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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam] BAT’s harmful business, damaging poorest countries in the ASEAN.

“Successful tobacco business means more diseases and death. Tobacco is not only damaging to health, but also causes social, economic and environmental harms to the world. All of this are preventable,” said Bungon Ritthiphakdee, Executive Director of SEAT
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Apr 28, 2017 21:14
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR likely to close down Mighty factory over tax evasion

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is looking at closing down the factory of homegrown cigarette manufacturer Mighty Corp. by next month to penalize the company for evading tax payments through the use of fake tax stamps.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BIR urged to reconsider bid to cancel Mighty’s license over tax case

Mighty Corporation on Monday urged the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to reconsider its statement threatening to cancel the tobacco company’s license to operate over tax evasion charges.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:47
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Proper regulation of e-cigs seen to prevent sickness, deaths

Dr. Konstantinos E. Farsalinos, research fellow at the Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center and University of Patras in Greece, urged the government to create a regulatory framework for e-cigarettes that is reasonable, proportionate and realistic. “It must be
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Apr 26, 2017 16:39
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] E-trader pulls out Mighty cigarettes

Global e-commerce firm Alibaba has taken down online listings that advertise the sale of fake cigarette stamps, in response to the request made by Carlos Dominguez III, finance secretary, and assured the Philippine government that it will continue to exe
Malaya (ph)
added Apr 19, 2017 21:58
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[Asia-pacific, China, Philippines] Alibaba removes fake stamp ads

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba removed the online listings that advertise the sale of fake cigarette stamps, in response to a request from Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III. Alibaba in a statement assured the Philippine government that it would
Manila Standard (ph)
added Apr 17, 2017 18:05
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking advocate calls for a smoke-free Holy Week

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) has appealed to Filipinos to shun smoking this Holy Week. “We are hoping that Filipinos would consider not smoking, at least, when they observe the Holy Week traditions,” said NVAP president Emer Rojas.
Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added Apr 17, 2017 17:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Anti-smoking advocate calls for a smoke-free Holy Week

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) has appealed to Filipinos to shun smoking this Holy Week. “We are hoping that Filipinos would consider not smoking, at least, when they observe the Holy Week traditions,” said NVAP president Emer Rojas.
Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added Apr 13, 2017 11:13
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Expert: E-cigarettes effective in fighting nicotine addiction

In a news conference, Farsalinos said the World Health Organization and concerned national health agencies, such as the Department of Health in the case of the Philippines, should promote e-cigarette use—like a form of smoking-cessation medication to smo
Business Mirror (ph)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DepEd intensifies tobacco control policy

THE Department of Education (DepEd) will train principals and other members of a school’s child protection committee on comprehensive tobacco control. The committees, established in every school nationwide since 2012, is the focal group that shall ensur
Manila Times (ph)
added Apr 9, 2017 15:13
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