Singapore 

McDonald’s rolls out yuan yang-inspired coffee milk tea ice cream: brings back fish & fries, Singapore News

Can’t decide whether you like coffee or tea? Why not have both in the form of yuan yang? And if you love ice cream, you’d be pleased to know that McDonald’s will be launching yuan yang ice cream. But they’re calling it Coffee Milk Tea ice cream. They’ll have it five variations. Coffee Milk Tea Cone, $1Photo: McDonalds Singapore Coffee Milk Tea Twist Cone, $1Photo: McDonalds Singapore Coffee Milk Tea Chococone, $1.20Photo: McDonalds Singapore Coffee Milk Tea Soft Serve Sundae, $2Photo: McDonalds Singapore Coffee Milk Tea McFlurry, $3Photo: McDonalds Singapore…

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Vietnam 

Vinamik offers to purchase GTN shares for Mộc Châu Milk – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI – Việt Nam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) has offered to purchase more than 116 million shares of GTNFoods Joint Stock Company (GTN) as GTN indirectly holds shares in Mộc Châu Milk. According to the document sent to the State Securities Commission on the purchase, Vinamilk has offered to buy a maximum of 46.68 per cent of GTN shares, or 116.71 million shares, with a price of VNĐ13,000 per share. Vinamilk estimates to spend about VNĐ1.5 trillion (US$64.5 million) on the deal.…

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Singapore 

Jobless man jailed 25 years for forcing wife into prostitution to pay for baby’s diapers and milk powder, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 27-year-old jobless man who forced his wife to prostitute herself to pay for their baby son’s diapers and milk powder was sentenced to 25½ years’ jail and 24 strokes of the cane on Tuesday (Feb 19). He also admitted to forcing his six-year-old daughter to perform oral sex on him, as well as undressing, kissing and fondling his 13-year-old niece. “You are a monster,” said High Court judge Chan Seng Onn in sentencing the man. “The sordid sexual depravity of his transgressions is unprecedented and involves him…

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China’s parents still mistrust country’s brands 10 years after lethal milk powder scandal

More than a decade after tainted infant milk powder in China killed six children and exposed institutional neglect of food safety, Chinese parents still do not trust local companies to feed their babies. That could mean another gold mine for foreign producers as the battle for infant milk shifts to the hundreds of smaller cities beyond the metropolises of Shanghai and Beijing. The deadly milk scandal of 2008 was a watershed moment for China’s consumers. Some 300,000 children were poisoned after Chinese suppliers added melamine, a chemical used to make…

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Singapore 

Donated breast milk helps 600 babies in Singapore, Singapore News

A breast milk donation bank at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH), which has recruited more than 400 donors since its launch in August last year, has helped more than 600 vulnerable babies whose mothers cannot produce enough milk. Breast milk collected by the bank – the only one in Singapore – has also enabled a drop in the incidence of necrotising enterocolitis, an intestinal disease that is the leading cause of death among premature babies. Before the bank started, 5.8 per cent of around 200 babies had the disease.…

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Hopes for a Chinese cash cow in France milk country sour

The opening of a Chinese-owned infant milk powder plant in a small town in the Brittany region of western France in 2016 was heralded as an economic saviour for the region and a win for French dairy farmers. The €170 million (US$196 million) Carhaix factory would provide some 120,000 tonnes of high quality powdered milk a year to China, where demand for foreign infant milk products has soared after a years of food scares. France’s biggest dairy cooperative Sodiaal signed a 10-year contact with Synutra, China’s third largest baby milk…

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Singapore 

Taiwan’s Tiger Sugar bubble milk tea to open at Singapore’s Capitol Piazza in early Nov, Singapore, Food News

SINGAPORE – Calling all milk tea lovers, Instagram addicts and those who call themselves both. Tiger Sugar, the latest bubble milk tea craze to hit Taiwan, will be making its foray into the South-east Asian market with a Singapore outlet in early November. Mr Trevor Fong, the managing director of parent brand Clover Lifestyle, confirmed with The Straits Times on Monday (Oct 8) that Tiger Sugar Singapore’s flagship store will be located at Capitol Piazza near City Hall MRT station. Fans in Singapore were previously left guessing about the store’s…

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