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President declares Republic 50 Logo to be used on official documents
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has declared that the Republic 50 Logo will be used on all official documents of the Government. And so from 1 January 2018 on wards, the Republic 50 Logo to be used on all official documents of the state. The government has decided to celebrate the 50
250-bed guesthouse project planned for Kaashidhoo
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Maldives Integrated Tourism Development Corporation (MITDC) has revealed plans to build guesthouses at K. Kaashidhoo. Speaking at the press conference held at MITDC this Thursday regarding the Kaashidhoo Guesthouse Project, Managing Director of MITDC, Mohamed Shahid said the project will be run
Maniu dismissed from National Integrity Commission
    9 hours 18 minutes ago
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President of National Integrity Commission (NIC), Yoosuf Maniu has been dismissed from the commission. The news has been confirmed to “Sun” by Maniu. Maniu said a minister at the President’s Office called him and said he has been dismissed from the commission, and asked him to collect
Maldives, Korea to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations on Monday
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Special events have been organized to mark 50 years of diplomatic relations between Maldives and South Korea. Korean embassy in Sri Lanka reports it has organized a reception and Taekwondo demonstration for Monday, November 27. Taekwondo is a type of Korean martial arts. The anniversary
Delegation from Global Forum for Moderation visits Maldives
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A delegation from the Global Forum for Moderation of Jordan has arrived in Maldives for an official visit at the invitation of Ministry of Islamic Affairs of Maldives. Ministry of Islamic Affairs reports the purpose of the visit was to strengthen ties with relevant institutions, and hold
Robbers break into shop at Male’ City
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Robbers broke into tech shop “My Tech Corner” situated in the Maafannu district of Male’ City in the early hours of this Thursday morning. An official from the shop who spoke to “Sun” said robbers stole phones, handbags, refer machines and camera systems displayed at the shop. The
PPM supporters and opposition supporters clash in Thinadhoo
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Supporters of PPM and MDP clashes in Gaafu Dhaalu Thinadhoo after a PPM delegation visits the island. The confrontation occurred when the opposition supporters went to welcome the PPM delegation this evening with an insulting banner. In attempt to get their hands on the banner, PPM
High Court supports life in prison for assailants in the murder of Hassan Abubakur
    1 days 5 hours ago
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High Court has suported the sentence from the Criminal Court against the two suspects in the kidnapping and murder of an elderly man in Noonu Maafaru five years ago. Criminal Court sentenced Ahmed Naushad (Malé City) and Mohamed Faisal (Laamu Isdhoo) to life in prison after being convicted of
Court upholds death sentence against accomplice in Hussain Waheed’s murder
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High Court has ruled to uphold the death sentence issued by Juvenile Court against an accomplice in the murder of Hussain Waheed from Ma. Aisha at Male’ City in 2013. Both the murder convict and accomplice were minors at the time. Hussein Waheed died from stab wounds inflicted by a minor
Senior Policy Executive appointed for Economic Ministry
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has appointed an official to the position of Senior Policy Executive at Ministry of Economic Development. President’s Office reports Ahmed Salim Saeed from Futtar at Fuvahmulah City was appointed to the post last Tuesday. The Deputy Minister level
39 MPs vote to pass MVR 27.9B budget for 2018
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39 parliamentarians voted to pass the MVR 27.9 billion projected State budget for 2018 – as recommended by Budget Evaluation Committee – during this Wednesday’s People’s Majlis sitting. There were 40 MPs present at the Majlis chamber during the voting. 39 MPs voted to pass the budget
Jamsheed demoted to Superintendent
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The former Assistant Commissioner of Police Mohamed Jamsheed has been demoted to the position of Superintendent of Police. Jamsheed was initially demoted from his position as ACP to Chief Superintendent of Police. “Sun” has been informed the second demotion to Jamsheed was dealt last week
Urvashi: Eager to experience Maldivian culture, beauty
    1 days 11 hours ago
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Bollywood actress Urvashi Rautela says she’s eager to experience Maldivian culture and the beauty of Maldivian islands. Urvashi arrived in Maldives for her special appearance at Maldives Association on Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) Travel Awards: Gala Night this Wednesday morning.
Urvashi in Maldives for MATATO Travel Awards: Gala Night
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Bollywood actress Urvashi Rautela arrived in Maldives this Wednesday morning for a special appearance at Maldives Association on Travel Agents and Tour Operators (MATATO) Travel Awards: Gala Night. The actress will be staying at Adaaran Hudhuranfushi – which will be hosting the MATATO Travel
Two injured in Fuvahmulah traffic collision brought to Male'
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The two young people in critical condition following the traffic collision in Fuvahmulah City has been brought to the capital Male'. Talking to Sun Media, the Manager of the Fuvahmulah City Hospital, Mohamed Faruzad, said that the two young people were transfered to Male' City last night on a
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