January 16, 2021

Rumours Fly Of An Alcohol Ban In Yangon

Photos of a Government sign advising of the suspension of sales of Alcohol has been spreading through social media.

Sales of Beer, Wine and Liquor, have been “suspended”, says a sign at City Mart, Junction City, “according to instructions of Government”.  The sign appearing this morning, 1st of October.

Fuelling the rumors have been liquor stores that, unusually, have no opened today.

The flow of alcohol remains trickling out with the Dagon Center well stocked and no visible sign of any suspension.

Can you buy alcohol in your region today?

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