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Education Ministry hikes teachers’ pay by 35 and 15 percent thumbnail

Education Ministry hikes teachers’ pay by 35 and 15 percent

Teachers with a Masters Degree will now be paid MVR 16,374, teachers with a Bachelors degree will be paid MVR 14,894 and teachers with a bachelors degree will be paid MVR 11,337.


Hithadhoo school to become Maldives’ first Arabic medium school thumbnail

Hithadhoo school to become Maldives’ first Arabic medium school

Nooraanee School in Hithadhoo will become the first in the Maldives to teach classes exclusively in Arabic from next week, beginning with 32 children in grade 1.


President Yameen announces rise in teachers’ salaries thumbnail

President Yameen announces rise in teachers’ salaries

President Yameen stated that the increment will amount over a third of the salary teachers are currently receiving. Teachers strikes regarding pay and working conditions were narrowly avoided last year.


Government introduces monthly salary scheme for national athletes thumbnail

Government introduces monthly salary scheme for national athletes

President Abdulla Yameen said that athletes representing the Maldives will receive at least MVR2,500 per month. The Maldives Olympic Committee described the move as a “massive step in the right direction”.


Youth leaders express support for Akon concert, while religious groups maintain oppostion thumbnail

Youth leaders express support for Akon concert, while religious groups maintain oppostion

Tourism minister Ahmed Adeeb has expressed his joy over the show of support by youth leaders for Thursday’s Akon concert, while the Adhaalath Party told local media it will continue attempts to stop the event.


Tourism promotion concerts will show the world the true Malé: Adeeb thumbnail

Tourism promotion concerts will show the world the true Malé: Adeeb

“While the entire world has started to see Malé City as a lair that harbours members of the Islamic State or extremist militants, foreign artists performing here will show the world what the situation here is truly like,” the tourism minister told Haveeru.


Controversial Dutch convert to give religious lecture in the Maldives thumbnail

Controversial Dutch convert to give religious lecture in the Maldives

Van Doorn was formerly a politician with the far-right Dutch Freedom Party, assisting its leader Geert Wilder in distributing the short film ‘Fitna’ which argues that Islam promotes terrorism, anti-Semitism, and violence against women


Muslim World League to establish Islamic Centre in Hulhumalé thumbnail

Muslim World League to establish Islamic Centre in Hulhumalé

The world league – founded in 1962 – currently operates centres in 21 countries across the globe with the aim of “propagating the religion of Islam, elucidating its principles and tenets, refuting suspicious and false allegations made against the religion”.


Adhaalath Party concerned that concerts are defying Islamic teachings thumbnail

Adhaalath Party concerned that concerts are defying Islamic teachings

“Entertainment activities and events are an important part of a society” read a statement obtained by Haveeru. “But these activities must abide by our religious and social traditions”.


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Torture victims in the Maldives tell their stories