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News on Sunday

Friday, 20 February 2015 14:00

Mauritius bags Airport Service Quality Awards

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Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport has bagged two awards at the ACI Airport Service Quality Awards. The Airports Council International (ACI), the industry’s most comprehensive passenger service benchmarking tool, through the ACI ASQ Survey has reliably captured passengers’ immediate appraisal from check-in through departure at the gate at more than 300 airports worldwide.
Friday, 20 February 2015 14:00

Promote Investment culture among Mauritians

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The annual budget will be presented by the Minister of Finance on 23 March 2015. The deadline for submission of proposals from the public was on Monday. Afribrains Ltd, a business consultancy firm, shares with News on Sunday the Budget proposals it has submitted to the Ministry of Finance.
Mauritius ranks 23rd in the fourth edition of the Global Green Economy Index 2014. In fact, it is the first time our country  features in this report, which looks at how 60 countries perform in the global green economy, as well as how expert practitioners rank this performance. Mauritius is listed well ahead of countries like Italy (25), Canada (29), Malaysia (35), UAE (40), Japan (44) and Poland (56). Does this indicate that our economy is indeed ‘greening up’?  How can we further improve?  News on Sunday met a team of the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office in Mauritius to have a clearer view on this issue.
Friday, 20 February 2015 14:00

Waste of Money : Our youth are concerned

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There has been much controversy regarding use of public funds recently. Our youngsters voice out their opinion in this issue.
Friday, 20 February 2015 14:00

Our youth : Love, passion and sex

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There is a common belief that love is followed by passion and sex. If for some youngsters love is pure and divine, a sincere and true feeling coming from the heart, for others it should be expressed through actions like sex. But is there really a difference between heartfelt love and lustful sex? Our youngsters confide their beliefs and perceptions on the matter.
If academic disciplines develop mostly the right hemisphere of the brain, non-academic ones such as art boost the left hemisphere of the brain. This week, News on Sunday meet Mrs. Khaleck and Mr. Ombika who have explored ways in which the teaching of art can be innovated to motivate students to learn.
Friday, 20 February 2015 14:00

Aberystwyth University comes to Mauritius

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Aberystwyth University, featuring in the Top 400 universities worldwide in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings, will open its doors in Mauritius in October 2015.
Mauritius is a multi-cultural society with many religious celebrations taking place all year round: Cavadee, Maha Shivratree, Chinese New Year, Eid-ul-Fitr, Christmas, etc. Our youth from all religious backgrounds actively participate in these celebrations. However, being a believer or a non-believer is another issue.
Friday, 20 February 2015 14:00

Lionnet Couture : Regional expansion

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Established since 25 years now, Lionnet Couture has been serving the Mauritian market with its exclusive designs. Today its market has also extended to Reunion Island.
She looked poised and composed when she made her entry in the hotel lounge where we met for the interview for News on Sunday. An established model,Jemina Luchmiah is talented and accomplished and her natural beauty and sultry personality comes out in her pictures. We caught up with Jemina, in between her educational courses and professional assignments to talk about her whirlwind trip in modeling.  
Kin Tue-Fee, 62, is a Mauritian who now resides in Ottawa, Canada.  Starting as naval architect, Kin Tue-fee has known a fruitful career from architect to author of two books.  What helped him in succeeding throughout is his weakness which he had turned into his strength.
Sunday, 15 February 2015 14:00

Le chat de la semaine : L’himalayen

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L’himalayen ne laisse personne indifférent. Il est symbole de beauté et de grâce. Ce chat est équilibré aux couleurs attrayantes. Avec ses yeux bleus océan et son splendide pelage coloré aux extrémités, l’himalayen a acquis au fil des ans ses titres de noblesse au sein de l’aristocratie féline.
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