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  1. Parcus Group Signs Agreement for Product Management Training with Dhiraagu MaldivesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | PR.com

    Parcus Group, the supplier of product development training and consulting services today announced that it has signed an agreement with Dhiraagu, a leading telecom provider in Maldives to provide training services in product management and product development. Male, Maldives, October 01, 2014 -- -- This program, initiated by Parcus Group, was welcomed by Dhiraagu.

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  2. On final day of UN Assembly, small island nations discuss climate change, economicsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | United Nations

    ... is "Delivering on and implementing a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda." Speaking on behalf of the Maldives, Mohamed Waheed Hassan, echoed the need to centre any development agenda in human rights, emphasizing that policies need to be ...

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  3. Outrigger continues global expansion with acquisition of premier...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Hotel Interactive

    Hawaii-based Outrigger Enterprises Group announced today that it has purchased the Konotta Island Resort situated in the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll of the Republic of Maldives from Crystal Lagoon Pvt Ltd. The transaction closed in the Maldives on September 23, 2014, for an undisclosed amount and was brokered by Jones Lang LaSalle's Singapore-based Hotels and Hospitality Group acting as exclusive adviser to the vendor. Following a property renovation, the hotel is expected to open as the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort in July 2015.

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  4. Nigerian cleared of Ebola virus, say Maldives health officialsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    A Nigerian tourist quarantined in Maldives as a precautionary measure has shown no symptoms of the Ebola virus, local media reported on Tuesday. The Nigerian man was taken from the Foreign Ministry in Male to a quarantine facility in Hulhumale by Maldives National Defense Force officers in protective suits, Health Ministry and Health Protection Agency officials said.

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  5. Maldives tourism industry needs youth infusion: says presidentRead the original story

    Sunday | Xinhuanet

    ... encouraging fresh investors, particularly from China. China has become the largest source of tourists to the Maldives in recent years, accounting for about a quarter of the one million travelers in 2013. To this end, to increase income and job ...

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  6. Outrigger Resorts Acquires Konotta Island Resort in the MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Hospitality Net

    Hawaii-based Outrigger Enterprises Group announced today that it has purchased the Konotta Island Resort situated in the Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll of the Republic of Maldives from Crystal Lagoon Pvt Ltd. The transaction closed in the Maldives on September 23, 2014, for an undisclosed amount and was brokered by Jones Lang LaSalle's Singapore-based Hotels and Hospitality Group acting as exclusive adviser to the vendor. Following a property renovation, the hotel is expected to open as the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort in July 2015.

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  7. 'You will be killed next': Maldives journalists shaken by symbolic machete attack on officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | The Independent

    Journalists in the Maldives said a man named in a recent report about gang violence approached a newspaper office and lodged a machete in the wooden door. The man also removed a CCTV camera which recorded his assault.

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  8. Hawaii-based Outrigger acquires Konotta Island Resort in MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Business Journal

    Hawaii's Outrigger Enterprises Group has purchased the Konotta Island Resort in the Republic of Maldives in the Indian Ocean for an undisclosed amount. The hotel is expected to open as the Outrigger Konotta Maldives Resort next summer following a renovation, Honolulu-based Outrigger said.

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  9. Asian Games: Maldives trailblazers say medals don't matterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Their swimmers train in the Indian Ocean and the women football and handball players haven't managed a goal between them at the Asian Games, but the Maldives says it does not care about success - yet. Maldives' Mubal Azzam Ibrahim competes in the heats for the men's 400m freestyle event during the 17th Asian Games in Incheon.

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  10. Sri Lanka to provide medical specialists to MaldivesRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Colombo Page

    Sept 22, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government had given assurance to assist the Maldivian health sector in providing medical specialists needed for that country's hospitals. Briefing the local media on his recent visit to Sri Lanka, Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom said on Monday that Sri Lankan Minister of Health had given assurance to provide medical specialists in the areas of anesthesia, gynecology, and neonatal services, to the Maldives.

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  11. Xi's four-nation tour highlights sincerity of China's neigh...Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | People's Daily Online

    The just-concluded visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to central and south Asia highlighted China's sincerity and determination in advancing its neighborhood diplomacy. During the nine-day tour, Xi attended the 14th meeting of Council of Heads of States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, before he paid state visits to Tajikistan, the Maldives, Sri Lanka and India.

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  12. Spotlight: Xi's four-nation tour highlights sincerity of China's neighborhood diplomacyRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | Xinhuanet

    The just-concluded visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to central and south Asia highlighted China's sincerity and determination in advancing its neighborhood diplomacy. During the nine-day tour, Xi attended the 14th meeting of Council of Heads of States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization member states in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, before he paid state visits to Tajikistan, the Maldives, Sri Lanka and India.

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  13. India and China can become express train for regional growth: XiRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Newkerala.com

    ... port city being built on an artificial island near Colombo, mostly through Chinese funds. Before Colombo, he was in Maldives where the Male government has inked a deal with a Chinese firm for upgrading its airport - an over $500 million deal that ...

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  14. Nepal FM Pandey hands over SAARC summit invitation to Maldives PresidentRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Newkerala.com

    Nepal's Foreign Minister Mahendra Bahadur Pandey has handed over an invitation to Maldives President Abdullah Yameen Abdul Gayoom to attend the 18th SAARC Summit on behalf of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala. According to Nepal Foreign Ministry, Pandey also briefed President Gayoom about the ongoing summit preparations made by Nepal as the host country.

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  15. Maldivian President to arrive in Sri Lanka today on official visitRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | Colombo Page

    Sept 18, Colombo: President of Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom has left for Sri Lanka this afternoon on an official visit to attend the 8th General Assembly of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties , at the invitation of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. President Gayoom will deliver a speech at the opening ceremony of the 8th General Assembly of ICAPP, his office said.

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  16. South Asia and China: Xi Jinping's progressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Economist

    ON HIS tour of South Asia this week, President Xi Jinping of China went out of his way to be reassuring. In Male, the cramped capital of the Maldives, he spoke of his dream of a "maritime Silk Road" to increase trade across the Indian Ocean.

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  17. FM Pandey handed over SAARC summit invitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Nepalnews.com

    Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mahendra Bahadur Pandey has handed over an invitation, for the 18th South Asian Association of Regional Co-operation Summit, to the President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom on Wednesday. Minister Pandey called on President Gayoom at his office in Male, the capital city of Maldives and handed over the invitation on behalf of Prime Minister Sushil Koirala.

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  18. Uninhabited island of Orivaru in Maldives goes on sale with permits ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Mail on Sunday

    ... resort and spa goes on sale for A 8.5m With an asking price of A 8.5 million, an uninhabited island in northern Maldives has hit the market, giving a wealthy entrepreneur an ideal opportunity to build a luxury resort from scratch. The pancake-shaped ...

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  19. 10 Things to Know for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | NBC12

    ... Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, sits with other members of the delegation during official talks with the Maldives government in Male, Maldives, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A boy jumps from remains of a charred tank in ...

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  20. China Voice: Xi's South Asia trip as smooth as silkRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Xinhuanet

    Visits by President Xi Jinping to three South Asia countries show China's commitment to regional cooperation and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. Xi's state visit to the Maldives was the first by an incumbent Chinese President since diplomatic relations were established 42 years ago.

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