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[Philippines] PHL, Thailand returning to WTO on tobacco row

The Philippines is set to confront Thailand in June at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to demand compliance to a 2011 tax ruling on tobacco imported from the Philippines, because the livelihood of 1.9 million Filipino farmers is at stake if Bangkok co
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 27, 2016 11:09
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[Philippines] Dr. Susan Desmond-Hellmann, Guide of the Gates Foundation

I wrote about the tobacco work for a couple reasons. One, people probably didn’t know we did tobacco-control work. I’m an oncologist, so I know that tobacco is the cause of death for six million people. What did you do in the Philippines? They increase
New York Times
added May 23, 2016 20:48
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group hails Duterte's plan to impose nationwide smoking ban

PUBLIC health advocacy group, Health Justice Philippines, was elated Sunday over the plan of presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte to impose a nationwide smoking ban. Health Justice managing director Irene Reyes said they are already looking forward to t
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 22, 2016 19:44
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Smoke-free Philippines eyed

THE Davao City Anti-Smoking Task Force is looking forward to see a smoke-free Philippines now that there are plans to replicate some of the city's ordinances in the entire country. Anti-Smoking Task Force chairperson Doctor Domielyn Villareiz, during Thu
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 19, 2016 23:30
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[Philippines, UK] Sin City: cheapest places in the world for drinking, smoking and dating

The report declared the Filipino capital of Manila to be the cheapest city in the world for smoking and drinking, at just $11.60 for five pints and two packets of smokes, followed by South Africa's Johannesburg ($14) and Cape Town ($14.10).
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 19, 2016 21:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group lauds Duterte’s plan for nationwide smoking ban

Public health policy think tank and Bloomberg Awardee for Global Tobacco Control HealthJustice Philippines welcomes presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that he will implement a “no smoking” policy nationwide, including in enclosed public
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 18, 2016 10:32
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[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
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[Philippines] Philippine President-Elect Rodrigo Duterte to Crack Down on Smoking, Drinking, Staying Out Late ($$)

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte outlined plans on Monday to curb social freedoms and impose more order on this often unruly nation by cracking down on a range of social ills. Elected a week ago on a tough law-and-order platform, Mr. Duterte told reporter
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 16, 2016 19:42
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[Philippines] Appeal to WTO on cigarette dispute with Thailand

Philippines asked for consulations with Thailand under provisions of the World Trade Organisation’s dispute settlements process, saying its complaints about discriminatory practices for import cigarettes remain unresolved, the WTO said. The dispute first
Tobacco Journal International
added May 10, 2016 14:24
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Philippines] JTI to stop making cigarettes in Korea

(JTI) has decided to stop producing cigarettes in Korea...This is not to pay a 40 percent tariff imposed on imported cigarette goods. But the company has opted to produce cigarettes abroad, probably in its Philippine plant, and bring them to Korea, even
Korea Times (kr)
added May 9, 2016 13:58
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