Sun Media Group

Sun Media Group came into existence in 2011, prior to which Sun Media services were provided by Picture Land FM. Over the past one and a half years, Sun Media Group has become the largest private media station to provide independent news and information in the Maldives. Sun Online Dhivehi Edition, Sun Online English Edition, Sun FM Radio and Sun Magazine have been introduced during this short time span and now operate under the Sun Media Group umbrella. Today, millions around the world use these means to obtain news and information provided by Sun Media Group.

The meaning of ‘Sun’

The word ‘Sun’ means ‘iru’ in Dhivehi. The name of our online news refers to the star which lights up and purifies the world every morning, and darkens it at dusk. The rays which illuminate and bring warmth to lives, and help us distinguish night from day, is what we have chosen to call our online news. We guarantee sizzling fresh news, seven days of the week. We are Sun.

Sun FM Radio

Sun FM Radio was the second private radio station to start operations in Maldives, commencing its services in 2008. Sun FM Radio today reaches two thirds of the population, making it the radio station which geographically reaches the widest range of listeners in the country. This includes the most densely populated areas of the country.

Sun FM is available 24 hours, with 90 per cent of its programs broadcast live. Sun FM offers programs of all tastes, suitable for all age groups.

Sun Online

Sun Online an online news site registered in the Maldives. Sun Online’s objective is to make the best use of ‘freedom of expression’ guaranteed in the Constitution. Sun Online’s news team works round the clock to bring timely local news to readers.

Sun Online was born in May 2010. Today, Sun Online is one of the most accepted and loved online news sites in the country. If the public was to give it a rank, it would end up in first or second place.

As Sun Online expanded, Sun Online English Edition was introduced at the end of 2011. Today, Sun Online is one of the news sites which bring fresh local news to audiences around the world.

Sun Magazine

Sun Magazine is a print media operated under the umbrella of Sun Media Group. Sun Magazine comes out twice a month. So far, 43 magazines have been published. Many people believe that Sun Magazine is the best quality magazine to ever be released in the Maldives. The writers of Sun Magazine are the most talented in the country. Several of them have won local and international awards for their work.


Sun Media Group
G. Viyavathi,
Kashima hingun,
Male’, Rep of Maldives
Tel: (+960) 331 2747
Fax: (+960) 334 3789