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President Yameen hails passage of SEZ bill thumbnail

President Yameen hails passage of SEZ bill

“Investors willing to invest billions of dollars raise questions over land lease periods. If its 33 years, they are not interested in [investing]. We have now created the legal environment required to attract major investments. This creates such a framework,” Yameen said.


MDP submits over 300 amendments to SEZ bill thumbnail

MDP submits over 300 amendments to SEZ bill

Opposition MPs have proposed amendments to the government’s flagship SEZ bill to add provisions for parliamentary oversight, mandatory consultation with local councils, and preventing sale of land to companies with a 49 percent stake held by foreign shareholders.


Government reaffirms commitment to protect migrant workers thumbnail

Government reaffirms commitment to protect migrant workers

Speaking at the ‘Workshop on Migration Processes and Policies in the Maldives’ held yesterday, Minister of Foreign Affairs Dunya Maumoon emphasised the importance of addressing the gaps in the law regarding foreign workers.


China pledged assistance for bridge project, says President Yameen thumbnail

China pledged assistance for bridge project, says President Yameen

A joint economic council is to be formed between China and Maldives, Yameen revealed, after which a feasibility study would be conducted ahead of a Chinese contractor commencing construction of a bridge connecting the capital Malé and Hulhumalé.


Maldives’ economy hardest hit by climate change: Asian Development Bank thumbnail

Maldives’ economy hardest hit by climate change: Asian Development Bank

The report on climate and economics in South Asia released today said that the Maldives had the most to benefit from mitigation efforts, reducing economic losses caused from potential sea-level rises by more than two thirds.


China lends Maldives 100 million Yuan as free aid thumbnail

China lends Maldives 100 million Yuan as free aid

An additional agreement was made to provide the Maldives Police Service with 150 motorcycles, while the grant aid – equivalent to MVR250 million or US$16 million – is to be used for developmental projects in the Maldives.


President seeks Chinese free aid for Hulhumalé bridge project thumbnail

President seeks Chinese free aid for Hulhumalé bridge project

The government is seeking free aid from the Chinese government to finance ” a large portion” of a project for the construction of a bridge connecting the capital Malé and Hulhumalé, said President Yameen prior to his visit to China.


JP and MDP MPs boycott committee reviewing SEZ bill thumbnail

JP and MDP MPs boycott committee reviewing SEZ bill

JP and MDP MPs boycotted parliament’s economic affairs committee today in protest of alleged procedural violations by the committee’s chair in his haste to complete reviewing the government’s flagship special economic zone (SEZ) legislation.


Foreign investments pose no threat to Islam or sovereignty, insists President Yameen thumbnail

Foreign investments pose no threat to Islam or sovereignty, insists President Yameen

The creation of special economic zones (SEZs) “does not mean casinos will be operated in the Maldives, and it does not mean the president would have more power than he should,” Yameen said last night, assuring that SEZs would be fully subject to Maldivian law and sovereignty.


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Torture victims in the Maldives tell their stories