SGSS extends S.Africa custody hub to
SGSS extends S.Africa custody hub to MauritiusFTSE Global MarketsSociete Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has extended its South African custody hub to Mauritius by becoming the first remote participant to receive approval from the Mauritius Financial Services Commission (FSC) to provide comprehensive custody ...and more »
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 4:52 am
Mauritius bank rejects Sujana's repayment
Mauritius bank rejects Sujana's repayment offerBusiness StandardThe company, which is facing a winding-up petition filed by the bank following a loan default of around Rs 100 crore, had offered to repay the money in installments starting from January, 2015 to March, 2017 after both the parties had agreed for a ...
Posted on 24 November 2014 | 9:32 am
Sam Allardyce looks on the bright side of
Sam Allardyce looks on the bright side of life with Mauritius holiday ...Daily MailWith West Ham enjoying their best start to a season since 1983-84, Sam Allardyce celebrated by enjoying a well-earned break on the sunny island of Mauritius. With the Hammers sitting pretty at fourth in the Premier League table, October's Manager of ...and more »
Posted on 17 November 2014 | 6:20 am
Mauritius: a somnolent slice of paradise -
Mauritius: a somnolent slice of paradiseIndependent OnlineThe sort that certainly say nothing of the poverty endured by the typical Mauritian in a country where the average monthly income (working to a six-day week) stands at the equivalent of a miserly R3 021.50, and where the cost of living is ...
Posted on 15 November 2014 | 4:32 am
This Is What a Feminist Looks Like in
The Nation. (blog)This Is What a Feminist Looks Like in MauritiusThe Nation. (blog)The target of this Daily Mail exposé wasn't the usual salacious celebrity scandal: it was a garment factory in the Indian Ocean island nation Mauritius, where reporters traced the origins of the now-infamous heather-gray shirts displaying the glib ...and more »
Posted on 12 November 2014 | 9:55 am
Outrigger Mauritius: supporting active lifestyles. XTERRA Mauritius entry is open to all
Posted on 24 November 2014 | 5:42 pm
Mauritius tourism earnings up 10.8 pct in 9
PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - Mauritius tourism revenue rose 10.8 percent year-on-year in the nine months to September driven by higher visitor numbers, official data showed on Friday. Tourism is a valuable source of foreign exchange for the Indian Ocean island, known for its luxury spas and beaches, but it has found long-haul visitors from Europe harder to attract since the global financial crisis and ...
Posted on 20 November 2014 | 11:20 pm
Mauritius sugar industry workers strike over
By Jean Paul Arouff PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - Around 4,000 workers in the Mauritius sugar industry went on indefinite strike on Wednesday over a pay dispute with sugar producers, potentially hitting output of the island's key crop. Sugar, a centuries-old pillar of the economy, accounts for roughly 1.2 percent of the Indian Ocean state's $10 billion gross domestic product. ...
Posted on 19 November 2014 | 5:49 am
Mauritius Commercial Bank Group Q1 pretax
PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - Mauritius Commercial Bank Group's (MCB) pretax profit rose 6.7 percent to 1.668 billion Mauritius rupees ($52.95 million) in its first quarter to September 30 compared with the same period last year helped by higher commission income. Net fee and commission income rose 16 percent to 801.5 million rupees from 691.2 million. Earnings per share rose to 5.77 rupees from 5.39 ...
Posted on 17 November 2014 | 2:55 am
State Bank of Mauritius' 9-months pretax
PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - State Bank of Mauritius (SBM) reported on Friday a 9.4 percent increase in its nine-months pretax profit, mainly due to an increase in non-interest income. The Indian Ocean island's second-largest bank by market share said pretax profit for the period ending September rose to 2.885 billion rupees ($91.30 million) from a year ago. Non-interest income rose to 1.454 billion ...
Posted on 15 November 2014 | 12:38 am
E-Visa For 43 Countries To Boost Tourism
Russia, Brazil, Thailand, UAE, Ukraine, Jordan, Norway, and Mauritius, among others, will be getting the e-visa facility in the first phase. All the 12 countries currently enjoying the visa-on- arrival (VoA) facility, including South Korea, Japan ...
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 10:37 am
Live: Electronic visa facility for 43
Russia, Brazil, Thailand, UAE, Ukraine, Jordan, Norway, and Mauritius, among others, would be getting the e-visa facility in the first phase. All the 12 countries currently enjoying the visa-on- arrival (VoA) facility, including South Korea, Japan ...
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 10:22 am
4 SAARC Nations Favour Greater Interaction
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 3:01 am
Govt unlikely to challenge HC's tax relief
The I-T department raised the demand for undervaluation of share capital issued by Vodafone India Services Private Limited (Vodafone India) to its Mauritius parent. The I-T department had sought to bring the transaction of issue of share capital within the ...
Posted on 26 November 2014 | 1:27 am
Mauritius to auction 3-year bond worth 1.2
PORT LOUIS Nov 26 (Reuters) - Mauritius will offer a 3-year Treasury bond worth 1.2 billion rupees ($38.22 million) next week, the central bank said on Wednesday. The bond will be on sale on December 3, and the coupon rate will be set equal to or higher ...
Posted on 25 November 2014 | 11:23 pm
11 killed in flash floods in Mauritius
Officials say flash floods blamed on climate change killed at least 11 people in the capital of the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.
Posted on 1 April 2013 | 3:53 am
11 killed in flash floods in Mauritius
Police on Monday searched for survivors of flash floods that killed at least 11 people in the capital of the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius.
Posted on 31 March 2013 | 5:07 pm
6.7 magnitude earthquake hits off Mauritius
Seismologists say a strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck north of the Indian Ocean islands of Mauritius.
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:28 am
Mauritius: Murder trial of Irish woman to
Court officials in Mauritius say the trial of two men charged with murdering a honeymooning Irish woman is set to begin Tuesday.
Posted on 22 May 2012 | 4:35 am
3 charged after Irish woman slain on
Authorities have charged three hotel employees after an Irish woman was slain on her honeymoon in Mauritius.
Posted on 11 January 2011 | 5:47 am