Valley of the Kings


The Boy King

These days it would not be possible for a young boy to rule a country. More than 3,000 years ago it did happen. A prince called Tutankhamun was about nine years old when his father died. The young prince became king.

Wednesday, 12 January, 2011, 12:00am

Head start on creativity

Yumi Yu Mai-ying and her schoolmates were hit by a mysterious virus, but they still won the first prize in a creative competition in the United States.

A performance by seven students from Pok Oi Hospital Chan Kai Memorial College claimed the top honour at the 2010 Odyssey of the Mind World Finals in Michigan in May.

15 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

Al Moudira

Where? On the west bank of the Nile, near the Valley of the Kings, in Luxor, Egypt.

City boutique or rural retreat? Definitely the latter. A destination resort set within a sprawling private compound, Al Moudira looks across fields populated by farm workers, camels and donkeys, to the mountains of the desert beyond.

16 Mar 2004 - 12:00am

Pick of the day

Journey Through The Valley Of The Kings

Discovery, 10pm

9 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Mummy's the word for the stayaways

EGYPT'S once-booming tourist trade, deathly ill from the violence of Islamic militants, has turned for help to 11 of the land's biggest celebrities - themselves already dead for 3,000 years.

22 Jun 1994 - 12:00am