Sports, finances, Covid-19 mesures and much more… Learn the most interesting news about the Principality of Monaco in one digest.
Two years after joining Weibo in conjunction with the 2018 Trophée des Champions, the Principality club now has more than a million fans on the Chinese social network.
It is the number 1 social network in China with nearly 450 million active users to date. Launched in the summer of 2018, in conjunction with the 2018 Trophée des Champions against Paris Saint-Germain, Weibo continues to be a key component in the digital development of AS Monaco internationally. The Red and Whites have now reached one million fans on the Chinese social network, a cousin of Twitter.
Did you know megayachts anchored in Monaco harbour have to be just as watchful over Covid-19 as big businesses. According to news sources up to 14 of these sleek maritime jewels have been subject to quarantine and must anchor in port while they demonstrate that Covid-19 tests show a negative result. Many of these sailing palaces have sizable crews and have the ability to visit exotic destinations where Covid-19 is a risk.
It took only a few minutes but it was a vote by the Monaco municipality elected officials that was greatly reassuring to the traders in the Principality. They need all the help they can get in this unique 2020 Covid-19 world.
From the early autumn, the Prince’s Government wishes to support a large-scale programme of window renovation in the private sector, and has published a ministerial decree introducing a subsidy for this purpose. This is in line with the strategic objectives of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and controlling the demand for energy.
The scientists don’t seem to know why – or at least are divided in their opinion at what age children should wear masks in school. Should the youngest kiddies wear masks for their own protection and for the protection of teachers and adults around them.
Monaco City Hall, a past winner, is participating again in the Riviera Electric Challenge 2020 from September 9 to 11, 2020.
This is the 6th edition of the Riviera Electric Challenge, an important part of the EVER Monaco fair. This year is the fourth time it has participated and the Monaco City Council is mobilizing two teams: the first will be made up of Françoise Gamerdinger and Karyn Ardisson Salopek, Deputy Mayor, at the wheel of an e-Golf; the second team will be a pairing of Mairies as it will bring together Deputy Mayor Jacques Pastor and Mayor of Dolceacqua, Fulvio Gazzola, in a Kia Niro.
It was 15 glorious years, until Joel Robuchon’s sad passing in 2018, that his restaurants had adorned the Metropole Hotel Palace. It was as if Casino square demanded that its frontiers would be always embellished by restaurants from chefs with the most stars in the world. The Hotel de Paris’ Louis Quinze and Métropole’s Restaurant (Joel Robuchon) almost winking at each other.
The Princess Charlene Foundation of Monaco is organizing a relay race entitled The Crossing: Calvi – Monaco Water Bike Challenge which will take place on 12 and 13 September 2020. The purpose of this new sporting challenge is to sail from Calvi to Monaco in a minimum time on water bikes. Beyond the sports performance it entails, this event aims to raise awareness about drowning prevention and water safety.
There were many crazy moments in the race but the biggest drama on Sunday afternoon was when the Italian Grand Prix was red flagged for the first time since 1995 with a huge crash that Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc was lucky to escape from uninjured.