During The Week

China renminbi digital capitalism

China’s renminbi in the age of digital capitalism

October 10, 2019

From the perspective of the history of currency and global economic development, the ideas and suggestions for promoting the Chinese economic development through the internationalization of the Chinese yuan, or renminbi (RMB) are not unusual. The entry of international capital and the expansion of international trade will promote the RMB globally from the demand side, […]

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US sanctions Chinese officials for ‘suppression of Muslims’

October 9, 2019

The US government on Tuesday placed visa restrictions on Chinese government officials who are involved in the suppression of Muslims in China. The sanctions target officials and members of the ruling Communist Party of China who are complicit in the abuse of minorities. The US believes these people are “responsible for, or complicit in, the […]

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Reform the U.N.: A useless exercise in 2019?

October 7, 2019

At the same time that Singapore’s PM Lee Hsien Loong renewed a key defence pact with the US, Malaysian PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was attacking the UN. Mahathir says there is a need to reform the UN. But the UN was built and structured with the 5 superpowers in mind. Give them some leeway […]

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Bank Rakyat offers special finance package for Proton cars

October 4, 2019

Bank Rakyat partners with Proton for special packages Special Proton Insurance Programme included Subang Jaya, 4 October 2019 – Proton and Bank Rakyat are offering special financial packages for fresh graduates and government employees on specific Proton cars. This special package which runs until 31 December 2019, provides up to 100% financing for fresh graduates […]

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Muslim, Jewish outrage against Swedish call for ban of circumcision

October 4, 2019

A Swedish party voted for a ban of circumcision of boys in the absence of a medical reason, sparking an outcry and outrage among Muslims and Jews And the leader of Sweden’s Centre Party Annie Lööf said she “regrets” the party vote taken during the party’s annual meeting. This means, if the proposal becomes reality, […]

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OPINION: The Children’s bill and the politics behind it

October 3, 2019

DF, Port Louis, Mauritius The children’s bill debated in the national assembly on Tuesday, September 17 has some interesting elements. But while there is still a long way to go to find solutions for existing problems, a group of NGOs stood up to make their feelings known. Hence the Kolectif Drwa Imin, through its spokesperson […]

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Trump impeachment global consequences

Can they fire Trump? What will be the global consequences?

October 2, 2019

Can the Democrats fire President Donald Trump and what will be the global consequences of his firing? While the Dems are looking at a political ‘revenge’ against Trump, there are a few points to consider in their attempt to fire him. The impeachment move will need a vote in the House of Representatives and in […]

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Opinion: Mauritius elections and a Dulloo-Joanna tandem?

October 2, 2019

In the run-up to the elections which may be called sooner than later, the MMM is still finalising its electoral strategy. But it is time for the party to make the right tactical move to have a chance to imbalance its opponents. The Labour Party was running away with a 60-0 call after its May […]

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MMM may recreate the 1976 success formula

October 1, 2019

In an article dated 26, 06, 2018, we said the MMM can still go back to winning ways if it was to adopt the same strategy it did in 1976. It was the second-best performance ever the MMM had recorded in that year, almost dislodging the Labour Party government from power. Currently, the MMM is still struggling […]

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General Elections: Why the MMM is the key to power?

October 1, 2019

By DF, Port Louis, Mauritius Recent resignations from the MMM of 5 members sent a shockwave of sympathy towards the party of Paul Berenger throughout the population. Many observers concluded this is due to politicians swapping sides for the sole purpose of being in power. Soon after the resignations, videos of the resigned members flooded […]

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