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Majlis meeting to continue for SEZ revisions
Haveeru Daily Online

Maldives' parliament passes controversial bill on economic zone

A controversial bill on setting up special economic zones in the Maldives has been approved by parliament along with six amendments, local media reported on Thursday. The bill had been approved with a majority of 60 members voting in favor of the ..., 22 hours ago

JP and MDP MPs boycott committee reviewing SEZ bill

Jumhooree Party (JP) and Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) MPs boycotted parliament's economic affairs committee today in protest of alleged procedural violations by the committee's chair in his haste to complete reviewing the government's flagship ...
 Minivan News2 weeks ago Amendments will destroy decentralization: MPs  Haveeru Daily Online1 week ago JP reverses stance as parliament begins voting on SEZ bill  Minivan News1 day ago MPs clash over amendments to Human Rights Commission Act  Minivan News1 month ago

Parliament sitting adjourned amid disorder

Today's sitting of parliament was adjourned by Speaker Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed amid vociferous protests by opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) MPs over an amendment proposed to the parliamentary rules to require a vote ahead of debating bills ...
 Minivan News1 week ago Majlis sitting called off amid opposition protest over committee composition  Minivan News2 months ago Qasim opposed to changing the composition of Majlis standing committees.  Miadhu News2 months ago
Haveeru Daily Online

PPM MP Ibrahim Riza elected to represent Majlis on JSC

Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) MP for Kaafu Guraidhoo, Ibrahim Riza, has been elected at today's sitting of parliament to represent the People's Majlis on the Judicial Service Commission (JSC). Riza's nomination was approved with 47 votes in ...
 Minivan News1 month ago Won't back Maumoon Hameed for PG: MP Moosa  Haveeru Daily Online1 month ago PPM secures absolute majority in parliament  Haveeru Daily Online1 month ago Hacker arrested according to procedure: pres  Haveeru Daily Online1 month ago
Haveeru Daily Online

Pro-government MPs reject Dr Shakeela's re-nomination as health minister

Dr Mariyam Shakeela failed to secure parliamentary consent today after MPs of the ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) and ally Maldives Development Alliance (MDA) voted against approving her as Minister of Health. Of the 73 MPs in ...
 Minivan News2 weeks ago PPM MPs reluctant to approve Dr Shakeela as health minister  Minivan News1 month ago Majlis disrupted over Tourism Ministry corruption allegations  Minivan News1 month ago Shakeela rejected as Health Minister  Haveeru Daily Online2 weeks ago

Government's reaction to death threats is a test of democracy: IPU

The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) has called on the Maldives to make a speedy investigation into the death threats against opposition MPs and to offer them full protection. The statement follows a series of death threats made against seven ...
 Minivan News3 weeks ago IPU calls for full investigation into death threats against Maldivian MPs  Inter Parliamentary Union3 weeks ago MDP condemns death threats received by Majlis members  Minivan News3 weeks ago MDP back on the streets  Haveeru Daily Online2 months ago
Haveeru Daily Online

PPM secures 43-seat parliament majority with signing of JP MP Muhamma

The ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) has secured a 43-seat simple majority of parliament with the signing of Jumhooree Party (JP) MP Mohamed Abdulla Muhamma. The MP for Ihavandhoo and former comedian-actor handed over his membership ...
 Minivan News1 month ago Parliamentary committee okays flat relocation  Haveeru Daily Online1 month ago Committee calls off meeting, MDA MP walks out  Haveeru Daily Online2 months ago PPM-MDA coalition secures majority on government oversight committees as MDP threatens street action  Minivan News2 months ago
Moscow Times

Russian Politician Wants Maldives Punished for Son's 'Kidnapping'

1 Lawmaker Valery Seleznev, who represents the nationalist LDPR party in Russia's federal parliament, said his son may have been "kidnapped" and taken to the U.S. ARussian lawmaker whose son was arrested byU.S. officials inthe Maldives has ...
 Moscow Times1 month ago Russian Diplomats in Guam Fight For Release of 'Kidnapped' Politician's Son  Moscow Times1 month ago Russian Lawmaker Calls for Sanctions on Maldives Over Son's Arrest  Moscow Times1 month ago Father of Russian hacking suspect in US seeks criminal counts against kidnappers  Itar Tass2 days ago

MDP calls parliamentary debate on Supreme Court Judge Ali Hameed sex tape scandal

The opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) has called for a parliamentary debate on the judicial watchdog's decision to clear Supreme Court Judge Ali Hameed of misconduct charges in a sex tape scandal. The Judicial Services Commission (JSC) ...
 Minivan News1 month ago Statement, Commonwealth Secretary-General, Maldives  Commonwealth Secretariat1 month ago Debate on new Elections Commission nominations disrupts Majlis  Minivan News1 month ago MDN to seek court order compelling JSC to reconsider Judge Hameed decision  Minivan News1 month ago

Police did not beat them enough, says Majlis majority leader Ahmed Nihan

Ruling Progressive Party Maldives (PPM) parliamentary group leader Ahmed Nihan has defended police brutality during a People's Majlis debate, and accused opposition of MPs putting up an act using tomato sauce to pretend police beat them up. ...
 Minivan News2 weeks ago
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