China. The fight is on, for beer and noodles

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Favourites for years, especially with low earners – but last year Chinese beer consumption dropped by 3.6pc, and instant noodles fared even worse, slumping 12.5pc (more…)

India. BJP demands immediate closure of TASMAC outlets near temples

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Bharatiya Janata Party Madurai Urban District unit has demanded the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department officials to stop collecting money for quick darshan or special darshan in temples and allow all devotees to have darshan in a free and fair manner. (more…)

China Resources Beer shares down 4% after rights issue

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Shares of state-backed China Resources Beer closed down 4.1% at 16.26 Hong Kong dollars on Wednesday after it announced a rights issue to fund the buyout of the world’s best-selling beer from joint-venture partner SABMiller. (more…)

Boozy battle-ground: a turf war brews in Myanmar

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At a beer station on Bogyoke Aung San Road, servers traipse from table to table, handing mugs of Myanmar Beer to cheroot-smoking men in longyis. Another beer station in Sanchaung township looks almost exactly the same, but with Dagon Beer decorations and brew dripping from the taps. (more…)

Thai beer drinkers power Singapore’s best stock

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The biggest gainer among Singapore’s stocks this year is a foreigner. Thai Beverage’s return this year is almost triple that for the second-best stock in the Straits Times Index. (more…)