Headlines Tagged with Malaysia — 2,234 headlines found
According to the Illicit Cigarettes Study, the incidence of illicit cigarettes is 34.9% out of 44,000 packs sampled nationwide between June and August this year.
Dec 28, 2012 Sun Daily (my)
added Dec 28, 2012 05:31
[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines] Cigarette smuggling gouges Asia's taxes, anti-smoking drive
With Asia facing potentially debilitating health care costs related to high rates of smoking, many countries have been trying to curb tobacco consumption by increasing taxes. But this seems to have backfired by triggering an upswing in smuggling that has
Nov 13, 2017 Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:00
the government excluded tobacco products from the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. International Tobacco Control Project (ITCP) director Dr Mary Assunta Kolandai said by doing so the government had sent a message that tobacco is diff
Sep 5, 2014 Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:57
British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd (BAT), is still in the dark on the details of the government's plan to carve-out the tobacco sector from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement... BAT corporate and legal affairs director Christine Lee Oi Kuan said
Apr 23, 2014 Sun Daily (my)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:37
All negotiating countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement must fully support Malaysia’s proposal to totally exclude tobacco from the trade pact, said the South-East Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (Seatca).
Feb 24, 2014 The Star (my)
added Feb 24, 2014 15:07
Even with the recent 14% excise duty hike making a pack of 20 sticks retail at RM12, it’s unlikely that a mere RM1.50 will cause smokers to quit. Facebook user Benjamin Azad said while it was easy to blame tobacco products for health issues, it was unfa
Oct 2, 2013 The Star (my)
added Oct 7, 2013 10:33
Illegal cigarettes of local brands are being sold nationwide at half the market price, raising fears that it could undermine efforts to stem the flow of contraband cigarettes into the country.
Dec 28, 2012 AsiaOne (sg)
added Dec 30, 2012 17:07
A loophole in regulations to curb smoking in public places has apparently made them not enforceable in hotels despite the Health Ministry's assertion to the contrary.
Nov 29, 2012 Sun Daily (my)
added Nov 29, 2012 16:43
British American Tobacco Malaysia (BAT Malaysia) has announced a 20 sen increase on the prices of all its cigarette packs effective Monday, Oct 22, 2012.
Oct 21, 2012 BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Oct 21, 2012 16:42
YOURSAY | ‘This will lead to high prices and low profits, and more companies will close.’
Mar 19, 2016 Malaysiakini (my)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:39