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Maldives

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. ...

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...