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PappaRich Malaysia considering IPO

Food chain PappaRich Malaysia is considering a Singapore IPO, possibly this year.


McDonald’s Japan stake for sale: reports

McDonald’s is reportedly seeking to sell a significant stake in its McDonald’s Japan listed subsidiary.


Movie company VShine Brothers opens oyster bar

Movie investment and production company VShine Brothers has opened an oyster bar in Beijing.


Sharetea bubble tea arrives in Vietnam

Taiwanese bubble-tea brand Sharetea has launched into Vietnam with a store in Ho Chi Minh City.


Korea food delivery app popularity booms

Korea food delivery apps have brought together thousands of restaurants across the country into a single location-based platform.

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McDonald’s Korea caught in franchise dispute

McDonald’s Korea has become mired in a high-profile dispute with a franchisee.


Chatime Malaysia master franchisor axed

Loob Holdings, which runs the Chatime Malaysia outlets, has heard its franchise agreement has been terminated

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McDonald’s Malaysia bans non-halal foods

McDonald’s Malaysia has banned customers from taking food not halal-certified into its restaurants.

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Trans Retail Indonesia eyes expansion

Trans Retail Indonesia plans to open dozens of stores this year in a challenge to online retail.


Old Chang Kee sets up to enter UK

Singapore F&B chain Old Chang Kee is forming a JV in the UK so it can expand and build its brand there.


Ippudo restaurant owner applies for listing

Ramen restaurant chain Ippudo’s owner is expected to list shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange as early as March.

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McDonald’s China and Hong Kong deal formally announced

Details of the sale of 20-year rights to run McDonald’s China & Hong Kong have been formally released.


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