Swine flu incidence growing in Maldives :
The Sunday Times Sri LankaSwine flu incidence growing in Maldives : Maldivian Health officialsThe Sunday Times Sri LankaThe incidence of swine flu is increasing in the Maldives amidst a seasonal spike in respiratory infections and influenza, health authorities in Maldives have revealed. The Maldives Independent reported of 208 patients tested, 27 have tested positive so ...
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 12:33 am
Saudi Arabia faces backlash over $10bn
Financial TimesSaudi Arabia faces backlash over $10bn Maldives development planFinancial Times“The Maldives are of strategic importance to the Saudis, as well as offering a good south-south investment outlet,” said a Saudi government adviser. “This is a manifestation of Riyadh's new foreign policy — creating an alliance against extremism and ...Saudi king postpones visit to the Maldives over swine fluWashington PostCourting the MaldivesKorea TimesChina, Saudi Arabia sign $65 billion in cooperation dealsBeloit Daily NewsChicago Tribune -Malaysia Chronicleall 140 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 11:07 pm
Laugfs mulls expanding presence to Myanmar,
Daily MirrorLaugfs mulls expanding presence to Myanmar, MaldivesDaily MirrorSri Lanka's only private sector liquid petroleum gas (LPG) supplier, Laugfs Holdings PLC, is currently planning to expand its operations to Myanmar and the Maldives, while its US$ 100 million expansion plan in Bangladesh is also progressing the group's ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 9:42 pm
Maldives Tops Most Popular Honeymoon
The Chosun IlboMaldives Tops Most Popular Honeymoon DestinationsThe Chosun IlboThe Maldives remains the most popular honeymoon destination for Koreans, followed by Hawaii, Bali, Europe and Phuket, according to ticket sales analysis by online travel agency Interpark Tour. The Maldives has been the top destination since the late ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 7:32 pm
Maldives' sovereign bond offer tests
Nikkei Asian ReviewMaldives' sovereign bond offer tests economic prospectsNikkei Asian ReviewCommercial bankers in Sri Lanka, the Maldives' closest neighbor, are also tuning in for more details. "We still don't know the yield and the date of the issue," a senior commercial banker in Colombo said, asking not to be identified. All that is known ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 12:00 am
Police question Maldives ex-president's wife
Former president Mohamed Nasheed's spouse Laila Ali speaking to reporters on Friday evening. PHOTO/MOHAMED SHARUHAAN Police on Friday summonsed and questioned former president Mohamed Nasheed's spouse Laila Ali over the alleged document commuting her ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 6:02 am
Varun Dhawan in Maldives with girlfriend
In a recent interview, when the 'Badlapur' handsome was about his lady love, he had casually stated that she doesn't want him to talk about in media. While they are rarely seen together, Varun Dhawan and his girlfriend Natasha Dalal though have no qualms ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 2:50 am
Free-scoring Lam aims high with Hong Kong
His latest came in the last 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifier against Maldives, when he sealed the 2-0 victory with a sublimely-taken free-kick. "My idol is Spanish star David Silva," continued the Kitchee and Hong Kong No10. "Former Hong Kong stars ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:23 pm
Maldives in Danger of Sliding Back to
The Maldives is in danger of sliding back to authoritarianism through political interference in its judiciary and a deteriorating human rights situation, a new report from civil rights groups said this week. The recent, high-profile prosecutions of the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:01 am
The Maldives look to Gulf tourists as euro
Maldives Tourism said it was hoping to double visitor numbers from the Middle East, with a focus on GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) travellers as the country works to its goal of attracting a total of 1.5 million guests by 2016. Ebrahim Asim, director of ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 9:57 pm