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A €1.9 billion pipeline that will ship oil and gas from Burma to energy-hungry China began operations last week in southwest China, a crucial element (...)

Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at Parliament buildings at  Stormont today. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi was briefed on lessons from Northern Ireland’s peace process today during a visit to Belfast. The Bu(...)

BAT’s move back into Burma comes as a steady stream of western companies, such as Norway’s Telenor, are looking to do business in a state once shunned by the international community.

British American Tobacco is returning to Burma a decade after campaigners forced the world’s second-largest tobacco company by market share to leave t(...)

A woman buys a newspaper in Rangoon, Burma, yesterday. Photograph: Gemunu Amarasinghe/AP

Newspapers may be suffering elsewhere, but in Burma private dailies have hit newsstands for the first time in nearly half a century after 16 da(...)

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