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Maldives

The Maldives keen to import clay from Bangladesh

The Maldives has shown interest in importing clay from Bangladesh. The Maldives' Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid expressed the country...

Allowing US in Maldives to keep China out, India will have...

After promising to ‘stand with’ India in its confrontation against China during his recent visit to New Delhi for the 2+2...

Maldives, Sri Lanka ‘knock-down’ US proposal, refuse to tu...

Mike Pompeo  US State Secretary Mike Pompeo’s visit to the South Asian island nations – Sri Lanka and the Maldive...

US driven by geopolitical opportunism in the Maldives: Exp...

US foreign policy has for a long time been an opportunistic use of geopolitics.  This was proven once more after US Secretary of...

Google Loon project balloon falls into Maldivian waters

A balloon being used for by Google to provide internet services to rural and remote areas under its 'Google Loon' project fell into Mal...

US to open embassy in Maldives

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that the US will open an embassy in the Maldives for the first time. At the Jo...

China will not seize assets, says Maldives Speaker Nasheed

Former President of the Maldives and current Speaker of the Parliament, Mohamed Nasheed has changed his tune regarding the Maldives&rsq...

No dispute with China, says Maldives Foreign Minister

Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid (R) with Chinese Ambassador Zhang Lizhong Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid has stated tha...

Maldives changes expat quota policy

Changes have been brought to the policies followed by the Economic Ministry in issuing work quota for foreign expatriates. An announce...

Sale of Maldives’ Ifuru airport announced for USD 65m

Prospective buyers for the Ifuru Airport and city hotel have been once again announced.  The property was announced for sale last...

US Secretary of State to visit Maldives ahead of president...

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo plans to visit the Maldives after attending the 2+2 talks in Delhi, some media have reported. Some...

'India seems to be the Maldives' financial advisor'

Opposition MP, Ahmed Shiyam has stated that the financial affairs of the Maldives are now handled by neighbouring India. The MP made th...

Committed to ensuring the Maldives' continued independence...

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih stated that his administration is committed to ensuring the Maldives' continued independence and sovere...

Indian foreign secretary expected to visit Maldives in Nov...

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla is expected to visit the Maldives in November as part of an outreach to India’s key neig...

Maldives, China discuss boosting economic cooperation

Maldives and China engaged in discussions on Thursday, to explore economic cooperation in a post-COVID-19 environment. The discussions...

FTA is of mutual benefit: Chinese envoy responds to Maldiv...

Zhang Lizhong  Chinese Ambassador to the Maldives has responded to Economic Fayyaz Ismail who claimed that the Free Trade Agr...

Maldives' econ minister does not support China-Maldives FT...

The Free Trade Agreement established between Maldives and China during the administration of former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayy...

Maldives’ top court orders to release ex-pres' bank accoun...

The Supreme Court of the Maldives has maintained the High Court’s verdict in declaring former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Ga...

Maldives’ state of public health emergency extended by ano...

The government of Maldives has extended the state of public health emergency declared nation-wide. In an announcement on Tuesday eveni...

Maldives ex-vice president sentenced to 20 years for corru...

A court on Monday sentenced the former vice president of the Maldives, Ahmed Adeeb, to 20 years in jail and fined him $129,892 after he...

India risks losing its military hold on Maldives

Maldives National Defense Force When India dispatched a battalion of para-commandos to neighboring Maldives to put down an attemp...