Tiger and ABC Extra Stout Brands Return to Heineken after Two Decades

Two beer brands – Tiger and ABC Extra Stout – have returned to the Dutch beer maker Heineken’s portfolio of brands from the military-owned Myanmar Brewery Limited (MBL). The two brands were produced and distributed in Myanmar by MBL since 1995. After EU economic sanctions were imposed on Myanmar, Heineken left the country and MBL […]

Big Beer Fight Looms in Myanmar as Brewers Stumble in Europe

Big beer’s latest quest for growth has Heineken NV on a collision course with Carlsberg A/S. Both brewers are seeking to exploit the potential of Myanmar, the southeast Asian nation where more than 80 percent of the adult population drinks beer produced by a company linked to the country’s former ruling military. After Carlsberg opened […]

KLM considers Yangon flight

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines may launch a direct flight between Amsterdam and Yangon, early next year, based on an anticipated increase in tourists from the Netherlands. Myanmar Business Today quoted an official at the Department of Civil Aviation that claimed KLM, which is owned by the Air France group, would introduce a three weekly service […]