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  1. Travellers' checks

    Posted Aug 08th 2010, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... In the footsteps The boutique Villa Maly (below) in former Lao capital Luang Prabang is offering a package highlighting the legacy of the 19th-century French explorer Henri Mouhot. Although barely remembered outside France, Mouhot (1826-1861) is credited with first bringing Angkor Wat and its surroundings to the world's attention. Villa Maly's Mapping Monsieur ...

  2. Remote destinations lure the adventurous

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... their intellectual curiosity satisfied. Learning is as much of the journey as is enjoying.' If you want to get from here to Timbuktu- a city in the west African country of Mali- the company will arrange it. The Mali trip starts at Bamako, the nation's capital, and continues on to the ancient town of Djenne, site of a famous mosque topped with dozens of turrets. Ideally, visitors arrive ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Oct 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Two arrests in police sting over banknote scam Police arrested two Africans who told undercover officers they could turn US$20,000 into US$60,000 by applying chemicals to blank paper. When the officers handed over the cash in a hotel room in Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, the men, from Cameroon and Mali, swapped the notes for pieces of paper the same size, handed them back to the officers ...

  4. Sino-US storm clouds gather over Africa aid

    Posted Oct 31st 2010, 12:00am by Kristin Jones

    ... and much needed airport terminal in Mali's capital, officials from all three nations brought their pomp to a groundbreaking ceremony last month. The event topped the national news. But what ... and canals in Tanzania and Mali, and with China Railway Group for highway work in Ghana. All told, Chinese state-owned and private corporations had won contracts totaling US$325 million, Fine said. ...

  5. Silent majority of helpers given a voice

    Posted Jul 18th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Martin

    ... and repatriation to Indonesia, some are not here long enough to organise. Although she has visited Cambodia, Spain and Mali to talk about the situation of Hong Kong's Indonesian migrant workers, ...

  6. Prince and the revolution

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Kevin Rafferty

    ... on for nine billion, on this crowded fragile planet. Organic farming is a good thing in rural Gloucestershire, but harder to understand in Bihar or Mali or teeming Calcutta. Please suggest a practical ...

  7. Summit push

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... scenarios and reasonable targets. Communities need to be informed so that they can also contribute, as for example farmers do in Mali, by measuring and communicating the changes to local climate ...

  8. Feared, not revered

    Posted Jan 13th 2010, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... was chiefly meant as a stern warning to others not to follow his path'. Havel and the two other signatories, writer Pavel Landovsky and Vaclav Maly, Bishop of Prague, recalled that, in 1977, ...

  9. Ape expectations

    Posted Oct 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... music. Albarn all the while has remained a restless artist. He teamed up with west African musicians to make the Mali Music album and when he was rumoured to be going solo he brought in Simonon, ...



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