Monaco

20.03.2015 0

Monaco: Providing services for the State, SMEG and the Automobile Club de Monaco.

New mast for Monaco’s floating breakwater

A mast measuring 12 metres in height will be installed on the pier side of the breakwater between 24th and 27th March. Read more …

18.03.2015 0

Monaco: The capital increase will fund the group's plans for the Hôtel de Paris and Sporting d'Hiver

SBM gains 220€ million

Monaco's Société des Bains de Mer de Monaco (SBM) has yielded 220€ million through the sale of more than six million shares since February. The increase in capital over the past month will ensure that the hospitality giant is able to fund two major construction projects in the Principality - the Hôtel de Paris renovation and the destruction of the Sporting d'Hiver.Read more …

18.03.2015 0

Monaco: The event will unveil seven new models of high-end vehicles, as well as a flying car

Monaco gears up for Top Marques 2015

A remarkable flying car will be one of the main attractions at this year's Top Marques Monaco. The Principality is gearing up for the annual live supercar show in April, which will also include a 1,341 horsepower supercar.Read more …

18.03.2015 0

Monaco: An Albert Diato fresco was discovered underneath a false ceiling during the renovation works

New look of Monaco police station unveiled

The newly renovated police station in Monaco was unveiled last week after a year of refurbishment works. The building has a fascinating history spanning three centuries. Read more …

17.03.2015 0

Monaco: The Principality will launch the satellite after 10 years of planning

Monaco to launch its first satellite

Later this month, the Monaco International Space System Society will travel to Florida to launch its first satellite around the earth’s orbit. The satellite aims to provide better access to telecommunications for developing countries within its range.Read more …

13.03.2015 2

Monaco: Biodegradable food packaging, and the banning of disposable plates and cutlery were other measures announced this week

Monaco to axe plastic bags in 2016

Starting from next year, plastic bags will gradually be phased out in Monaco. It forms part of a range of eco-friendly measures set to be introduced by 2019, as revealed by keen environmentalist Prince Albert II. Read more …

09.03.2015 1

Monaco: Mission Control Centre in Monaco is coordinating world’s first solar flight

Solar Impulse 2 takes off on historic journey

It was an historic morning as the Solar Impulse 2 set off on its record-breaking attempt to fly around the world. The solar powered plane kicked off the epic adventure in Emirates, Abu Dhabi, while a very excited team watched on at the Mission Control Centre in Monaco. Among the engineering experts, meteorologists and air traffic controllers was Prince Albert II, a strong supporter of the environmental project.Read more …

09.03.2015 0

Monaco: his death is not being considered suspicious

Family of Michael Graydon "relieved"

The family of a British man who was found dead in a Monaco ravine two weeks after going missing say they are taking solace in the fact the father of one did not suffer. The manhunt to find Michael Graydon was one of the biggest ever seen in the Principality, raising questions as to how an individual could mysteriously disappear in one of the most secure, heavily surveillanced countries in the world. Read more …

06.03.2015 0

Monaco: Joël Robuchon is known from Tokyo to New York, but he is perhaps most associated with Monaco’s Métropole Hotel in Monaco.

King of the stars

"If I'm not mistaken, I currently have 16 restaurants in the world". It sounds pretentious, but not from the mouth of Joël Robuchon. With a winning total of 28 Michelin stars and countless other honours, the chef is actually quite down to earth. Read more …

04.03.2015 0

Monaco: Italy is the 32nd country to sign the agreement

Monaco signs information-sharing agreement with Italy

Monaco and Italy have signed an agreement enabling the exchange of tax information. The news comes just weeks after the Principality signed a similar contract with the UK, aiming in both cases to preserve the specific interests of each state. Read more …

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France cuts public deficit

France has announced better-than-expected figures concerning its public deficit. The figures for 2014 show a 0.4% improvement compared to previous estimations, while the country’s finance minister has predicted that the good news will be mirrored in 2015.Read more …

Keisuke Matsushima: Inconspicuous Michelin star dining

Keisuke Matsushima isn’t the kind of restaurant you walk into off the street. In fact, from the exterior on rue de France, it’s hard to recognise that this even is a restaurant. But once inside you will be treated to the creative cuisine of Keisuke Matsushima, a Japanese native who has adopted Nice and Provencal cuisine whole heartedly.Read more …

Jobseekers on the rise in the region

Unemployment has increased in the Alpes Maritimes and the Var. In February, the number of jobseekers rose in both departments and, as the news follows 2014’s historic high in unemployment, it seems that the situation is far from improving.Read more …