National Meteorological Service has said that the weather will improve significantly starting from Monday.
And official from the MET Office said that the current modules show the weather improving starting from Monday... More
Torrential rain and strong winds caused damages in 14 islands as a bout of bad weather continues to wreak havoc across the Maldives.
Fathmath Thasneem, head of the National Disaster Management Centre,... More
MP Faris Maumoon, son of former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, was barred from visiting his dying aunt in Singapore because he might not return to the Maldives, the home ministry claimed... More
The Islamic Development Bank has pledged facilities worth more than US$117 million to finance infrastructure and waste management projects.
Finance Minister Ahmed Munawar secured the funds during meetings held on the sidelines... More
The Maldives Police Service has summoned three liberal bloggers living overseas and threatened to seek prosecution in absentia if they fail to return to the Maldives within two weeks.
The MPS told... More
The State Electricity Company has warned of more power cuts in Malé after damage to a high-voltage cable left most of the capital without electricity in the early hours of Sunday.
President Abdulla Yameen has decided on the Maldivian participation in the Indian Ocean Rim Association for Regional Cooperation (IORA).
The decision was made following a Cabinet meeting on Thursday on a paper... More
The Elections Commission has decided to pay out MVR23 million (US$1.5 million) in state funding for four political parties with more than 10,000 registered members.
The annual funding was disbursed at a... More
The supreme court’s judgment declaring itself the final authority on the validity of no-confidence and impeachment votes has drawn widespread criticism from lawyers, lawmakers and legal experts.
The apex court controversially decided... More
Supreme Court of the Maldives has passed a verdict saying that they would be making the final decision in all of the no confidence votes being taken at the parliament.
The court... More
A landing craft that went missing with six people onboard last week was found Saturday night with the help of the Indian navy.
The Maria-3 vessel was located 130 nautical miles north-east... More
There’s no connection between the oil spill found in the ocean and the tugboat “Mariya-3” which went missing with six people onboard while traveling from K. Thulusdhoo to L. Gan, reports... More
Torrential rain, thunderstorms, and rough seas have been wreaking havoc across the Maldives with the onset of the south-west monsoon.
On Wednesday night, a tornado struck the southernmost atoll, damaging 12 homes in the... More
The criminal court has lifted restrictive conditions imposed on Maldives opposition Jumhooree Party leader Gasim Ibrahim when he was released from police custody last week.
The move comes after Gasim’s lawyers accused... More
The Attorney General’s office has asked the supreme court to determine that the parliament can only dismiss cabinet ministers for committing an impeachable offence.
According to article 101 of the constitution, a... More
Female candidates won majorities on island councils for the first time in the Maldives’ third municipal elections on May 6.
Voters on the islands of Thakandhoo and Kelaa in Haa Alif atoll,... More
Case of the brutal murder of local human rights activist and blogger – Yameen Rasheed- has been sent to relevant United Nations committees for inquiry by Yameen’s family.
29-year-old Yameen was found with multiple... More
The Maldives criminal court has released Jumhooree Party leader Gasim Ibrahim with conditions after 20 days in police custody.
According to defence lawyer Hisaan Hussain, the court imposed seven conditions for the... More
Amid the initial confusion over contrasting provisional results, both parties had claimed victory in the elections.
The confusion seems to stem from the contrasting preliminary results reported by state broadcaster Public Service... More
Abdul Aleem, the secretary-general of former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom’s faction of the divided ruling party, has paid an MVR85,000 (US$5,500) fine for contempt of court.
Aleem was fined by the civil... More
Both the ruling PPM and opposition coalitions in Maldives have claimed victory in the local council elections held on Saturday (6 May).
The ruling coalition lead by PPM (Progressive Party of Maldives)... More