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[Philippines] All systems go for BIR’s stamp tax project

Bureau of Internal Revenue’s stamp tax project following the approval by the Department of Finance of the proposed revenue regulation mandating the affixture of stamps on all imported and locally made cigarettes.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Sep 15, 2014 14:53

[Philippines] ARANETA: Tobacco talk

I never imagined how precarious tobacco cultivation could be until I happened upon a 19th century booklet by Rafael Zaragosa, aforador mayor (assessor) of the tobacco monopoly... Tobacco farmers in the Cagayan Valley had to be eagle-eyed to protect the s
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:38

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Philippines is major illicit cigarette market in Asean: study

Consumption of illicit or untaxed cigarettes in the country almost tripled last year, making the Philippines one of the top illicit cigarette markets in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), a study said.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:57

[Philippines, UK] Generation Y ditches drugs, alcohol, smoking

Yet, according to a report released recently by the British newspaper The Telegraph, millennials are now living clean and trying to be wholesome. ... The same signs reflecting the shift of the Generation Y mindset are also reflected in the Philippines. A
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 3, 2014 12:08

[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, Philippines] Pollution, smoking, roads, obesity kill 4.7M Chinese a year

In an overview published in The Lancet, they said China had in some respects made great strides in health...the risk of premature death and sickness from pollution, smoking, road crashes and "lifestyle" ailments is worse than before.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 29, 2014 13:49

[Philippines] 'Stop accepting fund donations from tobacco companies'

Health advocates are urging the medical, scientific and academic communities, the government and legislators to stop getting funding from tobacco companies to ensure their credibility and integrity in dealing with issues related to health. The health adv
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Aug 21, 2014 13:20

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Davao City collects P2 million in anti-smoking fines

government says it has collected nearly P2 million in fines and penalties from anti-smoking violators over the first six months of 2014...violators included a number of young people, under 18 years of age, caught smoking in night spots. Some violators wer (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:31

[Asia, Philippines] Cuizon: The good news

THE Sin Tax Reform Law has reduced the number of Filipino smokers of the country! The government has earned more money through this tax to use in health programs, and less people are buying smoke, especially the young boys in the slums who can now hardl
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Aug 16, 2014 20:12

[Philippines] Maasin derives pride from No Smoking sign

Unlike other places in the country, a "No Smoking" sign has become a source of pride and resentment to residents in this city where mere possession of cigarette lighter is considered a serious crime, city officials said on Monday. Mayor Maloney Samaco sa
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:40

[Philippines] Farmers told to plant tobacco ahead of dry spell

Farmers in the Ilocos region were asked to plant tobacco ahead of the usual cropping season to reduce the impact of the emerging dry spell that is expected to occur beginning September. The National Tobacco Administration said the usual transplanting se
added Aug 11, 2014 15:13
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