30 January 2015
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News on Sunday

DR JACK KEEL: The rain doesn’t want to stop.
MR HIDING: The Mauritian monsoon has arrived.
Friday, 23 January 2015 14:00

Road woes

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A laudable initiative of the authorities to track down noisy motorbikes with modified exhaust systems! Nuisance-causing motorcyclists should be dealt sternly. However, there is another scourge on our roads that needs a closer look: It has become customary for many drivers to equip their vehicles with loud horns, some resembling police and ambulance sirens.
Friday, 23 January 2015 14:00

Kia remains a best-seller

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For the third consecutive year, the Kia brand has seen a high number of new vehicles sold in Mauritius. While it is the 3rd most popular brand, after Toyota and Nissan, with a total of 1,011 Kia vehicles sold in 2014, it dominates the car segment with 955 cars sold.
Friday, 23 January 2015 14:00

New adventures with Emirates in 2015

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Emirates is making it even more attractive for globalistas to say “hello” to new destinations and experiences in 2015 with its offer of special Business and Economy class fares to a wide range of cities across six continents.
Friday, 23 January 2015 14:00

First Café Scientifique of Mauritius

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The Café Scientifique Maurice held its Launch Event, the Flying Dodo Restaurant, in Bagatelle on Saturday January 17, 2015. The speakers were Professor Bruce Bassett and Dr Nadeem Oozeer, both based in Cape Town, South Africa. The theme of the interactive session was Astronomy and Big Data.
When shopping for home appliances and gadgets, consumers tend to focus more on price, trade mark or the quality of the product rather than the guarantee offered on it. Guarantee may not seem to be a prime factor for many but when damage occurs, guarantee plays an importance role. Are Mauritian consumers well informed about the significance of guarantee and their rights?
Over the years, the amount of cash given to children has increased considerably in many families. What’s the importance of pocket money in a child’s/or student’s life? How much do they get and how do youngsters nowadays spend it? News on Sunday gives you an insight in the following article.
Founded in 1984, JCI Mauritius forms part of the Junior Chamber International (JCI), a Global Leadership of Active Citizens present in 110 countries. In Mauritius, we have five local organisations regrouping around 160 youngsters aged between
18 and 40. The new leaders of these organisations share their views and projects with News on Sunday.
Friday, 23 January 2015 13:59

The Politics of Economic Stupidity

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In 2014, the world economy remained stuck in the same rut that it has been in since emerging from the 2008 global financial crisis. Despite seemingly strong government action in Europe and the United States, both economies suffered deep and prolonged downturns. The gap between where they are and where they most likely would have been had the crisis not erupted is huge. In Europe, it increased over the course of the year.
Friday, 23 January 2015 13:59

American cupcake shop : Sugarush launched

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The first American cupcake shop of Mauritius officially opened its doors to the public on Thursday 15 January. Sugarush at Curepipe proposes a variety of cupcakes, cookies, cheese cake balls, cake pops with unique and tasty flavours. Indulge, it’s worth the rush.
Friday, 23 January 2015 13:59

Sharpen your look

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The twenty-first century has indeed marked a turning point in eyewear designs. Earlier, spectacles were seen as purely functional but now it is viewed as a fashion accessory. In Mauritius also, this new trend has caught up with the  younger generation.
Over the last decade, more and more middle-class families are opting for fee-paying private primary schooling for their children instead of sending them to free government institutions. This, despite the fact that these private schools are not always affordable to all. Several factors explain this growing trend.