Archive for the 'Business News' Category

Prince Albert II of Monaco visits Beijing’s Olympic venues

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Prince Albert II of Monaco, also a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), visited the Beijing Olympic venue construction sites on Thursday. (more…)

Glenn had big plans in Monaco

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Controversial expat billionaire Owen Glenn says he would have run international rugby, netball and beach volleyball competitions if he had become New Zealand’s honorary consul in Monaco. (more…)

Monaco vows to help German tax probe

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Germany on Wednesday said Monaco had pledged to improve co-operation with Berlin in fighting tax fraud, money laundering and ­corruption. (more…)

Monaco’s millionaires

Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

For Britons living in Monaco and commuting to work in the city of London this week, the drab weather – more Great Yarmouth than Côte d’Azur - could be a sign of things to come. Today’s budget is set to make life harder for the 2,000 millionaires who call the handkerchief-sized tax haven home

Heads on beds: Hotel de Paris, Monaco

Monday, April 7th, 2008

The Hôtel de Paris is part of one of the great business triumphs of the 19th century. In 1863, on the point of national bankruptcy, Prince Charles III of Monaco brought in a French businessman who formed a company, the Société des Bains de Mer, to refloat the Monegasque economy through takings at a brand new casino. (more…)

Taking shelter

Friday, April 4th, 2008

THE mention of tax havens conjures up pictures of mixing with royalty in Monaco, living under blue skies on creamy beaches in the Caribbean or interminable ski holidays on the romantic slopes of Switzerland. (more…)

Monaco listens to Egypt for business

Friday, April 4th, 2008

Monaco’s Chambre de Développement Economique (CDE) welcomed His Excellency Nasser Kamel, Egypt’s Ambassador to the Principality to a lunch organised recently in the Métropole Hotel. The visit comes just as the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco is in the middle of organising its big summer exhibition, The Queens of Egypt (10 July to 12 September). (more…)

Top Marques Monaco revs up

Friday, April 4th, 2008

Alternatively fuelled cars take centre stage at the luxury and supercar show, Top Marques Monaco, which is on at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco from 24 to 27 April 2008. Lawrie Lewis, Chairman of Top Marques Monaco, was joined by Sir Phillip Green’s Jaguar, a Venturi electric car, a Lambourghini and a Rolls Royce for the press conference held yesterday to present the novelties being introduced this year. (more…)

Proposals to create a new offshore district in Monaco

Monday, March 31st, 2008

The five groups selected at the end of the first phase of consultation in December 2006, just deposited their proposals to build a new offshore district in Monaco. H.S.H. Prince Albert declared “This is a project for the future of the Principality by finding solutions to the lack of land in Monaco but by preserving the environment, that is to say the (more…)

The Best of Monaco - the Edition of 2008

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

The latest edition of “The Best of Monaco” for the year 2008 has just been published. Its purpose, since its creation, was to provide people with local information about the Monegasque life. Among its various information, you can find for example, the latest census of the first 400 enterprises acting in Monaco, mentionning the staff figure and practical details to have a better overview of the economical environment. The first chapter of “The Best of Monaco” is dedicated to the Monegasque diplomacy. The second one to the medias of the Principality  - they promote Monaco into a very attractive way. “The Best of Monaco” is into English and French ; the agenda is even translated into Italian. This is really worth reading it !!