Ho CHI MINH CITY/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Thai Beverage (TBEV.SI) has won an auction to buy a majority stake worth $4.84 billion in Vietnam’s top brewer Sabeco SAB.HM, a lofty deal that adds a major asset to the beer-to-property empire of Thai magnate Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi.
NEW DELHI: Here's some good news for beer lovers in the national Capital – the Delhi government has allowed micro-breweries for the first time in the city. The Delhi Cabinet has approved a proposal of the excise department to allow micro-brew pubs.
Alcohol consumption among eight to 15-year-olds in the UK has dropped to “record lows”, falling by 67% since 2003 according to a new study.
The figures, published on NHS Digital, were sourced from 12,051 pupils in 177 schools, who completed questionnaires in the autumn term of 2016.
Irish drinks manufacturers have criticised the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, for failing to address concerns about the advertising and labelling proposals in the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill.
The Alcohol Beverage Federation of Ireland (ABFI) says that Harris has not 'meaningfully engaged' with the manufacturers who will be impacted by the new legislation.
Shops and off-licences are to be given a series of options aimed at making alcohol less visible to customers as part of a compromise deal put forward by the Government.
Health Minister Simon Harris has been forced to water down the controversial Public Health Alcohol Bill after it met with major opposition from lobby groups and a number of Fine Gael politicians.
In dealing with the generators of crime such as the incidents of contraventions of the Liquor Act which often is the main cause of contact crimes, the police have confiscated large quantities of liquor during a joined clean-up operation throughout this Province.
While UK millennials are drinking less than their parents’ generation, they remain a significant market for alcohol producers, as they are less likely to change consumption habits than their counterparts in other countries, according to GlobalData.
THE Scottish Government has been challenged to set a national licensing policy for alcohol, as part of efforts to cut the availability of drink.
The vote will not be decided by the distribution of seats between the ruling and opposition parties, as the ruling parties agreed last summer to designate the issue as a matter of conscience.
ALCOHOL-fuelled teenage parties are set to be “a thing of the past” as the State Government moves to crack down on under-age drinking over the festive season.
Laws which come into effect from Monday will give police the power to fine or charge people who supply alcohol to under-age drinkers at organised parties.