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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Agencies blasted for dereliction of duty on tobacco factory project

A group of anti-tobacco activists filed a complaint with the Control Yuan on Monday, accusing three Cabinet agencies of dereliction of duty and legal violations after allowing an international tobacco producer to build a factory in Taiwan.
Focus Taiwan
added Aug 18, 2015 15:20
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Kaohsiung takes heat for Japan Tobacco ties

Kaohsiung City Government has been accused of having illicit interactions with Japan Tobacco Inc., whereby city officials funded trips to JTI facilities using tax dollars from tobacco surcharges, the John Tung Foundation said yesterday. The John Tung Foun
The China Post (tw)
added Aug 12, 2015 13:39
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Japan Tobacco Lifts 2015 Forecast on Vending Machine Sale

raised its annual profit target by 22 percent as the sale of its vending machine units is expected to boost earnings. Net income will probably be 471 billion yen ($3.8 billion) for the year through December, compared with its previous forecast of 387 bill
Bloomberg News
added Aug 3, 2015 16:04
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Japan Tobacco to shut Moscow plant as Russian cigarette market shrinks

"The operating environment has changed dramatically in Russia, with significant declines in tobacco demand driven by tax increases, tighter regulations and a challenging economic situation," the company said in a statement.
Reuters
added Jul 31, 2015 09:08
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[Asia, Taiwan] Japanese tobacco firm's plan to set up plant in Tainan creates controversy

will invest a total of over US$300 million to set up a plant in the Tainan Technological Industrial Park, which is expected to be operational in February 2016. It is considered a major investment project, but the John Tung Foundation called a news confer
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 20, 2015 09:41
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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco firm successful in plain packaging case

In the Commercial Court today, Mr Justice Brian Cregan rejected the State's application saying there was already a reference to the CJEU in being from the courts of England and Wales on the same issue of validity of the directive. He said it was "neithe
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Jul 8, 2015 16:11
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[Europe] Tobacco firm JTI Ireland denies delaying tactics

has denied arguments by the State that the firm is seeking to delay a decision by the European Court of Justice concerning plans to introduce plain packaging of tobacco products. It is not in JTI Ireland’s commercial interest to have any delay in its chal
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 2, 2015 10:40
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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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ON TAP: Organised Crime and the Illicit Trade in Tobacco, Alcohol and Pharmaceuticals in the UK (PDF)

In 2010, for example, the Tobacco Manufacturers Association (TMA) estimated that the illicit cigarette trade in the UK was 19 per cent of the total, compared with Philip Morris’ Project Star estimate of 13 per cent, the Tax Payers’ Alliance’s estimate
Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) (uk)
added Jun 21, 2015 12:39
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