Maldives Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. China's Xi begins South Asia tour in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Suria

    China's President Xi Jinping was in the Maldives Monday beginning a three-nation tour of South Asia with a historic visit to an island paradise gaining a new reputation as a hotbed of militant Islamists. Chinese President Xi Jinping waves upon his arrival at the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport in Hulhule on September 14, 2014, in the Maldives - by Mohamed Sharuhaan Xi, who arrived late Sunday, will hold talks with Maldives President Abdulla Yameen and then be guest of honour at a state banquet in a country which is an increasingly popular tourist destination for well-heeled Chinese.

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  2. Xi starts South Asia tour in MaldivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | The Peninsula

    MALE: Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in the Maldives yesterday, making a historic visit to the Indian Ocean tourist destination at the start of a three-nation South Asian tour. Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen received Xi and his entourage at the international airport, located on a small islet near the capital island Male where an official state welcome awaits him today.

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  3. Chinese president arrives in Maldives for state visitRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | China Daily

    Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here Sunday for a state visit to Maldives, the first of its kind since the two countries established diplomatic ties 42 years ago. During his trip, Xi will hold talks with Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen.

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  4. Chinese president pledges close cooperation with Maldives on climate changeRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday pledged to pursue close cooperation with the Maldives on climate change ahead of his state visit to the island country. "China will continue to pursue close cooperation with it on climate change, human rights and other issues," Xi said in a signed article published in the Maldivian media.

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  5. DP World Chairman meets Maldivian President and Minister of TourismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2014 | Al Bawaba

    DP World Chairman, and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation , HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has met with the President of the Maldives His Excellency Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom and Minister of Tourism Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Ghafoor, in Male, together with senior company officials, to discuss potential areas of cooperation across various industry sectors. In a cabinet meeting with HE Abdul Ghafoor following talks with the President, HE Bin Sulayem expressed his support for the fortitude and strategic expertise with which the Maldives have planned their development initiatives.

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  6. Worry over Xi's trip to MaldivesRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Sept. 13: Chinese President Xi Jinping's planned visit to the Maldives tomorrow has set off alarm bells in India's foreign policy establishment amid worries that the atoll nation may, after a brief hiatus, again be swinging strategically away from New Delhi and closer to Beijing.

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  7. Celebrate an Island Holiday With Loved Ones at Vakarufalhi Resort, MaldivesRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2014 | PR Log

    PRLog - Sep. 12, 2014 - Male, Maldives - Celebrate honeymoon tucked away in a gorgeous island or spend a relaxing, tropical family holiday with a stay at Vakarufalhi Island Resort in Male, Maldives. This luxurious beachfront retreat is offering 2 promos that will surely entice couples and families to escape to this 4-star accommodation.

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  8. Under SiegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2014 | Outlook

    ... Xi Jinping's maiden visit to Pakistan. Several other world dignitaries, including Presidents of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, have cancelled their visit to the country, as Islamabad remains virtually under siege. On June 27, 2014, Imran Khan had ...

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  9. ishaan_tharoorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | The Washington Post

    When the medieval Arab traveler Ibn Battuta gazed upon the Maldives, an Indian Ocean archipelago of more than a hundred coral atolls and turquoise-blue lagoons, he thought it "one of the wonders of the world." He didn't need much persuading to halt his voyage, and assumed the role of "qadi" --or chief religious judge--for the entire archipelago, deliberating on matters of state while enjoying the delights of the islands' beaches and, as local lore goes, its women.

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  10. Singapore A333 at Male on Sep 6th 2014, hydraulic leakRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2014 | AVHerald

    ... Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration 9V-STC performing flight SQ-452 from Singapore (Singapore) to Male (Maldives), landed on Male's runway 36 at 21:57L (16:57Z). The aircraft rolled out safely but became disabled on the runway due to a hydraulic ...

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  11. Police to send missing Maldives scribe's case samples abroadRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    Police in Maldives said they will send some samples of missing journalist Ahmed Rilwan's probe abroad for further examination to know more of his mysterious disappearance even as three top governmental officials were summoned to the parliament, media reported Friday. Home Minister Umar Naseer, Defence Minister Mohamed Nazim and Police Commissioner Hussein Waheed have been summoned to the Majlis Security Services Committee Thursday, Haveeru online reported.

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  12. Tigerair destinations now available in CEB websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2014 | Sun-Star

    ... Starting September 3, 2014, destinations such as Bangalore (India), Yangon (Myanmar), Perth (Australia), Male (Maldives), and Dhaka (Bangladesh), among others are available through the CEB website, www.cebupacificair.com . "We are very happy to ...

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  13. Rajnath to attend SAARC meet in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | The Peninsula

    ... from the member states will arrive in Kathmandu September 18. In the spirit of 17th SAARC Summit held in Male, Maldives, the member states had declared their commitment to rooting out terrorism, taking into account its linkages with illegal ...

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  14. Rajnath Singh to attend SAARC Home Ministers' meet in NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2014 | DNA India

    ... Goswami and several other senior officers of the Home Ministry. In the spirit of 17th SAARC Summit held in Male, Maldives, member States had declared their commitment to rooting out terrorism, taking into account its linkages with illegal ...

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  15. Maldives donates $2 million to GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Al Bawaba

    The Maldives Islands has raised $2 million to help the Palestinians of the war-ravaged Gaza Strip after seven weeks of atrocities by Israel.

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  16. Maldives media outlets raise nearly $2 million for Gaza victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | Ynetnews

    Media outlets in the Maldives have raised nearly $2 million to help Gaza residents affected by massive destruction caused in a 50-day conflict between Israel and Hamas, a fundraising organizer said Saturday.

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  17. Maldives media raise nearly $2 million for Gaza victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    A picture taken from the Israeli side of the Israel-Gaza Border on August 21, 2014, shows smoke rising from buildings in the Gaza Strip after a rocket fired from Gaza landed short of its target Media outlets in the Maldives have raised nearly $2 million to help Gaza residents affected by massive destruction caused in the 50-day war between Israel ... (more)

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  18. Eagle RayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | CNN

    While diving in the Maldives we saw two eagle rays. I was lucky enough to catch up with one and get good video.

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  19. Feature: Maldives unique coral stone mosques eye World Heritage Site statusRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Xinhuanet

    Maldives unique coral stone mosques, long an attraction to millions of tourists and an embodiment of the country's rich cultural heritage, may be picked as a World Heritage Site.

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  20. Dozen destinations added to airport scheme in the last three yearsRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | South China Morning Post

    ... has confirmed. In 2011, the destinations included Vladivostok in Russia, Ulan Bator in Mongolia and Male in the Maldives. In 2012, the destinations included Hyderabad in India, Novosibirsk and Khabarovsk in Russia, Iloilo in the Philippines, Al ...

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