Tuesday, October 26, 2021


Talks ongoing over ban on sale of alcohol in KL, says FT minister

Shahidan Kassim says alcohol will still be available for purchase at permitted locations such as hotels, pubs, bars and stores that exclusively sell liquor.

Home brew banned at Aussie Antarctic stations in diversity push

Numbers of women in Antarctica are increasing and authorities want them to 'feel safe', so bases are turning to Italian cafe culture instead of the amber nectar.

Entire Scotch whisky distillery shipping out for Inner Mongolia

More than just a wee dram heading for China.

Alcohol-related deaths in England soar 20% in pandemic

With hospitality venues closed in the lockdowns, people have been binge drinking at home.

Cambodian villagers killed by toxic rice wine at funeral

Most villages in Cambodia have two or three ramshackle stills operating with no legal controls, inspections or quality controls.

Alcohol factories told to close throughout lockdown period

Senior minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob says they are not included in the category of essential needs.

Ukraine authorities seize shipment of ‘safe’ Chernobyl vodka bound for UK

The experimental batch of 'moonshine' was headed to London when it was intercepted by Ukrainian authorities.

In JB, 264 fined RM1,000 for flouting RMCO

Several of those inspected also tested positive for drugs.

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