“The PPM wants to delay elections or have the Supreme Court intervene to do so,” said MDP Spokesperson Imthiyaz Fahmy.
“I do not think it is the Villa Foundation that has been providing televisions and refrigerators to households,” said PPM MP Ahmed Nihan, accusing presidential candidate Gasim Ibrahim of trying to buy votes for his campaign.
The High Court yesterday concluded a case appealed by former Civil Court Judge Mohamed Hilmy and his wife Aiminath Ali after the Criminal Court ruled that they were guilty of having sex in the public.
“We will have to wait to find out if the Commonwealth is actually trying to help diffuse mutinous elements [in the police],” said MDP MP Hamid Adul Ghafoor. “All we know is, if police try to cause any disruption during the election, all hell is going to break loose.”
The Maldives Journalist Association has condemned death threats made against Television Maldives presenter Aishath Leeza Laurella – host of the much-discussed series of ‘siyaasath’ interviews which features next month’s presidential candidates.
“The Maldives Bodyboarding Association riders took a little time adjusting the cooler climate, but when they did they found their groove and were amongst some of the best in the event,” Jeff Wilcox Memorial Event Director Aaron Dodds told Minivan News today.
Maldivian Foreign Minister Dr Abdul Samad Abdulla has died during treatment after undergoing kidney dialysis at Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore.
Maldives’ Elections Commission Chairperson Fuwad Thowfeek discusses electoral preparations, precautions, and politics as the 2013 presidential election approaches.
Two vessels including a coastguard boat have sunk in waters near to Male’ over the last 24 hours, while an airport ferry travelling to the capital also ran aground off Funadhoo oil jetty due to adverse weather in parts of the country.