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Maldives

India to offer Maldives a US$250m loan, amid China’s growi...

India on Sunday announced a US$250 million loan to the Maldives to boost its coronavirus-battered economy in a further bid to counter C...

Why Maldives security deal stirs India’s senses

China-Maldives Friendship Bridge Some officious Indian media outlets have forcibly linked a cooperation agreement between the US a...

Maldives: Over 20,000 international arrivals in 60 days

Over 20,000 arrivals to the Maldives have been recorded since the archipelago reopened its borders, Maldives Airports Company (MACL) sa...

Maldives stamped 'safe' by international tourism body

The Maldives has been awarded a Safe Tourism stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). Tourism Minister Dr. Abdulla Maus...

India strongly supports Maldives-US defence agreement

India has stated that it has no reservations regarding the defense agreement recently signed between the Maldives and the United States...

Maldives, United States sign defense agreement

Maldives and the United States have signed an agreement titled the ‘Framework for US Department of Defense - Maldives Ministry of...

MNDF deny presence of armed foreign military personnel

Maldives’ Chief of Defence Force, Major General Abdulla Shamaal has denied the presence of armed foreign military personnel in th...

Local pilots will soon operate helicopters donated by Indi...

Chief of Defense, Maj. Gen. Abdulla Shamaal has said that very soon local pilots will be operating helicopters and other military aircr...

Maldives' main airport receives ACI accreditation

Airport Concil International (ACI)’s ‘Airport Accreditation Certificate’ has been issued to main international airpor...

Maldives tightens tourist virus rules after spike in cases

The Maldives has tightened entry requirements for tourists after a spike in coronavirus infections at more than a dozen resorts, the fo...

Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka appoint new envoys to Mald...

Rear Admiral Nazmul Hassan, the new High Commissioner-designate of Bangladesh to Maldives The High Commissioner-designates of Bang...

Opposition hold rallies protesting "selling off Maldives"

The opposition coalition of Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) and People's National Congress (PNC) hosted demonstrations in different...

Maldives launches India backed infrastructure projects

A ground-breaking ceremony for development of the Hulhumalé Central Park and renovation of the Arrival Jetty in Maldives finance...

China has been and will continue to be an important develo...

Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid Wednesday described China as an “important” development partner for Male, saying i...

Another group of Bangladeshis repatriated from Maldives

An additional 199 Bangladeshi nationals have been repatriated. National airline, Maldivian, said that the 199 individuals were repatri...

Maldives suspends military trainings after large number of...

Military training at Girifushi Island has been halted after a large number of MNDF personnel tested positive for COVID-19. Four office...

China's cooperation with developing countries are for comm...

China - Maldives relations are of mutual benefit to both countries, China’s Ambassador to the Maldives, Zhang Lizhong has stated....

India’s Maldives push doesn’t mean Male will marginalise B...

India’s US$500 million economic aid package for the Maldives, announced last week, comes in the middle of a game of brinkmanship...

Indian company files for arbitration against Maldives govt

Indian company, Lucky Exports has filed an arbitration claim against the Maldives government. The company was awarded a project to dev...

Maldives attracts over 3,000 foreign visitors since re-ope...

Maldives has received over 3,000 foreign visitors since reopening its borders to foreign visitors last month. According to Maldives Im...

Trial on new charges against ex-pres to commence on Sunday

The trial on the new charges raised against jailed former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom is scheduled to begin on Sunday. ...