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Japanese brewer Asahi has bought the maker of VB and Carlton Draught for $16 billion — and the deal could revive Australia’s sluggish beer market

The $16 billion takeover of Carlton & United Breweries by Japan’s Asahi could help revive beer sales in Australia after a multi-year slump, industry executives say, as the competition regulator confirmed it would investigate the blockbuster deal. Carlton & United Breweries (CUB), the maker of some of the country’s biggest […]
Japanese brewer Asahi has bought the maker of VB and Carlton Draught for $16 billion — and the deal could revive Australia’s sluggish beer market
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An Australian built a giant Christmas tree out of beer cans

Australian man Wesley Boyd has brought a little bit of Christmas cheer to bogans everywhere – constructing a tree made completely out of VB cans in support of the fight against Alzheimer’s. Boyd, from Perth, said he came up with the idea for the VB tree when he began missing […]
An Australian built a giant Christmas tree out of beer cans