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MDP welcomes police progress in Yaamin's murder investigation
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Largest opposition party, MDP, has congratulated the police in the success in the investigation into the murder of the blogger, Yaamin Rasheed. Police revealed information on the suspects involved in the attack yesterday at a press conference at Iskandharu Koshi. Praising the success of
STO begins survey to improve service
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In an effort improve their customer services, State Trading Organization (STO) has begun a special survey. STO said that the two weeks long survey is part of the Will Campaign which will be conducted at outlets in Malé, Hulhumalé and Vilimalé.
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Lawyer Ibrahim Riffath representing the MP for Maduvvari constituency, Mohamed Ameeth, has said that the state is presenting the falsely at the Supreme Court in the case on the Election's Commission's decision declaring that some MPs have lost their seat at the parliament. Speaking at the
Police: Eight people involved in Yaamin's murder
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Maldives Police Service has revealed information on the investigation into the murder of the social media activist and blogger, Yaamin Rasheed. This is the first time the police have revealed any information to the media regarding all those involved in the crime since Yaamin's murder on 23
Tata files for arbitration after Odeon, Naadhee deal dissolved
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Indian companies Tata Housing and 18SG Group have filed for arbitration following the termination of the agreement with Maldivian government to build housing units in two plots of land – Odeon and Naadhee - in Male’ City. Tata was awarded the projects to build housing units in two other
State: Independent candidates will lose seat if party switched after ruling
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Independent candidates will lose their parliamentary seats if they switch the political party they were members of at the time of the Supreme Court ruling, says the State. Dhidhdhoo MP Abdul Latheef Mohamed has filed a case with Supreme Court asking it to rule that he can still retain his
State pushes to dissolve clause which allows elected officials to retain post despite leaving party
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State has requested the Supreme Court to dissolve the clause in Political Parties Act which allows officials elected to posts as candidates of a particular political party to retain their posts even if they leave the party. Supreme Court, this Wednesday, held a hearing in the trial of Vilingili
Body of “hanged” 11-year-old transported to Male’ for investigation
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The body of the 11-year-old found hanging in N. Maalhendhoo has been transported to Male’ City for investigation. Police confirmed the reports, and said the body of the 11-year-old was brought to Male’ City this Wednesday morning, and that it has been taken to Indhira Gandhi Memorial
Authorities seize MP Mustafa’s passport
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Authorities have confiscated Thimarafushi MP Mohamed Mustafa’s passport, suspecting he may attempt to flee the country. Mustafa is under investigation for allegedly calling out for the people to overthrow the President and inciting the people to commit unlawful acts overthrow the legitimate
President conferred Lifetime Achievement Award by Asia HRD Awards 2017
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President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has been conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Asia Human Resources Development (HRD) Awards 2017 held tonight in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The Ambassador of the Maldives to Malaysia, Mohamed Fahmy Hassan accepted the Award on behalf of the President.
Two MPs taken into custody at the rally in defence of Rilwan
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Two MPs have been arrested at the rally marking three years since the journalist from Minivan News, Ahmed Rilwan went missing. Police said that the rally held today is in violation of the law of freedom of peaceful protest and so the rally was dispersed. The MPs taken into custody at the
Saud's lawyer: Election cannot made decision on seat
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Lawyer Ali Shaah representing the MP for Vilingili constituency, Saud Hussain, has said that the Elections Commission does not have the legal standing to decide whether a MP has lost their seat at the parliament. Speaking at the hearing at the Supreme Court following the Elections Commission
First Print and Advertisement Show in the Maldives set for next month
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The first Print and Advertisement Service Show in the Maldives, (PASS) has been scheduled for September 2017. The show is being organized by the Maldivian event management company, High Rise. Marketing Manager of High Rise, Mariyam Maisha Shujaau said that the Maldives has world-class print
Starbucks coffee introduced to Maldives
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The international Starbucks coffee brand has been introduced to Maldives. The brand was introduced during the Food and Hospitality Asia Maldives (FHAM) Exhibition under way at Dharubaaruge by the event’s grand sponsor, Lily Group. Lily introduced the Starbucks bottled coffee to the Maldivian
SATA 2017: Judging to begin next week
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Evaluation of businesses nominated for South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) 2017 is set to begin on August 16. SATA is a regional travel and tourism award organized by Maldivian company, High Rise. Sales and Marketing Manager of High Rise, Mariyam Maisha Shujau reported to “Sun” that judging
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