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  1. Tourist hotspot turned into a tipRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    ... coral reefs, it was turned into an artificial island in 1992 by the government who saw it as a solution to the Maldives burgeoning rubbish problem. Sitting seven kilometres away from the capital Male, this previous paradise is now one of the main ...

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  2. Browns Hotels and Resorts of Sri Lanka to develop four-star hotel in MaldivesRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Colombo Page

    Oct 21, Colombo: Browns Hotels and Resorts Ltd. of Sri Lanka, a fully owned subsidiary of Browns Investments PLC today announced that it had sign an agreement to develop a four-star hotel in the Maldives. Browns Hotels and Resorts in a stock market disclosure said it signed an agreement on Tuesday, October 21 with Alpha Kinam Holdings Lts.

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  3. Sri Lanka callingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2014 | Express India

    ... the leasing option, as outright purchase is very complicated. Despite that, the Sri Lankan market, besides the Maldives, seems to be an attractive one for Indians. Additionally, Indian developers such as Tata Housing and Kalpataru are active with ...

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  4. Former Maldives president denies party behind attacks on opposition : October 18, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2014 | Daily Times

    COLOMBO: Maldives' former President and ruling party leader Abdul Gayyoom has rejected claims that his party was behind recent attacks against the main opposition, local media reported on Friday. The Progressive Party of Maldives and the Maldives Democratic Party have been involved in a heated blame game over a spate of attacks.

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  5. Rodney M. Davis Sailors Visit Orphanage, Clean Up Beach In ViliMaleRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    Officers and crew from the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Rodney M. Davis visited ViliMale on the North Male Atoll, Oct. 9, to participate in community relations events with the local community. With support from the Maldives National Defence Forces and the Ministry of Law and Gender, the Sailors volunteered their personal liberty time to participate in these activities to learn more about the Maldivian people and foster friendship between the two countries.

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  6. Picasso in Paris, Terry Venables' new hotel, and London's Restaurant FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Independent

    ... map once again from March next year. Flights to the Indian Ocean island restarted last year (via Male in the Maldives) after a 15-year hiatus, but the Gatwick departures have not proved profitable. SriLankan Airlines continues to serve the island ...

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  7. Ex Maldives president Nasheed 'fears for life' after receiving death threat from Islamist radicalsRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Former Maldives president Mohammad Nasheed has reportedly revealed that he fears for his life after he received a death threat from Islamist extremists while visiting Conservative Party convention in Britain last week. In a statement released by his office on Sunday, the leader, who was toppled in a coup led by Islamist radicals in February 2012, said that the threat was "one of a line of threats from Islamist extremists," reported Gulf News.

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  8. Alison Teal Visits The Maldives' Trash Island And Reveals The Plastic Problem That Isn't Shown On TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2014 | Switched

    ... see what I could do for a land that helped me survive for almost a month." This past summer, Teal returned to the Maldives with photographer Sarah Lee and Australian filmmaker Mark Tipple to show the world what wasn't filmed during the 40 minutes ...

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  9. Enjoy Maldives' stunning beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | Examiner.com

    With a population of barely more than 300,000 and 1, 192 islands, Maldives is an enigma for the tourist. Despite its stunning number of islands and vast popularity for its natural beauty, the archipelago nation is the smallest and least populated country in Asia.

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  10. FBI informant organized Anonymous hackers' attacks on government sites in 30 countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Russia Taday

    ... governments of: Brazil; Netherlands; Belgium; Slovenia; United Kingdom; Australia; Papua New Guinea; Republic of Maldives; Philippines; Laos; Libya; Turkey; Sudan; India; Nigeria; Puerto Rico; Greece; Paraguay; Saint Lucia; Malaysia; South Africa; ...

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

    Oct 1, 2014 | 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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  12. On final day of UN Assembly, small island nations discuss climate change, economicsRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | 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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  13. Outrigger continues global expansion with acquisition of premier...Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | 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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  14. Nigerian cleared of Ebola virus, say Maldives health officialsRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | 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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  15. Maldives tourism industry needs youth infusion: says presidentRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2014 | 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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  16. Outrigger Resorts Acquires Konotta Island Resort in the MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | 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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  17. 'You will be killed next': Maldives journalists shaken by symbolic machete attack on officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2014 | 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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  18. Hawaii-based Outrigger acquires Konotta Island Resort in MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | 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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  19. Outrigger continues global expansion with acquisition of premier...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | SFGate

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

    Sep 23, 2014 | 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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