Headlines Tagged with Korea - South — 1,699 headlines found
have issued an ultimatum to Japan: end your claim to a disputed set of islands in the East Sea or face a national boycott of your products. The boycott, which is expected to target brands such as Mild Seven cigarettes and Asahi beer
Feb 25, 2013 Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 25, 2013 16:17
South Korea's cigarette exports grew an annual average of 15.5 percent since 2002, and its overseas sales came to US$572.05 million last year. The amount is up from $156.29 million tallied a decade ago, according to the data by the Korea Customs Service.
Dec 26, 2012 Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Dec 26, 2012 23:10
A six-day international conference on tobacco control ended Saturday after adopting a new international treaty aimed at rooting out illegal trade of tobacco products. About 140 participants adopted the "Protocol to Eliminate Lllicit Trade in Tobacco
Nov 17, 2012 Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Nov 18, 2012 19:54
The Fifth Session of the Conference of Parties (COP5) to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) will hold in Seoul, South Korea, 12-17 Nov.
Nov 7, 2012 Afriquenligne (fr)
added Nov 7, 2012 08:59
Multinational tobacco companies selling heat-not-burn (HNB) e-cigarettes are set to raise prices as the National Assembly moves closer to hiking taxes on this new type of cigarette. When materialized, this would adversely affect millions of smokers who
Oct 26, 2017 Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 26, 2017 18:36
Smokers and restaurant owners have asked the Constitutional Court to review the legality of a blanket smoking ban in all restaurants. They argue that the ban deprives the restaurants of their business and property rights and freedom to choose their job.
Mar 5, 2015 Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Mar 4, 2015 17:54
On the first day of 2015, when the tobacco price hike was implemented across the nation, overall sales for domestic brand cigarettes were remarkably slow, while tobacco from major international brands such as Dunhill or Camel proved very popular, as some
Jan 3, 2015 Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:44
A study said that about two out of ten Seoul citizens over the age of 20 smoke more than 14.6 cigarettes a day. Comparing to ten years ago, the percentage of male smokers has declined while that for female counterparts has rising. The Seoul Institute, a p
May 22, 2013 Korea IT Times (kr)
added May 22, 2013 08:06
Tripling the price of cigarettes will allow the government to meet its goal of lowering male smoking rates, a recent report showed.
Feb 13, 2013 Korea Herald (kr)
added Feb 18, 2013 06:46
According to the data from the European Commission Excise Duty on Tobacco which surveyed the price of the best-selling tobacco in 22 member nations in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in 2012, Korea sells the cheapest tobacco at
Sep 10, 2012 Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 10, 2012 11:17