HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.
Dutch brewing giant Heineken on Monday announced selling Mexican-based packaging business Empaque to US-based Crown Holdings in a deal worth more than one billion dollars. "Heineken ... has signed a binding agreement for the sale of its Mexican package business Empaque. The Amsterdam-based Heineken said it was selling Empaque to "focus its resources fully on brewing, marketing and selling its world class portfolio of beer brands." Empaque will continue to supply Heineken's Mexican brewing business Cuauhtemoc Moctezuma through long-term supply contracts.