28 April 2015
Sunday, 26 April 2015 07:00
We have read so many cases of child sexual abuse in the press these days and yet it seems that such sexual offences keep on increasing week by week in this country.
Sunday, 19 April 2015 07:00
The Mauritian Authorities wish to develop the country’s economy by focusing on various areas coming from the seas. The aquaculture, algal culture and pearl oysters will thus enable us, according to the prospects envisaged, to create more than 1 000 jobs in Mauritius.
Sunday, 12 April 2015 09:06
According to World Health Organisation (WHO), 35 million people will die of chronic disease within the next two years. The WHO proposes a new global goal to reduce the projected trend of chronic disease death rates by 2% each year until 2020.
Sunday, 05 April 2015 07:00
For quite sometimes now, women have been treated as second-class citizens. But the last three decades have witnessed a great leap in the struggle for women’s rights. A lot has been done but much remains to be accomplished. For many women, home is not sweet home but a refuge of terror. Everyday, women are beaten and sexually assaulted by husbands, fathers and other family members.
Sunday, 29 March 2015 07:00
Budget 2015-2016 is a pragmatic one with vision that will result in combating poverty and unemployment especially when one takes into account the monthly salary compensation of Rs 600 which has been given to all employees to meet the cost of living.
Sunday, 22 March 2015 08:17
Now that the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has pledged a concessional line of credit of U$D 500 million for key infrastructure projects during his two day bilateral visit in Mauritius on the celebration of the 47th anniversary of our Independence, the new government needs to give priority to certain needy infrastructure such as the Port project. The new government needs to develop the port so as to attract big ships and cargo carriers with good quality services.
Sunday, 15 March 2015 11:21
Today, our country urgently needs a particular strategy of proliferating Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) not only to enable the resolution of the problem of unemployment and underemployment of people living in rural areas but also to boost their purchasing power, so that the additional demand created could push the country’s entire economy to grow at a faster pace. SMEs can be enterprises in the agriculture, industry or service sectors with a possible investment of less than a billion rupees on fixed assets and employing less than 500 persons.
Sunday, 08 March 2015 07:00
A press conference of Prem Koonjoo, Minister for Ocean Economy and Marine Resource, on Friday the 27th February, invites some comments.
Sunday, 01 March 2015 09:00
Health care is a principal right of the people. It is vital that our country should consider the perpetuation of the physical and mental health of the people as a fundamental duty. We know that a great many medicinal drugs are beyond the people’s affordability.
Sunday, 22 February 2015 07:00
Our students that have passed their HSC exams need a general guidance about their financial study plan as they have too much too choose in tertiary education.