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[Asia-pacific, Philippines, Thailand] Philip Morris Pleads Not Guilty to Huge Thai Tax Dodge

The massively popular Philip Morris pleaded not guilty last Monday to evading hundreds of millions of dollars, mainly for import tax to Thailand. The crime is said to sum up around $2.27 million, which is now being used as concrete evidence for against t
Lawyer Herald
added Apr 26, 2016 20:15

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] As presidency looms, 'Duterte Harry' tells Filipinos to make his day

stories of an unpredictable, hot-headed maverick who is charitable, but brutally strict. Duterte banned smoking in Davao and threatened to kill a restaurant customer who refused to put out his cigarette. He made him eat it.
added Apr 26, 2016 19:07

[Asia-pacific, Philippines, Thailand] Tobacco giant Philip Morris denies tax evasion charge in Thai court

Thai prosecutors accused eight executives from the Thai unit of the company of dodging massive import tax by under-declaring the value of 272 batches of its L&M and Marlboro cigarettes from Philippines between 2003 and 2006.
China Economic Net (cn)
added Apr 26, 2016 13:56

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Smoking, drinking liquor banned on May 9

Earlier, the Comelec also issued Minute Resolution No.16-0234, which prohibits smoking in all voting precincts nationwide during the elections. The smoking ban was sought by the Civil Service Commission.
Manila Times (ph)
added Apr 18, 2016 22:40

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warning law’s enforcement under close watch

An anti-smoking group expressed optimism that the soon to be implemented “Graphic Health Warning (GHW) Law’’ will entice Filipinos to veer away from smoking... “We have waited for years for us to finally see the fruits of our enduring campaign for graphi
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Mar 4, 2016 13:42

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warning law takes effect today

Starting today, local and imported cigarettes shall be contained in packaging with graphic health warnings or photographs showing the health risks of smoking. Health Secretary Janette Garin said the green light is on for the initial implementation of the
Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 4, 2016 13:40

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warning law now in effect

After what tobacco control advocates call a 4-month delay, the long wait is finally over. Starting Thursday, March 3, the government will require all tobacco products manufactured or imported for sale in the Philippines to carry graphic health warnings o
Rappler (ph)
added Mar 4, 2016 13:39

[Asia, Philippines] Groups hope Filipinos immediately feel impact of cigarette warnings

ANTI-smoking groups said they hope that the impact of the graphic health warnings in cigarette packs will be felt immediately in the Philippines. According to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance – Philippines (FCAP) and the New Vois Assoc
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Feb 29, 2016 15:11

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] VIRAL: 'Failed proposal' campaigns against smoking

A video of a girl rejecting a marriage proposal has been making the the rounds online, but it turns out that it was all staged.... Drilon replied: “Dave, I like you. I like you so much...You’re a smoker and I don’t want to be with a smoker. I’m sorry.” T
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 22, 2016 06:23

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Viral: Youth group in CamSur holds cigarette smoking contest for kids

Viral: Youth group in CamSur holds cigarette smoking contest for kids By Coconuts Manila February 22, 2016 / 09:17 PHT This is stupidity at its finest. A youth organization in Pili, Camarines Sur thought it was perfectly OK to have some underage boys par
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Feb 22, 2016 06:15
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