31 January 2015
Friday, 23 May 2014 14:00
Radakrishna Sadien: “Rising income inequality is one of the biggest socio economic challenges in Mauritius.”Written by Indradev Curpen
Switzerland categorically refused, on Sunday 18 May 2014, through workers referendum, the creation of a unique minimum salary of 3,300 Euros that would have become the highest in the world. For many, in particular the leftist political parties and trade unions, were really awestruck by the results as they justified such an increase because of the high cost of living in one of the wealthiest countries of Europe.
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Friday, 16 May 2014 14:00
Benjamin Moutou : “It is wrong to say descendants of French colonisers have acquired all holdings illegally.”Written by Indradev Curpen
Benjamin Moutou, former Registrar of Co-operatives and Secretary for co-operative development, was appointed Commissioner of the Truth and Justice Commission. He is also a Researcher in historical events which took place in Mauritius since the French colonization. News on Sunday called upon him to explain to our readers the reasons behind the appropriation of land in Mauritius and why some people are still complaining of having been misappropriated of their land property.
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Friday, 16 May 2014 14:00
Dr Muniruddeen Lallmahamood – Consultant in Islamic Finance : “One major challenge is that it is unclear to the public” FeaturedWritten by Leena Gooraya
The Bank of Mauritius is hosting for the first time, from 19 to 22 May, the annual summit of the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB), at Le Méridian Hotel, Pointe aux Piments. The Summit aims to bring together an experienced international group of chairpersons and speakers.
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Friday, 09 May 2014 14:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
Saturday 3 May was World Press Freedom Day. On that occasion, the African Media Initiative (AMI) held a two-day workshop at La Pirogue Hotel for media proprietors and managers of the islands of the South West of the Indian Ocean region. The theme of the workshop was ‘Ethics, Good Governance and Professionalism in Media,’ and it aimed at creating a global reference for the media people concerning their decision at promoting leadership in ethics and good governance.
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Friday, 02 May 2014 14:00
Ian Jacob, Resistans ek Alternativ : “It is the right time for the emergence of a new political force” FeaturedWritten by Premita Leelachand
Ian Jacob, founder member of Resistans ek Alternativ, became interested in politics at the age of 23. At that time, the phenomenon of globalisation was taking ground and the younger generation around the world started questioning politics at its root. After some 15 years engaged in active politics, Ian Jacob believes that the youth of today thirsts for a more important role in politics.
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Evaluation of business performance is made possible with the aid of accounting information. Records keeping is an essential tool to get rid of frauds and thefts and the Mauritius Revenue Authority uses it for checks as well. The MRA has not been lenient with defaulters, as its turnover indicates the Rs 61.8 billion. Director General, MRA, Sudhamo Lal announces some new changes to promote healthy business environment.
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Friday, 25 April 2014 14:00
Dr Chandan Jankee : ‘Electoral Reform and Second Republic, the latest carrot for a naïve population.’Written by Indradev Curpen
Dr Chandan Jankee is a keen observer of our political maneuvers since Independence. From his university chair where he is an associate professor, very often he sees himself torn between two allegiances- to keep with his most attaching profession and the need to get into the political arena and fight current misdeeds and set in place a just society where equality and justice prevail.
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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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