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North Korean agents given passports by Kiribati and the Seychelles

An activist has uncovered evidence in Hong Kong documents that North Korean agents were granted nationality and passports by the Seychelles and Kiribati, in spite of pledges not to do so.

Wednesday, 22 August, 2012, 7:41am

Beijing will consider Seychelles base offer

China has confirmed it will consider using the Indian Ocean Seychelles islands as a supply base for naval vessels operating in the region.

13 Dec 2011 - 12:00am


Strange creatures pushed to the brink

Recently, I visited a website called 'EDGE of existence'. It uses a scientific framework to identify the world's most Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered (Edge) species.

22 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

No visa

We refer to the report on page three of the Sunday Morning Post, on March 8 regarding the Seychelles.

There is no visa requirement for visitors to the Seychelles and this office never issues or sells 'a certificate declaring they did not require visas' to any person. We provide information and assistance to visitors without charging any fee.

15 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Island man on cocktail circuit

With his hearty laugh and easy going style, Albert Kao Ying-fang is not a typical diplomat. In fact, he is an amateur - the honorary consul for the Republic of Seychelles, a string of idyllic islands in the Indian Ocean.

21 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Seychelles cleans up money

THE Seychelles Government has introduced a draft bill against money laundering after protests that a foreign investment law would turn the islands into a haven for rich criminals.

The draft legislation proposes a maximum of 15 years in jail and fines of more than US$500,000 for anyone found guilty of concealing the true origin of money earned criminally.

17 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Island exodus

THE Seychelles has sold around 40 permits to Hong Kong people this year, enabling them to live on its paradise Indian Ocean islands, government officials said. The permits cost US$2,000 (HK$15,440) - on condition an applicant stays for at least five days a year and transfers US$20,000 into a local bank account.

25 May 1995 - 12:00am