20 December 2014
Petites Annonces Gratuite
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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. 
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.
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…
Eliézer Francois, born in 1936, studied at Nicolay RCA and Cassis Govt School and at Bhujoharry College. He studied for his B.A London in Mauritius in 1967. He also studied for a Diploma in Teaching from Leeds, UK and a Diploma in Industrial Relations from Victoria University, Australia.
Thengberg Trading & Consultancy Ltd is a Scandinavian company operating in Mauritius since 2010, selling high end indoor and outdoor furniture. The furniture is partly produced in Europe and/or Asia, where all factories are owned and operated by Swedish and other European partners. The design and engineering is all Scandinavian. The company also has a timber section, importing sawn timber in various species and sizes from West Africa and Sweden. News on Sunday speaks to its Director, Mr Anders Thengberg.
In a letter dated 12 December 2013, addressed to him, the International Training Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia Pacific Region (CRIHAP), under the auspices of UNESCO, expressed its sincere gratitude for the contribution of Mario Hung Wai Wing to the success of the Workshop having its theme: “Happy Chinese New Year and safeguarding and promotion of  Traditional Festivals,” held from November 28 to December 6, 2013 in Chaozhou and Foshan,China.
India is celebrating its 65th Republic Day on January 26, 2014. The celebrations coincide this year with the arrival of the new High Commissioner, Anup Kumar Mudgal in Mauritius, succeeding to TP Seetharam who left for new shores, early in December 2013.
“ 2014 is a critical year for the IORA. We are putting into practice some solid ideas. We will pay equal attention to the expectations of the our member states, be it small islands states or least developed countries.”
The Sugar cane harvest came to an end in the last week of December 2013. Trade unions of the sugar cane industry and members of the Mauritius Sugar Producers Association have been meeting since August 2013 to find a solution regarding a new collective agreement for 2014-2017.
Rajun Jugurnath was designated “Man of the Year” by Le Defi Group in 2005. He retired a few days ago after having served with utmost integrity as Director of Audit for the past eleven years.
Caroline Chen is a businesswoman who is involved in cruise tourism for the past twenty years. She is the daughter of well known Charles Ng of Atom Travel. After her graduation from Kent University with a BSc in Management Science (Hons) in 1992 and after having been trained at British Airways, she procured herself an Advanced IATA certificate and joined Atom Travel.
Devarajen Kanaksabee is a well known figure in Port Louis as he runs a shop at Royal Road, dealing in electrical accessories and appliances. He is the Leader of the Front Socialiste (a political organisation) and is also General Secretary of the Tamil Council.