04 September 2015
Friday, 21 August 2015 14:00
If you ever had any doubt about the beauty of Mauritius, try seeing it from the air. The bird-eye’s view of the island is simply breathtaking. You must have travelled through the country by car or bus. But, just imagine seeing it from above. How exciting and fascinating! Let’s discover our paradise island from up in the air.
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 10:30
In dynamic and vibrant democracies, once the general elections are over and have established the winning party, alliance, or coalition in power, the government governs for the whole country and the whole nation, and not merely for the electorate assessed to have voted for it, and for its overt and covert political activists, agents, sympathizers, and supporters, and against the electorate assessed to have voted against it, and against those who are wrongly, inaccurately, and unjustly assessed as having acted and behaved politically for the ousted previous government and as having been politically close to its leader and the leaders’s party.
Sunday, 02 August 2015 09:43
Poverty! What is poverty? The dictionary meaning of poverty is the state of being very poor. When we talk about poverty today we really mean malnutrition or the level of squalor of previous centuries or even the hardships of the 1930s before the advent of the welfare state. It is a relative concept. ”Poor people are those who are considerably worse off than the majority of the population-a level of deprivation heavily out of line with the general standards enjoyed by the majority of the population in one of the most affluent countries in the world.
Friday, 17 July 2015 14:00
Mauritius and Zambia have signed an Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (IPPA). The new IPPA will further reinforce and deepen economic cooperation between the two countries.
Friday, 03 July 2015 14:00
Mauritius and India have reached consensus in the conclusion of the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) which has been long awaited between the two countries following fruitful discussions yesterday between joint working groups of Mauritius and India.
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 09:01
Democracy Watch commente l’enquête du Défi-Plus, de la semaine dernière portant sur les irrégularités concernant les contrats de la National Development Unit (NDU). Les secousses au sein de la Coopérative de Vacoas, interesse également Michael Atchia et ses membres.
Sunday, 14 June 2015 07:00
Something truly historic is happening. A new leftist party that was founded less than three years ago is entering parliament, ensuring in the process that the ruling establishment party of the past 13 years will lose its firm majority grasp on the country. The country is Turkey and the new leftist party is the Peoples’ Republic Party (HDP).
Published in Point de Vue
Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00
From 2013 to 2014, labour force on the island increased by 4,500 from 571,200 to 575,700. This has been revealed in a report published by Statistics Mauritius. Since 2004, several changes have been observed in the labour force. If female employment is increasing faster than male employment, the tertiary sector is becoming increasingly important in terms of employment. News on Sunday reports...
Friday, 29 May 2015 14:00
The establishment of an administrative and legal body for the Mascarene Plateau region, jointly shared by Seychelles and Mauritius, was one of the key issues on the agenda during the 6th meeting of the Joint Commission between the two island nations, held in the Seychelles capital Victoria, a few days ago.
Monday, 02 March 2015 18:54
The short-lived honeymoon is over. The infatuation between the people (lepep) and the EXTENDED FAMILY LEPEP GOVERNMENT (EFLG) is already on the wane. People are now drifting slowly but steadily from etherised slumber into a nightmarish Kafkaesque situation. They suddenly realise that they have been taken for a ride.