The government’s historical position that racial discrimination is not present in the Maldives refers to reports submitted by the former government, writes Irushaadha Abdul Sattar.
Aggressive control of human hearts and minds creates frustration, hate, resentment, and ultimately, militant Islam, writes Ben Abdul-Rahman Plewright
Existing employment legislation and lack of childcare facilities encourages the importing of a baby-sitter for each and every woman working in the country, writes Mohamed Saeed.
Edward expresses concern about the pollution coming from Thilafushi and its effect on people living in Male’.
Mohamed Saeed expresses concern about expatriate workers performing both working and cleaning jobs.
Contemplating moving to the Maldives in 2001 with his Maldivian wife and child-to-be, Ben Plewright writes “of nightmares of my wife being whipped for adultery and my son being brought up as a half-caste, illegitimate, ostracised nobody.”
New7Wonders will rename the Maldives if necessary to ensure it remains in the campaign, despite cabinet’s withdrawal, writes Head of Communication Eamonn Fitzgerald.
The Maldives Government banned discos in 2009, but takes no action against the “Sounds of Maldives” event planned for May 19 at Kuda Bandos, writes Enaz.
Ordinary Maldivians are being subjected to draconian immigration practices overseas, in contrast to our own welcoming nature, writes IY.