09 March 2014
Friday, 15 March 2013 11:12 Written by Indradev Curpen
In view of the World Consumer Day observed on Friday 15 March, News on Sunday met two persons who have played an important role in the protection of Mauritian consumers during the past years: Sean Ennis, director of the Competition Commission of Mauritius and Mosadeq Sahebdin, well known for his criticisms against cartels and his dynamism at advocating consumer rights.
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Friday, 15 March 2013 11:02 Written by News On Sunday
The Director of the Mauritius Revenue Authority is satisfied, not only that Mauritians are paying their taxes but also that they have become used to pay their taxes online; an exercise which is helping tremendously to cut down waiting time and other administrative pains.
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Friday, 08 March 2013 12:57
Dr. Nikos A. Salingaros : “Europe can self-destruct itself tomorrow. Do you want the same fate for Mauritius?” FeaturedWritten by Mumtaz Soogund
Dr. Nikos A. Salingaros is regarded as one of the world's leading urbanists and architectural theorists. His books ‘Principles of Urban Structure’ and ‘A Theory of Architecture’ provide the foundation for a completely new approach to the built environment.
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Friday, 01 March 2013 12:51
Kalyanee Juggoo : “Gender is no more a subject for debates; it is a thing of the past. Everybody is treated on an equal footing.”Written by Indradev Curpen
Kalyanee Juggoo has been elected secretary general of the Labour Party on Thursday 28 February following the congress held on Sunday 24 marking the 77th anniversary of one of the oldest political parties still surviving in Mauritius.
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Friday, 22 February 2013 12:59
Razack Peeroo : “It is very significant for Mauritius to have its Speaker of the National Assembly elected as chairperson of the SADC Parliamentary Forum” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
Abdool Razack Mohamed Ameen Peeroo is the Speaker of the Mauritius National Assembly. He has been elected chairman of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) Parliamentary Forum a few weeks ago.
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Friday, 15 February 2013 12:00 Written by Yasine Mohabuth
Mr Zafar Siamwala, the CEO of Oberoi Flight Services division, shares in this exclusive interview with News on Sunday, the vision of his company and the catering segment within the aviation industry. He also gives his views and comments on the current situation at Air Mauritius and the stagnant tourism industry.
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Friday, 15 February 2013 12:00
Giandev Moteea : “Television goes digital, Mauritius Post cooperates with ICTA and IBA to carry a study on the state of DTT” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
The authorities, through the ICTA, have decided that television in Mauritius goes digital by the end of 2013. In this connection a study on the state of Digital Television Migration (DTT) on the island, aiming to determine the number of households that own a digital terrestrial television receiver commonly referred as ‘TNT decoder’, was launched on Thursday 7 February.
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Friday, 08 February 2013 14:17
Mario Hung Wai Wing : “Spring Festival is the hallmark of the Chinese presence in Mauritius” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
Mauritius will be living a colourful atmosphere for the coming fifteen days, starting from this week end, with the Spring Festival celebrated by the local Chinese people. News on Sunday met Mario Hung Wai Wing, secretary of the Federation of Chinese Societies and also the president of the Spring Festival Committee to know more about this segment of our rainbow Mauritian culture.
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Air Mauritius is diversifying its market by adding a new direct flight to Shanghai as from 24 January thus scheduling two flights per week to this Chinese metropolitan city.
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Friday, 01 February 2013 12:44
Reynolds Michel : “The history of slavery must be remembered, because memory undertakes not to repeat it” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
Reynolds Michel, born in Mauritius in 1934, was ordained priest of the Catholic Diocese in 1964 and served in Reunion island, Lyon, France and Fritzburg, Switzerland. He left the ministry in May 1989.
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Friday, 25 January 2013 12:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
Municipalities and District Councils, after seven years of hibernation, suddenly came in the lime light following the regional elections held in December 2012. With the amendments brought to the Local Government Act 2011, the whole set-up has been changed with new wards coming into existence and new regulations brought in to govern these new bodies.
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Friday, 18 January 2013 12:37 Written by Indradev Curpen
Civil servants are awaiting with much anxiety the report of the committee set up to look into the anomalies and omissions of the PRB Report as submitted to government by Commissioner Mohun Aujayeb in October 2012.
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