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Job Announcement

 Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer  of Southeast Asia Initiative on Tobacco Tax (SITT) Project Term: 60 months starting 25 January 2010 Location: Bangkok, Thailand Closing date for applications: 8 January 2010   The Project: Using […]

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Cheers as Indonesia Gets Serious on Smoking, 16/12/09

Students protesting against smoking on World Anti-Tobacco Day in Jakarta earlier this year. (JG Photo/Safir Makki) Anti-smoking activists on Wednesday welcomed the government’s plan to ratify a World Health Organization treaty on tobacco control. “It […]

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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 […]

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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 […]