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MPs urged to stay in at night as MNDF offers personal security thumbnail

MPs urged to stay in at night as MNDF offers personal security

MPs have been offered personal security between the hours of 7am and 1am. “The MNDF also requests you to pay special attention to your safety and protection if you absolutely need to go outside tonight,” read a message sent by the Majlis Secretariat to members yesterday.

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Prisoner’s escape was our fault, but we will find them: Home minister thumbnail Prisoner’s escape was our fault, but we will find them: Home minister

“There is no prison in the world from which someone or the other has not escaped from. The strength of a prison system is in how quickly we recapture escapees and return them to their cells,” Naseer told TVM.

Home minister acknowledges gang involvement in Rilwan case, blames opposition for slow progress thumbnail Home minister acknowledges gang involvement in Rilwan case, blames opposition for slow progress

“We already knew that there is a gang connection to Rilwan’s case,” Umar Naseer told state television. “The biggest cause of obstruction to this investigation is the MDP”.

US and Maldives hold first bilateral trade talks thumbnail US and Maldives hold first bilateral trade talks

The first talks under the 2009 Trade and Investment Framework Agreement included discussion of labor, intellectual property, and the investment climate.

MACL ordered to pay nearly MVR1 million in pay discrimination damages thumbnail MACL ordered to pay nearly MVR1 million in pay discrimination damages

The Employment Tribunal has ordered MACL to pay MVR 987,000 in damages to 40 staff for discrimination in basic salaries in the first class action suit of is kind in the Maldives.

Police urge public vigilance as hunt for “dangerous” convicts continues thumbnail Police urge public vigilance as hunt for “dangerous” convicts continues

“The Maldives Police Services appeal to the beloved public to be aware of two dangerous criminals who were escaped from Maafushi Jail where they were serving life sentences,” read a police statement today.

  • Shaah: Stupid excuses.. This is the certain result when unqualified people such as Umar is appointed as the home minister. Maldives is not the only country where a...
  • maumoon: Hero,but it is ATC who loves GMR more,because they know how capable they are,unlike golhaaboo
  • asstar: @kasim Those who are not salafi are munafiq? So what? Is it you who judges that? Dont you have anything rational to say? Then dont.
  • Rihakuru and Joospetty: more excuses, zero results. Prior to the MDN report authorities didn’t even acknowledge Rilwan was kidnapped. If they knew Rilwan was...
  • Ravin Loony: Did I hear this correct: Police urge public vigilantes as hunt for “dangerous” convicts.;)
  • MissIndia NewDelhi: Trade? What trade? What exactly does Maldives produce apart from tuna?
  • Sailor Jerry: I just want to say to to the Save the beach foundation. I appreciate what you all do for your country. The sailors that were allowed to help the clean up...
  • nissam: miss India new Delhi should control the language used more mature when u talk

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