E-cigarette use on the rise: Expert Health

E-cigarette use on the rise: Expert

Vietnam has seen certain achievements made in tobacco harm prevention and control but challenges continue to emerge, including the increasing trend of smoking e-cigarettes, Associate Professor and Dr Luong Ngoc Khue has said.
Philippines to ban e-cigarettes ASEAN

Philippines to ban e-cigarettes

Philippine police on November 20 began enforcing a ban imposed by President Rodrigo Duterte on the use of electronic cigarettes in public spaces.
Malaysia considers total e-cigarette ban World

Malaysia considers total e-cigarette ban

Malaysia is considering banning the sale of electronic cigarettes following reports of deaths in the US linked to e-cigarettes, said the country’s Minister of Health Dzulkefly Ahmad on October 14.
Cigarette smuggling remains unabated Society

Cigarette smuggling remains unabated

Cigarette smuggling has caused a loss of thousands of billions of Vietnamese dong each year for the State, according to figures released by the Vietnam Tobacco Association at a symposium held on July 23 in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho.
HCM City to enhance tobacco harm control Health

HCM City to enhance tobacco harm control

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health is planning to provide training on how to help local residents quit smoking for staff at ward- and commune-level People’s Committees.
Smugglers take to waterways Society

Smugglers take to waterways

Cross-border smugglers are transporting goods from Cambodia to Mekong Delta provinces by using boats during floods.
HCM City intensifies battle on smuggling Society

HCM City intensifies battle on smuggling

Smuggling of cigarettes from Cambodia into HCM City is becoming increasingly sophisticated, making it hard for authorities to combat it, the HCM City Market Management Department has said.