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[Asia-pacific] Japan MOF panel urges govt to keep stake in Japan Tobacco for now

Aso's advisory panel urged the government on Monday to keep its stake in Japan Tobacco Inc for now, a move that would alter a plan to use revenue from share sales for funding the cost of post-earthquake reconstruction.
Reuters
added Jun 22, 2015 20:43
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Activist Hedge Fund Profits in Private as Japan Tobacco Says No

Though it lost every proxy fight, the Children’s Investment Fund claims a list of wins. Japan Tobacco Inc. boosted its payout ratio and said it would exit its beverage businesses. The state sold some of its stake. Since May 2011, the month the fund says i
Bloomberg News
added Jun 21, 2015 17:09
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[Asia, China, Japan, New York] The smoking ban: Is it a drag? Smokers weigh in on anti-smoking laws in three international cities

In another international metropolis, Tokyo, where the smoking ban policy is also strict, some smokers are having a hard time. Kouu Ikou, a 25-year-old electrical engineer working in the downtown area of Tokyo who usually flies to Beijing for business tr
Global Times (cn)
added Jun 9, 2015 09:29
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EDITORIAL: Olympic flame gives Japan a good reason to not light up in public

The government should act swiftly... We will feel shame if we find Japan to be lagging behind many other countries in imposing a ban on smoking in public places when Tokyo hosts the Olympics.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2015 11:00
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[Asia] BREAKING: Suntory Strikes $1.2B Deal For Japan Tobacco's Drinks Arm ($$)

Per the proposed deal, Suntory would be handed two of Japan Tobacco’s popular beverage brands, Roots and Momono Tennensui. It would also snap up Japan Tobacco’s 70.5 percent equity stake in Japan Beverage Holdings Inc. — the No. 1 independent vending mac
Law360
added May 25, 2015 22:42
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[UK] Suntory to buy Japan Tobacco's vending machine business for Y150bn

Suntory Beverage & Food, best known outside Japan for its Orangina Schweppes business, said on Monday it would spend about Y150bn ($1.2bn) to buy the vending machine business and two beverage brands from Japan Tobacco, the world's third-biggest tobacco co
Financial Times (uk)
added May 25, 2015 22:33
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[Asia] Nearly half of e-cigarettes sold in Japan produce carcinogen in vapor

A health ministry research group found Thursday that four of the nine electronic cigarettes sold in Japan produce vapor with high levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. A panel at the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry that received a report on the
Japan Times (jp)
added May 25, 2015 15:52
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[Asia] UPDATE 1-Suntory to buy Japan Tobacco's beverage business for $1.2 bln

For Suntory, the purchase, which is expected to be completed by July, pending regulatory approval, will fuel its growth ambitions. "We want to be the No.1 beverage maker in 2020 and we know it won't be easy," said Suntory Beverage President Nobuhiro Tor
Reuters
added May 25, 2015 09:35
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[Asia] Suntory Beverage Swallows Japan Tobacco’s Drinks Business for $1.2 Billion

Suntory Beverage & Food Ltd. will buy the soft drinks operations of Japan Tobacco Inc. for ¥150 billion ($1.2 billion) after the cigarette maker decided to cut its losses in the beverage business.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 25, 2015 09:33
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[Asia] Nearly half of e-cigarettes sold in Japan produce carcinogen in vapor

four of the nine electronic cigarettes sold in Japan produce vapor with high levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. A panel at the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry that received a report on the findings said “negative health effects” cannot be rul
Japan Times (jp)
added May 23, 2015 16:54
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