tobacco firm has raised objection to a Vietnamese cigarette producer registering two of its brands. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company (STTC), based in North Sumatra, has objected to Vietnam National Tobacco Corporation (Vinataba) registering
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Mar 14, 2016 19:13

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Expert calls for tripling of tobacco tax

University of Indonesia (UI) public health expert Hasbullah Thabrany threw down the gauntlet to the government on Thursday, demanding that it amend existing tobacco excise provisions in a bid to downscale the prevalence of smoking in the country as well
Jakarta Post (id)
added Mar 11, 2016 23:06

[Asia-pacific] Tiny village becomes Indonesian anti-smoking champion

"Thank you for not smoking, say no to cigarettes" reads a sign at the entrance to the settlement to Sulawesi, one of the archipelago's main islands... Bone-Bone village looks like any other rural hamlet... The move has inspired other villages around the c
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 11, 2016 16:29

[Asia-pacific] BHARGAVA: Get Indonesians to Hold Pens, Not Cigarettes

This month, H.M. Sampoerna made its debut as part of the Indonesian benchmark index: LQ45... The success of Sampoerna as well as the other giant – Gudang Garam – is not surprising....Indonesia is a paradise in the eyes of tobacco producers
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Feb 18, 2016 15:16

[Asia-pacific] Indonesian Tobacco Import Restrictions May Cause Havoc

The notion of a 20% import limitation on the total requirements of the tobacco industry, a 60% import duty for imported tobacco, and a triple excise on cigarettes that utilize imported tobacco is seen as lethal by the industry.
ACN Newswire (Asia Corporate News Network)
added Feb 16, 2016 13:27
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