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[Asia-pacific] Philippines to accept Mighty Corp's $69-million initial payment of unpaid tax

The Philippines on Thursday said it would accept the first 3.5-billion-peso ($69-million) installment of Mighty Corp's hefty unpaid tax bill, but had not settled arrears with the cigarette maker sought to be acquired by Japan Tobacco Inc.
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 18:51
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Excise-tax reforms should not kill Ilocos tobacco production

Tobacco farmers in the province of Ilocos Norte were to persist in tobacco farming no matter the challenges of higher excise tax and the graphic health warning on cigarette packs, as demand continues to rise, according to Batac City Mayor Albert D. Chua
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jul 19, 2017 14:55
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ilocos farmers won’t abandon tobacco despite Sin Tax -- mayor

Tobacco production is not expected to dwindle almost five years since the Sin Tax reforms became law, with the government intending to discourage smoking, a mayor from the Ilocos region, a key growing area, said. Some 52% of the total tobacco farmers in
Business World (ph)
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[Philippines] Health Department: Nationwide smoking ban starts July 22

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said the ban will start even if the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) — the set guidelines to assure compliance with the executive order — are still being finalized. "Unfortunately there's a lot of vetting that has t
CNN
added Jul 17, 2017 14:00
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO hit on e-cigarettes info

“Local anti-tobacco groups should realize that the WHO is not infallible and repeating wrong information on e-cigarettes will not make it correct,” said Tom Pinlac, president of The Vapers Philippines. “The WHO, which believes that the only way to red
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jul 16, 2017 15:30
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[Philippines] Japan Tobacco's Nice Try

biting off most of the Philippines' Mighty Corp.The deal is a smart one, but Mighty alone won't be enough to help the Japanese firm stand its ground as the world's tobacco companies converge.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 14, 2017 09:38
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Japan Tobacco offers to buy embattled Philippine rival for $890m

offered to buy beleaguered Philippine cigarette manufacturer Mighty and related assets for 45 billion pesos ($890 million), the Philippine Department of Finance said on Wednesday. The country's Bureau of Internal Revenue in May said Mighty owed 37.88 bil
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 12, 2017 21:42
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Uncertainty surrounds implementation of Duterte’s smoking ban

“we have yet to see if its implementation will be good”. Despite the positive health benefits of the ban, anti-smoking advocacy group Health Justice Philippines estimates about 240 Filipinos still die a day — or 87,600 a year — due to smoking-related dis
AsiaPacificReport.nz (nz)
added Jul 12, 2017 09:23
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH plans to ban e-cigarettes in smoke-free areas

The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday is interested in heeding the advisory of the World Health Organization (WHO) to ban electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in all designated indoor smoke-free areas. DOH Secretary Paulyn Ubial said that the health d
Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added Jul 10, 2017 14:58
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[Thailand] Philippines complains again to WTO over Thai cigarette trade

The Philippines has made a new complaint to the World Trade Organization in a nine-year-old dispute over Thailand's treatment of cigarette imports, alleging Thailand was failing to comply with a 2011 judgment against it, the WTO said on Friday.
Reuters
added Jul 8, 2017 17:14
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