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

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 News, 1 month ago
Threat of suicide attack on MP Eva Haveeru Daily Online, 1 week ago
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 ...
 Individual.com1 month ago Amendments will destroy decentralization: MPs  Haveeru Daily Online1 month ago SEZ bill sent to Majlis floor as MDP continues protest  Minivan News1 month ago Parties reach agreement for committee to resume review of SEZ bill  Minivan News1 month ago
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Maldives president hails creation of new economic zones, promises greater development

COLOMBO, Aug. 29 (Xinhua) -- Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has hailed legislation passed in parliament this week to create special economic zones as a "safe haven" for investors, local media reported Friday. Yameen told local media outlet ...
 Xinhua News Agency1 month ago MDP protests against passage of Bill on Special Economic Zones  Miadhu News1 month ago Proposed special economic zones in Maldives at risk of public protests and opposition from local governments  Jane's1 month ago
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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 month ago Committee rejects amendment requiring vote for debating resolutions  Minivan News1 month ago PPM seeking to silence minority voice in parliament, says MDP MP Imthiyaz Fahmy  Minivan News1 month 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 News1 month ago JP reverses stance as parliament begins voting on SEZ bill  Minivan News1 month ago MPs clash over amendments to Human Rights Commission Act  Minivan News2 months ago

Maldives parliament summons police chief and two ministers over missing journalist

Maldives police chief and two ministers have been summoned by the parliament security services committee over the disappearance of a local journalist, local media reported on Friday. The three top governmental officials had been summoned to the ...
 China.org.cn3 weeks ago Two Ministers and CP summoned to parliament  Haveeru Daily Online3 weeks ago Policing not affected by reduction of ministerial powers, insists Umar Naseer  Minivan News1 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 News1 month ago PPM MPs reluctant to approve Dr Shakeela as health minister  Minivan News2 months ago Shakeela rejected as Health Minister  Haveeru Daily Online1 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 News1 month ago

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 News2 months ago

Gayoom calls for a probe into parliamentary committee rejection of nephew for PG

Former president and ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) leader Maumoon Abdul Gayoom has called for a probe into a parliamentary committee's rejection of his nephew for the most of Prosecutor General. Maumoon Hameed failed to garner the ...
 Minivan News2 months ago
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