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40 percent restaurants will be driven to bankruptcy in Maldives

Small and medium businesses, especially cafes and restaurants, are facing the worst crisis and are on the verge of bankruptcy due to COVID-19 pandemic

Maldives plans to legalise shark fishing

The Maldives, whose tourism-dependent economy has been hit hard by the pandemic,  is planning to end the ban on shark fishing and turn it into a lucrative enterprise

Rare types of doves found in Maldives declared protected

The Maldives government has announced three types of rare doves as protected after they were spotted in the archipelago

Maldives participates in Moscow International Travel Trade show, beckons Russian tourists

The Maldives participated in the Moscow International Travel Trade Show (MITTS) to promote the island nation as an attractive tourist destination

Shark feeding declared illegal in Maldives

As a number of shark attacks have been reported, the Maldives Tourism Ministry has announced that shark feeding is illegal

Foreigners can now invest in Maldivian guesthouses

The Maldives has made changes in its laws that will allow foreign investors to invest in guesthouse business in the island nation. The only clause will be that a Maldivian retains the majority shares

Maldives approves Pfizer, Sinopharm vaccines for emergency use

The Madlives has authorized two COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use

Maldives president meets Qatar Emir, first since reinstating ties

Maldives President Ibrahim Mohammad Solih has met with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani during his visit to Qatar, the visit is the first high-level visit undertaken by the Maldivian president after re-establishing diplomatic ties with the Gulf country

COVID cases surge in Maldives, restrictions imposed

With a surge in COVID cases in the Maldives, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) has extended restrictions to check its spread

Government believes in equal opportunities for women: Maldives President

Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has said that the government believes in equal opportunities for women across all sectors of society

China increases vaccine donation to Maldives

The Chinese government has increased its donation of COVID-19 vaccines to the Maldives from 100,000 to 200,000 vaccine doses

Maldives sees surge in COVID cases, another death reported

The Maldives is seeing a spurt in COVID cases, with another death being reported on Thursday, taking the total death toll to 64

Maldives sees spike in COVID cases; concerns about people withholding information

The Maldives is seeing a spike in COVID cases, but the main concern is that people are not sharing accurate information during contract tracing

Government ensured people didn’t go hungry during pandemic: Maldives president

The Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has said that several families were able to avoid going hungry during the COVID-19 pandemic due to the allowances given by the government

A quarter of Maldives gets initial COVID vaccine dose

Over 111,000 people in the Maldives have received the initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

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