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Friday, 08-28-15, 10:42Will the Fishing Industry Cough Up for Fad Cleanups? Seychelles NGO Heads to Regional Tuna Commission[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -After facing a mounting battle to fight the growing impacts of lost Fish Aggregation Devices, the Island Conservation Society (ICS) of Seychelles is heading to the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) to seek solutions and funding for the continuous clean-up operations being carried out in the outer islands of the Seychelles archipelago. read more...
Friday, 08-28-15, 10:38"We Laud Your Vision for Seychelles and Your Efforts to Revitalize Its Growth and Development"[Government of Seychelles] The President of the Republic of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee has praised Seychelles' economic growth and development during a banquet held in honour of President James Michel at the Presidential Palace, Rashtrapati Bhavan. read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 12:02Research On the Blue Economy Gains Momentum As Australia and Seychelles' Ocean-Oriented Research Institutes Forge Partnerships[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Australia is partnering with Seychelles to develop the blue economy concept, especially in terms of research and training. The Oceans Institute at the University of Western Australia is one institution that formalized an agreement this week, with the Blue Economy Research Institute, which is part of the University of Seychelles, UniSey. read more...
Thursday, 08-27-15, 11:57Population Records Annual Growth Rate of 2.2 Percent By Mid 2015[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The Seychelles population stood at 93,419 at the end of June this year, according to new figures released by the Seychelles National Bureau of Statistics, NBS. read more...
Wednesday, 08-26-15, 12:5942-Year-Old Indian Man Dies Following Incident At Work, Says Seychelles Police[Seychelles News Agency] Ile Du Port -Seychelles police has reported the death of an Indian national who worked for a local company, Vijay Construction. The 42-year-old man is said to have died following "a work related incident" this morning. read more...
Wednesday, 08-26-15, 10:55Seychelles President Commences State Visit to India[Government of Seychelles] President James Michel has arrived in New Delhi in the Republic of India to undertake a state visit. This is the third state visit of President Michel to India. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 13:30Artist and Antique Collector Turns Old, Unused Building Into Museum and Souvenir Gallery[Seychelles News Agency] Baie Lazare -Baie Lazare, located on the South Western Coast of the main Seychelles island of Mahé is proving to be a district with a rich history and culture, which its inhabitants are willing to preserve and protect, as an attraction for visitors and for the benefit of the future generation. read more...
Tuesday, 08-25-15, 10:06Seychelles Court Remands in Custody Three Bulgarian Passport Holders Arrested As ATM Skimming Suspects[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -The Seychelles police has reported that the three foreigners apprehended as suspects in the bank ATM skimming incidents reported last week have been remanded in custody until Wednesday. read more...
Monday, 08-24-15, 10:49'I Still Desire to Become a Priest' - 24-Year-Old Man From Seychelles Left It All to Conquer the Fear of His Calling in Canada[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Moving from childhood to adolescence and staring adulthood in the face, one has to make all sorts of decisions for the future among which - a career choice. read more...
Monday, 08-24-15, 9:14Alexus Laird - U.S - Based Swimming Newcomer Who Won Three Golds for Seychelles At the Indian Ocean Games[Seychelles News Agency] Victoria -Team Seychelles won 25 gold medals at the 9th Indian Ocean Island Games [IOIG] held in Reunion, a French overseas department in the Indian Ocean, from August 1 to 9. Three of the gold medals were won by the newest member of the Seychelles national swimming team in the 50 metre, 100 metre and 200 metre backstroke events. The 22-year-old, US-born Alexus Laird made her debut in the competition this year and with it broke three of the games and national records. read more...

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