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[Philippines] Senate passes sin tax bill adding at least P12 per cigarette pack

Defying a lobby that raised the specter of a massive loss of jobs, the Senate on Tuesday passed the Sin Tax Reform bill that seeks to increase excise taxes on alcohol and tobacco products.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 22, 2012 12:34

[Korea - South, Philippines] Adopting FCTC in Seoul, signatories trounce Big Tobacco

Despite pressure tactics from the tobacco industry, ratifying countries unanimously adopted a landmark protocol to eliminate the illicit trade of tobacco, Corporate Accountability International said in a statement Tuesday. Such illicit trade undermines
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Nov 13, 2012 05:34

[Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam] Tobacco Tax Control Project In Five Southeast Asian Countries

BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Mar 3, 2010 00:00

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco output seen falling below 50,000 MT

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.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58

[Philippines] Japan Tobacco's Nice Try

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.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 14, 2017 09:38

[Pakistan, Philippines] Tobacco Notes: Philip Morris International

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.
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 (TV 5) (ph)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:45

[Philippines, UK] British American Tobacco: Higher sin tax has not kept people from smoking

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
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Mar 10, 2014 13:35

[Philippines] Text-only warnings on cigarettes ineffective in curbing smoking

SEVEN years of text-only warnings placed on cigarette packs did little to curb the use of tobacco in the Philippines, health advocates revealed.
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 (TV 5) (ph)
added Oct 21, 2013 19:42
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