The anti-graft watchdog has dismissed corruption allegations against Maldives First Lady Fathimath Ibrahim’s charity, declaring legal the Sadaqat Foundation’s distribution in its name of dates gifted by Saudi Arabia.
The Anti Corruption... More
Defections and sudden u-turns in allegiance are common in Maldivian politics. The joining of Dhunya Maumoon, daughter of the former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and the former foreign minister, with the... More
The nationwide submarine cable in Maldives, a joint venture of Maldivian Ooredoo and China’s Huawei Marine, has launched connecting six main islands of the Indian Ocean archipelago. The 1,200 km subsea... More
China urges the Maldives to strengthen alignment of development strategies within the framework of the ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative.
Zhang Dejiang, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National... More
Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has described international money-laundering checks as “red tape” that imposes a disproportionate burden on small countries.
Speaking Monday at a conference organised by the supreme court, the president... More
In a bid to resolve trade disputes out of court, Maldives government is looking to establish an international arbitration center in the archipelago. The country feels that the absence of an arbitration center proves a difficult proposition... More
Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon has expressed concern over the increase in political polarization in Maldives.
In a statement issued from the office of the UN chief said that Ban... More
The civil court in Maldives has granted the ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) its request for a two-month postponement to the upcoming local council election.
The election was scheduled to hold... More
Is the organization named ‘Commonwealth of Independent States’, which started its journey with the moto ‘all member states as “free and equal” stated in the 1949 London Declaration, losing its pertinence?
By Shiaan Ahmed:
Last week, the Commonwealth family lost another of its members – the third one in the past years. The Maldives took the extremely difficult but inevitable decision to withdraw... More