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Maldives ramps up preparations for COVID vaccine

The Maldives’s government is ramping up preparations to bring the COVID-19 vaccines to the country and also formed a National Steering Committee for the purpose of coordination in this regard, Sun news reported

COVID-19: Maldives records 35 news cases, 36 recovered

The Maldives’ Health Protection Agency (HPA) has reported 35 confirmed positive cases of the COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases 12,889 in the country, Sun news reported

Maldives sees 95 percent decline in tourist arrival in third quarter

The Maldives has witnessed a sharp 95 percent decline in tourist arrivals in the third quarter of 2020 in comparison to the same period last year, Edition news reported

Maldives mulls leasing private islands to raise revenue

The Maldives government is currently considering plans to raise revenues for leasing some small islands to private individuals, Sun news reported

Maldives’ tourism ministry allows 110 guesthouses to start operations

The Maldives’ Ministry of Tourism allowed 110 guesthouses to start operations in different islands since 15 October in order to boost tourism and the local economy, Sun news reported

Record 150 active COVID-19 cases reported in Maldives in 24 hours

The Maldives’ Health Protection Agency (HPA) has reported 150 confirmed positive cases of the COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of cases 12,758 in the country, Sun news reported

Maldives: Opposition protests as former President Yameen completes a year in prison

Opposition parties in the Maldives are set to protest across the country as its leader and the former President Abdullah Yameen completes a year in prison, reported Edition.mv

Police officer attempts bugging Maldives speaker’s office

In a shocking incident, a police officer allegedly tried to bug the rooms of several officials of the country’s parliament, including Speaker Nasheed, Sun news reported on Monday

Maldives gets $7.6 million Japanese grant to enhance maritime security

The Maldives government and Japan signed an agreement under which the Indian Ocean archipelago would receive a $7.6 million grant to enhance the capability of the Maldives Coast Guard, Sun reported

Maldives reported 94 COVID in a single day

The Maldives’ Health Protection Agency (HPA) has reported 94 confirmed positive cases of the COVID-94 in last 24 hours taking the total number of the cases 12,546 in the country, Sun news reported

Maldives’ health minister pushes for decentralized healthcare system

The Maldives’ Heath Minister Ahmad Naseem said the country’s healthcare system needs to be decentralized in order to function better, Sun news reported

Maldives’ tourism industry showing signs of recovery

Tourism activities in the Maldives have witnessed a good recovery in recent months as around 249 tourism facilities are currently active, and the country reported a total of 5,91,056 tourist footfall since it reopened in July, Sun news reported

Maldives President Solih inaugurates Hoarafushi airport

Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Thursday inaugurated a newly developed domestic airport in Hoarafushi residential island in H. A. Atoll

Maldives’ Elections Commission vice chairman accused of sexual harassment

A parliament committee in the Maldives voted to dismiss the Vice Chairman of the Elections Commission Ahmad Khan who is accused of sexually harassing several female employees of the commission

Quarantine free travel bubble between Qatar and Maldives

Qatar and the Maldives announced a travel bubble between the two nations in order to give a much-needed boost to the Indian Ocean archipelago

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