Headlines Tagged with Vietnam — 424 headlines found
[Asia-pacific] Use of new media to support passage of Vietnam's national tobacco control legislation
This public health landmark resulted from a large-scale, long-term policy, advocacy and communication effort, which included the campaign described here. The effort was conducted by the Government of Vietnam and local and international non-governmental or
Nov 21, 2016 Tobacco Control
added Nov 22, 2016 00:25
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
May 30, 2016 Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 31, 2016 20:50
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
Mar 10, 2016 Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Mar 14, 2016 19:13
With 16 million smokers, it is estimated that Vietnamese people pay about VND22 trillion ($1.05 billion) for cigarettes per year. This is also the amount of money spent for treatment of the five common diseases related to tobacco.
Oct 30, 2014 Vietnam Net
added Oct 30, 2014 20:36
Illicit tobacco products are readily available in Ho Chi Minh City, causing numerous challenges as the booming black market reaches record levels.
Jul 11, 2014 Vietnam Net
added Jul 11, 2014 06:06
In-flight violations are not rare in Vietnam, especially with Vietnamese passengers, who often cite unimaginable reasons after being caught in the act.
Sep 27, 2013 Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 28, 2013 06:58
The latest statistics of the Ministry of Health show nearly 50 per cent of Vietnamese males and two per cent of females smoke cigarettes. And more than that, over 50 million Vietnamese are passive smokers at the workplace and at home, accounting for mor
Jun 2, 2013 Vietnam Net
added Jun 2, 2013 10:39
A new law on tobacco harm-reduction that bans smoking in public places such as schools, hospitals and workplaces took effect on May 1. But it immediately has been violated publicly.
May 9, 2013 Vietnam Net
added May 9, 2013 15:28
This was the recommendation under the tobacco tax index issued by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA). The index was released during a regional workshop on strengthening tobacco tax administration in Siem Reap recently, which was attend
Jul 25, 2017 Viet Nam News (vn)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:17
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
Sep 7, 2016 Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 11, 2016 13:23