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[Asia-pacific] 15.6 million Vietnamese spend $1.4bn on smoking: survey

About 15.6 million adults in Vietnam consumed tobacco last year, the Ministry of Health announced Tuesday, citing findings of a global survey. Vietnamese smokers spent VND31 trillion (US$1.39 billion) on cigarettes, or VND2.7 million ($121) per person pe
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 11, 2016 13:23
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[Asia-pacific] Vietnam Among Countries With High Rate Of Smokers

According to the 2015 survey, the rate of tobacco users reduced from 23.8 per cent in 2010 to 22.5 per cent. The proportion of male smokers fell from 47.4 per cent to 45.3 per cent. In urban areas, the figure decreased to 42.7 per cent from 47.7 per cen
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:52
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[Asia-pacific, China] Vietnam sees dropping smoking rate in 5 years: ministry

Vietnam saw a dropping rate among smokers from 23.8 percent in 2010 to 22.5 percent in 2015, said the Ministry of Health (MoH) on Tuesday. The information was released at a seminar on results of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) held by the MoH in Vietn
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 6, 2016 21:53
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[Asia-pacific] Vietnam works for cigarette-free Asian Beach Games

Vietnam and the central city of Da Nang in particular are sparing no efforts to make the fifth Asian Beach Games (ABG) successful and free from cigarette, said Vuong Bich Thang, Director of the General Department of Sports and Physical Training at a pres
Vietnam Net
added Sep 5, 2016 13:24
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Is TPP a public health threat?

Mary Sunta...addressed the issue at a workshop on the impacts of TPP on public health held in Ha Noi yesterday. “As far as I am concerned, there are seven chapters in the TPP vulnerable to any challengers of the tobacco industry,” Sunta said.
Vietnam Net
added Jul 26, 2016 14:00
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[Asia-pacific] Vietnamese fined for smoking on Qatar Airways flight

Vietnam aviation authorities Friday fined a Vietnamese passenger VND4 million (US$180) for smoking on a Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Hanoi. Nguyen Trong Dan, 28, was found smoking in the toilet of the aircraft when it was landing in Bangkok Tuesday.
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:14
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[Asia-pacific] Nearly 30 million Vietnamese non-smokers are passive smokers

Cigarette smoke affects some 30 million non-smokers, especially women and children in Việt Nam, according to the Ministry of Health. Smoking is the main cause of lung cancer. Each year, Việt Nam witnesses an additional 20,000 cases of lung cancer and mor
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 31, 2016 20:50
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Celebs join no-tobacco event with 2000 youths in Ho Chi Minh City

The event, taking place at the Youth Cultural House in District 1, was aimed to celebrate the World No Tobacco Day (May 31) and the National Anti-Tobacco Week. The ceremony attracted nearly 2,000 youths, hailing from citywide universities and colleges,
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added May 29, 2016 15:19
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Despite smokers decrease, Vietnam listed in 15 nations with most smokers

Though the number of Vietnamese smokers reduced, the country is still one of nations who have high rate of smokers in the world, said the Ministry of Health at a meeting held yesterday in response to the No Tobacco Week and the World No Tobacco Day
Vietnam Net
added May 27, 2016 22:21
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Việt Nam must create non-smoking environment: WHO

The WHO representative in Việt Nam, Lokky Wai, said Việt Nam should establish a task force that comprises a group or team of inspectors and supervisors and a hotline to receive feedback and handle smoking violations. Wai also praised Việt Nam’s achievem
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 27, 2016 22:20
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