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.
Philippines: Nearly 8,000 policemen punished over drug killings World

Philippines: Nearly 8,000 policemen punished over drug killings

Close to 8,000 Philippine police officers have recieved administrative punishments, of whom 2,000 were dismissed, for wrongdoings during raids where drug suspects were killed under President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown, a Philippine official said on July 18.
More campaigns needed as smoking dangers rise Health

More campaigns needed as smoking dangers rise

The Ministry of Health and relevant agencies will launch more communications campaigns on legal documents targeting the building of a non-smoking environment, said Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Health Ministry’s Administration Department of Medical Services.
Rhino horn claim ‘unfounded' Environment

Rhino horn claim ‘unfounded'

The latest report by the wildlife trade monitoring network TRAFFIC has claimed the record-high rhino poaching in South Africa is being fed by a surging demand from Vietnam, identifying the country as the main market for rhino horn.