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Soneva unveils world’s largest overwater villas, complete with waterslides

Luxury resort chain, Soneva has opened the world’s largest one-bedroom and two-bedroom overwater villas in Soneva Fushi, located in B. Atoll, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Maldives

COVID-19: Cases in Maldives exceed 10,000

The Health Protection Agency (HPA), on Frday, confirmed an additional 75 cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in Maldives to 10,014

COVID-19: A 'safe' level yet to be attained; measures to remain in place in Maldives

The current COVID-19 situation in the Maldives has not improved enough to relax precautionary measures taken by authorities, public health expert Dr. Sheena Moosa has stated

US donates 60 portable critical care ventilators to Maldives

The Government of the United States of America Thursday donated 60 portable critical care ventilators to the Maldives

Maldives adds Parrotfish to list of protected species

Ministry of Fisheries, Marine Resources and Agriculture added Parrotfish to list of protected marine species in Maldives

ITFC signs US$ 5 mln facility to assist SMEs

The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) Group, has approved a US$5 million Murabaha Financing Facility in favour of national bank, Bank of Maldives (BML) to support the Bank’s private sector businesses, particularly SMEs importing raw materials from the international markets

USA donates 60 critical care ventilators to Maldives

The United States of America has donated sixty critical care ventilators to the Maldives, to assist the nation in its bid to combat COVID-19

Maldives to take part in Maritime Convention soon

Transport Minister Aishath Nahula has stated that the Maldives will be taking part in the International Maritime Labor Convention and ratifying the move very soon while also developing workers in the field

Loan suspension talks will yield good results: Chinese ambassador to Maldives

Chinese Ambassador to Maldives Zhang Lizhong, on Sunday, stated that ongoing negotiations with China, regarding the deferment of commercial loans to Maldives, was expected to yield good results

Maldives notes progress in controlling COVID-19

Health officials in the Maldives said on Monday that island-nation has made progress in controlling the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic as the number of positive cases significantly dropped in recent days

COVID-19: Not safe to lift restrictions, says HEOC

Maldives’ Health Protection Agency (HPA) has stated that the restrictions imposed in the capital Male’ region cannot be lifted in the current situation

COVID-19: Maldives' epidemic monitoring score slips down from 9 to 7

On Saturday night, authorities announced that the current epidemic monitoring score of Maldives is at seven, indicating a more stable situation compared to the month of August when the number rose to an alarming nine

Over 20,000 international arrivals in Maldives in 60 days

Over 20,000 arrivals to the Maldives have been recorded since the archipelago reopened its borders, Maldives Airports Company (MACL) said

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)