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Masan struggles to grow in Vietnam’s competitive beer market

Vietnamese food giant Masan is struggling to grow its beer business, which is suffering losses and could drop out of the domestic market.

Sabeco makes $3.9 million a day from beer sales

Vietnam's biggest brewer Sabeco reaped VND90 billion ($3.87 million) in revenue a day in January-September, a double-digit rise.

Most drinkers drive home under the influence in Vietnam: study

As many as 68 percent of people who drink in Vietnam drive home by themselves and display unsafe traffic behavior in doing so.
October 07, 2019 | 08:38 pm GMT+7

New law to show zero tolerance for alcohol while driving

Any amount of alcohol found in a person’s system will result in his/her driving license being revoked, under a new Vietnam law.
June 14, 2019 | 06:10 pm GMT+7

Alcohol destroyed my brother’s life. Don’t let it destroy yours

As long as drinking is a cultural necessity and worn as a badge of social honor, there will be a price to pay.
June 13, 2019 | 06:32 pm GMT+7

Vietnam legislators: Alcohol bill not influenced by lobbying

The National Assembly general secretary, asked if interest groups have influenced a bill against alcohol, has assured that lobbying cannot sway the lawmaking process.
June 11, 2019 | 10:45 am GMT+7

Drinking and driving don’t go together, period

If you drink, don’t drive. If you drive, don’t drink. How many tragedies do we need to realize the obvious?
June 04, 2019 | 02:09 pm GMT+7

Online liquor sales to go ahead in Vietnam

Vietnam has removed a proposed decree to prohibit online liquor sales, accepting that it goes against international trends.
May 23, 2019 | 07:30 pm GMT+7

8,000 march in Hanoi against drunk driving

Over 8,000 people marched in Hanoi on Sunday to protest against drunk driving, a reaction to recent accidents involving alcohol consumption.
May 14, 2019 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam records fifth highest increase in per capita alcohol consumption

Per capita liquor consumption in Vietnam increased 90 percent in 2010-2017, surpassing regional giants and against drops in Europe.
May 13, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Penalties for drunk driving in Vietnam

Violators can be fined VND500,000-18 million ($21.50 - $770) and have their licenses revoked for one to five months.
May 09, 2019 | 07:46 am GMT+7

5-star hotels and booze: Lawmakers discuss license law

Government officials are divided over the need for a law requiring all accommodation providers to get a license to sell liquor.
April 24, 2019 | 08:18 am GMT+7

Ban or promote online liquor sales? Vietnam lawmakers at odds

Lawmakers Friday hotly debated a draft law prohibiting online liquor sales, with some arguing it could prove counterproductive.
April 12, 2019 | 07:07 pm GMT+7

HCMC to use its autonomy to raise alcohol tax

HCMC is planning to use its autonomy, granted in 2017, to increase the special consumption tax on alcoholic drinks.
April 04, 2019 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam in good health despite high alcohol, tobacco consumption

Vietnam 11th healthiest country in the world, according to LetterOne, while other studies paint a picture of excesses.
March 11, 2019 | 04:21 pm GMT+7
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