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21 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

News Analysis: Chinese envoy sees expanded China-Maldives economic cooperation

China and Maldives are now in a position to expand their economic cooperation in wide-ranging areas, including investment, agriculture and infrastructure development, said Chinese Ambassador to Maldives Wang Fukang in an interview with Xinhua on Monday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hospitality Net

Marc Gussing has been appointed General Manager at Huvafen Fushi, a Per AQUUM Retreat in North Male Atoll, Maldives

Per AQUUM has announced the appointment of Mr. Marc Gussing as General Manager of its iconic Maldivian retreat, Huvafen Fushi.

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Hospitality Net

Dietmar Koegerl has been appointed General Manager at Per Aquum Niyama in Dhaalu Atoll, Maldives

Per AQUUM has announced the appointment of Mr. Dietmar Koegerl as General Manager of NIYAMA, the company's edgy, modern resort that lives its tagline, Nature's Playground, to the fullest offering guests more than a romantic Maldivian escape.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Russia Taday

Russia's Foreign Ministry urges US 'to stop harassing kidnapped Russian MP's son'

The Russian Foreign Ministry is urging the US to stop harassing Russian MP's son, Roman Seleznyov, who is now being held in Guam on cyber-fraud charges, and calls for the "observance of his rights," including the "right to medical care."

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Globe and Mail

Roman Seleznev: Criminal hacker or diplomatic bargaining chip?

Valery Seleznev, a prominent Russian lawmaker and the father of Roman Seleznev, insists that his son is not a hacker.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Morocco, Travel, Asia Travel, Asia, Maldives Travel, US Secret Service, US News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Telegraph

Money muscle to Modi's

New Delhi, July 10: India has hiked its budget for foreign aid to its neighbours by over 20 per cent, adding critical financial muscle to the Prime Minister's drive to reassert the country's primacy in South Asia at a time New Delhi fears Beijing's growing investments in the region.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Raw Story

Moscow accuses U.S. of 'abducting' Russian MP's son

Moscow accused Washington on Tuesday of abducting the son of a Russian lawmaker who was arrested in the Maldives on suspicion of being one of the world's most prolific traffickers of stolen credit card details.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Asia, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Terrorism

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Colombo Page

U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Michele Sison nominated to UN Security Council

July 08, Washington, DC: President of the United States, Barack Obama Tuesday announced his intent to nominate the U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives to represent the U.S. in the United Nations Security Council .

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Russia Taday

a US 'kidnaps' Russian MP's son to 'exchange him for Snowden'

The US "kidnapped" the son of a Russian MP, possibly to exchange him for Edward Snowden, the father charged.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, US Secret Service

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Hospitality Net

Chavana Spa Announces Opening Of A New Spa At Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi, Maldives

Chavana Spa is proud to announce the opening of a new spa facility at Adaaran Select Hudhuranfushi in the Maldives.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Xinhuanet

Direct flight to link China's Wuhan with Maldives

A direct air route between Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, and Male, capital of the Maldives, an island nation popular for tourism, opened on Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320, Travel

Al Bawaba

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DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and the Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul - Gayoom during their meeting in Male DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem met with the Maldivian President His Excellency Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom and Minister of Economic Development His Excellency Mohamed Saeed, in Male yesterday and during ... (more)

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Aurora Advocate

Around Aurora

In July, we celebrate freedom. Not just in the US, but around the world, nations celebrate Independence Day this month, including Somalia, Surinam, Belarus, Algeria, Venezuela, Argentina, South Sudan, Bahamas, Columbia, Belgium, Peru, Maldives and Vanuatu, not to mention the commemoration of the start of the French Revolution on Bastille Day.

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Colombo Page

New envoys to Sri Lanka assure continued cooperation towards strengthening relations

July 01, Colombo: Two new high commissioners and three new ambassadors to Sri Lanka presented their credentials to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat this morning.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Foreign Policy

Build a Party, Beware of Judges, and Never Give Up

With the swearing-in of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in early June, Egypt has turned full circle.

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Related Topix: Hosni Mubarak, Mohamed Hosni Mubarak, Asia, World News

Hindustan Times

India and the neighbours How South Asia sees PM Narendra Modi

Last Monday, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj met Indian ambassadors to neighbouring countries.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lankan President leaves for Seychelles

June 27, Male: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa concluded his successful state visit to the Maldives and left for a state visit in Seychelles from Male this morning, President's Media Unit said in a statement.

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Related Topix: Seychelles, World News, Africa, Sri Lanka, Asia, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Travel, Asia Travel, Maldives Travel

Colombo Page

Networking session held in Male for Sri Lankan business delegation

June 27, Male: As part of Sri Lankan President's tour in Maldives, a networking session was held in Male at Traders Hotel yesterday for Sri Lanka's business delegation.

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Colombo Page

Maldives seeks Sri Lanka's assistance in developing defense services

June 27,Male: Defense and National Security Minister of Maldives Colonel Mohamed Nazim Thursday requested Sri Lanka's help to acquire knowledge, training and other facilities to develop the Defense services in the Maldives.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

Colombo Page

Sri Lankan President arrives in Maldives for bilateral talks

June 25, Male: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa accompanied by First Lady Shiranthi Rajapaksa arrived in the Maldives this afternoon on an official visit at the invitation of Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom.

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Related Topix: Sri Lanka, World News, Asia, Travel, Asia Travel, Maldives Travel, Mahinda Rajapaksa

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