Regional updates archive

Kobchai Newsletter (Lao PDR)

Congratulations to the Lao Tobacco Control Task Force for launching the Kobchai Newsletter(in Lao).  The first issue came out last 20 May 2010.  It features

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Smoke-free Melaka Launch

Smoke Free Melaka is an initiative of the Melaka State Government, the Ministry of Health and Melaka Health Department together with MyWATCH(Malaysian Women’s Action for Tobacco

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Vietnam Mass Media Campaign Result

  Tobacco control advocates in Vietnam recently held a press conference to announce new survey results of the mass media campaign conducted in December 2009.  This was supported

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Media Officers Workshop

  Last 26 – 27 April 2010, twelve media officers from the region participated in a workshop on media monitoring and communications systems in Vientiane, Lao PDR. 

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Tougher anti-smoking laws, 27/04/10

SMOKELESS tobacco products and innocuous-looking but potentially addictive bite-sized nicotine candies will be banned in Singapore, under stricter anti-smoking laws that were introduced in Parliament

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