Judges are being sought to oversee magistrates courts in 49 islands, the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has announced. The JSC has said it is searching for chief magistrates for 41 courts and magistrates for 8 courts. The deadline for submitting an application is February 14, 2013.
Statistics from the Department of National Planning have indicated that inflation in the Maldives rose by 10.88 percent during 2012, according to local media reports.
Police this week have completed an investigation into “some” of the 10 people arrested in November 2012 for alleged possession and consumption of alcohol on Hondaidhoo Island in Haa Dhaal Atoll, according to local media.
The Cancer Society of Maldives will be hosting a number of awareness programmes and events in the capital tomorrow (February 1) to mark the occasion of World Cancer Day.
““Gayoom creates rifts between Yameen and Ilyas, and then, in the name of peace making, takes the reigns himself. He has been doing this for ages, and will do so again. Come and contest. We will defeat you again. This time, we will defeat you in a single round,” Nasheed said, during Wednesday night’s rally next to Usfasgandu.
The Criminal Court has delayed the second hearing into the trial of Hussain Human, who is accused of murdering MP Dr Afrasheem Ali for the sum of MVR 4 million (US$260,000).
A 51 year-old Italian tourist died in a boat propeller accident while snorkeling in a today (January 31) near Elaa Island in Thaa Atoll.
Efforts to bring in two international legal experts to review the Commission of National Inquiry (CoNI) report have been put on hold due to budgetary constraints, local media has reported.
The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has made a MVR 24.1 million (US$1.5 million) profit for the year 2012.