Saturday, 8 Zulqaidah 1439 / 21 July 2018

Saturday, 8 Zulqaidah 1439 / 21 July 2018

INDEX BERITA

Prevalence of smoking to increase further: YLKI

Friday, 27 Oct 2017 01:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Minister explains underlying issues on tobacco tax increase

Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017 17:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

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...

China's cigarette sales fall slightly after tobacco tax

Tuesday, 10 May 2016 21:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Turkmenistan first country to effectively ban tobacco products

Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 08:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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....

WHO says Indonesia not yet free from influence of tobacco companies

Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 14:41 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Tobacco industry weakens due to increase of excessive excise

Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 03:34 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Tobacco plantations affected by volcanic ashes from Mt Raung

Monday, 27 Jul 2015 22:49 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Indonesia sues Australia over plain packaging of tobacco products

Sunday, 07 Jun 2015 04:51 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

In Picture: Aksi Simpatik Kampanye Antirokok

Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 18:03 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Amended China law curbs tobacco ads

Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 14:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Expert: Tobacco can desist Ebola virus

Monday, 25 Aug 2014 19:34 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Temanggung Council urges to issue tobacco trade regulation

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 03:12 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

NU regrets Minister of Health's stand over FCTC

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 00:13 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Indonesian cigarette industry may face bankruptcy

Friday, 16 May 2014 19:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesian cigarette industry is threatened with bankruptcy following several regulations related to tobacco restriction. Deputy Chairman of Indonesian Cigarette Industry Forum (Formasi), Ahmad Guntur said that...

Indonesia refuses to ratify FCTC

Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 23:02 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Indonesia refuses to ratify Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the frame initiated by UN's World Health Organization (WHO). Indonesia now is the only country in...

Indonesia finalizes ratification of Tobacco control convention

Thursday, 07 Nov 2013 15:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Government plans to finalize ratification of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) that was initiated by UN's World Health Organization (WHO). Indonesia now is the only...

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...