No Picture
Regional Updates

Cigarette workers rally against rising tax, 03/12/09

About 3,000 cigarette workers rallied in front of the Customs and Excise Office in Malang, East Java, on Monday to protest the government’s decision to increase cigarette excise effective in January next year. “The increase […]

No Picture
Regional Updates

Scenes from the Tabinfo Asia 2009

  On Tuesday 11 November 2009, more than 600 fired-up protesters were at the convention center in Bangkok in an attempt to smoke out representatives of the global tobacco industry, who were holding a conference […]

No Picture
Regional Updates

Smokers flout anti-smoking bylaw, 23/10/09

Surabaya–Many local residents were still seen puffing away on their favorite cigarettes in malls and other public areas as the Surabaya municipal administration started enforcing the bylaw against smoking in public places on Thursday. Budi, […]

No Picture
Regional Updates

No smoking rule enforced, 24/10/09

HA NOI — The third Asian Indoor Games (AIG), to be held in Viet Nam next Thursday, will be a non-smoking Games. The events’ organising board and World Health Organisation (WHO)’s Viet Nam branch office […]