Forget about this chaotic year and start planning for long weekends in 2021. The list of Mauritian public holidays is now official!
That's a measure which makes online shopaholics quite unhappy 😬. This means that all purchases above Rs 1,000 will be eligible to VAT charges when clearing customs in Mauritius. Previously, only items above Rs 3, 000 were concerned as there was a higher exemption value.
With the curfew extended till 1st June 2020, the online sales and delivery services have one more month to make themselves a reliable name by proving to be rapid, effective and customer oriented. Once the lock down is removed, most people will return back to their normal routine and purchases, unless they are convinced to... Continue Reading →
According to my Facebook post, we are probably around 25 or 26th day since the lock down started and around 20 days of curfew. As at today (6pm), official stats in Mauritius show around 324 positive cases (including 261 active), 9 deaths and around 51 recovered along with 0 positive cases for past 48 hours... Continue Reading →
Tonight's ride in the metro was totally unplanned. Since I had to drive Dhaneesha to her annual office's party in Port Louis this evening, I promised Dhanvin that I will take him for a ride in the metro. As any other kid (and some adults too), he was excited as this was a totally new... Continue Reading →
Less than 24 hours to go before hitting year 2020 and unfortunately, the celebrations are going to be spoilt because of the cyclonic conditions caused by Calvania and the whole lot of associated inconveniences during the past 48 hours now. Let's forget the cyclone for a few seconds; Year 2019 in some quick points -... Continue Reading →
Only 3 days left for the general elections! Similar to the past 2014 elections, I wanted to write some words to sum up my feelings around how the country was governed during the current mandate. Back in December 2014, I really wanted a change in the government for several reasons and at that point of... Continue Reading →
There are currently two ways you can find details about your voting centre for the forthcoming general elections being held on 7th November 2019: OEC's official web site and mobile appEmtel SMS > Electoral's web site and app The Office of the Electoral Commissioner of Mauritius (OEC) have put online a site and also mobile... Continue Reading →
Earlier today, I stumbled upon a communiqué from the ICTA. From what one can read, the ICTA will now have a web site from which all import applications (permits / type approval certificates) need to be made. They will also cater for document uploads to support your applications. Until now, this process required the importer... Continue Reading →