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Principalities

MAGICAL Monaco

Monaco has many claims to international fame, including its casino, grand prix, mega-yachts, tax haven status, Hollywood-style glamour and the palm-lined Avenue Princesse Grace.

Friday, 8 July, 2011, 12:00am

Jolly sailors drop anchor for fun and fund-raising

The highest-ranking official of the Liechtenstein Princely Navy e-mailed a 'top secret' document to the South China Morning Post, discussing plans for a party.

Admiral Silvan Colani said the event 'promised to be the highlight of the social calendar', and pledged that funds would be raised for Operation Santa Claus.

9 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

'Liechtenstein navy' makes OSC port call

Given the recent cancellation of a United States port call, a Hong Kong-based 'navy' - the Liechtenstein Princely Navy - decided to step into the void. While painting streets of Lan Kwai Fong red last Friday night, the sharp-looking officers also showed their support for Operation Santa Claus.

12 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Andorra visa-free

Andorra, the tiny state in the Pyrenees, has granted visa-free access to SAR passport holders for visits of up to three months.

9 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Ties with Asia expand rapidly

SURPRISING perhaps, but true - Liechtenstein is a highly industrialised country.

Its development from an agricultural society into a prosperous industrialised state occurred over the last 60 years.

19 Sep 1995 - 12:00am

Seaside Plaza

FACT FILE LOCATION: Seaside Plaza, Monaco.

13 Oct 1993 - 12:00am