Headlines Tagged with Malaysia — 2,241 headlines found
is calling on the newly elected director-general...it charged that the WHO today "has become ideology-driven, engaging in a fight against businesses, tobacco growers, and vapers when it should open itself up to scrutiny and see the merit of initiatives th
May 25, 2017 The Edge (my)
added May 25, 2017 21:15
Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah dismissed the claim that a higher tax rate was the main determinant of the illicit cigarette trade, saying it was not fully supported by empirical studies. “Increasing tobacco tax is one of the most
May 17, 2017 New Straits Times (my)
added May 17, 2017 23:45
The imminent closure of another major cigarette production facility exposes the flawed priorities in the government efforts to lower smoking rates, according to economists. They also said Putrajaya’s focus on the sin tax as well as possibly raising the s
May 17, 2017 Malay Mail (my)
added May 17, 2017 17:02
TOBACCO manufacturers are maintaining their stand that any additional tax increase on cigarettes will only spur the “burgeoning illegal cigarette trade”. The Confederation of Malaysian Tobacco Manufacturers (CMTM) said the move would see a “no-win situa
May 14, 2017 New Straits Times (my)
added May 14, 2017 21:00
For the past few years, the three major tobacco companies, namely BAT Malaysia, JTI Malaysia and Philip Morris (M) Sdn Bhd, have been lamenting over the steep increases in tobacco excise taxes ...and the challenging operating environment in Malaysia with
May 9, 2017 The Edge (my)
added May 11, 2017 03:05
Nine years ago, we moved from a double-storey house to an apartment... To add salt to the wound, just a month ago, another new expatriate moved into the unit right below ours. And he too puffs away on the balcony like nobody’s business.
May 9, 2017 The Star (my)
added May 10, 2017 15:59
Sandakan: Six public parks here will become restricted smoking areas from June 1 this year. Malaysia has declared all public parks as restricted smoking areas since last February.
Apr 27, 2017 Daily Express (my)
added Apr 29, 2017 02:53
Sabah recorded the highest prevalence of smoking in Malaysia at 28.4 per cent as compared to the national figure of 22.8 per cent in 2015, according to the National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS).
Apr 24, 2017 Borneo Post (my)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:09
Hiking up the price to RM21.50 a packet, coupled with stronger enforcement and anti-smoking policies, will also deter about 2.1 million Malaysians from picking up the habit, according to a study by the Health Ministry and Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Apr 23, 2017 The Star (my)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
KOTA KINABALU: Smoking is now banned in public parks in Sabah, said Sabah Health Department director Datuk Dr Christina Rundi. She said public parks in Sabah have agreed to be gazetted as no-smoking zones starting Feb 1 this year.
Apr 23, 2017 Borneo Post (my)
added Apr 24, 2017 23:20