Shahid's Presidency of Hope

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On 7 June 2021, Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid, was elected  President of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The Maldives’ candidate won against a...

Asia this week: 3 – 9 June 2021

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At least 11 were arrested under suspicions of being members of a Bangladeshi trafficking gang that lured girls and women into neighbouring India’s sex trade using TikTok, Dhaka police said.

Maldives this week, 27 May - 2 June

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Lawmakers from Addu City voiced out support for the establishment of an Indian consulate in Addu, claiming it will strengthen business ties and help attract investments from India. 

Weekly COVID-19 update: 20 – 26 May

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Today marks 446 days since the first case of COVID-19 was reported in the Maldives. Recent statistics indicate the spread of cases across the country at an alarming rate. Authorities...