Government Mauritius

'Radiation vehicles' are no risk

Four vehicles imported from Japan are to remain in the Port area for a month after radioactive particles higher than that allowed by law was discovered on them.

27 Apr 2011,

Recovery of loss of "hedging" by the STC - Pillay wrote to Berenger

Extremely rare. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of a parastatal body wrote to the Leader of the Opposition to light his lantern.

27 Apr 2011,

Degreasing considered a thousand employees in the NTC

Given its critical financial situation, the National Transport Corporation (NTC) has decided to lay off a thousand employees to streamline its spending and reduce its deficit. With degreasing projected involving a thousand employees, could reduce its wage bill weighs Rs 40 M. The deficit amounted to Rs 66 M.

27 Apr 2011,

The NTC in the heart of debates

The financial chaos of the Nation Trasnpot Company (NTC) has been debated in "Le Grand Journal" hosted by Karishma Beeharee. Employee unions were represented by Wakill Lalloo and Deepak Benydin. The direction of the NTC has declined the invitation but finally its chairman of the Board of Directors, Ashwin Dookun, spoke by phone.

26 Apr 2011,

877 complaints against bus drivers

The National Transport Authority received 877 complaints from 2008 to 2010 against the bus drivers who deliberately leave students and pensioners at bus stops.

25 Apr 2011,

Petroleum products: A commission investigation on the STC from unionists

The Common Front calls for a commission of investigation against the State Trading Corporation (STC). According to members of this front, the major importer of petroleum products would not act transparently.

23 Apr 2011,

Deficit of Rs 51 million in the NTC: Unions call for a Fact Finding Committee

The board transportation sector union wants an investigation to be initiated at the National Transport Company to shed light on the deficit of Rs 51 million recorded by the corporation.

22 Apr 2011,

Hedging on fuel: Bank overdrafts will cost Rs 250 million to STC

The State Trading Corporation (STC) has used loans and bank overdrafts to finance the Rs 4.7 billion losses from hedging on the performance of petroleum products. Interest payable on these transactions amounted to Rs 250 million.

21 Apr 2011,

Ramgoolam announced a fee for personalized license plates

Prime Minister discussed the introduction of personalized license plates at the turn of a phrase on the standards expected by motorists. Although the law exists for those who flout the regulations, it provides for others.

21 Apr 2011,

The bill for jams in 2011: Rs3bn

"Traffic congestion is our biggest challenge, and this has increased as a result of national economic growth. Our standard of living also has increased significantly and, in parallel, car ownership has also risen in proportion". Anil Bachoo

19 Apr 2011,

472 ticket distributors for the NTC

The National Transport Company (NTC) will have to pay a sum of Rs 9 to Rs 10 million to purchase about 472 distributors of electronic tickets. Old units must be replaced, announced a top executive of the company at Friday.

17 Apr 2011,

ACIM to hold protest over new number plates

The ‘Association des Consomateurs de l’Ile Maurice’ (ACIM) will hold a demonstration on April 28 in Port Louis.

17 Apr 2011,

Mohamed asks foreign businesses to train locals

During a certificate awarding ceremony at Club Med La Plantation d’Albion on Wednesday, the minister of Labour Shakeel Mohamed stated that youngsters working in the hotel industry should have access to training in order for them to be integrated in middle management and senior management. Mohamed stated that he has met people who are qualified [...]

15 Apr 2011, The Independent Daily

Rs 750 million to build three fuel storage tanks

The State Trading Corporation has started negotiations with the financial sector in conjunction with the construction of three fuel tanks in the port area following the approval of Cabinet on 18 March. This project, costing Rs 750 million, will be materialized by the end of 2013, told the Le Matinal a source familiar with the matter.

14 Apr 2011,

Rs 470 million for fire extinguishers and plates

The new regulations promulgated under the Road Traffic Act recently had a fairly substantial economic impact on motorists.

13 Apr 2011,

New license plates: the state backtracked

Wednesday, April 13, 2011. So that from 1 July, all vehicles in the country should be armed with new license plates, the state has decided to review it.

13 Apr 2011,

Raffick Bahadoor: "The implementation of new number plates must be suspended"

>Your Association opposes the new measure of number plates. What motivates this position?

12 Apr 2011,

The NTA accuse the providers do not meet standards of license plates

The National Transport Authority (NTA) blames the suppliers do not observe the regulations by making new plates. According to authorities, they would have inquired about Internet browsing English sites.

12 Apr 2011,

400 Japanese cars to Mauritius blocked

Four hundred vehicles have been stacked in a port in Japan. These cars cannot be shipped to Mauritius. Imported new and reconditioned cars, spare parts are accompanied by a letter of guarantee issued by the manufacturer and sent to the authorized dealer in Mauritius.

12 Apr 2011,

Plates: NTA asks suppliers to adopt the British Standards

At three months of the entry into force of new regulations on number plates, the National Transport Authority (NTA) shows that they must comply with British standards.

11 Apr 2011,