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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
Mar 18, 2017 Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:53
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.
Mar 20, 2017 Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Mar 20, 2017 12:43
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.
Mar 16, 2017 Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
[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
Mar 17, 2017 GMANews.TV (ph)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:45
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
Mar 15, 2017 Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 16, 2017 19:06
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
Mar 15, 2017 ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Mar 15, 2017 16:19
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
Mar 14, 2017 Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 15, 2017 00:06
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.
Mar 8, 2017 Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:43
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
Mar 8, 2017 Philippine Star (ph)
added Mar 8, 2017 03:13
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).
Mar 7, 2017 AsiaOne (sg)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:30