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Madam Fathun to Addu for a special PPM rally
    5 hours 57 minutes ago
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First Lady, Fathimath IBrahim has arrived in Addu City today to take part in a special PPM event. The PPM event "Magey Gaumaa Magey Dheena Nukulhehchey" (Don't meddle with my nation and faith) in Addu City is being attended by cabinet ministers including the Economic Minister, Mohamed Saeed and
Maldives and the Philippines to discuss flights between the two countries
    10 hours 52 minutes ago
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The civil aviation departments of the Maldives and Philippines have started on the road to discussions to start flights between the two countries. Philippine media outlet, Business Mirror reported that the Chairman of the Maldivian Civil Aviation Authority, Ibrahim Faizal has expressed interest
Mahloof arrested at the opposition rally
    21 hours 39 minutes ago
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MP for South Galolhu constituency, Ahmed Mahloof has been arrested at the opposition protest rally at Artificial Beach area. Mahloof was arrested inside the MDP campaign hall. So far there have been no comments from the police regarding the arrest. While MP Mahloof has been arrested, police
MP Musthafa charged with terrorism
    21 hours 46 minutes ago
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Maldives Police Service has charged MP for Thimarafushi constituency, Mohamed Musthafa, with terrorism and taken a statement from him following his remarks on Raajje TV. Talking to the press outside the Police HQ after the statement, lawyer Mahfooz Saeed, representing MP Musthafa, said that his
Former Commander of the Police SWAT team has been arrested
    22 hours 32 minutes ago
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The former Commander of the Special Weapons And Tactics under the Special Operation of the Maldives Police Service, Hussain Saif, has been arrested. Police Spokesperson, Superintendent Ahmed Shifan said that two police officers have been arrested in relation to an ongoing investigation. The
Government calls for dialogue; public statements unhelpful
    1 days 1 hours ago
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The Government of Maldives has to foreign entities to start a dialogue with country instead of unhelpful statements regarding the situation in the Maldives. A statement issued by the Foreign Ministry said that they have taken note of the public statements issued by the Government of India that
Secretary General of the Election's Commission resigns
    1 days 4 hours ago
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Secretary General of the Elections Commission, Ahmed Ali, has resigned from his position. While it is unclear as to the cause of his resignation, Ahmed Ali has confirmed his resignation to Sun Media. Before the resignation of the Secretary General of the Elections Commission, it's
Shameem - Maumoon’s attorney suspended
    1 days 5 hours ago
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Legal attorney for former Maldivian president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, the former Deputy Prosecutor General Hussain Shameem has been suspended, says Department of Judicial Administration. DJA said Shameem has been suspended pending the outcome of an ongoing investigation by Maldives Police
Stelco provides employment to 30 inmates
    1 days 6 hours ago
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State Electric Company (Stelco) has provided employment opportunities to 30 inmates as part of a community reintegration program. Maldives Correctional Service and Stelco signed the MoU for the community reintegration program for inmates in a function held at the Hulhumale’ powerhouse this
President meets PPM lawmakers
    1 days 6 hours ago
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Lawmakers of ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) have gathered at Muliaage for a meeting with President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom. The meeting began at Muliaage this Thursday afternoon. A PPM lawmaker has confirmed the meeting to “Sun”. But the topic under discussion is unclear
Shainee: Govt. does not object to UN mediating talks
    1 days 6 hours ago
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The Maldivian government does not object United Nations mediating talks between the government and political parties, says Dr. Mohamed Shainee, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture and chief envoy for all-party talks on behalf of the government. Opposition political parties have refused to sit
Nihan: Public should plead with MPs to attend Parliament sittings
    1 days 11 hours ago
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Majority Leader of People’s Majlis, Vilimale’ MP Ahmed Nihan Hussain Manik has appealed to the public to plead with lawmakers to attend Majlis sittings, referring to recent boycotts by opposition lawmakers. Speaking at a press conference by ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) last
Medianet down for maintenance
    1 days 11 hours ago
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Cable services by Medianet are down for scheduled maintenance work, reports the company. Medianet reported its cable services were taken offline at 3 am on Thursday for maintenance work. “This is scheduled work. And Medianet services have been interrupted due to this,” reported an
Opposition: There is no repsonse the opposition has to give to President's address
    2 days 23 hours ago
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The opposition coalition has said that there is no response the opposition has to give to the President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom's address at the opening ceremony of the parliament for the year 2018. The MPs of the opposition coalition boycotted the first sitting of the first session of the
First session of the Parliament for 2018
    2 days 13 minutes ago
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Welcome to the Sun coverage of the first sitting of the first session of the parliament in 2018. - Only 36 MPs are taking part in the sitting tonight.