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[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

[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

[Asia, Malaysia] Health Ministry wants cigarette displays at cashier counters gone

drafting a new anti-tobacco law that will sweep away cigarette displays commonly seen behind cashier counters. It will also target the advertisements of lifestyle products that are related to cigarette companies. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hel
The Star (my)
added Oct 12, 2013 20:28

[Malaysia, USA] Stop Trade Protections For Big Tobacco

The U.S. Trade Representative should accept Malaysia's historic proposal to carve out protections for Big Tobacco from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a mega-trade deal among 12 Pacific Rim nations, including the U.S. The TPP negotiators are meeting
PR Newswire
added Sep 9, 2013 05:26

[Malaysia] LETTER: Smokers can be civic-minded, too

After he was done, he took out a cigarette pack from his pocket and put the used butt in it. He then put the box in his pocket and walked away. I think he must be the only smoker in the country who does that. Many smokers would just throw their cigarett
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 7, 2013 09:54
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