“Not just the Maldives as a nation, but Maldivians society as a whole can benefit from the authorities approaching the immigrant labour issue with an open mind, and raising the standard of labour protection to international levels,” writes N SathiyaMoorthy.
“Access to contraceptives is limited to the married population despite overwhelming empirical evidence suggesting the need to provide contraceptive information and access to the youth population,” the study noted.
The company initially sued the ACC following allegations made by the ACC that the company had defrauded money from Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) over a project concerning the supply of a cargo boat to MPL.
“The economy is not healthy right now. We do not hear any solutions from these people. We want to hear positives about will they change,” said the Vice President of the Maldives National Chamber of Commerce and Industries.
The Courts in the Maldives are today more a source of comedy than justice, ridiculed rather than respected, and the subject of much discussion, writes JSC whistle-blower Aishath Velezinee.
“Resorts cannot stop their staff from going [to vote] because we have an understanding, an arrangement with them,” Elections Commission (EC) President Fuwad Thowfeek told Minivan News. “If they try to stop [their employees from voting] we will take the necessary actions [against them].”
Immigration Controller Dr Mohamed Ali confirmed that Nexbis had submitted a bill seeking charges for the period its system has been in use, as work continues on replacing the Malaysian company’s border controls with new technology provided by the US government.
Former President Mohamed Nasheed alleged Police Commissioner Abdulla Riyaz was planning for police to disrupt polls in September, by having pro-government supporters create disturbances in polling stations.
Police Spokesperson Ismail Ali told Minivan News that owners had already been given three months to reclaim their vehicles.