Vietnam's beer production fell 14 per cent in 2020 

Vietnam's beer production fell 14 per cent in 2020 

Vietnam’s beer industry produced about 4.4 billion litres of beer in 2020, down 14 per cent on-year.
More measures urged for management of traditional alcoholic drinks

More measures urged for management of traditional alcoholic drinks

While seeing some improvements in the management of traditional alcoholic drinks and people’s awareness, more measures are planned to gain more advancement.
Pub landlords take fleeting punch for the greater good

Pub landlords take fleeting punch for the greater good

The new, heavier-handed sanctions for drink driving, which are undoubtedly beneficial to the larger populace, leave some joyless.
Japan beer exports to South Korea down 99.9% over boycott

Japan beer exports to South Korea down 99.9% over boycott

Exports of beer from Japan to South Korea fell 99.9 percent year-on-year in September, Japan's finance ministry said Wednesday (Oct 30), as a boycott spurred by a bilateral dispute drags on.
Alcohol harms law to come into force from early 2020

Alcohol harms law to come into force from early 2020

The MoH held a conference on the implementation of the Law on Prevention and Control of Alcohol-related Harms, marking a milestone in the control of NCD risk.
Thousands march in anti-drunk driving campaign in Hanoi

Thousands march in anti-drunk driving campaign in Hanoi

Some 8,000 of people marched down the walking street around Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi in the morning of May 12 to raise awareness and call for real action against drink-driving in Vietnam
Responsible Drinking and Traffic Safety Programme 2019 kicked off

Responsible Drinking and Traffic Safety Programme 2019 kicked off

The Responsible Drinking and Traffic Safety Programme will combat drink driving in Vietnam and help realise the government's policy on traffic order and safety.
Draft alcohol law at odds with confusing regulations

Draft alcohol law at odds with confusing regulations

Foreign trade associations and business groups continue to raise concerns over Vietnam’s new draft alcohol and beer law, citing potentially-discriminatory regulations that may put consumers at higher risk of low-quality or outright fake products.
Chinese influence at Sabeco board: nothing but rumour

Chinese influence at Sabeco board: nothing but rumour

Koh Poh Tiong, chairman of the Board of Directors of Sabeco, refuted rumours that there are Chinese shareholders on the brewer’s Board of Directors.
India toxic alcohol deaths jump to 133: Police

India toxic alcohol deaths jump to 133: Police

GUWAHATI, India: At least 35 more workers have died in northeastern India after drinking toxic liquor, police said on Sunday (Feb 24), taking the death toll from the latest mass alcohol poisoning beyond 130.
Localities crack down on drivers using alcohol, drugs

Localities crack down on drivers using alcohol, drugs

Localities nationwide have stepped up inspections to stop coach and truck drivers from drinking alcohol or using drugs.
Finding a common voice in squabble over alcohol

Finding a common voice in squabble over alcohol

Even after changes, the Ministry of Health’s draft law on the prevention and control of alcohol-related harms still draws varied responses from stakeholders. ..
Heineken's "When you drive, never drink" campaign inspires consumers

Heineken's "When you drive, never drink" campaign inspires consumers

The Heineken campaign aims to create a positive and meaningful impact on the drinking and driving cultures in Vietnam.
MoH mulls alcohol sales ban

MoH mulls alcohol sales ban

The Ministry of Health has drafted a law on alcohol abuse, in which it proposes creating a ban on the sale of alcohol during certain hours.
Government proposes restricting hours of alcohol sale

Government proposes restricting hours of alcohol sale

The Ministry of Health (MoH) is discussing polices to restrict the number of hours to sell alcohol.