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  • Transparency Maldives launches Majlis-civil society ‘Dialogue Group’
  • MACL chief says airport dependent on foreign workers
  • MMA to conduct survey on spending by Maldivians traveling abroad
“Not all crimes in the world are solvable”: Home minister says on Rilwan’s disappearance thumbnail

“Not all crimes in the world are solvable”: Home minister says on Rilwan’s disappearance

Comparing Rilwan’s disappearance with the killing of American President John F. Kennedy, Home Minister Umar today said, “not all crimes in the world are solvable.”


Immigration department suspends exit permit regulations indefinitely thumbnail

Immigration department suspends exit permit regulations indefinitely

“The exit permit issue has been suspended from today onwards. We will consider and address every single complaint received and look at the regulation from several perspectives before re-implementing,” explained a department official.


Agreement signed with Russian authorities for cooperation in criminal cases thumbnail

Agreement signed with Russian authorities for cooperation in criminal cases

An agreement was signed today between Russia and Maldives for cooperation in criminal matters at a ceremony at Traders Hotel.


Majlis accepts legislation on building code thumbnail

Majlis accepts legislation on building code

Presenting the 90-page draft legislation at yesterday’s sitting of parliament, PPM MP Saudhulla Hilmy explained that law would establish a legal framework and set safety standards through the ‘Maldives Building and Construction Authority.’


Government ordered to pay MVR349 million in damages for terminated transport contract thumbnail

Government ordered to pay MVR349 million in damages for terminated transport contract

The Civil Court has ordered the Maldives government to pay MVR348,995,154.60 (US$22.5 million) to Dheebaja Investment Pvt Ltd within six months for the abrupt and unlawful termination of a contract to establish ferry services in four northern atolls.


Newly planted areca palms uprooted on housing ministry orders thumbnail

Newly planted areca palms uprooted on housing ministry orders

Three newly planted palm trees were uprooted while the police watched on, Mayor Mohamed Shihab has said. Ruling party sources claim the opposition use the trees to curse President Abdulla Yameen.


“Significant changes” brought to education sector, says minister thumbnail

“Significant changes” brought to education sector, says minister

Education Minister Dr Aishath Shiham has detailed the enhancement of Islamic education and vocational training as well as the introduction of life skills training in schools during the government’s first year in power.


Maldives not obliged to consult neighbours before joining China’s Silk Route, says foreign minister thumbnail

Maldives not obliged to consult neighbours before joining China’s Silk Route, says foreign minister

Dunya noted that the agreement signed with the British in 1965 to secure independence “states in clear language that the Maldives is not obliged to consult or seek consent or approval from any other nation to implement Maldivian foreign policy.”


Public debt to reach MVR31 billion by end of 2014, reveals finance minister thumbnail

Public debt to reach MVR31 billion by end of 2014, reveals finance minister

Presenting the 2015 state budget to parliament today, Finance Minister Jihad revealed plans to target electricity subsidies to low-income households, which he said would save 40 percent of the government’s expenditure on the subsidy.


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Torture victims in the Maldives tell their stories