In a state of plenty people have a tendency to overeat. Alas! overeating leads to disorders of the digestive system and, worse, to obesity – when the fat, takes its abode in the belly or on the backside so that people gradually adopt a gait akin to that of ducks.
In the early days of last week there was a press report that hungry sharks had a go at small ‘cordonniers’ which were in a fishing cage in an area of the lagoon earmarked for oyster cultivation. For those who are not in the ‘fi shy’ line, it may be important to know how organized the fish nomenclature is in our ‘plaisir’ country.
Some hundred and fifty years ago, our forefathers came over as artisans, slaves or labourers. They started building up this country at the sweat of their brow and under the strict control of their masters who made sure they kept recreating themselves by providing them with the bare minimum in terms of basic needs. Those of our ancestors, who were meek by nature, suffered under their heavy yoke; others fled to die a miserable death.
Le commissaire administratif sortant du Mauritius Turf Club analyse les différents défis auxquels la vénérable institution devra faire face dans un futur proche.
Yesterday -24 November 2013- a referendum was held in Switzerland about justice regarding income disparity in major corporations. The problem has arisen on account of a bonus payment handed to a Chief Executive Officer which an ordinary employee would need to work for a whole lifetime to earn...
Le ministre des finances a présenté son troisième budget dans un contexte particulier. Sur le plan international, nos principaux marchés, notamment la France et l’Angleterre, sont fortement touchés par la crise et ont connu une croissance qui n’est guère reluisante. Les Etats-Unis peine à sortir de sa torpeur économique...
Dear Valued Investors, National Budget 2014 themed “Building a Better Mauritius - Creating the Next Wave of Prosperity” was presented on Friday 8 November 2013, by Honourable Xavier-Luc Duval, GCSK, Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Development.
Le troisième budget du vice-Premier ministre et ministre des Finances, Xavier-Luc Duval, est probablement le budget le plus éprouvant de son mandat dans un contexte économiquement et politiquement difficile. Dans l’ensemble, le budget est positif avec des résolutions fermes pour relever les défis majeurs tels que le chômage, une économie stagnante et un budget déficitaire.
The Budget 2014 carries special importance as the Honorable Finance Minister lays down a foundation for the next wave of prosperity and the vision of a high income nation against the backdrop of major challenges facing the global and the Mauritius economy...
On 8th November 2013, the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Hon. Xavier Luc Duval, delivered his third budget speech titled “ Building a Better Mauritius –Creating the Next Wave of Prosperity”.