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[Asia, Thailand] Thai tobacco maker plans cheap cigarettes to offset new tax

Thailand's state tobacco company said Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, that it will introduce a new cheaper brand... "We are concerned that smokers will choose other alternatives that will severely harm their bodies, such as low-quality hand-rolling tobacco," she
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 29, 2016 15:25

[Asia, Thailand] Thai tobacco maker plans cheap cigarettes to offset new tax

Thailand's state tobacco company said Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, that it will introduce a new cheaper brand of cigarettes to keep smokers from rolling their own or buying illegally imported untaxed ones due to higher prices from a recently imposed tax hike.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 27, 2016 14:32

[Asia, Thailand] Son caught smoking prank (video)

A teenager wanted to see his mother's reaction when she catches him "smoking a cigarette"... People who watched the video, which has more than 20,000 shares, mostly praised the mother for showing her compassion and teaching her son without losing her tem
Bangkok Post (th)
added Feb 16, 2016 17:44

[Asia, Thailand] 'Quit smoking' app launched by ThaiHealth

Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) has launched a mobile application, Thai Rai Khwan (Smokeless Thailand), designed to help tobacco smokers quit the harmful habit.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:39

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH asks WTO to force Thailand to comply on cigarette import ruling

The move was prompted by a legal action taken by the Thai government against Philip Morris Thailand which imports cigarettes from its Philippine affiliate. This was viewed by the Philippines as inconsistent with the WTO decision that ruled against Thail
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:47

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Labour practices a big inducement for Thai tobacco growers

She added that tobacco farming was more profitable than growing rice. More importantly labour protection was highly emphasised in the community, especially child labour prevention. Children under 13 cannot take part in any kind of work, even if they are a
The Nation (th)
added Jan 30, 2016 22:47

[Asia, Asia-pacific] 'Philippines should demand Thailand's compliance with WTO cigarette ruling'

ppines should compel Thailand to abide by the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) ruling on the cigarette-tax case, after Bangkok slapped tax-evasion charges against Philip Morris Thailand (PMT), a legal expert said over the weekend. Lawyer Anthony Abad, wh
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jan 25, 2016 22:07

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Philip Morris International Inc. Could Face a $2.2 Billion Fine for Tax Evasion

It's unlikely that the Thai tax evasion and health warning cases will be resolved anytime soon. However, Philip Morris investors should understand why the company is engaged in so many legal battles worldwide as countries try to reduce their smoking rate
Motley Fool
added Jan 21, 2016 20:18

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Philip Morris denies cheating customs

Branch manager Troy Modlin said in a press release that the company had done nothing wrong and that the charges called into question Thailand's commitment to fairness, transparency and the rule of law. Prosecuting this case will undermine Thailand's st
The Nation (th)
added Jan 20, 2016 02:04

[Philippines, Thailand] Tobacco giant Philip Morris faces $2.2 billion Thai tax fine

Tobacco giant Philip Morris is facing an eye-watering $2.2 billion fine if found guilty of dodging tax on cigarette imports to Thailand, prosecutors said Tuesday. The allegations are part of a long simmering tax dispute between the kingdom and the local
Medical Xpress (
added Jan 20, 2016 18:38
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