Vietnam: Study visit to Malaysia and Singapore “Experience of tobacco taxation and control of illicit tobacco trade

Last August 17 to 21, 2014, thirteen members of the Vietnam National Assembly (NA) went on a four-day study visit to Malaysia and Singapore. The main objectives of the visit was to learn experience of…

Tobacco Control Advocates Gather in Balanga City, Philippines to keep ASEAN Smoke-Free

Download PDF 26 August 2014/Balanga, Bataan, Philippines: The City of Balanga, one of the smoke-free cities in the country, will host the Second Smoke-Free Cities ASEAN Regional Workshop to be participated in by public health…

SEATCA ‘Smoke-free City’ Award given to Balanga City

Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines/27 August 2014 – The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance(SEATCA) presented the SEATCA ‘Smoke-free City’ Award to Balanga City Mayor Joet Garcia, for “Exemplary commitment to protecting the health of its people…

SEATCA receives WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award, World No Tobacco Day 2014

SEATCA Director Bungon Ritthiphakdee formally receives the WHO Director-General’s Special Recognition Award, World No Tobacco Day 2014 ( only 2 in the  world) from Dr. Takeshi Kasai Director for Program Management/WHO – WPRO. Present were Dr.…

SIS FOCAL POINTS WORKSHOP ON POS and CSR

Bangkok, Thailand:  The SEATCA Industry Surveillance(SIS) program organized a 2-day workshop for the SIS focal points from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, thePhilippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The workshop presented progress and challenges in policies to…

Regional Updates

Press Release September 9, 2014  Cancer survivors upbeat about graphic health warnings

Press Release September 9, 2014 Cancer survivors upbeat about graphic health warnings

Press Release September 9, 2014 Cancer survivors upbeat about graphic health warnings An organization of cancer survivors who attribute their illness to…

Malaysia commended for tobacco controls

Posted on 5 September 2014 – 12:21am Last updated on…

PRO-LEAD: Capacity Building on Leadership for Health Promotion

A Four-day intensive health promotion leadership training was organized by…

Thailand: 13th National Conference on Tobacco or Health

Last July 28 – 30, the 13th National Conference on Tobacco…

International Updates

China Exclusive: Bumpy road for Beijing’s anti-smoking drive

China Exclusive: Bumpy road for Beijing’s anti-smoking drive

BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) — A haze of second hand smoke may continue to hang heavily over Beijing if the latest draft…

WHO calls for ban on e-cigarette sales to minors

THE World Health Organization called Tuesday on governments to ban…

Luther L. Terry Awards

Dear Friend, The Luther L. Terry Awards are presented triennially and…

Tokyo Governor Takes on Big Tobacco to Push Smoke-Free Games

Tokyo earned $1 million from an official Olympics-branded cigarette the…