Maldives

Country Maldives
Capital Malé
Continent Asia
Currency Maldivian rufiyaa(MVR)
Languages Maldivian (Dhivehi)

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Introduction

The Maldives was long a sultanate, first under Dutch and then under British protection. It became a republic in 1968, three years after independence. President Maumoon Abdul GAYOOM dominated the islands' political scene for 30 years, elected to six successive terms by single-party referendums. Following riots in the capital Male in August 2004, the president and his government pledged to embark upon democratic reforms including a more representative political system and expanded political freedoms. Progress was sluggish, however, and many promised reforms were slow to be realized. Nonetheless, political parties were legalized in 2005. In June 2008, a constituent assembly - termed the "Special Majlis" - finalized a new constitution, which was ratified by the president in August. The first-ever presidential elections under a multi-candidate, multi-party system were held in October 2008. GAYOOM was defeated in a runoff poll by Mohamed NASHEED, a political activist who had been jailed several years earlier by the former regime. Challenges facing the new president include strengthening democracy and combating poverty and drug abuse. Maldives officials have been prominent participants in international climate change talks due to the islands' low elevation and the threat from sea-level rise.

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Work resumes full steam on Maldives coastal radars - Economic TimesWork resumes full steam on Maldives coastal radars  Economic Times

NEW DELHI: After an initial stumble following political uncertainty in the Maldives, work on setting up a coastal surveillance radar chain in the island nation has ...



Hotel worker accused of manslaughter after Irish tot she was minding drowned in Maldives flees islands by boat - The Irish SunHotel worker accused of manslaughter after Irish tot she was minding drowned in Maldives flees islands by boat  The Irish Sun

A HOTEL worker accused of manslaughter after an Irish tot she was minding drowned in the Maldives has dramatically fled the holiday islands by boat.



Malaika Arora shares a throwback photo from her Maldives trip; Farah Khan yet again asks details of the - DNA IndiaMalaika Arora shares a throwback photo from her Maldives trip; Farah Khan yet again asks details of the  DNA India

Malaika Arora visited the Maldives a few weeks back and had the best time ever with her girl friends. Interestingly, towards the end of her trip, she was joined by ...



Luxury resorts in the Maldives are going green - National GeographicLuxury resorts in the Maldives are going green  National Geographic

As the world's lowest-lying country, a majority of the Maldives' 1,200 islands may be underwater within decades, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on ...



Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to visit Bengaluru for IPL match - The HinduMaldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to visit Bengaluru for IPL match  The Hindu

Taking a short break from work, President of the Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih will fly to Bengaluru on Sunday to catch the IPL match between Royal ...



Maldives Voters Sweep Away the Remnants of a Corrupt, China-Backed Regime - World Politics ReviewMaldives Voters Sweep Away the Remnants of a Corrupt, China-Backed Regime  World Politics Review

President Ibrahim Solih's Maldivian Democratic Party scored a historic victory in parliamentary elections in the Maldives earlier this month, winning 65 of 87 ...



Hilton's Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi to Open in July - BW BusinessworldHilton's Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi to Open in July  BW Businessworld

Indian Hospitality Sector News - , Business, New Venture and Launch-To further elevate Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi's culinary offerings, the hotel will be ...



Maldives Election Results Empower a Critic of China - The New York TimesMaldives Election Results Empower a Critic of China  The New York Times

HONG KONG — A political party led by the president of the Maldives appeared to have won decisively in parliamentary elections over the weekend, a result that ...



Maldives President who promised to investigate China headed for landslide election win - CNNMaldives President who promised to investigate China headed for landslide election win  CNN

Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih's political party looks to have scored a landslide victory in parliamentary elections Sunday.



This new resort in the Maldives offers luxury like no other - Condé Nast Traveller India - The Last Word in TravelThis new resort in the Maldives offers luxury like no other  Condé Nast Traveller India - The Last Word in Travel

As far as first-world issues go, hotels in the Maldives look much the same (Jaded jet-setters are also known to make the same complaint about the temples in ...



Grass Roots Social Responsibility: Four Seasons Resorts Maldives Apprenticeship Program Creates Future Hospitality Stars - Hospitality NetGrass Roots Social Responsibility: Four Seasons Resorts Maldives Apprenticeship Program Creates Future Hospitality Stars  Hospitality Net

Republic of Maldives - For nearly two decades, Four Seasons Resorts Maldives has been running one of the Indian Ocean's most successful apprenticeship ...



Maldives ex-president pleads not guilty to money laundering - Maldives IndependentMaldives ex-president pleads not guilty to money laundering  Maldives Independent

Former president Abdulla Yameen pleaded not guilty to money laundering charges at a pre-trial hearing Thursday, as the prosecution submitted a list of ...



Swaraj’s Maldives visit lends economic direction to political ties - Observer Research FoundationSwaraj’s Maldives visit lends economic direction to political ties  Observer Research Foundation

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's two-day official visit to Maldives in mid-March has given more meaning and purpose to the bilateral relations between ...



Maldives parliament repeals law allowing foreign land ownership - Reuters IndiaMaldives parliament repeals law allowing foreign land ownership  Reuters India

MALE (Reuters) - The Maldives has cancelled a 2015 law that allowed foreigners to own land in the tropical islands, a move the government said addressed ...



Inside Holly Willoughby's Maldives break - Daily MailInside Holly Willoughby's Maldives break  Daily Mail

The TV personality, 38, offered an insight into her idyllic trip as she posted images of her holiday on Instagram, sharing her experience with her 5.4 million ...



On poll eve, Maldives’ HC frees Yameen, de-freezes bank funds - Observer Research FoundationOn poll eve, Maldives’ HC frees Yameen, de-freezes bank funds  Observer Research Foundation

The parliamentary polls may not upset Maldives' relations with India.



A Look At Joali, One Of The Maldives' Most Luxurious Resorts - ForbesA Look At Joali, One Of The Maldives' Most Luxurious Resorts  Forbes

The Maldives certainly doesn't have a shortage of exquisite accommodations. As a premier honeymoon destination that provides hoteliers plenty of ...



Kolkata tourists shun Lanka for Bali, Maldives - Times of IndiaKolkata tourists shun Lanka for Bali, Maldives  Times of India

Kolkata News: City News: KOLKATA: Scores of tourists from Kolkata who were booked on flights to Sri Lanka over the next two weeks cancelled their trips on ...



Maldives — a sinking paradise with solar ambitions - pv magazine IndiaMaldives — a sinking paradise with solar ambitions  pv magazine India

In September 1988, the United Nations spelt doom for the Maldives when the organization predicted that a gradual rise in average sea levels would leave the ...



Great Escapes: Staying Green in the Ocean Blue of the Maldives - Barron'sGreat Escapes: Staying Green in the Ocean Blue of the Maldives  Barron's

If visiting the Maldives, you really should know how to swim. The South Asian nation of just 392,000 people consists of more than 1,200 islands and atolls, only ...



Maldives gears up for Saturday’s general election - The HinduMaldives gears up for Saturday’s general election  The Hindu

Six months after electing Ibrahim Mohamed Solih as President in a high-stakes election, Maldivians are gearing up for another crucial vote in Saturday's ...



Maldives: MDP does a make-or-mar sweep of Majlis polls - Observer Research FoundationMaldives: MDP does a make-or-mar sweep of Majlis polls  Observer Research Foundation

In a historic first for Maldives after it became a multi-party democracy in 2008, President Ibrahim Solih's MDP, led by a charismatic predecessor.



Hina Khan is off to Maldives for a family vacation. See pics - India TodayHina Khan is off to Maldives for a family vacation. See pics  India Today

Indian television actress Hina Khan, who is currently seen as Komolika in Kasautii Zindagii Kay 2 is enjoying her time off. The actress along with the parents and ...



Burnt Ends chef to open a restaurant in the Maldives - Gourmet TravellerBurnt Ends chef to open a restaurant in the Maldives  Gourmet Traveller

Perth expat Dave Pynt is transplanting the barbecue good times of his Michelin-starred Singapore eatery to a luxury beachside resort, which spans three islands.



Maldives' Crucial Ballot to Elect New Parliament - The DiplomatMaldives' Crucial Ballot to Elect New Parliament  The Diplomat

People in the Maldives voted in a crucial parliamentary election on Saturday that many hope will help President Ibrahim Mohammed Solih overcome a coalition ...



Govt plans to make Andamans major tourist hub like Maldives, Mauritius - Business StandardGovt plans to make Andamans major tourist hub like Maldives, Mauritius  Business Standard

A series of development projects have been planned by the government to give a tourism boost to the picturesque Andaman and Nicobar Islands to make them ...



Investigation ongoing into disappearance of young woman - Maldives IndependentInvestigation ongoing into disappearance of young woman  Maldives Independent

Foul play was unlikely in the disappearance of a 19-year-old woman but there were discrepancies in the account of the man who was with her when she went ...



Party of Exiled Former Maldives Leader Wins Historic Victory - Voice of AmericaParty of Exiled Former Maldives Leader Wins Historic Victory  Voice of America

The party of exiled former Maldives president Mohamad Nasheed has won the country's first outright majority in parliament in its democratic history, officials ...



Celebrate Eid in the Maldives at luxe resort Coco Bodu Hithi - Saudi GazetteCelebrate Eid in the Maldives at luxe resort Coco Bodu Hithi  Saudi Gazette

JUST a few hours flight from the Middle East, the Maldives is a picture-perfect destination ideal for short trips and weekend getaways. In celebration of the ...



This island paradise in the Maldives is the perfect place for a dreamy destination wedding - Condé Nast Traveller India - The Last Word in TravelThis island paradise in the Maldives is the perfect place for a dreamy destination wedding  Condé Nast Traveller India - The Last Word in Travel

If you're vying for the coveted 'Destination Wedding of the Year' spot, then we might just have found the place for you. It's gorgeous, completely private and ...



My story: Bridge of hope for Maldives - CGTNMy story: Bridge of hope for Maldives  CGTN

Editor's Note: The second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation will be held in Beijing at the end of this month. Over the past six years, we have ...



Shoot of Telugu remake of '96' begins in Maldives - The News MinuteShoot of Telugu remake of '96' begins in Maldives  The News Minute

After a lot of hassles, the Telugu remake of the hit Tamil movie 96 has started to roll with Sharwanand and Samantha Akkineni playing the lead pair. There were ...



Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Family Vacation Pics in Maldives are Life Goals - News18Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's Family Vacation Pics in Maldives are Life Goals  News18

Bollywood couple Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan are setting vacation goals by sharing pictures from their exotic holiday in Maldives.



Plans afoot to make Andamans major tourist attraction like Maldives, Mauritius - Economic TimesPlans afoot to make Andamans major tourist attraction like Maldives, Mauritius  Economic Times

These projects are expected to bring in investment of more than Rs 650 crore and have in-built condition of 60 per cent local employment, a Home ministry ...



The Maldives: Paradise Lost? - NewsweekThe Maldives: Paradise Lost?  Newsweek

The gimmick hotel has gone global: Treehouse hotels in Costa Rica (including one constructed from an upscaled Boeing 727); igloo inns in Sweden; bed and ...



Abdulla Yameen 'most tyrannical' ruler in Maldives history: Prez Solih - All India RadioAbdulla Yameen 'most tyrannical' ruler in Maldives history: Prez Solih  All India Radio

Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has said former President Abdulla Yameen is the most tyrannical ruler in the history of Maldives.



SPOTTED: fly $129 between Australia and Maldives - Yahoo FinanceSPOTTED: fly $129 between Australia and Maldives  Yahoo Finance

Flights between Australia and the Maldives have been spotted for as low as $129 one-way. Budget Singaporean airline Scoot is currently advertising flights ...



Maldives court lifts freeze on Yameen’s bank accounts - The HinduMaldives court lifts freeze on Yameen’s bank accounts  The Hindu

A Maldivian court on Sunday ordered the authorities to lift a freeze on former President Abdulla Yameen's bank accounts holding about $6.5 million but said a ...



Holly Willoughby gives glimpse into ‘perfect’ family holiday in the Maldives - Irish ExaminerHolly Willoughby gives glimpse into ‘perfect’ family holiday in the Maldives  Irish Examiner

Holly Willoughby has given fans a glimpse into her idyllic family holiday in the Maldives. The TV presenter, who has been away from hosting This Morning over ...



Maldives high court orders police to release former president Yameen - Reuters IndiaMaldives high court orders police to release former president Yameen  Reuters India

A court in the Maldives on Thursday ordered the release of former president Abdulla Yameen, saying there was not enough reason to hold him beyond a month ...



'Don't let go': President marches with family of murdered blogger - Maldives Independent'Don't let go': President marches with family of murdered blogger  Maldives Independent

“Two years since Yameen was murdered (We) won't let it go! Four years since Rilwan was abducted (We) won't let it go!” The hectic traffic of Malé City was ...



Maldives prays for rain - Maldives IndependentMaldives prays for rain  Maldives Independent

A special prayer for rain took place nationwide Monday afternoon after a hot and dry spell at the end of the northeastern monsoon. Organised by the Islamic ...



CPJ calls on Maldives to empower commission on enforced disappearances and murders - CPJ Press Freedom OnlineCPJ calls on Maldives to empower commission on enforced disappearances and murders  CPJ Press Freedom Online

CPJ writes to the speaker of the People's Majlis, asking him to strengthen press freedom in the Maldives and commit to pursuing justice and ending impunity by ...



Why I chose the world's most romantic islands to nurse my grief alone - Telegraph.co.ukWhy I chose the world's most romantic islands to nurse my grief alone  Telegraph.co.uk

"I have had three proposals this month,” says my butler, Shabeen, proudly. “Really? Tell me your secret. I've not had that many in a lifetime, and I'm twice your ...



Former Maldives vice president placed under house arrest - JURISTFormer Maldives vice president placed under house arrest  JURIST

Authorities in the Maldives transferred former vice president Ahmed Adeeb to house arrest on Tuesday. Adeeb, who is serving out a 33-year prison sentence, ...



Turtle Returning To Nest In The Maldives Finds Airstrip Instead, Lays Eggs On Tarmac - IFLScienceTurtle Returning To Nest In The Maldives Finds Airstrip Instead, Lays Eggs On Tarmac  IFLScience

A rather sad report out of the Maldives revealed a returning pregnant green sea turtle laid its eggs on the tarmac of a runway that has been built on top o.



Photo of turtle on Maldives airport runway goes viral - Maldives IndependentPhoto of turtle on Maldives airport runway goes viral  Maldives Independent

A photo of a turtle laying eggs on the Maafaru island's new airstrip went viral over the weekend and caught the attention of international media.



Jumeirah Vittavelli Resort's Villas Feature Massive Slides - Jumeirah Vittavelli Maldives Vacation - HouseBeautiful.comJumeirah Vittavelli Resort's Villas Feature Massive Slides - Jumeirah Vittavelli Maldives Vacation  HouseBeautiful.com

The Maldives? are already a travel influencer's paradise—with crystal clear turquoise waters, blindingly white sand?, and tropical coral reefs, it has all the ...



Maldives court orders release of former president Yameen - All India RadioMaldives court orders release of former president Yameen  All India Radio

Maldives high court on Thursday ordered the release of former President Abdulla Yameen from detention, days before parliamentary elections scheduled for 6th ...



Court coverage ban lifted for Raajje TV - Maldives IndependentCourt coverage ban lifted for Raajje TV  Maldives Independent

The Supreme Court has lifted a ban imposed on Raajje TV five months ago from covering any trials or events organised by the judiciary. The station's reporters ...



This is why The Maldives are so popular - The Wokingham PaperThis is why The Maldives are so popular  The Wokingham Paper

The Maldives is proving to be one of the most popular destinations so far this year, so I thought it was a great time to highlight one of my personal favourite ...



Katrina Kaif sizzles in fiery red bikini in Maldives. See pics - India TodayKatrina Kaif sizzles in fiery red bikini in Maldives. See pics  India Today

Seems like all the celebrities are going for a holiday in the Maldives. Katrina Kaif is the latest Bollywood star to join the list. For her look, Katrina wore a red and ...



Cash Confessions Travel: How I only spent $1400 on Maldives holiday - NEWS.com.auCash Confessions Travel: How I only spent $1400 on Maldives holiday  NEWS.com.au

The secret of the Maldives is most definitely out, with Australians flocking to the region in their thousands every year. But when it comes to travelling to the ...



Step inside Katrina Kaif’s working vacation in Maldives. See pics - Hindustan TimesStep inside Katrina Kaif’s working vacation in Maldives. See pics  Hindustan Times

Actor Katrina Kaif has flown to Maldives and shared pictures of the picturesque location on her Instagram stories.



Malaika Arora’s latest sun-soaked Maldives pics are holiday goals. See them here - Hindustan TimesMalaika Arora’s latest sun-soaked Maldives pics are holiday goals. See them here  Hindustan Times

Malaika Arora shared new pictures from her Maldives holiday and they are beautiful. See them here.



Red Bull Winning 5 Back in Maldives for 2019! - Red BullRed Bull Winning 5 Back in Maldives for 2019!  Red Bull

After two consecutive years of hosting Neymar Jr's Five in the Maldives, Red Bull Winning 5 is back in 2019 for its fourth edition since 2015. The highly ...



Abhishek, Aishwarya and Aaradhya Bachchan holiday in Maldives - The Indian ExpressAbhishek, Aishwarya and Aaradhya Bachchan holiday in Maldives  The Indian Express

Recently, Bollywood couple Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan took to Instagram to share stunning pictures from their vacation in the Maldives.



Commonwealth group to observe Maldives parliamentary elections - Maldives - ReliefWebCommonwealth group to observe Maldives parliamentary elections - Maldives  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Maldives about Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding; published on 26 Mar 2019 by Commonwealth.



Nika Private Residence at Velaa Private Island — Noonu Atoll, Maldives - Wallpaper*Nika Private Residence at Velaa Private Island — Noonu Atoll, Maldives  Wallpaper*

The Maldives may be heaven on earth, but when you're running a luxury resort like Velaa Private Island, all that *fresh* sea-salted air can take a devilish toll on ...



MH370 SPOTTED? Eyewitness reports of missing Malaysia Airlines plane in Maldives - Express.co.ukMH370 SPOTTED? Eyewitness reports of missing Malaysia Airlines plane in Maldives  Express.co.uk

RESIDENTS of Kuda Huvadhoo in the Maldives allegedly witnessed Malaysia Airlines flight 370 flying overhead on the day it went missing.



Malaika Arora is 43 and has apt reply for trolls in unseen pic from Maldives vacay - India TodayMalaika Arora is 43 and has apt reply for trolls in unseen pic from Maldives vacay  India Today

Malaika Arora recently took to Instagram to post a picture from her Maldives vacation. With the post the diva gave an epic reply to her trolls, but with some style ...



Opposition parties shuffle leadership after electoral defeats - Maldives IndependentOpposition parties shuffle leadership after electoral defeats  Maldives Independent

The Progressive Party of Maldives has elected new deputy leaders as the opposition coalition led by former president Abdulla Yameen seeks a leadership ...



The case for scrapping single-use plastics in resorts - Maldives IndependentThe case for scrapping single-use plastics in resorts  Maldives Independent

The Maldives is awash with plastic. Plastic bottles litter the beaches, plastic bags get caught up in coral reefs, bits of plastic even make their way into the ...



?Photo: Malaika Arora sizzles in a bikini on her Maldives getaway - Times of India?Photo: Malaika Arora sizzles in a bikini on her Maldives getaway  Times of India

Malaika Arora is living it up with her pals, soaking up the sun on the pristine beaches of Maldives. Amidst rumours of an upcoming wedding on April 19, the ...



After Malaika, Arjun Shares Photos From Maldives Vacation - News18After Malaika, Arjun Shares Photos From Maldives Vacation  News18

Malaika Arora's style quotient always ups the ante and her recent trip to the Maldives made sure the world knows how glamorous and stylish she can be on the ...



Malaika Arora in bikini on Maldives vacay with Arjun Kapoor is hotter than the tropics - India TodayMalaika Arora in bikini on Maldives vacay with Arjun Kapoor is hotter than the tropics  India Today

Malaika Arora is back from her bachelorette trip from the Maldives but is still treating us with pictures from the paradise. The actress is a stunner in her bikinis as ...



Inside Odell Beckham Jr.'s post-trade getaway to the Maldives - Page SixInside Odell Beckham Jr.'s post-trade getaway to the Maldives  Page Six

Odell Beckham Jr. certainly made the most of his spring break. The former New York Giants receiver, who was traded to the Cleveland Browns last month, ...



Endangered turtle returns to Maldives beach to lay eggs - but finds a runway instead - Daily MailEndangered turtle returns to Maldives beach to lay eggs - but finds a runway instead  Daily Mail

Green sea turtles return to the exact spot where they were born to lay their eggs, but instead of finding a beach this turtle in Noonu Atoll in the Maldives found ...



Famous Indian restaurant 'Moti Mahal' opens in Maldives - RaajjemvFamous Indian restaurant 'Moti Mahal' opens in Maldives  Raajjemv

View the most latest, reliable and breaking news today for maldives at raajje.mv.



Is Malaika Arora in Maldives for bachelorette before wedding with Arjun Kapoor? See pics - India TodayIs Malaika Arora in Maldives for bachelorette before wedding with Arjun Kapoor? See pics  India Today

Malaika Arora is currently holidaying in Maldives with her girlfriends Vahbiz Mehta, Delnaz Daruwala and Pressy Panda.



Katrina Kaif soaks in the Maldives sun, shares stunning beach pics. See here - Hindustan TimesKatrina Kaif soaks in the Maldives sun, shares stunning beach pics. See here  Hindustan Times

Bollywood actor Katrina Kaif, who is currently in the Maldives, has shared a picture from her work-vacation with her team, and has tagged her friends as her 'best ...



Two-year-old boy faces 'painful and premature death' as deportation looms - ABC NewsTwo-year-old boy faces 'painful and premature death' as deportation looms  ABC News

A family from the Maldives is locked in a desperate legal fight to stop their two-year-old son being deported from Australia because of his disability, amid fears ...



Vector control campaign launched after spike in dengue - Maldives - ReliefWebVector control campaign launched after spike in dengue - Maldives  ReliefWeb

by Mohamed Junayd. The Health Protection Agency has launched a vector control campaign after more than 1,000 cases of mosquito-borne disease were ...



Ex-President Gayoom returns to Maldives from grief-stricken Colombo - RaajjemvEx-President Gayoom returns to Maldives from grief-stricken Colombo  Raajjemv

View the most latest, reliable and breaking news today for maldives at raajje.mv.



Apple Shares New Shot on iPhone XS Video Featuring the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme - MacRumorsApple Shares New Shot on iPhone XS Video Featuring the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme  MacRumors

Apple this afternoon shared a new video in its ongoing "Shot on iPhone XS" series, this time focusing on the Maldives Shark Research...



Elections Commission ready for April 6 polls - Maldives IndependentElections Commission ready for April 6 polls  Maldives Independent

Preparations have been completed to conduct the third multi-party parliamentary elections in the Maldives on April 6, the Elections Commission announced ...



Unfinished business: the pursuit of rights and choices for all - Maldives IndependentUnfinished business: the pursuit of rights and choices for all  Maldives Independent

The United Nations had high hopes for girls born 25 years ago. The race to build a brighter future for women in all walks of life began in 1994 with the adoption ...



Voting under way in Maldives parliamentary polls - Maldives IndependentVoting under way in Maldives parliamentary polls  Maldives Independent

After a hard-fought campaign, voting is under way in the third multi-party parliamentary elections of the Maldives since a democratic constitution was adopted in ...



SNAPS | Inside Kwesta's magical Maldives honeymoon - SowetanLIVE Sunday WorldSNAPS | Inside Kwesta's magical Maldives honeymoon  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

Kwesta and Yolanda are enjoying quality time on honeymoon.



Business & Tourism3 weeks ago Picnic island designated for Malé - Maldives IndependentBusiness & Tourism3 weeks ago Picnic island designated for Malé  Maldives Independent

A new picnic island will be developed on the reclaimed Emboodhoo lagoon near Malé for residents of the congested capital, President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih ...



Maldives court orders release of Abdulla Yameen - Times of IndiaMaldives court orders release of Abdulla Yameen  Times of India

South Asia News: World News: MALE: A court in the Maldives on Thursday ordered the release of former president Abdulla Yameen, saying there was not ...



Sri Lanka bombers part of terror arc stretching from Maldives to Bangladesh - International Business Times, IndiaSri Lanka bombers part of terror arc stretching from Maldives to Bangladesh  International Business Times, India

Sri Lankan outfit National NTJ, along with a Tamil Nadu-based militant cell and terror operatives from Kerala, plotting to create a "separate Islamic confederation" ...



Waldorf Astoria hotel opening in the Maldives this July - The Hotel ConversationWaldorf Astoria hotel opening in the Maldives this July  The Hotel Conversation

Set to debut on July 1st, the all-villa resort spans across three private islands, providing secluded enclaves and a tranquil escape for discerning travellers ...



Holly Willoughby divides fans with her fresh holiday tan from the Maldives - HELLO!Holly Willoughby divides fans with her fresh holiday tan from the Maldives  HELLO!

This Morning's Holly Willoughby divided fans after appearing on the show with her *fresh* tan from the Maldives, which some claimed was a bit too orange!



Elections Commission set to announce results - Maldives IndependentElections Commission set to announce results  Maldives Independent

The Elections Commission is due to start announcing provisional results of the parliamentary elections on Sunday night. The electoral body was planning to start ...



Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor’s Maldives vacation looks like a blast - VOGUE IndiaMalaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor’s Maldives vacation looks like a blast  VOGUE India

Malaika Arora just returned from the Maldives with Arjun Kapoor. Here's a look at some of Arora's best holiday pictures.



Behind the numbers: Maldives parliamentary elections - Maldives IndependentBehind the numbers: Maldives parliamentary elections  Maldives Independent

The official results of the parliamentary elections announced last Thursday confirmed a historic landslide victory for the Maldivian Democratic Party. It was the ...



UAE colts in great frame of mind: Russell - Khaleej TimesUAE colts in great frame of mind: Russell  Khaleej Times

Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) National Development Manager Andrew Russell felt that the UAE Under-19 team were in a great frame of mind going into the ...



South African Airways increases non-stop charter flights to the Maldives - IOLSouth African Airways increases non-stop charter flights to the Maldives  IOL

South African Airways (SAA) has launched an additional 24 non-stop charter flights to the Maldives from April until October 2019.



Supreme Court backs US$22m payout to Dheebaja - Maldives IndependentSupreme Court backs US$22m payout to Dheebaja  Maldives Independent

The Supreme Court has backed a payout of MVR348 million (US$22.5million) ordered by the civil court in October 2014 as compensation for the cancellation of ...



Foreign freeholds amendment repealed from constitution - Maldives IndependentForeign freeholds amendment repealed from constitution  Maldives Independent

The outgoing parliament voted Monday to repeal a controversial amendment brought to the constitution in July 2015 to authorise foreign ownership of Maldivian ...



Court order sought to vacate Malé surf point area - Maldives IndependentCourt order sought to vacate Malé surf point area  Maldives Independent

The Attorney General's office on Monday sought a court order to clear out the the Newport View restaurant from Malé's eastern waterfront and recover more than ...



Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to visit Bengaluru today to catch IPL match - Odisha DiaryMaldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to visit Bengaluru today to catch IPL match  Odisha Diary

Bengaluru: Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih to visit Bengaluru today to catch the Indian Premier League ( IPL) match between Royal Challengers ...



Buried time capsule feared lost - Maldives IndependentBuried time capsule feared lost  Maldives Independent

The Majeedhiyya School in Malé is searching for a time capsule buried in its grounds 27 years ago. It was buried in 1992 to celebrate the school's 65th ...



Morning digest: Balakot, 10% quota gave Modi a boost; Maldives gears up for elections, and more - The HinduMorning digest: Balakot, 10% quota gave Modi a boost; Maldives gears up for elections, and more  The Hindu

A pre-election survey conducted by Lokniti in the last week of March suggests that three decisions of the National Democratic Alliance government led by Prime ...



Resort workers protest at sea - Maldives IndependentResort workers protest at sea  Maldives Independent

Resort employees in Baa atoll staged a protest Saturday to demand a minimum wage and protection of labour rights. Organised by the Tourism Employees ...



Josh Kerr to defend Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy August 5-12, 2019 - Carve MagazineJosh Kerr to defend Four Seasons Maldives Surfing Champions Trophy August 5-12, 2019  Carve Magazine

Sultans was unreal for last years Champions Trophy. Kerrsy slotted. Photo Alfie England. It's that time of year again when Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda ...



Malaika Arora is soaking up the sun on bachelorette in Maldives. See full album - India TodayMalaika Arora is soaking up the sun on bachelorette in Maldives. See full album  India Today

Malaika Arora has taken off to Maldives with her girl squad, and speculation is rife that she is celebrating her bachelorette party in the island nation.



Maldives to release 25 Sri Lankan fishermen - News 1stMaldives to release 25 Sri Lankan fishermen  News 1st

Colombo (News 1st): The Maldivian government has agreed to release the 25 Sri Lankan fishermen under Maldivian custody before the Sinhala and Tamil new ...



Sri Lanka's Islamist nightmare: Why the investigation is being closely watched by India and Maldives - The NorthlinesSri Lanka's Islamist nightmare: Why the investigation is being closely watched by India and Maldives  The Northlines

Sandeep Unnithan. Sri Lanka saw the worst terrorist attack on April 21, Easter Sunday, when six coordinated blasts — in four churches and two five star hotels ...