17 April 2014
Friday, 03 May 2013 18:03 Written by Indradev Curpen
The Chairman of the National Economic and Social Council, Radhakrishna Sadien has last week submitted his annual report on the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on the Mauritian Economy. In his analysis of the economic situation, Radhakrishna Sadien is direct and to the point- Mauritius is adversely impacted and there is need for quick correction. Among the most affected are our Export, the Construction industry and the Tourism sector. New sectors of the economy like green tourism and aquaculture should be developed.
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Friday, 26 April 2013 11:00 Written by Indradev Curpen
In the wake of the Ponzi schemes scandal, it is important to understand that Mauritius which is already the target of criticisms from outside as being allegedly a tax paradise, has taken another severe blow.
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Friday, 19 April 2013 12:35 Written by Sunil Gopal
Greg Collins, the Training Director of Surf Life Saving Australia was in Mauritius recently. Following a request from Surf Life Saving (Mauritius), he conducted courses for skilled and experienced lifesavers like those from the National Coast Guard (NCG), the Fire Services and the Fédération mauricienne de triathlon as well as for beginners. The training programme benefited from the support of the Australian High Commission and the sponsorship of DHL. News on Sunday met Mr. Collins and he shared some of his views with us.
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Friday, 12 April 2013 13:40
Professor Suresh Kumar Govind : “Mad endless pursuit for material gain without inner contentment to enjoy even what is gained is fruitless and pointless” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
Mauritius is a land of religions and cultures, welcoming world known lecturers and religious leaders who come here to teach and guide the Mauritian population in their search for spirituality and happy living.
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Friday, 05 April 2013 12:00
Suresh Boodhoo : “Weather forecasts coming from outside cannot cater for the specificities of a tiny island” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
Suresh Yadowsun Boodhoo, holder of an MSC in Meteorology and Climatology, is the former president of the Commission for Climatology of the World Meteorological Organisation, (WMO)-(1997-2005). He is currently a Consultant in Climate matters for regional and international bodies, after having served as director of the Mauritius Meteorological Services for more than a decade.
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Friday, 29 March 2013 12:00
Radhakrishna Sadien : “Competing for the sake of media coverage does not do justice to workers” FeaturedWritten by Indradev Curpen
Radhakrishna Sadien has been re-elected on 23 March 2013, as General President of the Government Services Employees Association, which is the largest civil service trade union in the Republic of Mauritius, founded on 3 October 1945.
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Friday, 22 March 2013 14:22 Written by Indradev Curpen
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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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