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[Australia, Ireland, Malaysia] IRA smugglers behind Aussie cigarette racket

The multi-million euro IRA cigarette smuggling ring busted by Spanish police at New Year had linked up with Malaysian-based racketeers supplying illicit tobacco to the Australian market, the Sunday Independent has learned.
Irish Independent (ie)
added Feb 2, 2015 11:24

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] Malaysian fined S$15800 fine in Brunei for possession of untaxed cigarettes

A malaysian man was fined $15,800 (S$15,800) yesterday after he pleaded guilty to possession of untaxed cigarettes.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:13

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Japan Tobacco to buy JT International

JT International Bhd, which makes Camel and Salem cigarettes, has received a takeover offer of RM808.4 million from its controlling shareholder Japan Tobacco International Holding BV (my)
added Apr 1, 2014 16:27

[Malaysia] TPP Trade Pact Risks Degenerating Into Bilateral Deals, ADB Says

Japan’s defense of its farming industry, Malaysia’s proposal to keep tobacco control measures out of the deal, and the impact of currency manipulation on markets are among issues impeding progress on the accord that the U.S. calls the cornerstone of its e
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 24, 2013 08:48

[Asia, Malaysia] Smokers’ income going up in smoke

“I don’t think many smokers will be quitting after the price hike. RM1.50 is just not a good enough reason to do it,” said Shirlyn Lee, an event planner who has been smoking for more than five years.
The Star (my)
added Oct 7, 2013 14:48

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RM2b in taxes lost to illicit cigarettes Exclusive

THE government lost almost RM2 billion in tax revenue because of the sale of illicit tobacco last year. The "Asia 11: Illicit Tobacco Indicator 2012" report placed Malaysia second among 11 Asian countries that suffered tax losses from the illicit cigare
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 1, 2013 07:47

[Malaysia] A3R aims to be preferred alternative cigarette maker

Holdings Sdn Bhd, inventor of the tobacco industry's first smokeless, zero-tar cigarettes, strives to be the preferred alternative cigarette producer in the market and to one day grow to the size of the major tobacco players. "In three years we aim to h
Sun Daily (my)
added Mar 24, 2013 23:35

[Africa, Malawi, Malaysia, Zimbabwe] BHATT: No smoking matter this

"As signatory to FCTC, Malaysia has to adopt and implement laws, executive, administrative and other methods to protect the public from exposure to tobacco smoke at workplaces, public places, public transport and other areas." All said and done, the batt
Sun Daily (my)
added Nov 22, 2012 16:00

[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
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:00

[Malaysia] Under TPPA warning labels can attract billion-dollar suits

This is based on the experience faced by Uruguay and Australia which were sued billions of dollars by international tobacco company Philip Morris. Malaysia can be sued for billions if it displays “Smoking is bad for health” warning on its cigarette packs (my)
added Nov 8, 2013 03:35
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