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Myanmar Crisis

Japan's Kirin to end joint beer ventures in Myanmar after coup

Brewer seeks to sever ties with military-linked company as 'matter of urgency'

Japan's Kirin has been under pressure from activists to end its joint ventures in Myanmar. (Source photos by AP and AP)

TOKYO -- Japan's Kirin Holdings announced it will terminate its two joint ventures in Myanmar, becoming the first Japanese company to denounce the military coup that took place earlier this week.

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