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Kirin to probe Myanmar partner over army funding allegations

Japanese brewer hires Deloitte for audit of Myanma Economic Holdings

Soldiers take part in a military parade to mark the Armed Forces Day in Myanmar's capital Naypyitaw on March 27.   © Reuters

YANGON -- Japanese beverage group Kirin Holdings said Friday it will commission an audit of its joint venture partner in Myanmar over allegations that the local conglomerate funds the country's military, which has been accused of human rights abuses.

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