Richard Newton

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Winchester, England

Global Games columnist RICHARD NEWTON is based near Winchester, England. His credits include The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Sunday Times.



Richard Newton’s Articles

When did you last fly with Southwest Air Fast Express or Universal Aviation or Colonial Air Transport? Have you ever been a passenger with…
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With Jordan‘s capital, Amman, receding behind us, the road begins to descend. Down, down. We pass a roadside sign proclaiming sea…
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It’s not a mirage, but neither is it entirely as it seems. On first impression, Dubai is an ultramodern, high-rise glass and steel…
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Dubai is the most visited of the United Arab Emirates, with 5.82 million foreign tourists last year, while Abu Dhabi is the largest (and…
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While some countries propelled themselves into the future by sweeping away much of their cultural and architectural heritage, India is too…
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If you build it, they will come. So goes the cliché. Modern Sydney has always known the truth of that adage. In 1973, a single building,…
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Of the many challenges facing foreign businesspeople in India, one of the most surprising is the numbering system. You think you know how…
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Chances are you have already been here, telephonically. When U.S. companies outsourced their call centers, India’s third-biggest city…
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The transition from afternoon into evening echoes around the city. From every mosque, the call to prayer rides the humid, salty breeze that…
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Just before everything spun out of control and the world turned upside down, I was chatting with my guide, a Canadian from Whitehorse. We…
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Gleaming acres of glass and marble are neither here nor there. Although international airports represent the gateways to the cities they…
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The arriving delegates are the inheritors of an ancient local tradition. They gather at purpose-built venues in the city or beside the…
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