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Chinzombo, South Luangwa NationalPark, Zambia
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Chinzombo, South Luangwa NationalPark, Zambia Normancarrsafaris. comCanvas walls are all that is between you and the African bush, game park and river(...)

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(...)

The scheduled announcement today of the winners of a mobile phone licence competition in Burma, where Denis O’Brien’s Digicel heads a leading bid, app(...)

 Denis O Brien:  “I find with emerging markets that you have to go visit and you’ve got to put your own people on the ground”

Denis O’Brien’s mobile phone group Digicel spent $31 million on its application for a licence in Burma, which it submitted to the Government on Monday(...)

Denis O’Brien,  Digicel chairman: the Digicel consortium has committed to launching its fourth-generation mobile phone network across rural and urban Burma on December 1st this year, in time for the biennial Southeast Asian Games.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The Digicel consortium will invest almost $9 billion (€6.9 billion) in a mobile phone network in Burma if its bid for one of the two highly sought-aft(...)

Burma’s temples are a legacy of the country’s rich history

Fifty years ago Burma was one of the richest countries in Asia. Then the military took over and Myanmar, as the generals renamed the country, b(...)

Burma’s temples are a legacy of the country’s rich history

Fifty years ago Burma was one of the richest countries in Asia. Then the military took over and Myanmar, as the generals renamed the country, b(...)

Burmese Nobel laureate and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi observes the view from the 350m high  observation deck at the Tokyo Skytree, the world's tallest broadcasting tower  in Tokyo today. Ms Suu Kyi is in Japan for a seven-day visit. Photograph: Franck Robichon/Reuters

The European Union is expected to lift all sanctions on Burma next week, except for an arms embargo, in recognition of the "remarkable process(...)

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(...)

Denis O’Brien

Denis O’Brien is seeking to raise another $300 million (€230 million) via a bond offering for the Caribbean and America(...)

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