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[Philippines] See advantages of Sin Tax Law, NTA official tells tobacco farmers

Administrator Edgardo D. Zaragoza of the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) assured the tobacco farmers and local chief executives of the province that the NTA will look into the welfare of tobacco farmers with the recent implementation of the Sin Tax
added Jan 14, 2013 10:05

[Philippines] A David-and-Goliath war over cigarettes

The sin tax, which raised the prices of premium cigarette brands, changed the fortunes of Fortune Tobacco and Philip Morris, which have now combined themselves into a single corporation, the Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC), the country’s larg
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph) [inactive]
added Jun 2, 2014 14:53

[Philippines] BAT plans new cigarette brands

Global tobacco giant British American Tobacco is looking to launch new brands, including a budget-oriented one, in the Philippines as part of efforts to increase its market share and tap a wider client base.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Feb 17, 2013 14:57

[China, India, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam] ADB: High tobacco prices save lives

Smoking-related deaths in Thailand and four other Asian countries where tobacco use is amongst the highest in the world would drop by 20% if cigarette prices were doubled by increased taxation, according to an Asian Development Bank study relased on Tue
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 13, 2012 09:59

[Philippines] BIR probes cigarette maker Mighty Corp

Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is looking into reports of under-declaration by cigarette maker Mighty Corp., a Filipino-owned company which sells the one-peso-per stick cigarette brand of the same name. A BIR official told The STAR that the BIR is look
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Oct 25, 2013 01:54

[Europe] Philip Morris' Cigarette Volumes Slump Worsened By New Philippines Tax

Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM) reported its first quarter earning results on April 18. As expected, the company witnessed a sharp decline in cigarette volumes primarily due to an abrupt hike in indirect taxes in Philippines and continuing weakness
added Apr 20, 2013 12:40

Philippines 'sin tax' introduced, dampens New Year fun

A "sin tax" on cigarettes and alcohol dampened the New Year party spirit when it was introduced in the Philippines Tuesday, as part of a government bid to boost finances. Many stores started selling tobacco and drink at inflated prices before midnight,
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 1, 2013 13:28

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] JACINTO-LOPEZ: Light a fire or not?

Baldrige, an American etiquette expert and PR practitioner who served as Jackie Kennedy’s social secretary in the White House, gave this smoking etiquette: “If you don’t like smoking in your house, warn guests. At the moment of extending the invitation,
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 16, 2016 23:41

[Philippines, Thailand] Thai response to WTO tobacco ruling probed

The Philippines is investigating reports that the Thai government has decided to indict executives of Philip Morris (Thailand) for allegedly under-declaring the value of cigarettes imported from the Philippines, as this move will undermine the ruling iss
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 2, 2013 14:31

[Indonesia, Philippines] Tobacco facing challenges in South East Asia

International tobacco firms are increasingly being forced to look for new markets in South-East Asia, where regulations are weak and smoking rates are steadily climbing. Stricter regulation and the success of anti-smoking campaigns in rich countries hav
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 27, 2013 11:37
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