24 September 2014
Friday, 18 April 2014 13:04
Armoogum Parsooramen - ‘The Jaipur Foot helps us to believe in the Ability of a person and not in his Disability.’ FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
Armoogum Parsooramen has been minister of Education in the Mauritian government for thirteen years before he left to serve as an expert in higher education at the World Bank for two years and director at UNESCO for 12 years in Africa and Asia and finally as secretary of the Board of this UN organisation for education in Paris.
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Friday, 11 April 2014 11:09 Written by News On Sunday
Barrister Shyam Maraye torches up some important details on laws and regulations related to foreigners in the economic scenery of Mauritius.
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Friday, 11 April 2014 10:55 Written by Indradev Curpen
Rao Ramah is at the head of the MNIS- the Mauritius National Identity Scheme, set up by government for the conversion of the national ID card into a new one with the help of the Singapore authorities.
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Friday, 04 April 2014 14:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
The Minister of Industry, Commerce and Consumer Protection, Cader Sayed Hossen, is currently facing the hard challenges of encouraging pollution-free industries, diversifying the market strategy of the manufacturing sector and the drafting of a new legislation for the protection of consumers. News on Sunday met him to discuss these issues and to share with our readers the progress reached in each of these sectors.
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Friday, 28 March 2014 14:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
According to the latest World Risk Report 2012, Mauritius is among the top 15 countries with the highest disaster risk and is ranked 7th on the list of countries most exposed to natural hazards. As a matter of fact Mauritius is already experiencing extreme weather occurrences.
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Friday, 28 March 2014 14:00 Written by Shaffick Hamuth
Ciaran Burns, from Renewable Energy Assurance Limited, UK, was in Mauritius this week to prospect our renewable energy sector. A member of Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC), Ciaran’s role is to provide technical expertise on all renewable technologies.
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Friday, 21 March 2014 14:00
Siven Selloyee : ‘Prof. Michael Porter conference will be of great support to our top business leaders’ FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
White House advisor, Professor Michael. E. Porter, is visiting Mauritius and the Indian Ocean as from 2 April 2014.
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Friday, 14 March 2014 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
World Consumer Rights Day was established on 15 March 1983 to promote consumer rights around the world. This year’s World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) campaign, “Fix Our Phone Rights!”, is devoted to tackling the issues that most affect consumers of mobile services.
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Friday, 07 March 2014 14:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
Jane Valls is Chief Executive at the Mauritius Institute of Directors. She is also at the forefront of the struggle for the real emancipation of women in Mauritius with the creation of Women In Networking (WIN) and Women in Politics(WIP).
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Friday, 28 February 2014 14:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
Miguel Angel Martinez is the Vice-President of the ACP- EU Parliamentary Assembly. He was here during the ACP-EU parliamentary meeting held on 12, 13 and 14 February 2014 at the Sir Harilall Vaghjee hall in Port Louis. News on Sunday wanted to know from Miguel Martinez, who is of Spanish origin, of the current situation in relations between Europe and the ACP countries.
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Friday, 21 February 2014 14:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
There seem to be a global political willingness to see Africa emerging as an economic giant. On the other hand, the recent ACP-EU meeting, held in Mauritius, mentions in its final communiqué of ‘the importance of a crucial regional integration and the need to create a favourable environment for economic growth.’ On the other hand, Africa is being highly regarded by investors who forecast a leap in the future due to its gigantic economic potential.
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Friday, 14 February 2014 14:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
Dr Chandan Jankee is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Mauritius. In the following interview, he shares his views with News on Sunday and its readers on the need for a change in our outlook of politics, politicians and the whole political infrastructure. He advocates for a new parliament with a mix of elected and chosen members and the disappearance of political nominees around Ministers. He also urges for more control of the big capital, particularly those who are investing elsewhere…
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- Kavita Jeetun : “Why not give high profile ministerial posts to women?”Kavita Jeetun, Treasurer at Women in Politics (WIP) explains the role of women in the Mauritian politics. She puts forward…Written on Friday, 19 September 2014 14:00 in Interview Read 151 times Read more...