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Monaco City Hall projects planned for 2017

Monaco City Hall

It’s that time of year! With the advent of 2017 comes news of projects planned by the Monaco City Hall. The Mayor, surrounded by several elected Municipal Councillors, recently spoke to the representatives of the Monegasque press, promising “good surprises” in the events to come in 2017. At the microphone, Georges Marsana stressed that “2016 was unusual. In the overwhelmed …

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New parking lot construction for Princess Grace Hospital changes the footpath

Pedestrian scheme

Changes to access to the cemetery and to the footpath between Boulevard Charles III and upper part of Avenue Pasteur Work to create a car park for the new Princess Grace Hospital has been ongoing since July 2015, resulting in changes to access to the cemetery and to the footpath. At the edge of the upper part of the cemetery, …

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The 20 most expensive cities in the world to live in

Hamilton in Bermuda

Mail Online published a list of the 20 most expensive cities in the world to live in revealed: Hamilton in Bermuda tops the rankings with San Francisco and New York close behind Hamilton, Bermuda, has been revealed as the most expensive city in the world 20 cities with the highest cost of living include New York, Sydney and London Infographic unveils what …

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Expansion of Monaco Institute of Sports Medicine and Surgery (IM2S)

S. Valeri

Addition of follow-up care beds and arrival of new practitioners On Thursday 12 January, Minister of Health and Social Affairs Stéphane Valeri visited the Monaco Institute of Sports Medicine and Surgery (IM2S) to offer his best wishes for the New Year to all staff and practitioners. His visit also aimed to highlight the new services offered by the Institute as …

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The Socca Movement in Monaco

socca

On Facebook and with an online petition to the Mayor of Monaco, many people want the return of the emblematic meal Socca to the market. “One cannot imagine for a moment that there is no more Socca at the market. It is as if there were no more Figatelli in Corsica or Palets Bretons in Brittany. But I believe that …

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Flu and Gastro Outbreak: 3 people died

Flu and Gastro Outbreak

Emergency room admissions are skyrocketing. Staffs are working at full capacity in medical establishments, which have recorded several deaths. The “Hospital in tension” plan has been triggered. Dr. Pierre-Marie Tardieux has seen a very clear increase in admissions to the emergency department of the CHU in Nice for cases of influenza and gastroenteritis. The curve is impressive. The flu and …

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Ban on single-use plastic bags

Ban on single-use plastic bags

Since mid-2016, single-use plastic checkout bags have been banned in the Principality. On 1 January 2017, this ban was extended to all plastic bags used for packing goods in stores (supermarkets, butcher’s shops, markets, chemists, etc.). Only compostable bags made of at least 30% bio-based materials are now allowed. This proportion will be gradually increased to a minimum of 40% …

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Operation FANB: Construction Works for Urban Networks 

Diocesan House

The construction of the future private school “Francois d’Assise Nicolas Barré” (FANB), on Roqueville avenue, and the construction of the Diocesan House on Bellevue Street are both underway and will cause the closure and re-routing of certain roads and networks. Work will be carried out to connect these buildings to electrical, telephone and water networks from the 9th of January …

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Gourmet Meals by Monaco Chef in Space

Christmas in space

Six months in orbit aboard the International Space Station, Thomas Pesquet tastes dishes concocted by the Monegasque chef. Ducasse was 400 km above the Earth celebrating Christmas and New Year’s Day. It is a luxury for the Frenchman Thomas Pesquet, who embarked on the 17th of November in the International Space Station for six months in orbit, to bring seventeen …

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CHPG – New Head of the Urology Department

Princess Grace Hospital

The Prince’s Government has just approved the appointment of Dr. Hervé Quinten as Head of the Urology Department at the Princess Grace Hospital, as from 1 January 2017. Dr. Hervé Quintens formerly served an internship at the University Hospital of Nice, for which he was awarded a Gold Medal, and was Head of Clinic in the Department led by Professor …

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