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134,439. The women in Monaco don’t like me, and so I have to watch everything I say and everything I do because they’re so critical. Grace Kelly
134,440. Monaco is a very special event in its own right, and the atmosphere is quite crazy! As a driver you have to stay calm and relaxed and try to do your job. Romain Grosjean
134,441. I had been playing beach volleyball all day, painted my nails red, and threw on a green dress. I thought I looked great at the time, but looking back, I realize that my debut into Monaco society should have been better executed! Princess Charlene of Monaco
134,442. Monaco: the miniature nation not much bigger than Hyde Park on the French Riviera where one in three residents are millionaires. Inside Monaco: Playground of the Rich I, BBC 2020
134,443. But for many wealthy individuals the major financial benefits remain one of Monaco’s biggest draws … The government doesn’t charge any income tax at all. ibid.
134,444. The most exclusive event of the Grand Prix weekend will take place high on a rock above the harbour in the Royal Palace … 700 select individuals will get the opportunity to rub shoulders with the Royals. ibid.
134,445. When Grace Kelly arrived to marry Prince Rainier in 1956 the world watched the climax of a fairytale romance. One of the biggest stars of Hollywood was sailing into Monaco to join a real-life prince charming. But behind the scenes the principality had fallen on hard times. ibid.
134,446. The first rule of yachting: everything is hidden. (Monaco & Yacht) ibid. steward of large yacht
134,447. The Grand Prix itself is a big money-spinner for the country’s economy. ibid.
134,448. Without any revenue from income tax, the principality relies on VAT, charging 20% on every sale. ibid.
134,496. ‘For me they are like crazy children want more and more and more.’ Inside Monaco: Playground of the Rich II, dude
134,497. Prince Albert has in effect absolute power over one of the richest countries per head in the world. ibid.
134,498. Monaco has one of the most extensive and sophisticated CCTV systems in the world. (Monaco & CCTV) ibid.
134,499. As well as its own tax system Monaco also has its own legal system. ibid.
134,500. Yacht Show week is a busy time not only for people selling yachts but also the Monaco companies who help the world’s wealthy with the running of their complex affairs. (Monaco & Yacht) ibid.