Secret Talk: Berenger wants Pravind cleared from Privy Council or no deal

Share This: The MMM leader Paul Berenger is said to have told Sir Aneerood Jugnauth (SAJ) in a recent secret talk that PM Pravind Jugnauth has to get his name cleared at the Privy Council otherwise there will be no deal with the latter as PM. The MMM leader’s recent overture towards the MSM did not […]

Reserve Bank of India says Mauritius remains top FDI source for India

Share This: A census by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) indicated that Mauritius was the largest source of foreign investment in India, followed by the US and the UK. Singapore and Japan were the next two sources of foreign direct investment (FDI), said the Census on Foreign Liabilities and Assets of Indian Direct Investment Companies […]

An Indian tourist view of Mauritius: It is full of surprises!

Share This: Are you travelling to Mauritius with your parents?” asked the stewardess. “Why, yes, of course!” I beamed. His question surprised me, to say the least. But soon, the plane started to fill up, and what do I see? An entire army of married couples! Across aisles, blood-red bangles jingled on mehendi-laden hands and […]

Cyclone warning for Mauritius with heavy rains and flood expected

Share This: A Tropical Cyclone, Berguitta, is intensifying in the southern Indian Ocean and is likely to have a major impact on both Mauritius and Reunion. Satellite photos shows a huge storm in the Indian Ocean right next to Mauritius. The Island did not see any major cyclones for more than a decade. The last […]

Khazanah, Temasek complete RM32.9b GDV projects in Singapore

Share This: Khazanah Nasional Bhd and Temasek Holdings Pte Ltd have completed and delivered the Marina One and DUO joint development projects in Singapore, worth a combined S$11 billion (RM32.9 billion) in gross development value. In a joint statement yesterday, Khazanah and Temasek said the projects are the result of mutually beneficial cooperation between Malaysia […]

Property market plagued by huge number of unsold houses

Share This: While property demand has started recovering, the sector’s fundamentals remain weak with the market plagued by a huge number of unsold houses and other properties. The country has RM12.3 billion of Unsold completed residential units, a record high in Malaysia. Of these unsold stocks, 68,245 units or 66% were still under construction.and 14,776 unsold […]

The battle is on: split or remove Berenger with high-profile names threatening to quit party

Share This: A group of high-profile MMM members are pondering on their future in the party after realising the MMM has weakened further due to rumours of its leadership in talks with the rotten MSM party. The secret meetings between Paul Berenger (PRB) and Sir Aneerood Jugnauth (SAJ) – revealed by WFTV on several occasions […]

Moment of truth: Seabed Constructor search mission nearing supposed MH370 location

Share This: Photo Credit: https://blogs.csiro.au/ecos/mh370/L A real flapper from a Boeing 777 was used in a test to prove that it could have floated to Reunion Island from the seas near the coastal areas of Australia The Ocean Infinity search vessel the Seabed Constructor – Swire Seabed  is reaching what could possibly be the day of reckoning for […]

UK tourist numbers on the rise in Mauritius

Share This: The Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA) reported that the UK has become the second biggest source market in Mauritius after 2017 visitor numbers increased by six per cent MTPA said the jump in arrivals from the UK outpaced the overall five per cent global increase in visitors from 2016 to 2017 on the […]

The Indian push: Pravind to invite Modi for 50th independence day

Share This: Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth intends to invite Indian PM Narendra Modi as chief guest for the 50th Independence Day of our country.  The decision was announced by vice president Paramasivum Pillay in India on Friday. This will be Modi’s second visit to Mauritius if he accepts the invitation. Our source in New Delhi did not […]