Japanese drinks giant to launch new beverage line in 2016

YANGON — Japan’s Asahi Group Holdings will launch beverages under an original brand in Myanmar as early as 2016. President and CEO Naoki Izumiya, who is visiting Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, unveiled the plan during an interview with The Nikkei on Saturday. The beverage giant set up a joint venture with Loi Hein, a major […]

A Winning Formula at Yangon’s The Lab

YANGON — In a small, dimly lit room with exposed terracotta brickwork, a crush of well-heeled people squeeze around high wooden tables, talking animatedly and sipping cocktails late into the evening. This could be any chic bar in any hip neighborhood across the world—say London, New York or Madrid. But this is Myanmar, and this […]