15 September 2014
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On 15 August, 2014, India completes 68 years of its Independence. It is a long way covered by one of the smallest but multicultural population of the world, guided by real democratic principles and living in complete freedom.
Friday, 15 August 2014 14:00

Labour/MMM alliance : Nearly there!

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Prime Minister Dr Navin Ramgoolam met Opposition leader Paul Bérenger at the Clarisse House on Thursday, upon the request of Bérenger. The question of an alliance between the Labour party and the MMM was again evoked.
Friday, 15 August 2014 14:00

Latest statistics on crime and justice

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Latest figures released on Crime, Justice and Security for the year 2013 indicate that the general level of crime as measured by police-reported offences, excluding contraventions, has been gradually declining from 2008 to 2012 but increased by 2% from 2012 to 2013.
Friday, 15 August 2014 14:00

India-Pakistan Independence Day

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The Pakistani community living in Mauritius gathered at the Embassy of the Republic of Pakistan, Floreal, on Thursday, to celebrate the 68th independence anniversary of Pakistan. On Friday, members of the Indian community will attend the flag hoisting ceremony at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture, Phoenix. News on Sunday met some of these expatriates to find out how they celebrate their National Day away from home.
Friday, 15 August 2014 14:00

Sugar cane crop 2014

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Harvest has not covered extensive areas yet, with only about 20% of miller planters’ land. Nevertheless, the better cane productivity recorded this year since the start of the harvest season is maintaining itself.
The traditional university, with twenty or more students, listening raptly to the professor, is viewed more and more as a barrier to higher education.
Today it is increasingly recognised that tremendous changes and innovation are happening in business, technology and medical sectors which are both dynamic and challenging.
Friday, 15 August 2014 14:00

New award for BAI

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BAI has been conferred the ‘Brand Revitalisation Award’ at the 23rd annual event of the Global Brand Excellence Awards 2014. Organised by the World Brand Congress, the award ceremony took place at the Pan-Pacific Hotel, Singapore, and attracted global brand specialists. Nominations were evaluated by an international jury composed of experts in the field of branding, advertising, marketing and communication.
A full day workshop organised by the National Productivity and Competitiveness Council (NPCC) last Wednesday, at the Trianon Convention Centre, saw the participation of Professor Robert S. Kaplan and Professor Marwin Bower. The workshop initiated all participants to the notion of Balanced Scorecard and taught them about developing strategies and how to materialise them, so as to compete in a global market and eventually sustain businesses.
Productivity is achieving more with less. Is there a risk of redundancies if an organisation finds out it can produce the same output or more but with less employees?
Despite being recognised among the best retailers and suppliers of quality garments of the world and a role model in terms of social compliance and working environment, says Maurice De Latour, Chairman of Mauritius United States Business Association (MUSBA) and Director of MVL Marketing Ltd, our textile industry still needs Trade Preferential Agreements with the EU, the US and South Africa within SADC to be able to compete against the gigantic manufacturers. In the interview which follows, the Chairman of MUSBA highlights that our industry cannot survive or continue to create new jobs for our people if we do not offset with these Trade Preferential Agreements including the AGOA.
Pineapple is by far one of the most favoured tropical fruits produced in Mauritius. Not so long ago, local farmers involved with the cultivation of pineapples could sell their products only on the local market.

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