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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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[Tanzania] China, Vietnam may invest in tobacco industry

The government is in talks with investors from China and Vietnam to develop the local tobacco industry by constructing facilities for leaf processing and cigarette production
Tobacco Journal International
added May 18, 2016 17:09
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Exposure to secondhand smoke drops in Việt Nam: new report

Việt Nam has seen a remarkable reduction in the exposure rate to secondhand smoke (SHS) over the past decade, an official has said. The news was revealed on Wednesay to participants at a conference on conducting tobacco harm-reduction activities in 2016.
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 13, 2016 15:05
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Vietnam] BAKER: President Obama Pushes a Weak Case on TPP

One important exception is tobacco. Several of the countries in the TPP have high tariffs on U.S. tobacco exports, so the TPP will be making cigarettes cheaper for kids in Vietnam, Malaysia, and elsewhere.
AlterNet.org
added May 3, 2016 15:59
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[Asia, Indonesia, Vietnam] Vinataba's monopoly aspirations go up in smoke

The Vietnamese government last week stubbed out cigarette monopoly producer Vinataba’s self-serving ambitions to rid the local market of popular brands from Indonesia’s Sumatra Tobacco.
Vietnam Net
added Apr 5, 2016 00:37
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian company opposes Vietnamese tobacco firm’s claim to its products

An Indonesian tobacco firm has raised objection to a Vietnamese cigarette producer registering two of its brands. Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company (STTC), based in North Sumatra, has objected to Vietnam National Tobacco Corporation (Vinataba) registering
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Mar 14, 2016 19:13
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