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Prevalence of smoking to increase further: YLKI

Friday, 27 Oct 2017 01:42 WIB

 JAKARTA -- The prevalence of smoking in Indonesia is forecast to increase further, with an increase of only 10.04 percent in the tobacco excise tax in 2018, Chairman of the Indonesian Consumers Foundation (YKLI)...

Minister explains underlying issues on tobacco tax increase

Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017 17:01 WIB

JAKARTA -- Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati stated that there are four issues underlying the tobacco tax rate increase scheme in 2018. "There are four underlying the tobacco tax increase policy," Sri Mulyani noted...

Tobacco control protects people from ill effects of smoke

Friday, 21 Jul 2017 17:01 WIB

JAKARTA -- The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) effectively protects the world's population from the ill effects of tobacco and smoke, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated. WHO's Regional Director for Southeast Asia...

France to become one of priciest countries in Europe for smokers

Friday, 07 Jul 2017 02:01 WIB

PARIS -- France will raise the price of cigarettes to 10 euros ($11.35) a pack within three years, the health minister said on Thursday, confirming a strategy that will push tobacco costs to...

China's cigarette sales fall slightly after tobacco tax

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 21:36 WIB

BEIJING -- Cigarette sales in China fell slightly over the past year after a hike in tobacco taxes, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday, as the country works to suppress a habit...

Turkmenistan first country to effectively ban tobacco products

Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 08:01 WIB

JAKARTA -- The president of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, has upped the ante on anti-smoking laws this week by banning the sale of all tobacco products in the country. Quoted from Albawaba.com, shops in...

WHO says Indonesia not yet free from influence of tobacco companies

Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 14:41 WIB

JAKARTA -- Indonesia is still susceptible to the influence of international tobacco companies as it is yet to accede to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), according to a WHO official."Indonesia is...

Tobacco industry weakens due to increase of excessive excise

Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 03:34 WIB

JAKARTA –- Target of tobacco tax in 2016 reached Rp 148.9 trillion as stated in the financial notes about State Budget Bill 2016 that was read in front of the House of Representatives...

Tobacco plantations affected by volcanic ashes from Mt Raung

Monday, 27 Jul 2015 22:49 WIB

JEMBER -- The quality of tobacco grown in plantations in East Java is being affected by the volcanic ashes spewed by the erupting Mount Raung."Volcanic ashes from Mount Raung rained on most of...

Indonesia sues Australia over plain packaging of tobacco products

Sunday, 07 Jun 2015 04:51 WIB

GENEVA -- Indonesia sued Australia to the World Trade Organization (WTO) related to policy about plain packaging of tobacco products which were applied in the kangaroo country. This trade dispute was the biggest...

Aksi Simpatik Kampanye Antirokok

Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 18:03 WIB

JAKARTA -- Komunitas Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) untuk Indonesia melakukan aksi simpatik di Jl MH Thamrin, Jakarta, Ahad (26/4). Melalui gerakan tersebut mereka ingin mengajak anak muda Indonesia untuk sehat tanpa asap...

Amended China law curbs tobacco ads

Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 14:50 WIB

SHANGHAI -- China's parliament has passed legislation that restricts tobacco advertising in public, strengthening efforts to curb smoking in a country where more than a billion people are smokers or exposed to second-hand...

Expert: Tobacco can desist Ebola virus

Monday, 25 Aug 2014 19:34 WIB

MALANG -- Bio Cell Professor of Brawijaya University in Malang, Sutiman said that tobacco growing in several districts in Indonesia was able to desist Ebola virus attack. The cure for virus is still...

Temanggung Council urges to issue tobacco trade regulation

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 03:12 WIB

TEMANGGUNG -- The Temanggung Legislative Council (DPRD) is urging the local government to issue a tobacco trade regulation, considering that the plant is the main source of income for the local farmers.The monopsony...

NU regrets Minister of Health's stand over FCTC

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 00:13 WIB

JAKARTA -- Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), Indonesia's largest Muslim organization, has regretted the stand of Health Minister Nafsiah Mboi who insisted on asking President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco...