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Male' city schools to remain closed for two additional weeks

The government has extended the closure of schools in the Greater Male’ Area by an additional two weeks

Maldives stamped 'safe' by international tourism body

The Maldives has been awarded a Safe Tourism stamp from the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC)

Special insurance packages being established for tourists, says Maldives minister

Maldives Tourism Ministry has stated that the government is in discussion with insurance companies to provide an insurance package for tourists visiting the Maldives

Those critical of India are threatened by the development being witnessed: Maldives foreign minister

Maldives’ Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid has stated that those critical of India-Maldives relations are threatened due to the numerous development projects being implemented with India’s assistance

Government committed to upholding democracy, human rights: President Solih

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has stated that the Maldives’ Government remains committed to upholding democracy and human rights. He made these remarks in his message on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy

Import, export revenue falls by 66 percent in the Maldives

Maldives Customs Service has stated that the revenue generated via import and export trade has fallen by 66 percent

India halts onion exports, Maldives exempt from ban

The government of India, on Monday, halted the export of onions due to shortages in the states of Maharashthra, Andra Pradesh and Karnataka as a result of severe flooding

COVID-19 stats: Back to three-digit figures with 121 cases in Maldives

The Maldives on Sunday recorded 121 cases of COVID-19. The numbers increased to three digit figures after hovering below 100 for the six previous days

Ex-president Gayyoom discharged from hospital after recovering from COVID-19

Former president of the Maldives, Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom has been discharged from the hospital after recovering from COVID-19

Italian tourists highest in terms of 2020 tourist arrivals to Maldives

Tourism Ministry has stated that the highest number of tourist arrivals to the Maldives in 2020 were from Italy

Speaker Nasheed alleges ‘India Out’ calls in Maldives made by ISIS cells

Maldives Parliament Speaker, former President Mohamed Nasheed, said on Sunday that ‘India Out’ calls, demanding that all Indian military personnel be expelled from Maldives, are made by ISIS cells operating in Maldives

Over 40 arrested at Maldives opposition rally

A large number of opposition supporters were arrested in the Maldives on Saturday at a rally organized by supporters of the Progressive Coalition

COVID-19: Maldives crosses 9000-mark; 62 new cases

The Maldives on Saturday recorded 62 new cases of COVID-19. The number of positive cases recorded in the Maldives has remained below 100 for one week

Defence framework agreement signed between Maldives and US

A framework has been established between Maldives and the United States to develop and strengthen military and security ties between both countries

Police warn action against mass public gatherings in Maldives

Maldives Police Service has warned action against organizers and participants of public gatherings held in violation of health safety guidelines issued by Health Protection Agency (HPA) amid the state of public health emergency declared in the country over the coronavirus pandemic

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