Malé City Mayor Mohamed Shihab explains the mounting problems facing the council in its attempt to manage the millions of tonnes of waste produced in the densely populated capital every day.
In August last year, Abdul Latheef Ali, 64, of Henveiru Philadelphi, was found guilty of running a brothel in the capital Malé and forcing three female expatriates into prostitution after bringing them to the Maldives ostensibly to work as massage therapists.
Suggestions from the Dhivehi Academy that the law requires precedence be given to the local language have been attacked by drivers who question the timing and the practicality of further changes to new taxi regulations.
The council has called for a communal prayer after the island, situated in the country’s northernmost atoll, ran out of fresh drinking water. The government has pledged more supplies this week.
“I think this is one the best things the FA has done to take us to the next level, as we are one step closer to the biggest tournament in Asia and we are pretty optimistic that we have a good chance to qualify,” said the FAM’s Mohamed Nasir.
Six young people were temporarily detained following the police’s dismantling of an outdoor leisure area in the suburb of the capital Malé. The city council has denied authorising the operation.
The new collection at the ICC’s library will be of use to all ages, an ICC spokesperson explained while an enhanced online presence will be used as a platform to engage the local community.
The Tourism Association of Maldives said key leaders were dismissed following their organisation of Labour Day celebrations earlier this month. Police attempts to remove the employees resulted in the arrest and firing of a further four staff members.
As the Maldives national team prepares for the Asian Football Confederation Challenge Cup, President Abdulla Yameen has offered a reward of MVR1 million for the team if they reach final stages, calling on the nation to show unity beyond political differences in supporting the team.