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Maldives

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. ...

India offers Maldives half a billion reasons to distance i...

India on Thursday pledged US$500 million to build bridges and causeways in the Maldives, as New Delhi seeks to counter growing Chinese...

Maldivian President, Pakistani PM discuss coronavirus meas...

Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan held a telephonic conversation on Monday, during whic...

Coronavirus cases in Maldives surpass 5,000

Maldives’ Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Sunday, announced 143 additional cases of the new coronavirus, increasing confirmed...

Maldives has highest levels of microplastics in the world

The Maldives has the highest levels of microplastic pollution on the planet, according to recent research published in the Journal Scie...

Maldives announces curfew in the Greater Malé Region

The government of Maldives has announced a seven-hour curfew in the Greater Malé Region. The Health Emergency Operations Center...

Early intervention has enabled Maldives to enter recovery...

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih said on Monday that early government intervention in response to the coronavirus pandemic has enabled M...

Maldives detains Bangladeshi migrant workers seeking unpai...

Human Rights Watch on Saturday (July 25) urged the Maldives to drop charges against 80 migrant workers arrested for demanding their unp...

Maldives aims to strengthen relations with China: FM

Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid The Maldives government led by President Ibrahim Solih will work to strengthen and ensu...

Maldives denies allegation Dhapparu is to be an Indian set...

The Maldivian government, on Sunday, denied allegations made in a report published by a local news outlet stating that the proposed sec...

Maldives govt to decrease tourism land rent

The Maldives government has decided to decrease the land rent charged on islands leased for tourism purposes. Economic Minister Fayyaz...

Maldives can assist displaced Palestinian refugees: Speake...

Speaker of Parliament Mohamed Nasheed has stated that the Maldives can play a significant role in easing the plight being experienced b...

Maldives officials tout safety as airport reopens

While some nations in Africa are seeing a spike in Covid-19 cases, the exotic Maldives has reopened to tourism and is inviting visitors...

Maldives-China to hold talks on Bilateral Coordination Mec...

Maldives Foreign Ministry has revealed that discussions will take place between the Maldives government and Chinese officials regarding...

Expats protest near Bangladeshi High Commission in Maldive...

Expatriates have protested near the Bangladeshi High Commission in Male’ City. The protests were sparked after the expatriates w...

Maldives tests waters by opening resorts to COVID-weary to...

The country's tourist industry has recovered from disasters before and hopes the new measures will revive sinking visitor number...

Maldives to establish air corridor with India

The Maldives has requested to establish a special travel arrangement with India when the Maldives’ border reopens after a hiatus...

Envoy denies Maldivian Speaker’s allegation 12 islands awa...

Chinese Ambassador Mr. Zhang Lizhong with Parliament Speaker, former President Mohamed Nasheed (R) Chinese Ambassador to Maldives,...

Immigration introduces online system to report absconding...

Maldives Immigration Service has established a system to report cases of expatriates who absconded their employers or whose whereabouts...

Friday prayers to resume in Male' City effective from July...

Islamic Ministry has announced that the Friday congregational prayers will be resumed in the capital city of Male’ effective from...

Maldives signs USD 50 million agreement with Saudi Arabia

AUSD 50 million agreement has been signed by the Maldives with Saudi Arabia for the purpose of developing the housing and fisheries sec...