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Muizzu: Concrete work on main poles for bridge will be done within 10 days
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Concrete work on the main poles of the China-Maldives Friendship Bridge under construction between Male’ City and Hulhule’ will be complete within the next 10 days, says Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu. Muizzu made the statement in a tweet he sent out last Friday
Bus service inaugurated in Laamu atoll
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Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) has inaugurated the bus service in the inter link islands of Laamu atoll under "Hahdhunmathi Transport Link (HTL). At a special ceremony held at the Laamu Fonadhoo School today, the HTL was inaugurated by the Economic Minister, Mohamed Saeed. The CEO of MPL,
Dinghy missing with three on board found
    5 days 19 minutes ago
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The dinghy which went missing while traveling from Lhaviyani Hinnavaru to Noonu Milandhoo with three people on board has been found. The 18 feet dinghy that left for Milandhoo at the early hours of the morning was reported missing to the MNDF Coastguard around 11:17 a.m. today. Information
Maldivian student in serious condition following fight in Sri Lanka
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Three students have been injured in a fight intiated by a Maldivian student in Sri Lanka. Maldivian Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Mohamed Hussain Shareef said that the two Maldivian students and a Sri Lankan student were injured in the fight. Ambassador Shareef said that he received the news
FPID, Air Maldives corruption under investigation
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The State has begun investigation into the biggest corruption scandal in Maldivian history – the Fisheries Projects Implementation Department (FPID) embezzlement scandal and the Air Maldives corruption scandal to recover State assets. To be updated...
5 more charged over Anas’ murder
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5 more suspects have been charged over the murder of Mohamed Anas from R. Meedhoo – stabbed to death inside the Litus Service Center in Male’ City on July 31. An official from Prosecutor General’s Office who spoke to “Sun” said two of the suspects were charged with murder, and three
Launch accident victim Wisam passes away
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Ali Wisam, 30, who suffered extensive injuries from the speedboat accident which took place in May, has passed away. The accident took place when a speedboat carrying 15 staff from Summer Island Resort crashed into a boat near Reethi Rah Resort, which had all its lights turned off. Wisam,
1,000 flats from Hulhumale’ Phase II allocated for civil servants
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1,000 of the 7,000 flats which are to be developed in the Hulhumale’ Development Project Phase II will be allocated for civil servants, says Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu. Speaking during a press conference held at Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure this
Media awards go to Sun, Mihaaru, V and Avas
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This year’s Maldives Media Council awards have been won by Sun Online, Mihaaru, Vnews and Avas. The awards, which was launched five years back, are conferred in nine journalistic fields. https://s3-ap-southeast-1.amazonaws.com/sun.assets/uploads/l_1507755331450ZvA.JPG The award winners
4th Maldives Investment Forum to be held in Dubai
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The 4th edition of Maldives Investment Forum is to be held at the Trade Center in Dubai on December 18, 2017. The date and venue of the 4th MIF was announced at the launching held at the National Art Gallery last Wednesday night. Speaking during the event, Minister of Economic Development
Maumoon's gratitude to President Yameen after Faaris transferred to house arrest
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Former President, Maumoon Abdul Gayoom has sent his gratitude to President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom after the MP for Dhiggaru constituency, Faaris Maumoon who was in jail under suspicion of bribery was released to house arrest. Maldives Correctional Services transfered MP Faaris to house
USD 30 million investment for new powerhouse in Addu
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Managing Director of FENAKA Corporation, Ahmed Shareef has said that the company is preparing to make a USD 30 million investment to provide electricity to the connected islands of Addu City. The remarks were made at the parliament committee meeting for state responsibilities where the top
Maldivian charged over death of foreigner in Himmafushi
    6 days 7 hours ago
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A Maldivian man has been charges over the death of an expatriate worker at the Life water plant in K. Hinmafushi on July 19. An official from Prosecutor General’s Office who spoke to “Sun” said the suspect was pressed with two charges; physical contact and criminal force. The PG’s
Faris transferred to house arrest
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Dhiggaru MP Ahmed Faris Maumoon – remanded to jail pending the outcome of his trial – has been transferred to house arrest. Information officer at Maldives Correctional Service, Ahmed Lugman reported that Faris was transferred to house arrest a short while ago this Wednesday evening. He
Value of State land in Male’ lowered; bidding re-opened
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The value of State land offered for sale from Male’ City has been lowered and the bidding process re-opened, says Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. The announcement was made by Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure last Tuesday. It was regarding three plots of land from the
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