Headlines Tagged with Philippines — 2,647 headlines found
Even when bolstered by the support of the Bloomberg Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, strong tobacco control remains elusive in the region. The main reason is the tobacco industry, which has proved to be a tenacious bully when it come
Mar 1, 2018 Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
Philippine tobacco output this year may not reach 50,000 metric tons (MT), as the decline in the demand for cigarettes discouraged farmers from planting the cash crop, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) said on Wednesday.
Sep 6, 2017 Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58
biting off most of the Philippines' Mighty Corp.The deal is a smart one, but Mighty alone won't be enough to help the Japanese firm stand its ground as the world's tobacco companies converge.
Jul 14, 2017 Bloomberg News
added Jul 14, 2017 09:38
Philip Morris has shut down a factory in Pakistan, while its representative in the Philippines has expressed skepticism over the Government’s lax approach towards a tax evading competitor.
Feb 20, 2015 Trefis
added Feb 21, 2015 09:51
[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] UNION-BUSTING? | After CBA conclusion, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco fires 640 regular employees
After concluding a collective bargaining agreement (CBA) with the local union barely a month ago, Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) has issued notices of termination to 640 regular employees in its Marikina plant citing decline in its market sha
Jan 14, 2015 InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:45
cigarette consumption has remained the same despite an increase in the excise tax on tobacco products. The proposal to raise the so-called sin tax on tobacco products was met with concern, especially from lawmakers from North Luzon who said higher taxes
Mar 11, 2014 GMANews.TV (ph)
added Mar 10, 2014 13:35
SEVEN years of text-only warnings placed on cigarette packs did little to curb the use of tobacco in the Philippines, health advocates revealed.
Nov 23, 2013 Business Mirror (ph)
added Nov 25, 2013 16:17
[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] DTI may demand compensation after Thailand drags feet on WTO tobacco tax ruling
(WTO) tomorrow will discuss Thailand's failure to comply with a ruling that found taxes it slapped on Philippine tobacco exports were unfair. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. last week told reporters that the
Oct 21, 2013 InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Oct 21, 2013 19:42
The government can meet its excise tax collection target, if not exceed it, as the drop in consumption is not as dramatic as projected, Japan Tobacco Inc. general manager Manos Koukourakis said over the weekend. Koukourakis cited that the cigarette prev
Aug 18, 2013 Manila Standard (ph)
added Aug 18, 2013 21:03
Two key questions about e-cigarettes will be tackled when the Department of Health and the Food and Drug Administration call a public hearing on Wednesday: whether these are really smoking-cessation tools, and how safe they are.
Jul 20, 2013 InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 21, 2013 04:44