26 July 2014
Sunday, 20 July 2014 07:00
Cancer is on the increase in Mauritius. Pollution is one of the factors responsible. Another one is pesticides and other chemical substances used in vegetables and fruits.
Sunday, 13 July 2014 07:00
Politicians are indulging in lots of negotiation about alliances, forgetting that the nation needs stability for its prosperity. This present political turmoil is a risk to discourage foreign investors. Our population desperately wants a national unity and good governance. Today such a population is in search for the ideal political party.
Sunday, 06 July 2014 07:00
The cost of living is soaring as a result of the steep rise in world oil prices. Forecasts are that crude oil may soar to over $100 per barrel by next year.
Sunday, 29 June 2014 05:00
The tourism sector needs to review its previsions and redefine its priorities according to our actual situation. The recent drop of tourists’ arrival which one’s thought is secured, especially those coming from Europe and Central Europe is in a bad state.
Sunday, 22 June 2014 07:00
The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has disclosed that the number of hungry people increased by another 50 million last year. This is indeed alarming, since 50 million is a substantial slice of the six billion overall population.
Sunday, 15 June 2014 06:00
As a general principle whenever there is an allegation of sexual abuse against a child, the Child. Protection Unit should take immediate action to find out whether the allegation is founded or not and submit their report to the police.
Sunday, 08 June 2014 07:00
Drugs shortages in our hospitals and dispensaries have become an acute problem, especially in certain rural hospitals. There is obviously a problem of management. The Central Medical Store is responsible for the supply of drugs to hospitals, dispensaries and chemist shops across the country. Is there something wrong in the supply of drugs to our hospitals, dispensaries and to some chemist shops these days?
Sunday, 01 June 2014 07:00
The endless debate on the Electoral Reform seems to take a different turn and is becoming more or less a controversial issue to both our politicians and the population these days.
Sunday, 25 May 2014 07:00
The Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) wants the port to be adequately competitive so as to attract big ships and cargo carriers with good quality services. It has thus disbursed Rs 5 billion during the past five years to improve the infrastructure and is proposing to invest an identical sum of money in various projects.
Sunday, 11 May 2014 07:00
Do we have to worry about the amount of pesticides in the fruits and vegetables that are sold in Mauritius? « No », replied the Agricultural and Research Extension Unit (AREU), adding that the amount of pesticides is under a strict control on our fruits and vegetables. « Certain products are forbidden and the least sign of contamination is quickly detected », said a spokeswoman from AREU.