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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte postpones planned ban on public smoking

More reactions from doctors are needed to prove the importance of the executive order, Duterte said, adding, “I need the pronouncements of our medical sector.” “They should be on the forefront of this because they know the benefits of totally banning smo
Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:53
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ubial: Smoke-free EO to be signed upon Duterte's return

THE much-awaited Executive Order (EO) banning smoking in all public places nationwide is already at the presidential table and is "literally" just waiting for the signature of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:43
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte prodded on natl smoking ban

In a news conference in Quezon City, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said the longer that the smoking ban EO is not signed, the higher the risk that debilitating diseases will affect smokers and non-smokers alike.
Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health expert weighs in on importance of smoking ban in public places, indoors

Philippine Ambulatory Pediatric Association, Inc. President Edilberto Garcia Jr., whose organization focuses on programs such as tobacco control, weighed in on the importance of prohibiting smoking in public areas, especially indoors. “Doctors and the p
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:45
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte prodded on natl smoking ban

In a news conference in Quezon City, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said the longer that the smoking ban EO is not signed, the higher the risk that debilitating diseases will affect smokers and non-smokers alike. “Th
Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 16, 2017 19:06
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] US firms back Duterte in fight vs smuggling, tax evasion

American Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (AmCham) said on Tuesday it supports the Duterte government's campaign against smuggling and tax evasion in cigarettes. The group of US businesses said it "commends" and "applauds" the recent crackdown on ci
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Mar 15, 2017 16:19
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Special Report: Fake cigarette tax stamps flood market

Faking of cigarette tax stamps, like counterfeit money, has quietly grown into a major problem for the country, depriving government of much needed revenues. For instance, the recent raids conducted by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) on the warehouses of Mi
Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 15, 2017 00:06
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[Philippines] Cebu City officials welcome nationwide smoking ban

CEBU City officials welcomed the news that President Rodrigo Duterte will sign an executive order (EO) for a nationwide smoking ban “soon.” Acting Mayor Edgardo Labella said this kind of policy is long overdue that previous presidents failed to address.
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:43
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Palace bares ‘bribe’ attempt on Duterte

Duterte has ordered the Department of Justice to conduct a full-blown investigation of Mighty Corp. for possible economic sabotage and tax evasion charges. Duterte said he has ordered the arrest of Wong Chu King for allegedly faking cigarette revenue st
Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:13
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking in public places to be banned across Philippines soon

The country's Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol was quoted by ABS-CBN News as saying President Rodrigo Duterte will sign the pertinent executive order as early as today (Mar 7).
AsiaOne (sg)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:30
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