20 December 2014
With their head sets and ear phones sticking to their ears or their radios loud on, today’s youth cannot live a day without listening to their favourite tunes. Knowing all the latest releases, following their favourite singers, almost all youngsters are big fans of the music industry. And during this festive period, all youngsters are waiting impatiently to know which of their favourite songs will be voted ‘Song of the year 2014’.
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Friday, 05 December 2014 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
“Nothing about us without us” is the theme that has greatly inspired persons with disabilities around the world. It spreads a strong message that persons with disabilities are bequeathed with Rights and Dignity. Mauritius has been working to lower the unemployment rate for people with disabilities though the job market remains tough for several handicapped people. Recently, many of them have been complaining that they are not being offered jobs because of their physical conditions.
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Friday, 28 November 2014 14:00 Written by Leena Gooraya
For many retailers and traders, December is the most profitable time of the year. In fact, it’s the time where they finally start to make some profits. For that, they gear up to cash-in on every opportunity. However, with the general elections coinciding with the sales season, businesses are expecting a drastic fall in turnover compared to previous years.
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Friday, 07 November 2014 14:00 Written by Premita Leelachand
Summer is here, guys. It is time to put your coats, jackets and cardigans back in the closet and get the summer look on. Change your wardrobe to stay cool and look hot in summer. Bright and sunny colours, flattering fabrics, trendy designs and styles – shops in Mauritius are gearing up for summer. Our local brands present a gamut of styles for this season…
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Summer is here. We can already feel the rise in temperature, the scorching sun burning our skin, and the constant need to drink water to quench our thirst. However, while summer equals positivity, it also brings with it some diseases. Here are some precautions to be taken, as advised by doctors, pharmacists, nutritionists and beauticians.
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Friday, 10 October 2014 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
Tourism industry in Mauritius bloomed in the 80s. Parallel to being a key revenue sector and contributing to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), its tentacles spread to various sectors of the economy. Tourism has impacted the lives of many Mauritians and has had a strong hand in developing communities, especially the rural area by the seaside.
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Between January and June this year, the production of rice, fish, tea and a few vegetables went up significantly compared to the same period of 2013. However, there was a decline in the production of poultry and local beef. This was revealed in a recent report published by Statistics Mauritus.
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Friday, 19 September 2014 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
Very often we have heard of medical malpractice in public hospitals, but recently, a series of complaints have been pervading private clinics. News on Sunday investigates.
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Our young people are branded as violent and out of control most of the time. The recent incident at the Rehabilitation Youth Centre raises many questions on this type of attitude. News on Sunday investigates.
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The recent report of Statistics Mauritius entitled ‘International Travel and Tourism’ indicates that tourist arrivals in the first semester of 2014 have increased by 490,697, representing a growth of 4% when compared to the same period last year. However, tourism earnings per head continue on a declining trend, reaching Rs 46,010. What are the implications of these changes? News on Sunday reports…
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Friday, 08 August 2014 14:00 Written by News On Sunday
Child prostitution exists in many countries and sadly our little island has not been spared from the clutches of this gruesome business of money and pleasure. Ironically, networks of sexual exploitation operate in a country where children’s rights are trumpeted.
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