Friday, January 19, 2018
The association Grimaldi Historic Sites of Monaco was inaugurated on Thursday, January 18, in Menton, with the unveiling of the first in a series of plaques commemorating strong associations with Monaco and the Grimaldi family. The ceremony took place in the presence of Honorary President Prince Albert and Jean-Claude Guibal,...
The Monaco Economic Board (MEB), which held a three-day economic mission to Moscow on October 4, is hosting a working breakfast on Friday, February 9, on the topic of doing business in Russia. The speaker will be Igor Yurgens, the Consul of Monaco in Moscow, an entrepreneur and Vice-President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs (RSPP). Exceptionally qualified to...
On Wednesday, January 17, in the presence of Prince Albert, Patrick Bini, Director of the Princess Grace Hospital, presented his New Year wishes to all professionals at the hospital. Among many others present were Minister of Health and Social Affairs, Didier Gamerdinger, the President of the Board of Directors, André Garino, and the President of the Medical Establishment Commission, Dr...
Monaco authorities have detained the former Chairman of the Board of a Russian bank on an Interpol warrant, according to Tass, the official Russian news agency. Vladimir Gudkov is suspected of being complicit in embezzling at least 500 million roubles, about €7.24 million, along with other senior office holders at Investtorgbank, according to respected business paper Kommersant, although Moscow’s Ministry...
Every year the Monaco Town Council joins forces with La Turbie in a programme to plant one tree for each child born in Monaco over the previous year. This year’s informal planting ceremony will take place on Thursday, January 25, with many of the new arrivals and their families present. Now in its tenth year, the project brings a personal touch...
Villa Girasole, headquarters of the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, has reduced its power consumption dramatically over the last 12 years. Between 2005 and 2017, the building’ power consumption ratio drop from 84 to 34.62 kWh/m2, a reduction of nearly 60 percent. This very encouraging result places this old building, constructed in 1882, in the category of buildings with...
The long-running “clean hands” corruption case has taken a new turn as the public prosecutor who appealed the first instance judgment on January 25, 2017, has requested the partial invalidation of this first court decision, according to local French-language newspaper Monaco-Matin. Referring to the part of the case involving the Odeon Tower, General Counsel Pierre-Jean Gaury said that his task...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pk2X4R9zaxk An impressive collection of the greatest women, men and teams in sport have been nominated for the 2018 Laureus World Sports Awards, following a ballot by the world’s sports media, the foundation said in a press release. Tennis superstar Roger Federer’s impressive return to form after a knee injury, which saw him win his fifth Australian Open and eighth Wimbledon titles, sees...
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