Regional updates archive


Except Brunei, all countries in the ASEAN region have an American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) country chapter that has increasingly become a champion for the

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Sin taxes boost DOH funds

By Kathleen Martin(The Philippine Star) MANILA, Philippines – The continued increase in resources allocated for health care shows the successful implementation of the Sin Tax

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Public warned vs cheap cigarettes

By Mayen Jaymalin(The Philippine Star) MANILA, Philippines – With the looming entry of cheaper cigarettes in the market, anti-smoking advocates yesterday warned against an increase

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The perils of smoking

It cannot be denied that smoking is now one of the major health problems in the world. The celebration of World No Tobacco Day last

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