Maldives concludes free-trade talks with
Avas.mvMaldives concludes free-trade talks with ChinaAvas.mvSigning between Maldives and China at a previous session of the free trade talks between the two nations. Maldives has successfully concluded its free trade talks with China that had commenced back in September 18, 2015. Making it two years since the ...
Posted on 18 September 2017 | 9:47 am
Dr. Naseer: Maldives would push UN to enter
SunOnline English (press release)Dr. Naseer: Maldives would push UN to enter Rohingya crisisSunOnline English (press release)Responding to the opposition claims that the Maldives did not take part in a UN vote involving the Rohingya crisis in a Skype interview with PSM from New York, Dr. Naseer said that the Maldivian government would always stand with the Rohingya Muslims ...
Posted on 18 September 2017 | 7:24 am
LAWASIA to send mission to Maldives over
Raajjemv (press release) (subscription) (blog)LAWASIA to send mission to Maldives over mass suspension of lawyersRaajjemv (press release) (subscription) (blog)The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LAWASIA) will send a fact-finding mission to the Maldives, who will scrutinize the Supreme Court decision to suspend 54 lawyers calling for the rule of law to be upheld, said Former Attorney General Husnu ...
Posted on 18 September 2017 | 2:18 am
The Maldives' judiciary thwarted another
Scroll.inThe Maldives' judiciary thwarted another attempt at reform – by suspending a third of its lawyersScroll.inIt was one of biggest efforts at legal reform in the Maldives in recent years. On August 30, More than 20 lawyers, including a former attorney general, former solicitor general and former deputy prosecutor general, gathered outside the Supreme Court in ...and more »
Posted on 17 September 2017 | 6:07 pm
Swimming with manta rays in the Maldives -
Stuff.co.nzSwimming with manta rays in the MaldivesStuff.co.nzWe slip into the clear, bath-warm waters of Hanifaru Bay in the Maldives, all colourful snorkels and flippers and excited expectation, and have just enough time to put our masks beneath the surface when a large manta ray appears off to the right. Our ...and more »
Posted on 17 September 2017 | 4:46 pm
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