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2014-08-06 12:25:25

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Living on a paradise island has always been your dream? Don't look any further. Mauritius is the right destination. Located in the pristine turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, Mauritius is a small tropical island, only 12 hours of flight from Paris. Since a couple of years, this heavenly destination has attracted a wide number of French expatriates who have wisely chosen to settle on the island. (According to current...

2014-06-11 04:21:28

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Luxury Mauritius, A New Vision of the Island in its Modernity and Authenticity Dreams, emotions, elegance and authenticity are the four elegant words that portray the editorial vision of the first magazine exclusively dedicated to luxury lifestyle in Mauritius. It's not just a touristic argument, it's real life on this tropical island! Luxury Mauritius Magazine is a high-end bilingual publication designed in...

2014-03-13 08:25:52

PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From "Tiger of the Indian Ocean" to "Cyber island", Mauritius has turned now into a "Safe and Reliable Investment Hub" in terms of good governance as well as ethical, economic, political and social stability. Ranked 1st in Sub-Saharan Africa in the World Bank's Doing Business Report 2013, Mauritius offers a particularly favorable setting for doing business. The country has in fact achieved one of the fastest growth...

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2010-10-20 14:29:46

Sea levels around the Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic have risen since the mid nineteenth century and the rate of sea-level rise has accelerated over recent decades, according to newly published research. The findings are as expected under global warming and consistent with observations elsewhere around the globe. "We have been fortunate in being able to compare modern sea-level measurements obtained from tide gauges and from satellite radar altimeters with historical measurements made...

2006-03-02 05:47:53

By Nita Bhalla PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) sought to reassure tourists it was safe to travel to the Indian Ocean region, despite a crippling mosquito-borne virus that has infected some 150,000 people. The "Chikungunya" fever, for which there is no cure or vaccine, has been spreading through Reunion, Mauritius and Seychelles since January. Mauritius has so far had 1,298 confirmed cases and 4,706 suspected cases and authorities are awaiting test results...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.