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[Philippines] BAT vows to support government drive vs illegal cigarette trade, tax evasion

Robert Eugenio, BAT Philippines corporate and regulatory affairs head, said the government and the local tobacco industry should unite in protecting the sector against unscrupulous groups that disregard the law by not paying taxes.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jun 29, 2013 10:17

[Philippines] Cigarette-maker BAT beefs up manufacturing plans in PH

BAT Philippines general manager James Lafferty said the planned factory is in addition to the company's $200 million investment it committed when it was pushing for the passage of the sin tax reform law.
Rappler (ph)
added Jun 5, 2013 17:39

[Philippines] Philippine 'Sponge' Campaign Warns Smokers About Tar In Cigarettes

Eight provinces across the Philippines today launched a new campaign to warn people about the harms of tar in cigarettes. The ad campaign, called 'Sponge,' was developed by the Department of Health with support from University of the Philippines and Worl
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Mar 26, 2013 15:13

[Philippines] Govt asked to reject WHO plan to reduce tobacco output

The Philippine Tobacco Growers’ Association (PTGA) said in a statement that some of the current wordings of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) have gone astray from the FCTC’s original intent.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Oct 28, 2012 17:09

[Philippines] CHANCO: Focus on the tobacco farmers - DEMAND AND SUPPLY

Maybe the current bill can require the Department of Agriculture to mount a program to assist tobacco farmers to shift to other crops. That program should match what Philip Morris is currently doing if it is to be credible at all. Otherwise, the present "
Philippine Star (ph)
added Sep 20, 2012 14:00

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco-producing LGUs to get P29.5 billion in excise tax shares

The Department of Budget and Management has ordered the release of a total of P29.5 billion to tobacco-producing provinces, cities and towns as part of their share from excise taxes collected in 2011, 2014 and 2015. Local Budget Memorandum No. 76 signed
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:54

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smokers fight for rights

Anton Israel, president of the Pro-Yosi group. ...“We recognize the responsibility of the state to protect non-smokers and minors from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke, but we also demand that the right of smokers to enjoy a legal product in a no
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 10, 2017 20:19

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco Targets Smoker-Heavy Zones

“We want to establish ourselves in markets like Brazil, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, and grow sustainably to strength our business foundations,” spokeswoman Kana Miyauchi said via phone Tuesday, when it announced its largest Asian deal yet: paying
Bloomberg News
added Aug 24, 2017 14:39

[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines] Chinese cigarette smugglers keep Southeast Asia lit

China is the world’s biggest supplier of tobacco products and source of most contraband shipments that reach many of Southeast Asia's estimated 122 million smokers
Asia Times
added Aug 24, 2017 04:29

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco to buy Philippine cigarette maker Mighty for $936 million

said on Tuesday it would buy the Philippines' No. 2 cigarette maker Mighty Corp for about $936 million, its second large deal in Southeast Asia this month as it deepens its push into emerging markets.
added Aug 22, 2017 20:09
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