10 March 2014
Friday, 11 October 2013 08:00 Written by News On Sunday
In line with its mandate to provide a forum for constant dialogue and consensus building on all matters related to human resource development, the Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) is organising an international conference on October 17 and 18, 2013, at Le Meridien Hotel.
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Friday, 04 October 2013 08:30 Written by Indradev Curpen
October 1st is the Memorial Day for the founding of the People’s Republic of China. A military parade was held at Tiananmen Square in Beijing on that day and in Mauritius the Chinese embassy held a banquet to celebrate the event last week. At the beginning China did not have many friends because it is a communist state and had little place in the world assembly of nations.
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Friday, 04 October 2013 08:30
Veerle Jaynut-Van Roy : “Protecting our remaining marine resources is becoming more and more important” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
The state of our oceans was the main focus of the speech of the Prime Minister, Dr Navin Ramgoolam, at the United Nations General Assembly a few days ago. News on Sunday approached the vice-president of Reef Conservation, Veerle Jaynut-Van Roy to find out whether our lagoons and the ocean surrounding the island are in good health.
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Friday, 27 September 2013 09:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
With the opening of the new SSR airport and with the Ocean Economy which is becoming more and more of interest to the economic development of the country, the Financial Services Commission is to play an important role at promoting investment in these sectors.
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Friday, 20 September 2013 09:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
Emmanuel Richon has had a long career in Museum restoration activities in Paris, Sydney and in Mauritius since 1980. After having recovered the great paintings of the St Francis Church in Pamplemousses, at St Louis Cathedral and those at the City Hall of the Municipality of Port Louis, he has worked on the recovery of the collection of the Blue Penny Museum where he is today the curator.
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Friday, 13 September 2013 09:00
Robert Furlong : ‘Malcolm de Chazal was really quite a character and for his personality, he was fascinating…’ FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
Malcolm de Chazal, one of the most enigmatic of the island literary figures and who remains until to-day a misunderstood personality will be in the limelight in the coming weeks.
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Friday, 13 September 2013 09:00
Barlen Pillay : “Our aim is to position the MCCI ADR Centre as the arbitral institution of choice for regional investors” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
Arbitration is a source of interest for both government and the private sector in Mauritius. Recently the Council of Ministers at cabinet meeting nominated members who are going to form the Permanent Court of Arbitration.
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Friday, 06 September 2013 09:00
Rajesh Dave : “Sustainable Yogic Agriculture needs positive thinking, pure feelings and mind power” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
We have heard and seen many agricultural practices in Mauritius: hydroponics, drip irrigation, green agriculture and bio vegetables. The latest practice is being brought to us by the Brahma Kumaris- It is called Yogic Agriculture.
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Friday, 30 August 2013 08:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
Francois de Grivel is the owner and director of the St Antoine Industrial Estate. His family is established on the island since 1755.
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Friday, 23 August 2013 08:00
Shehzad Ahmed : “Expo Pakistan 2013 is a great opportunity to exploit the enormous trade potential under the Pakistan-Mauritius Preferential Trade Agreement”Written by Indradev Curpen
The 8th Edition of the upcoming biggest trade exhibition of the country « Expo Pakistan 2013 » will be held from 26-29 September 2013 at Karachi Expo Centre, Pakistan. The event, which is the biggest trade fair in Pakistan, showcases the largest collection of Pakistan’s export products and services from leading manufacturers and exporters.
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Friday, 16 August 2013 08:58
Patrice Allet : “We must ensure our youth are surrounded by persons endowed with positive values” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
In his speech at the Eid ul Fitr celebrations on Friday 9 August at Plaine Verte, the Prime Minister underlined that the country is today facing a lot of social problems. “These social scourges,” he said “are mainly here because people forget human values. These social problems should address each and everyone of the Mauritian society to their responsibilities, whether they are parents, teachers, religious heads or politicians.”
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Friday, 16 August 2013 08:00
T.P. Seetharam : “Relations between India and Mauritius are time-tested, special and privileged” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
Mauritius and India have had close links for nearly half a century. Even before the establishment of diplomatic links, India looked upon the island with a fraternal eye as most of its population is of Indian origin.
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