21 October 2014
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Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Forte : a unique touch to your parties

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Themed parties are very common in European countries but in Mauritius, we rarely see such parties. Screnika Singh Purmanan has brought this concept from abroad and integrated it in the Mauritian culture. Her small company Forte specialises in kids event planning.
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Voting at the age of 16 : Bane or boon ?

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Lowering the voting age is one of the main propositions of the Labour Party/MMM alliance. During the meeting held on Sunday, both Paul Bérenger and Navin Ramgoolam announced they will lower voting age to 16 for municipal and village elections. News On Sunday brings to you various reactions.
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Trade Obstacles Alert Mechanism for Mauritius

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A Trade Obstacles Alert Mechanism, to be operated using the existing Mauritius Trade Portal platform and used by the business community to report obstacles which they may encounter during their trading activities, was introduced to relevant stakeholders during a national workshop on Thursday at Le Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, in Port Louis.
He confided that it has been two years since he has been fighting for the police force to have its union, but to no avail. On 21 September 2012, Chief Inspector Tuyau and Mr Boojhawon lodged a constitutional case at the Supreme Court on this matter.
From Rs 3600, the pension will be increased to Rs 5000. Welcomed by senior citizens but criticized by the PTr-MMM, News on Sunday talked to the concerned people to know how feasible the reform is.
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Declaration of Assets

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Amending the Declaration of Assets Act is important, says barrister Ajay Daby, also former Speaker of the National Assembly. He believes that it will certainly bring more transparency and less opacity in the administration of public and parastatal bodies.
End of November or beginning of December? Everyone wants to know the date of general elections. Irfan Rahman, Electoral Commissioner assures that the Electoral Commission – the body responsible for the running of elections in Mauritius – is ready for Poll Day.
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Privatisation of television

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The debate on whether Mauritius needs to have private television has been on for years. According to Toriden Chellapermal, former Director General of the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) and currently Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industries (MCCI), privatisation of television is the next logical step for Mauritius after private radio.
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Electoral Campaign : Key issues at heart Featured

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The polling day is yet to be announced but the electoral campaign is in full swing. After the battle of the crowds that took place on Sunday last, the Labour-MMM alliance (renamed as the Alliance of Unity and Modernity) and the Alliance Lepep (regrouping the MSM, PMSD and ML), each claims to have attracted a larger crowd than its opponents.
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Dr Jack Keel and Mr Hiding : Feeding the world

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DR JACK KEEL: World Food Day was observed this week.
MR HIDING: So?
Friday, 17 October 2014 14:00

Writ of elections after 2 November

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The general elections will most probably be held in the first week of December and the date that is being mentioned is Sunday 7. As at now, it seems to be the most appropriate one since it does not coincide with any festival of the country nor will it clash with the proclamation of the much-awaited CPE results which are due on December 4 and 5.
The stand of the government regarding the role of Parliamentary Private Secretaries is still unclear in the wake of the dissolution of the National Assembly as from 6 October last. Can they still benefit from their salaries and other privileges including use of their offices at the National Development Unit (NDU), protection by officers of VIPSU and use of government vehicles?

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