Monaco: Principality's leading radio station looks to international community
Just as the Principality is embracing a more prominent role in the international community, its leading news source Radio Monaco is ready to spread its wings. Keen to reach out to the vast number of English-speaking expats settled on the Côte, Radio Monaco has entered into a partnership with The Riviera Times, giving us the chance to speak to Christophe Laury, general director of programmes and information.Read more … "Monaco in the world"
Monaco: A magnificent array of racing cars will be on show, from Ferrari to Toyota models
To celebrate the 71st Monaco Grand Prix, a 20-year retrospective of Formula 1 will be presented in the Principality through the Antique Car Collection of H.S.H. the Prince of Monaco. Read more … Grand Prix 20 year retrospect through cars
Monaco: An official visit to the Corsican island will see the princely pair honouring ties with Lucciana
Prince Albert and Princess Charlene will be in Corsica this Monday public holiday. The one-day trip is packed with events and places to visit, from masses and fairs to processions and parishes, in the company of many important local figures. Read more … Princely couple visit Corsica
Monaco: A recent study showed that the current power supply can't cope with electricity demand in the near future
The Monegasque government has launched a project to create a third power source in the Principality. From this week, controlled underground explosions will be conducted in the hope of securing a new network by the summer of 2017. Read more … Sirens and explosions for new power station
Provence & Côte d'Azur: A new manmade slope, a gazebo, extra entrances, land and flower varieties are all on the cards
Monaco’s Princess Grace Rose Garden will be closed to the public for a year in the run up to the park's 30th anniversary in 2014. In the meantime, work will be carried out, adding 1,500 metres to the grounds and bringing the number of rose varieties to 340.Read more … A second life for the Princess Grace garden
Monaco: Congratulations from the league were joined by hints that the tax controversy has not been forgotten
AS Monaco had reason to rejoice following its 1-0 win over Nimes on the weekend - the match delivered the Principality’s favourite team directly into the long-awaited arms of League 1. Now, the club can look forward to a Mercato period of heavy recruiting, with its eye on everyone from Rooney to Lampard.
Read more … AS Monaco back in League 1
Monaco: The Sherpa organisation has shed light on the opaque financial practices of BNP Paribas in Monaco
The BNP Paribas branch in Monaco has been exposed by the Sherpa organisation for allegedly concealing a money laundering network between Monaco and various African countries. Directed at battling economic crime, Sherpa claims that BNP exploited corrupt regimes in Africa to its own advantage.Read more … BNP Monaco investigated for African money laundering
Monaco: Spectators can enjoy the sunshine and sporting spectacle all at once, and all for free
It’s not all just sun, sea and sand this June in Monaco, the Principality is also set to welcome the massive FxPro Monte Carlo Beach Volley tournament to its beaches. The internationally renowned competition will assemble eight of the world’s best female volley ball teams, including the queens of the summer sport, America and Brazil. Read more … Beach volley superstars for Monaco tournament
Monaco: 50 new Wifi aerials that provide high speed 4G internet access have just been inaugurated
Monaco’s new Wifi services have been inaugurated in the ports of the Principality as part of a large scale plan to increase the region's internet facilities. Thanks to technical advances, Monaco Telecom can now offer Wifi and telecom services onboard boats, with special packages just for the Grand Prix F1 and the Monaco Yacht Show.
Read more … Internet boost for Monaco’s ports
Monaco: British-born John Galvani will accede the role of Casino Director for SBM at the end of June
For the first time in SBM's history, a foreigner has been selected as Casino Director. The Principality's biggest employer hopes that British-born John Galvani will breathe new life into the economically flailing industry when he assumes the role at the end of June.Read more … Brit named as head of SBM casinos