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[Asia, Thailand] VIDEO: Is this the best anti-smoking ad ever?

A television advertisement made in Thailand, which aimed to get people to quit smoking, has been hailed as one of the most effective anti-smoking ads ever made. The ad, which was made on behalf of Thai Health - the Thai Health Promotion Foundation - bac (ie)
added Jan 18, 2014 22:17

[Asia, Thailand] Smoking, junk food, unsafe sex rising

a World Bank report warns. … "The health consequences and monetary costs of risky behaviours to individuals, their families, and society as a whole are staggering and justify public interventions."
Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 3, 2013 19:41

[Philippines, Thailand] Thai response to WTO tobacco ruling probed

The Philippines is investigating reports that the Thai government has decided to indict executives of Philip Morris (Thailand) for allegedly under-declaring the value of cigarettes imported from the Philippines, as this move will undermine the ruling iss
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 2, 2013 14:31

[Thailand] Philip Morris Expects Thai Charges Alleging $2B Tax Evasion ($$)

Philip Morris International Inc. said its Thailand unit likely would face criminal charges over allegations that it underreported the value of cigarette imports to the Asian nation for years and thereby managed to get around about $2 billion in duties and
added Nov 5, 2013 15:00

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] DTI may demand compensation after Thailand drags feet on WTO tobacco tax ruling

(WTO) tomorrow will discuss Thailand's failure to comply with a ruling that found taxes it slapped on Philippine tobacco exports were unfair. Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Adrian S. Cristobal Jr. last week told reporters that the (TV 5) (ph)
added Oct 21, 2013 19:42

[Europe, Thailand] Tobacco industry challenges Thai government

Thai Public Health Ministry is embroiled in a court battle with international tobacco companies as it seeks to impose larger graphic health warnings on cigarette packages.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Oct 15, 2013 02:00

[Asia, Thailand] Groups back moves to block smoking

Somsri Paosawat, president of the Health Professional Network for Tobacco-free Thai Society, said yesterday that the health advocacy organisations came together after international tobacco companies tried to stall the ministry's measure to increase the w
The Nation (th)
added Oct 2, 2013 14:07

[Asia, Thailand] Doctors, academics to battle smoking

Doctors and academics have joined forces to form the National Alliance for Tobacco Control (NATC) to strengthen the anti-smoking message. The alliance was officially launched Tuesday, and announced its first mission was supporting the public health poli
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:31

[Asia, Thailand] Health Ministry to appeal for larger warning graphics on cigarette packs

filed an appeal with the Supreme Administrative Court to allow it to make the warning graphics on cigarette packs larger. The move comes after last month's suspension by the Administrative Court of the plan, under which tobacco companies would have been
The Nation (th)
added Sep 17, 2013 11:33

Philip Morris (Thailand) Ltd. Welcomes Administrative Court Decision

“We welcome the Court’s recognition that this regulation should be suspended until this case is considered on its merits, and we are grateful to the Court for listening to our concerns. This is a welcome departure from the Ministry of Public Health, which
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Aug 30, 2013 00:05
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