P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tue 04 Mar 2p:00/00  3k    1/24   S NGAPORE (20/12/95) 1/2 There are s—vere penalties fOr all —pag offences. Travellers to Singapore whose flights cross Afghanistan should be aware that t@ere are threats from military activity to civil aircraft overflying Afg@anistan using routes V668, A466, G p2 an— .848. SoE— airlines continue to use these routes. Ot@ers, including all British arriers, use alternative routes, V876 and V500, on wPich t@e threat is assessed as minimal. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 12 News Heads Weat@er Main Menu
P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tue 04 Mar 2p:00/20 3kj£3CjC3k    sju 2/24 ££"£££"£££  SINGAPORE (20/12/96) Travellers should check direct, eit@er with travel agents or airlines, w@ich routes individual airlines are using. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO@00 News Heahs@ WeAtPer@ KAin Jenu@
P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tue 04 Mar 20:00/40  3k l< |,|h  'k  3/24   S MALIA (12/2/97) Due to t@e unstable security situation, we advise against travel to Somalia. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 12 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tue 04 Mar 2p:21/04     4/24   S UTH AFRICA (19/2/97) 1/3 Incidents of armed attack, mugging and @cAt hijAcSing are co]Zon, both during daylight hours and at night. The level of violent crime is high, particularly in tPe JoPannesburg area, but care is required in all major cities. The murder rate is high and victims in recent months have included a number of foreiWners. Isolated areas should be AnoiHeH^@@@ @ Erivers@sPoulh park in well lit@areAs and never pick up strangers. Travel headlines 430 Front page 1p0 FCO 14 News Heads WeatPer Kain Menu
P485 C FAX 2 485 Tue p Mar 2p:01/01 j C  |,|h  C 5/24   S UTH AFRHCA (19/2/97) 2/3 It is inadvisable to wear expensive jewellery or carry cameras w@en walking in urban areas. The minimum of cash should be carried. Townships and surrounding areas should be avoided. If staying in a hotel, seek the advice of the management about which areas should be avoided. Travel headlin—s 430 Front page 100 FCO 12 News Heads Weat@er Main Menu
P485 EEFAX 2 485 Tu— 0 MaP 20:01/41 j C 3Cj 3C h< |,|h @ Cj Cj k U@CV "I'@sja &/04   £££££££££ S UTH AF A 19/2/97) 3/3 Visitors should contact the British High Comission/Consulate for furt@er 'uidance. High ComHission,  Tel (012)3 2 22p0 Consulate General, Jo'burg Tel (011)327 0015 British Consulate numbers Cape Town (021) 253 670 Durban: (031) 305 2929 East London (0431) 54 430 Port Elizabet@ (041) 55 2423 Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 12 News Heads Weath—r Main Menu
P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tue 04 Mar 2p:07/30     11/24   SRI LANKA (17/01/97) 2/2 .isitors to Sri LanVa should note tPat tPere are severe penalties for drug offences. Eurther inforUation may be obtained direct from the British High Commision in Colombo, Tel 437336, Fax 430308. Travel headlines 43p Front page 100 FCO 12 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tue 04 Mar 20:03/08     12/24   S DAN (30/01/97) 1/2 The security situation in Southern Sa—an anh tPe Nuba Hountains remains unstable due to tPe continuing civil war. Only those engaged in essential relied worC s@ould visit South Sudan. There has been recent fighting near t@e Et@iopian, Eritrean and C@adian borders. -isitors should avoid t@—se areas and not attempt to croqs any Sudan—se hAN— —orHer. Travel @eadlines 430 Fpont page 100 FCO 12 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P485 CE FAX 2 485 Tue 04 Mar 2p:02/00    '+ j5 £}j7B5"I' sju 13/24 "£££"£££" ££  S DAN (30/01/97) 2/2 Ot@er areas, inclu@ing K@artoum, are @generally quiet, altPough diccretion should be exercised in be@avour and dresv. Avoid street demonstrations. Desert travel within Sudan should be attempted only if fully equipped and experienced. Diseases causing diarrhoea are coEHon, especially in outlying areas. TaBe suitable care with food and drink. All BrAtis@ visitors should contact t@e Britis@ Embasry in Khartoum ( Tel no: 770767 $ 770769 ) and keep in touch Tpavel headlines 430 Front page 100 F O 10 News Hea@r WeatPer IAin HeNu
P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tue 04 Mar 2p:04/45     15/24   SWAZILAND (11/p2/97) 2/2 A general strike which started on February s has had little effect in urban areas. In the lowveldt there are widespread power cuts, and there is a risk that tPese may spread. The situation remains tense and major disruption is still possible. The airport remains open. -isitors are advised to check the latest situation before travelling. Travel Peadlines 43p Front page 1pp FCO 12 News Heads WeatPer Main Menu
P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tu— 0 Har 20:00/00   |,|h   16/24   £££££££££ SYRIA X28/01/97) 1/2 On 31 December 1996 a bomb exploded on —n hltep city boAc@ ar it lEFt t@e central bus station in Damascus. 15 p—ople were killed. No foreigners were killed or injured and t(ere is no EdA@emcE tPat foreiGners were tar ete— but vicitors should be vigilant in public places. isitors shoul— be@ave an— —ress —iscreetly, especially w@en fisiting religious sights. GA@ HilitAry and Hany ot@er gover.Eent installations is pro@ibited and shouLd be liEited to traditional tourist sites. Tpafel @eadlin—s 43p Fpont page 1p0 FCO 12 News Heads Weath—r Main Menu
P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tue 04 Mar 20:05/03 j£2kj£3kj 3C  C  }j7 5"m' sja 17/24  ££  £££££££££ SYRHA (29/01/97) 2/2 The punis@ment for possession of drugs is life imprisonment. or drug trafficking t@e death penalty applies. Dor furt@er information, contact t@e consular section of tPe British mbarry in Damascus. T—l 3712561/2/3 Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 12 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P485 EE AX 2 485 ue 0 Mar 0:01/40     sju 18/24   TAJHKISTAN (06/02/97) Th— Foreign and Commonwealth Office advise a'ainst all travel to Taji+istan for t@e time being, owing to the current uncertain political situation and escalating level of violence. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 12 News Hea—s Weat@—r Iain Menu
P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tue 0 Mar 20:10/00     19/24   ££££££££££££££££££££ TANZANIA (20/02/97) 1/3 T@e political situation on t@e HAinland is stable. -isitors should avoid political rallies and meetings on Zanzibar w@ere tenrion still —xists. Incid—nts of mug'ing and th—ft are common, especially on public transport and beac@es. Don't accept foo— from strangers as it may b— drugg—d. ArEe— car-t@eftc, particularly of 4WD vehicles, occur fairly frequently and Zay be accompa.ied bx violence. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 12 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tue 04 Mar 2p:02/14  3C H |,|@   20/24 ££"£££" ££  £££££££££ AL AL A X20/p2/87) 2/3 @ere @afe beel sederal hnci@ents of arm—d banditry in the natio.al parks. If approac@ed by policemen asBing for Io.ey for alleged Offences, insist on identification b—fore going to a police station to Hake any payEentc. R—port aLL iLbiHeLtc to tPe Britic@ @iG@ oEHisrhol. isitors intending to tpavel to Kigoma, Ngara and Kagera districts in t@e nort@-west of t@e country and arear —OrdepinF Burun@i s@ould c@eck wit@ tPe HiGh CoEHission before traveLling. Travel headlinjs 430 Front page 100 FCO 00 News Hea—s Weat@er Iain Henu
P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tue 04 Mar 2p:10/43     21/24   TANZANIA (20/p2/97) 3/3 Travellers should ensure that they are inoculated against rabies, especially those travelling to Zanzibar. Travellers should also be aware that there is currently a water shortage in Dar es Salaam Visitors and residents should register@with tPe British High Commission in Dar es Salaam, tel 112953 or 1176mp. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 14 News Heads@ WeatPer Kain Menu
P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tue 04 Mar 20:11/02   j $Cj kj + j5 }j7B5"I' rju 02/0   THAILAND (18/1/97) 1/3 Visitors should be aware that there are severe penalties for all drug offences. Overstaying visas can result in detention. Do not@accept food or —rinks from strangers as it may be drug'ed. The standard of driving is poor and t@ere have been several fatal bus cras@es on Thailand's roads. Particular care should be taken when swimming off the coast of Phuket aecAure Of strong riptides wPich hafe resulte— in a n—HBer Of —row,inGs. Travel Headlin—s 430 Front page 100 FCO 12 News Heads Weat@er Main Menu
P485 CEEFAX 2 485 Tue 04 Mar 2p:11/25 /jCsSj£3kjCsk    23/24   THAILAND (17/01/97) 2/3 There is continued fighting at and around the Thai/Burmese border. All surface crossings between the countries are officially closed to non- Thai/Burmese citizens. Travellers wishing to visit remote or border@areas sPould consult tPe local authorities for advice on the current situation. Under no circumstances attempt to enter Cambodia by any surface route. Travel headlines 430 Front page 100 FCO 12 News Heads Weather Main Menu
P485 C@ FAX 2 485 Tue p4 Mar 2p:03/10    j5 £}j7C5"m' sju 24/24   THAILAND 17/01/97) 3/3 TraveHlers to T@ailAnd whose journey wAll invOlve overflight of Afghanistan s@oul— be aware t@at t@reats from military activity to civil aircraft overflying Afchanistan using routes V6$8, A4&6, G2p2 and V848 exist. Ot@ers, including all Britiqh carriers use alternative routes, V876 and V500, on w@ich t@e threat is assesred as Hinimal. Travellers should check direct either wit@ travel agentc or airlines w@ich routes individual airlines are using. Travel headlines 430 Fpont page 100 F O 00 News @ea—r Weat@—r IAin Henu