By Talek HarrisFEATURE SYDNEY: From the rugged highlands of Papua New Guinea to the remote islands of Tonga, a telecommunications revolution in the Pacific is helping ease poverty and isolation in some of the world's poorest countries.
By Jurgen HeckerFEATURE PARIS: Once the favourite of Chopin and Debussy, the world's oldest piano maker, Pleyel, has been hard hit by competition from Asia – so to adapt the firm is venturing into new territory: designer furniture.
By Emma CharltonFEATURE: The grey pearls burst on the tongue to release their salty, marine aroma, lifted by notes of nut or fruit. Caviar remains the ultimate luxury food – except these days the Caspian delicacy likely comes from a farm near you.
KUALA LUMPUR: “It is just a pain in your head, just ignore it,” a doctor once told Mary Gaspar, 54, when she consulted him for the continuous pain she had been suffering from.
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