07 July 2015
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Friday, 03 July 2015 14:00

Young professionals going social

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American TV star Oprah Winfrey once said: “I’ve come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that’s as unique as a fingerprint – and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe to lead you.” Today many young professionals epitomise her words. Some of them are socially active while others created their NGO (non-governmental organisation) to lead the way.
Friday, 03 July 2015 14:00

How to make a Trinket box

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It is very easy and quick to make trinket box. You just have to use recycled material that you can easily find around your home. It is a great activity that can be done with your family or friends.
Friday, 26 June 2015 14:00

Non reimbursement will lead to liquidation

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La Compagnie Sucrière de Bel Ombre will be liquidated unless it reimburses a sum of Rs 3,548,237.14 to Alliance Building Contractors Ltd. It is the ruling given by Justice Gérard Angoh, sitting at the bankruptcy division of the Supreme Court in a judgment delivered last week.
“Having refused leave, the Supreme Court made an order for costs against the appellant (Peerless Ltd) in favour of the GRA (Gambling Regulatory Authority). While the Board considers that the appeal should be allowed and that leave to apply for Judicial Review should be granted, it has come to the conclusion that it should not interfere with the Supreme Court’s decision in relation to the costs in the Court below.
The finals of the 14th edition of the National Spelling Bee Competition – organised by the English Speaking Union – took place on Thursday 25th June at the auditorium of the Mauritius Commercial Bank, in St Jean.
Friday, 26 June 2015 14:00

IMF raises flag on pensions

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According to International Monetary Fund (IMF) report, despite important past reforms, the ageing population of Mauritius threatens the sustainability of its pension system. The report illustrates that the Mauritius population aging is projected to increase public pension expenditure.
After his name was mentioned by the former Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam during his interrogation held on Tuesday on Betamax, Tourism Minister Xavier-Luc Duval stated that there has been much dissent in the former government concerning this contract. “The Cabinet had to establish an inter-ministerial committee to address specific aspects of the contract with Betamax. Following the differences within the committee, it was decided to call in a renowned accounting firm to take the decision,” he said. He said he is ready to face any investigation to shed light on this issue.
On 26 June, the world will be observing the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking under the theme “Lets Develop-Our Lives-Our Communities-Our Identities-Without Drugs.” Recently, in Mauritius, we have witnessed a huge increase of synthetic drugs abuse among youngsters. Danny Philippe, coordinator of Leads, analyses the current situation.
Friday, 26 June 2015 14:00

Air Mauritius looks to rebound from disastrous year Featured

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An airline which has received several top awards in the past is now almost on its knees. For the year ended 31 March 2015, the group and the company recorded losses of EUR 22.9 million and EUR 23.7 million respectively, compared to profits of EUR 8.5m and EUR 7.3 million during last financial year.
For more than 30 years government resisted to varying lobbies and maintained Cavadee as the one allotted public holiday for Tamils. Sir Anerood Jugnauth has been confronted many times with the demand that Varusha Piruppu be declared a public holiday, but resisted and rather showed an inclination to the more rational choice of his close advisers from the Tamil community that Cavadee unites the Nation with everybody participating in this religious procession in one way or the other, merchants and dwellers near the route where devotees walk along will clean their threshold whatever their religious faith while others would stand on roadsides watching this unique Mauritian event.
“We are disappointed that Mauritius is not a signatory of the SADC Protocol on Gender and Development,” says Colleen Lowe Morna, CEO of Gender Links. The Mauritian Constitution does not allow for any form of discrimination. Hence the authorities’ inability to ratify the document.
Finance Minister Vishnu Lutchmeenaraidoo headed a delegation on a five-day investment promotion campaign in France this week. During his mission, he had working sessions with political leaders as well as potential investors for the development of the Smart Cities project, the development of the Port Louis Harbour, the ICT sector and the Ocean economy.
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