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  • Chinese survey says Maldives fifth most popular destination
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Tourism decline due to negligence in promoting destination: ‘Sun’ Shiyam thumbnail

Tourism decline due to negligence in promoting destination: ‘Sun’ Shiyam

“Tourist arrivals from European markets have gone down more than ever before. Maldivians are not able to enjoy the real benefits, because of negligence in promoting tourism,” Shiyam alleged in local media.


Comment: Justice elusive for female victims of violence thumbnail

Comment: Justice elusive for female victims of violence

Violence against women remains one of the greatest scourges of our time, writes UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay.


MDP turns focus to local council elections thumbnail

MDP turns focus to local council elections

The Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) must present its vision of functioning city, atoll and island councils to the public ahead of the local government elections on January 18, former President Mohamed Nasheed said last night at the opposition party’s first post-election rally.


No confidence motion against Speaker disqualified thumbnail

No confidence motion against Speaker disqualified

“I feel once again, that the MPs have recognised my contribution in a very politically turbulent time,” Abdulla Shahid said.


Finance Committee begins reviewing salaries of independent institutions, judges, MPs thumbnail

Finance Committee begins reviewing salaries of independent institutions, judges, MPs

During the committee meeting, Committee Chair MP Abdulla Jabir stated that it was responsibility of the Finance Committee to review wages and salaries annually.


Fugitive MP leaves parliament after four weeks on the run thumbnail

Fugitive MP leaves parliament after four weeks on the run

Heniveru-South MP Hamid Abdul Ghafoor of the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP), has left the grounds of parliament after his four-week refuge there.


President Yameen urges ACC to investigate alleged Burma oil fraud: “We won’t try to cover up anything” thumbnail

President Yameen urges ACC to investigate alleged Burma oil fraud: “We won’t try to cover up anything”

President Abdulla Yameen has called for the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) to investigate the alleged US$800 million oil fraud conducted by the State Trading Organisation (STO) during his chairmanship.


President Yameen appoints three more ministers to his cabinet thumbnail

President Yameen appoints three more ministers to his cabinet

The three new cabinet ministers are Dr Aishath Shiham as the Minister of Education, Dr Mariyam Shakeela as the Minister of Health and Gender and Mohamed Maleeh Jamaal as the Minister of Youth and Sports.


Former DRP leadership MPs Thasmeen, Visam join MDP thumbnail

Former DRP leadership MPs Thasmeen, Visam join MDP

With Thasmeen and Visam, the MDP now has 35 MPs in the People’s Majlis.


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Torture victims in the Maldives tell their stories