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Thai Bev only bidder seeking to buy $5 billion stake in Vietnam's Sabeco

Thai Bev is keen to acquire Sabeco as part of a strategy to expand outside its home market.

Carlsberg moves closer to Habeco deal in Vietnam

The Danish brewer is now a step towards its priority purchase rights with the Vietnamese goverment. 

Thai Beverage unit seeks to buy 51 percent of Vietnam's Sabeco

Vietnam Beverage Company Ltd wants to buy 327 million Sabeco shares, equal to around 51 percent of the beer firm.
December 13, 2017 | 09:23 pm GMT+7

Thai Beverage unit to bid for at least 25 percent of Vietnam's Sabeco

The auction of up to 54 percent of Sabeco worth at least $5 billion is set for December 18.
December 12, 2017 | 08:52 am GMT+7

After years of delays, Vietnam's privatization plans move up a gear

The country is speeding up its privatization drive as it grapples with a deteriorating fiscal picture.
December 08, 2017 | 02:50 pm GMT+7

Global giants see Vietnam through beer goggles

Vietnam is also one of the last large beer markets to privatize.
December 02, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Share music and beer in Hanoi with Monsoon Festival

The fourth Monsoon Music Festival will return soon to the capital to satisfy music lovers and beer lovers alike.
November 02, 2017 | 09:40 am GMT+7

Vietnam finance ministry unit pushes for change in brewers' privatization

Sales prospectuses must be published by September 30.
September 28, 2017 | 09:50 am GMT+7

Malaysia scraps beer festival following Islamists' objections

Protests against events deemed to be 'western' and unIslamic are common in Muslim-majority Malaysia.
September 18, 2017 | 05:31 pm GMT+7

Carlsberg eyes at least 51 pct stake in Vietnam's Habeco: report

The government wants to fully divest its majority stake in Habeco as also in rival Sabeco.
September 09, 2017 | 08:19 am GMT+7

The story behind Hanoi's 40-year-old 'bia hoi' glass

It's ugly, it's coarse and it's green, but street beer in the capital isn't complete without it. 
August 30, 2017 | 01:27 pm GMT+7

Vietnam reaching a heady high in the global beer business

Drinkers are foaming at the mouth in 'the next key battleground for brewers.'
July 21, 2017 | 05:13 pm GMT+7

In this brewery, urine is the secret ingredient

A Danish brewery is making novelty beer produced from fields of malting barley fertilized with human urine.
May 06, 2017 | 04:10 pm GMT+7

The social guide to drinking in Hanoi

The city promises great rewards for those who look beyond the Old Quarter beer joints.
April 30, 2017 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Sing, don't drink: Vietnam weighs banning booze in karaoke bars

Late night drinking dens may lose their core clientele if the ban is approved.
April 28, 2017 | 05:45 pm GMT+7