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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] New biomarker vital in immunotherapy for lung cancer

IN the Philippines, lung cancer is the second top fatal malignancy in terms of incidence and mortality. The good news is that recent developments in cancer treatments have spelled a viable alternative to chemotherapy, which brings attendant side effect
Malaya (ph)
added Sep 10, 2017 20:12
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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.
Reuters
added Aug 22, 2017 20:09
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Senate bill seeks to ban e-cigarette use in schools, gov't offices, PUVs

The bill also seeks to limit the marketing, sale, and distribution of the product, allowing only those 18 years old and above to buy and use it
Rappler (ph)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:49
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] FCAP: Casinos rampant violators of smoking ban

"They have to follow our laws here in the country. They are foreign-owned so they could be thinking that they are exempted. But they are not," the anti-smoking advocate added.. Under the EO, smoking is strictly prohibited in centers of youth activity su
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Casinos found most common violators of smoking ban

“Based on the reports we have been getting, it is the casinos. This is where many violators are being seen,” Limpin stated. The official said such could be because of the fact that many casino operators are foreigners. “They have to understand that the
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Aug 14, 2017 15:30
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Sugar tax eyed as bargaining chip for fuel tax; ex-DOH chiefs want tobacco included in TRAIN

petitions were signed to urge senators and the government through President Rodrigo Duterte to include cigarette tax in the deliberations on tax reforms. Cabral said tobacco exposes smokers to about 45 life-threatening diseases — stroke, heart attack, lu
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 10, 2017 16:58
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ex-DoH chiefs call for cigarette tax hike

In a news briefing on Tuesday, petitions were signed to urge senators and President Rodrigo Duterte to include cigarette tax in deliberations on the comprehensive tax reform package. Present during the event were three former Health secretaries, namely
Manila Times (ph)
added Aug 10, 2017 03:35
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