Monaco articles

Bechara el-Khoury & Mustapha el-Solh

Bechara el-Khoury & Mustapha el-Solh

The relationship between the principality of Monaco and Lebanon started developing from the independence of Lebanon under the rule of Bechara el-Khoury, Lebanon’s first president and Riad el-Solh, Lebanon’s first prime minister. Today, Lebanon’s consul in Monaco is Mustapha el-Solh, the great grand nephew of the first prime minister and Monaco’s consul in Lebanon is

The East floats into town

It is early May and the famous Place du Casino — wherein lies one of the world’s oldest gambling houses, the renowned Monte Carlo Casino — is overflowing with tourists.  Californias, 911s  and Continental GTs line the casino entrance for tourists to gawk over and take the cliché Monte Carlo postcard shot beside overpriced luxurious

Monaco’s book balancer

The principality of Monaco, renowned for its glamour, its “beautiful people”, its Grand Prix and its luxurious yachts, also boasts the highest gross national income per capita in the world — some $197,460, according to 2010 World Bank estimates. To better understand the dynamics behind this economic model, Executive travels to the city state in