Phaung Sein Food owner Nang Shwe Kyar called for the 2021 coup and has since backed the regime, according to online activists.
Thai military-run Channel 5 is showing weekly programs urging tourists to visit Myanmar in support of a junta tourism drive; rights groups have urged a tourism boycott.
The National Unity Government has set up community schools and online classes staffed and attended by teachers and students boycotting the junta’s education system.
Heineken, Carslberg and Chang see an opportunity as products made by military-run Myanmar Brewery are shunned by consumers opposed to last year’s coup.
The Irrawaddy looks at the individuals, groups and forces that shaped the course of events in one of the most tumultuous years in Myanmar’s modern history.
In the past week, regime troops rammed and killed protesters with a vehicle, the coup leader engaged in a series of PR moves, and the UN continued to frustrate the junta.
The beverage giant says military conglomerate MEHL rejected its plan for ending their brewing venture and was attempting to liquidate it in violation of their agreement.
The beverage giant said sales at Myanmar Brewery, which is currently the target of an anti-regime boycott, plummeted by nearly 50 percent on-year in Q3.