Japan Tobacco International

Tobacco’s murder streak continues

Three years ago, Thailand’s National Statistical Office revealed that the number of Thais above the age of 15 who smoked cigarettes had risen to 11.4 million in the previous year – an increase of 21 percent.

3 September 2018

Philippine tobacco giant pays govt $586 mn

The Philippines said Friday it has dropped a tax evasion case against the country's number-two cigarette manufacturer after it was sold to Japan Tobacco to raise funds for a record 30 billion-peso (586 million dollars) settlement.

6 October 2017