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[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
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jan 14, 2015 12:45
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[Philippines] Philippine affiliate of Philip Morris to trim 13 pct of country's workforce - Yahoo Finance

cut 640 jobs, or nearly 13 percent of its workforce in the country, as it restructures cigarette manufacturing operations at its Marikina plant in Manila. The plant, which employs 1,640 workers in all, will see its workforce reduced to 1,000 once the job
Reuters
added Jan 13, 2015 09:33
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Dear smokers | Please do not light up during papal visit - health advocates

Health advocates are appealing to smokers not to light up during public events that will be attended by Pope Francis in the Philippines....“We are appealing to all smokers not to light up during any of these public events in reverence to the Holy Father a
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jan 11, 2015 02:44
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[Asia, Philippines] Anti-smoking advocates back probe for sin tax malpractices

THE call for an investigation on the alleged malpractices over the Sin Tax Law's implementation continued to snowball as even anti-smoking advocates have joined the initiative of House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Dec 28, 2014 14:30
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[Philippines] Sin tax collection up 40%

Excise tax collections from tobacco and alcoholic beverages grew 40 percent in the nine months through September this year, reflecting the success of the sin tax reform measure that jacked up the taxes of the so-called sin products.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:59
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[Philippines] Study shows poor people spend more on tobacco

the poorest households in the country spent a larger proportion of their meager income on tobacco than on food, education, health care or savings. The study showed that a Filipino household with an average monthly income of P5,100 spent 2.6 percent o
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Dec 7, 2014 17:42
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[Philippines] PMFTC investing $50m more

Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. is investing $50 million in Claveria, Misamis Oriental province, where the company helps in the leaf production of farmers. “We got various projects, we have a lot of capex at the moment being used on several projects
Manila Standard Today (ph)
added Dec 2, 2014 19:02
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[Europe, Philippines] Le HOUEZEC: The drag on e-cigarettes

But nicotine is only partly responsible for tobacco dependence. Other substances from tobacco smoke—such as monoamine oxidase inhibitors, which have antidepressant effects—reinforce tobacco dependence, but are absent from vaporized nicotine. That may be
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 28, 2014 12:30
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[Philippines] Stubbing out a costly addiction

The 2013 National Nutrition and Health Survey (NNHeS) reveals there were 3.2 million fewer Filipinos smoking after the passage of the Sin Tax Law, averting about 32,000 smoking-related deaths and billions worth of economic burden.
Business World (ph)
added Nov 16, 2014 16:11
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[Philippines] Antismoking advocates support bill curbing sale of e-cigarettes

The Philippine College of Physicians (PCP), the Framework Convention Tobacco Control Alliance-Philippines (FCAP) and the New Vois Association of the Philippines separately said they believe the sale, marketing and promotion of e-cigarettes must be subjec
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 13, 2014 21:12
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