Maldives real-time news

Maldives becomes the first country in the world to offer a traveller loyalty reward program (source — ) 01/10/2020 12:36:03

Maldives Border Miles will reward tourists for regular visits, with members progressing up three tiers. The Maldives was one of the first countries to reopen its borders during the coronavirus pandemi...

‘Barefoot bookseller’ sought to run island bookshop in Maldives (source — www.theguardian.com) 24/09/2020 15:27:09

Luxury resort says island is virtually Covid-free and wants a live-in book lover to provide guests with bespoke help for their ‘reading journeys’For those in dismay at the prospect of wet, dark evenin...

The Maldives to reopen to holidaymakers on July 15 (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 29/06/2020 17:40:06

THE MALDIVES will welcome tourists once again on July 15, after being forced to close their borders during the pandemic. Popular with British tourists, particularly honeymooners, it is great news for ...

England star Jordan Pickford’s dream lavish wedding to Megan Davison in Maldives cancelled amid coronavirus pandemic (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 19/05/2020 13:28:24

ENGLAND goalkeeper Jordan Pickford’s lavish wedding to sweetheart Megan Davison in the Maldives has fallen victim to the coronavirus, the couple have revealed. They should have been getting hitched in...

Today’s sitting only serves to meet constitutional requirements: Analysts (source — www.thesundaily.my) 18/05/2020 05:06:18

PETALING JAYA: Today’s parliamentary session, which only has the Royal Address, serves to meet constitutional requirements and avoids undermining the government, political analysts said.They see it as...

Warship evacuates stranded Indians from Maldives (source — www.thesundaily.my) 08/05/2020 11:57:39

MALE, Maldives: India’s navy on Friday began evacuating from the Maldives around 750 of the hundreds of thousands of Indian nationals stranded worldwide because of coronavirus.The operation by two war...

Georgia Toffolo details luxury travel plans after swerving prison (source — www.mirror.co.uk) 06/05/2020 12:15:10

Georgia Toffolo - who was detained in the Maldives before Christmas for missing passport pages - has shared her post-coronavirus travel plans and she intends to have her pet dog by her side

Hundreds of tourists still stuck in the Maldives during coronavirus pandemic (source — www.independent.co.uk) 01/05/2020 18:03:16

Maldives government to help tourists who can't afford luxury resorts

Push for virus vaccine as Trump disinfectant theory sparks uproar (source — www.thesundaily.my) 25/04/2020 03:24:41

WASHINGTON: The United Nations on Friday launched a global push for a coronavirus vaccine as President Donald Trump triggered an uproar by suggesting patients be treated with disinfectant and the US d...

Maldives: 'As the sharks circled, I felt ridiculously composed' (source — www.stuff.co.nz) 24/04/2020 21:00:00

Diving the remote atolls of the Maldives as Covid-19 closed in.

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