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Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2021. There are 308 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 26,...

Lockdowns weigh on German beer sales, hurt small brewers

COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Bars have been closed for more than three months, Carnival celebrations are canceled, and it's not clear when things will get better in Germany. That has left the boss of Braue...

Businesses start to rethink Myanmar as coup ignites protests

BANGKOK (AP) — Businesses are just beginning to reassess their investments in Myanmar after the military seized power, detaining civilian leaders and sparking mass protests. Singapo...

Myanmar coup protests inflamed by poverty and coronavirus

It has been a week since Myanmar's military, the Tatmadaw, ousted the nation's democratically elected government and returned the country to military rule. Widespread public animosity toward ...

Anheuser-Busch investing $1B to modernize US facilities

Anheuser-Busch said Wednesday it’s investing $1 billion over the next two years to modernize its U.S. facilities. Nearly half that amount will go to the company’s 12 major U.S. brewe...

Czech brewer Budvar hits record as people drink more at home

PRAGUE (AP) — Budvar, the Czech brewer that has been in a long legal dispute with U.S. giant Anheuser-Busch over use of the “Budweiser” brand, increased output to a record last year, when the pandemic...

Swedish women’s champion Göteborg is back for 2021

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Just two days after announcing its dissolution, Swedish women’s champion Göteborg is back. The club received an “overwhelming” response from potential investors afte...

In a year of pain, one silver lining: fewer mass shootings

If there's one silver lining in a year marred by a deadly pandemic, civil unrest, and economic and political turmoil, it's this: The number of mass shootings that happened in public was the lowest in ...

Swedish champion Göteborg dissolves women's soccer team

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish women's champion Göteborg is dissolving its soccer team, less than two weeks after being eliminated from the Women's Champions League, saying it can no longer compete financia...

Shopping malls near Taipei 101 cancel New Year's Eve parties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two major malls near Taipei 101 have announced they will be canceling outdoor activities scheduled for New Year's Eve after Taiwan's first local transmission of th...

SC's Cunningham cracks open a beer in final US House address

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In his farewell speech to Congress on Thursday, freshman U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham of South Carolina made it one for the road, cracking open a can of beer in a toast to his fellow...

KURAND, Collaborating With Breweries across Japan, Has Relaunched Its E-Commerce Site in Hong Kong

TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 17 December 2020 - Liquor Innovation Co., Ltd (Head Office: Adachi-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director: Yasuro Ogiwara) has renewed "KURAND Hong Kong", an E-commerce sit...

Give us a week: Businesses urge clarity on England lockdown

LONDON (AP) — Business leaders urged the British government on Tuesday to give them at least a week's notice over what restrictions they will face when the lockdown in England expires in early Decembe...

Taiwan's Buckskin beer bags 16 gold and silver medals in 2020

Taiwanese beer company Buckskin said Thursday (Nov. 12) that it has won 16 gold and silver medals this year in various international competitions, including the top award for Asian breweries. In a ...

Guinness recalls non-alcoholic stouts amid safety fears

LONDON (AP) — Irish brewer Guinness said Wednesday that it is recalling cans of its recently launched non-alcoholic stout in Britain over contamination concerns. The recall, which th...