Kirin wants to keep operating in Myanmar

Although it has announced an end to its partnership with Myanma Economic Holdings Ltd., Japanese beverage giant Kirin said it wants to keep selling and marketing its products in Myanmar. “We are not necessarily exiting Myanmar. We would like to con

Kirin to audit business partner

Japanese beverage giant Kirin will conduct its own audit of Myanmar Military-backed business partner Myanma Economic Holdings Public Company Limited (MEHL) after it failed to fulfill a request for details about its finances and governance. Kirin
Kirin investigates payments

Japanese beer giant struggling

Japanese beverage giant Kirin has said it will conduct a “further examination” of its Myanmar presence after its ties with the Myanmar Army (Tatmadaw) threatened an unrelated deal in the United States. The affair could show that things ar
Foreign alcohol

New liquor import law brewing

Foreign liquor may soon be legally imported. A draft of a law that will allow for the legitimate import of hard liquor has been written and submitted before the attorney general for approval, according to the Myanmar Times. Importing popular foreign

Thai Chang beer brewed in Yangon

Yangon’s new Emerald Brewery canned its first Chang beer on September 25th. Singaporean firm Fraser and Neave (F&N) invested US$70 million into the new facility, which will be brewing the famous Thai beer brand at a capacity of 500,000 hect