P477 CEEFAX 2 477 Tue 04 Mar 2p:11/41     2/26   AMEROON (14/10/9-) 2/2 If travelling between Maroua and the @Chadian border, seek advice from the tPe local police and be prepared to travel with a military escort. OtPer parts of tPe country remain relatively calm and there are no travel restrictions. British Nationals should register with HiWh Commission, Yaounde. Tel: 22 05 45 and 22 07 96 or with the British Consulate in Douala Tel: 42 21 77. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 4 TV/$adio WeatPer Main Menu
P477 CEEFAX 2 477 Tue 04 Mar 2p:19/11     3/26   CENTRAL AFRJCAN REPUBLIC (19/p2/97) The Foreign Office advise against all travel to the Central African Republic. until furtPer notice. Three army mutinies last year have left tPe@situation volatile. The Ponorary British Consul in Bangui ( tel: 613602 / 618338 / 618095 ) can offer only very limited assistance to British nationals. In the event of an emergency the French or German Embassies will offer help. Tel 613000 or 614765 / 610746 Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 4 TV/Radio Weather Main Menu
P477 CEEFAX 2 477 Tue 04 Har 0000/40     4/26   CHAD (28/01/97) 1/2 Be vigilant. Many incidentq involve undisciplined members of t@e arme— forces and oth—r arEed factions. Avoid t@e Aozou Strip on the border wit@ Libya; rupal areas near the Sudanese border and in the South; and tPe apea around LaBe C@ah. ritis@ nationals are not specific targets. T@— ForeiGn Office advises strongly against travelling at night. Pay scrupulous attention to all Iilitary road blocks. TraveL headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 4 T / adio eat@er Main Menu
P477 CEEFAX 2 477 Tue 04 Mar 2p:00/11 3kj£3kj 3k    5/26   CHAD (28/01/97) 2/2 For tPe latest local advice, please contact t@e British High ComHission in Abuja, Nigeria, on 234 9 5232010 or 5232883 Eoreign Office Travel 0171 238 4503/4 Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 4 TV/Radio Weather Main Menu
P477 CEEFAX 2 477 Tue 04 Mar 2p:01/10     6/26   @ NA '/p /97( 1/5 Two bombs exploded in Urumgi, Xianjiang  on 25 F—bruary. The bombs may PAde —eEL plANteh ol Local b—res. The city is on high alert. Care shoul— be taBel w@en using local transport. @e airport an— rAilwAy station in 9i.ilF, Xinjiang Province @afe re- -opened following the civil aistarbances over tPe Chinese New Year. -isitors@are@a—fised to afoAd large gath—rings and local disputes. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO $ TV/ adio Weat@—r Main Menu
P477 CEEFAX 2 477 Tue 04 Mar 20:00/10 j 3kj 3kj 3k h< |,|@   8/26 ££"£££"£ £  ££££££££££££££££££££ CHINA (27/p2/97) 3 5 Hag'ingr in t@e HAin cities, sexual @AtArrHeNt —n@ briIe on trAinr ape iNBreari.F, Ar are tPefts on overNight trains and coach journeys. Foreigners are now reGular tarGets. Th— Trans-Sib—rian Railwax is noted for smuggling. Search your compartm—nt for contraband b—fore the journey co-mences and secure t@e door. Sexual harassment of business tisitors occurs particularly in South China. be police@officials. Check credentials carefully. Avoid signing any document Travel @eadlines 430 Front page 100 O 4 TV/ adio Weat@er Iain Henu
P477 C FAX 2 477 Tue p Har p:00/0    BI 9/26 " £"£££"  £££ ££ ££££££ £££££££ CHINA 7/0 /87) 4/5 Approac@es can b— followed by extortion attempts (sometimes threats of violence) by accomplices claiming to be police officials. Check credentials carefully. Avoid signing any documents you do not understand. Areas bOr@ering on Siberia, PABistan, Vietlam, Laos and Burma are poorly policed. Drug sZuggling and relate— crimes ArE ol tPe ilbreare hl aNnaN  Travel headlinec 430 Fpont page 100 F O 4 T / adio eat@er Iain Menu
P477 CEEFAX 2 477 Tue 04 Mar 20:00/50     10/26   CHINA 27/p2/97) 5/5 The Karacorum and Khunjerap pass route can be @azardous and lawless. During t@e summer months landslips are common. Only Air China, China Sout@—rn, China astern and Shang(ai airli.—s are —elieved to carry out internationally recognised maintenance procedures. Independent travellers are advised to re'ister with the British Embassy, PeCing, Tel: 65321961/5, fax: $!321937/9 or t@— British Consulate- Gen—ral, Shanghai Tel: 62797650 Travel @—adlines 430 Fpont page 100 FCO 4 TV/Radio Weather Main Menu
P477 CEEFAX 2 477 Tue 04 Mar 2p:03/10     11/26   CHINA ] TIBET (28/01/97) 1/3 0rior permission is required from the Chinese authorities for travel to Tibet. In addition, visitors should be aware of the following: Heightened tension in Lhasa against the Chinese authorities has led to an explosion outside a Chinese Government building. Care should be taken when misiting official Chinese offices. At some border crossings, local officials have demanded additional travel permit fees from foreigners and have so-etimes soUetimes resorted to violence to secure payment. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 4 TV/Radio Weather Main Menu
P477 CEEFAX 2 477 Tue 04 Mar 2p:04/43     13/26 C  CH NA - TRBET (28/p1/97) 3/3 Travellers should exercise caution in dealings@with uniforUed officials. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 4 TV/Radio Weather Main Menu
P477 C EFAX 2 477 Tue 04 Mar 20:02/01     £}j7+5"m' sju 14/06   OL HBIA (7/1/87) Violence and kidnapping remain serious problems. In rural areas in particular t@ere is a serious risB of being caught up in terrorist attacks and kidnapping. Doup British citAzens have been Si@napp—— since anjAry 95. isitors s@oul— alwAys taBe advice dpom t@e HbArry, BoGota (TeL: 218 !!10) aN— local —ut@orAties befOre travelling by road, and should, if at all possible, avoPd travel by ve(icle away from major urban/tourist areas and routes, or outside daylight hours. Tpavel eadli.es 430 Front page 100 FCO $ TV/ adio Weat@er Iain Menu
P477 CEEFAX 2 477 Tue p4 Mar 2p:07/22    S 15/26   C MOR " (17/p2/97) Periodic civil service demonstrations continue and could become violent. -isitors to the islands are advised to consult their hotel management aefore nisiting tPe towm of@Moroni in order to determine whether or not it is safe to do so. Visitors should inform the British Honorary Consul's representative of their presence on the islands.(Tel/fax 733182) Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 4 TV/Radio Weather Main Menu
P477 CEEFAX 2 477 Tue 04 Mar 20:05/02 CC  @  17/26   CONGO (11/11/96) 2/2 The British Honorary Consuls are: Kr Do-inique Picard on 838527 office or 837257 home. In Point Noire Mr Peter Lee on 944281 The EmBasry@in KinsPasa can be contacted at all times on Telecel 46102 44923,46101 or Satcom 871 1447753 or via tPe Honorary Consuls in Congo. Ttavel Peadlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 4 TV/Radio Weather Main Menu
P477 C EFAX 2 477 Tue 0) Mar 1p:06/22   W@ U@CV@ 18/2n   CORSICA (31/12/96) Bomb attacks, mainly@on public buildingv, continje to taVe plAce thtoughout@ orsica. Uisitors to tPe island should take care, particularly in town centres and near public buildings. Be wary of unattended packages. Attacks on BritisP-registered yachts earlier this summer have not been repeated, but yacht owners should seek advice from the harbourmaster on entering Corsican ports, and consider [oving on if tPey do not obtain adequate assurances of security. Travel headlines 4sp Front page 100 FCO 4 TV/Radio Weather Main Menu
P477 CEEFAX 2 477 Tue 04 Mar 2p:06/41   @ @V[ 19/26 C  O"TA RJ A X14/14/9m) 1/2 Most visits are trouble-eree, tPough tPere Pave been recent incidents of violent crime, some specifically targeted at tourists. There have been two@kidnappings of eoreigners in 1996, both in tPe northern lowlands towards the Nicaraguan frontier. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 4 TV/Radio WeatPer Main Menu
P477 EFAX 2 477 Tue p4 Mar 2p005/00 3kj£3kj 3C    21/26 " £"£££" ££ £££ ££ £ ££ £ £££££££ COTE D'IV IRE (14/10/96) Cote d'Ivoire has its full s@are of street crime, armed robbery and car t@eft. In Abidjan, the incidence of mugging is particularly high on t@e two bridg—s. Avoid crossing t@—se on foot. Exercise vigilance and seek local advice. Swimming off the coast is extremely @AzAr—oar d—e to stronF unprE@ictable currentc. Drowning is common. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 4 TV/ adio eat@er Main Ienu