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Winds of Change
in international diplomacy

After accessing the World Trade Organisation in 2001, the rise of China as a global economic and military power, on the back of dramatic economic liberalisation it undertook in the 1990s, proved to be irresistible. Not only has it become global economy number 2 after America. It is busy building up its military strength in the South China Sea, defiant of the global superpower which America claims to be. In some quarters, it is said that the recently concluded agreement called the Trans Pacific Partnership grouping together America and a dozen Asian countries, not including China, is intended to contain China’s expanding economic power and influence.

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Interview Samad Ramoly PDF Print E-mail

Interview : Samad Ramoly, entrepreneur


« Le « miracle » nous a anesthésiés…

…il ne nous reste que notre sens de trassman pour surmonter les inadéquations rampantes… »

* ‘Les accords préférentiels ne sont jamais éternels. Un gouvernement responsable aurait préparé la transition bien en avance’

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Dr R Neerunjun Gopee PDF Print E-mail

Food: From What to How we eat

Dr R Neerunjun Gopee

In the ongoing advisories meted out by health professionals to their peers and the public at large, the focus has been on the content and type of food to be eaten. Here in Mauritius this trend began in the late 1980s following the first Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) survey that was carried out in 1987.

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Interview Shri Anup Kumar Mudgal PDF Print E-mail

Interview – Indian High Commissioner HE Shri Anup Kumar Mudgal


“Our relationship transcends politics, economics, or other developments

* ‘The revised India-Mauritius DTAC provides certainty and predictability to the financial services sector on both sides’

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Anil Gujadhur PDF Print E-mail

Economic Headwinds

The bull should be taken by the horns if we really want to face the challenge posed by the current weakening of our global business sector

Anil Gujadhur

On 10th May, the government signed up a protocol amending the principal clauses of our Double Tax Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) with India. The overall impact of the amendments due to take effect as soon as the two countries have ratified them has been judged to be negative for the economy.

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