Monthly Archives: December 2010

Regal Printing Hong Kong Ltd.

Regal Printing is a great printing company and a true friend of Daniel J. Groshong and The Hummingfish Foundation.  Regal’s owner Mr. Maurice Kwan and his team of professionals have been Daniel J. Groshong’s exclusive printing company since 2004.

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Canon Cameras Hong Kong Ltd. donates to THF.

Canon Cameras Hong Kong Ltd., was extremely generous again in 2010, be becoming the first ever corporate sponsor of The Hummingfish Foundation.  Canon donated $50,000hkd worth of camera equipment to The Hummingfish Foundation as gift prizes for the inaugural Timor-Leste Dive Photo Competition,

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Air Timor

Air Timor and it’s direct air link between Singapore and the Timorese capital city of Dili, is one of the greatest steps in the development of Timor-Leste’s tourism industry since 1999.  The Air Timor link has opened wide Timor’s doors to the world,

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Allens Arthur Robinson

Allens Arthur Robinson is the law firm which has donated thousands of lawyer hours to help make The Hummingfish Foundation happen.  AAR agreed to do pro bono work for Tayo Photo Group back in 2007 and has been invaluable since.  They have helped

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Dive Timor Lorosae

Dive Timor Lorosae is Timor Leste’s (East Timor) premier PADI (professional association of diving instructors) 5 star IDC (instructor development centre).

Dive Timor Lorosae (DTL) was established in 2002 by Mark Mialszygrosz. After traveling, exploring and scuba diving the country since 2000 he… Read more

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H. E. President Dr. Jose Ramos-Horta

José Ramos-Horta is the 4th President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste since the country’s unilateral proclamation of independence from Portugal in 1975 and the 2nd since the restoration of the independence from Indonesia in 2002, after 24 years of occupation (1975-1999). He

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Isabelle Demenge

Isabelle Demenge is a native of Paris and New York City, where she has lived many lives. Student, finance lawyer, mother of three boys and world traveler.  A graduate of the University of Chicago Law School and the University of Paris II,… Read more

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Adding value to Heritage & Nature in Haiti

In 1492, famed explorer Christopher Columbus described Haiti as “a paradise on earth.”

Since Christopher Columbus, geopolitics and natural disasters have severely affected Haiti and its natural environment leaving Haiti as the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Even before the devastating earthquake… Read more

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Timor-Leste’s Land of Discovery 2

Community-based nature tourism helps add value to unspoiled natural resources.  When a community has a financial interest in an industry, which is based on nature in an unspoiled state, then they have a strong financial incentive to protect those natural resources.  For… Read more

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Community-based tourism in Cambodia

Cambodia is a nation built on a long a rich history dating back thousands of years.  Cambodia is fortunate enough to have many lasting examples of this rich history, from the 1st century Funan Era, the Angkor Era, the French colonial era and

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