“It’s a tradition, but it’s just for fun,” said Koki, a Maalhos girl home for the school holidays. “They march the koadi through the streets with bodu beru and then put it on a girl’s head and chase her. Everyone tries to destroy the koadi by tearing off the palm leaves and passing around the poems.”
No matter how much we try to replicate the features of the sea in a dolphin cage, there is no possibility that a dolphin held captive will be happy and healthy, writes Karam Ibrahim.
The ‘dolphin lagoon’ proposal, which recently received confused and heated media attention, aims to protect a favored yet abused species while appeasing popular demand.
The border control system proposed by the Immigration Department and signed by the government in 2010 is again being challenged in court by the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC).
Landing their maiden voyages within 20 minutes of each other, Etihad and Hainan signify the Maldives’ global appeal and the future prosperity of the travel industry.
The Maldives Marketing and PR Corporation (MMPRC) has released a series of mock-up billboards displaying the country’s ‘Always Natural’ branding in the context of how it would appear to potential visitors.
Founders of the Addu Cultural Centre, due to open in November, believe arts and culture have much to offer Maldivians, tourists, and local business.
The Maldives has been officially rebranded with a new marketing slogan, ‘always natural’, and a fingerprint logo consisting of islands, corals, turtles, sharks and herons that transitions from blue to green.
Independent documentary “New Muslim Cool” introduced a unique side of Islam in America and its potential role in drug rehabilitation to Maldivian viewers last week.