Regional updates archive

New ban on tobacco products, 19/07/10

Singapore–THE government has hit the tobacco industry with tighter restrictions, including a ban on alternative tobacco and nicotine products currently available abroad. These products include

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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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