Monday, 10 Zulqaidah 1439 / 23 July 2018

Monday, 10 Zulqaidah 1439 / 23 July 2018

INDEX BERITA

Tobacco control protects people from ill effects of smoke

Friday, 21 Jul 2017 17:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

France to become one of priciest countries in Europe for smokers

Friday, 07 Jul 2017 02:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

FCTC not to ban smoking but control: Health Ministry

Friday, 10 Feb 2017 07:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Health Ministry reiterated that the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is not aimed at banning production or smoking but to control...

Smoking and diet threat health progress in SE Asia

Monday, 10 Oct 2016 22:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WASHINGTON -- Fewer people are dying from respiratory infections and tuberculosis in many Southeast Asian nations, according to a new scientific analysis of more than 300 diseases and...

Public Health England issues framework on electric cigarettes consumption

Saturday, 13 Aug 2016 02:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA  --  On July 6th, 2016, during the National Stakeholder Symposium on Electronic Cigarette in the UK, the British health advocacy executive institute, Public Health England, published a...

Bogor residents enforce one day without smoke

Wednesday, 01 Jun 2016 22:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BOGOR -- Residents of Kencana in  Bogor, West Java has committed to supported tobacco control. This is done by imposing a day without smoking."A day without smoking has...

Smoking kills 66,000 people in Mexico each year

Thursday, 26 May 2016 21:40 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEXICO CITY -- At least 66,000 people die in Mexico each year from diseases related to tobacco consumption, which means that little more than 180 smokers die every...

Australia to increase smoking age to 21

Monday, 21 Dec 2015 21:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MELBOURNE -- An Australian state government has outlined its plan to increase the smoking age well above the national standard of 18.The Tasmanian government is proposing that young...

Cigarette smoking kills 600 thousand people every year

Monday, 01 Jun 2015 16:04 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Cigarette smoking globally claims more than 600 thousand lives every year, according to the National Commission on Tobacco Control (Komnas PT) in its press release here...

Smoking in cars to become illegal in England

Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 11:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LONDON -- British parliament Wednesday approved regulations which will make smoking in cars become illegal when carrying children, the Department of Health said.The Department of Health said the...

Researchers find why smoking riskier for men than women

Friday, 05 Dec 2014 20:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WASHINGTON -- Men who smoke are over three times more likely than nonsmokers to lose their Y chromosomes, according to researchers who have previously shown that loss of...

Ulama council wants govt to ratify tobacco control convention

Thursday, 09 Oct 2014 20:43 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) has called on the government to ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to protect Indonesians from the negative effects...

Wales to ban smoking in cars with children

Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 09:52 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LONDON -- Smoking in private vehicles with children passengers will be banned in Wales, Welsh government announced Tuesday.Considering the health of people and avoiding children being harmed by...

Indonesia rolls out graphic health warnings on cigarette packs

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 21:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Cigarette manufactures in Indonesia, one of the world's biggest tobacco markets, began printing graphic health warnings on packets on Tuesday, but they have yet to appear...

Indonesians the world's top smokers

Monday, 23 Jun 2014 23:58 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, TANGERANG - Indonesians are the world's top smokers as statistics record there are 66 millions smokers in the country.  "Currently, Indonesia has the largest number of smokers in the...

China bans officials from smoking in public

Monday, 30 Dec 2013 13:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BEIJING - China has banned its officials from smoking in public to set an example to the rest of the country that has the world's largest number of...

New York City Council mulls adding e-cigarettes to smoking ban

Thursday, 19 Dec 2013 23:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, NEW YORK CITY - The New York City Council on Thursday will vote on a bill that would add electronic cigarettes to the city's strict smoking ban, in the...

Smoking after cancer diagnostic ups death risk

Saturday, 07 Dec 2013 15:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WASHINGTON -- Men who continued to smoke after being diagnosed with cancer had an increased risk of death compared with those who quit smoking, U.S. researchers said Friday.The...

No cigarette advertising in World No Tobacco Day

Friday, 31 May 2013 21:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Tifatul Sembiring said he had sent circulate letter underlined that cigarette advertisment could not broadcast during today's World No Tobacco...

Sorry... no smoking in Bali

Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 20:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DENPASAR - Tourists and local residents in Denpasar will not be able to smoke their cigarettes freely in certain areas in capital city of Bali. The local government...

Smoking makes Indonesians more prone to TB

Monday, 01 Apr 2013 00:52 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID,  JAKARTA - Indonesia is one of the countries prone to tuberculosis (TB) as 28 percent of its population are smokers. Smoking cigarette is believed to increase the risk...

Jakarta smokers demand smoking room

Monday, 08 Oct 2012 21:45 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Several members of a people`s group called `Cigarettes Community` have demanded that the Jakarta government revise Governor`s Regulation number 88/2010 that abolishes the presence of smoking room...

New graphic warnings to be printed on cigarette package

Monday, 24 Sep 2012 17:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Indonesian government agrees to print graphic warnings on each cigarette package. The dimension is 40 percent of each side, the Coordinating Minister of People's Welfare, Agung...

Anti-smoking coalition protests over tobacco conference

Monday, 10 Sep 2012 19:41 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SURABAYA - Coalition of Health Professions-anti smoking (KPK-Anti Rokok) and Health Caucus of Indonesian House of Representatives in East Java reject the event "World Tobacco Asia (WTA) Conference 2012"...

Tobacco farmers and govt meet

Thursday, 05 Jul 2012 22:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Thousands farmers rallied over tobacco bill on the last two days in Jakarta finally come home with satisfaction as government guarantees that tobacco is still allowed to...

Tobacco farmers hold a rally against the bill

Tuesday, 03 Jul 2012 18:11 WIB

  REPUBLIKA CO.ID., JAKARTA - The draft of government regulation on tobacco (dubbed as RPP Tembakau -Ed) still draws some protest. This time, the tobacco farmers united in the National Coalition...

New Minister of Health supports the tobacco draft bill

Friday, 15 Jun 2012 20:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - The newly elected Minister of Health, Nafsiah Mboi, promised to push the draft bill on the Impact of Tobacco proposed by the late minister Endang Rahayu Sedyaningsih,...

Govt prepares new move to reduce smoking habit

Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 19:32 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – Government prepares a new move to reduce smoking habit as the increasing of cigarette tax is not success. The Coordinating Minister of Economy, Hatta Rajasa, admitted the...