Maldives has highest percentage of women police in South and S.E Asia

Maldives has highest percentage of women police in South and S.E Asia

Male, October 19, (newsin.asia): With 7.4% of its police force being women, the 100% Islamic Maldives has the highest percentage of female police officers in South and South-East Asia. The South Asian average is a dismal 5%, according to “Rough Roads To Equality:. Women in Police Force”, a study done by the New Delhi-based Commonwealth Human […]

Forensic Services of Maldives Police gears itself to meet modern day challenges

Forensic Services of Maldives Police gears itself to meet modern day challenges

Male, October 16 (newsin.asia): Maldives is a small country, an archipelago of tiny islands, but it is bang in the middle of the strategically important Indian Ocean. The idyllic islands scattered across a vast area, are also a major tourist destination in the South Asian region attracting millions from North America, Europe, China and Japan […]

Maldives’ amazing new multi-purpose ID card will also be a passport

Maldives’ amazing new multi-purpose ID card will also be a passport

Male, October 11 (newsin.asia): Famous for its idyllic isles, the Maldives has now added another feather to its cap. It has given its citizens the world’s most advanced Identity Card, which will render an amazing range of personal services including, believe it or not, as a passport. It is a payment card (linked to Mastercard), […]

Wahhabist terror has had many fathers in history

Wahhabist terror has had many fathers in history

By Prof. Nur Yalman/Harvard University Suicide attacks in beloved Barcelona. We are once again left aghast at the cruelty of an entire group of malevolent people. These evil acts should have no place in civilized existence. Where do they come from? What is their purpose? What is to be done? First of all, we must […]

Saudi Arabia rejects UN report on Yemen killings saying it’s inaccurate

Saudi Arabia rejects UN report on Yemen killings saying it’s inaccurate

United Nations, October 7 (Reuters/newsin.asia): Saudi Arabia on Friday rejected a United Nations report blaming a Saudi-led military coalition for killing or injuring 683 children in Yemen and attacking dozens of schools and hospitals. “The report is inaccurate and misleading. We exercise the maximum degree of care and precaution to avoid civilian harm,” said the […]

Maldivian ruling party MPs brief UN rights chief on the actual ground situation

Maldivian ruling party MPs brief UN rights chief on the actual ground situation

Geneva, October 6 (newsin.asia): A delegation of law makers from the ruling Progressive Party of the Maldives (PPM) had “constructive and involved” discussions with the UN Human Rights High Commissioner Prince Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein and other top diplomats on Thursday on the ground situation in the Maldives. The meeting took place even as the […]

Maldives rejects EU resolution saying it is baseless

Maldives rejects EU resolution saying it is baseless

Male, October 5 (newsin.asia): The Government of Maldives has said that it categorically rejects the non-binding resolution on the Maldives adopted by the European Parliament in Strasbourg. “The resolution is highly motivated by one-sided political rhetoric and contains inaccuracies, contradictions, misrepresentations and baseless allegations. The resolution is further aimed at undermining the Constitution of the […]

Moody’s report brings cheer to Maldives tackling financial challenges

Moody’s report brings cheer to Maldives tackling financial challenges

Encouraged by Moody’s positive credit profile of the Maldives released on Wednesday, the Abdulla Yameen Government has decided to stick to its existing economic policies for the remainder of its term amidst criticism by the prophets of doom in the opposition, writes  P.K.Balachandran in DailyFT. “The report is a further vindication of this administration’s economic […]

Encouraged by Moody’s report, Maldives will stick to existing policies, says Finance Minister

Encouraged by Moody’s report, Maldives will stick to existing policies, says Finance Minister

Male,September 28 (newsin.asia): Encouraged by Moody’s positive credit profile of the Maldives, the Yameen government will stick to its existing economic policies for the remainder of its term, Finance Minister Ahmed Munawar has said. Responding to Moody’s report released on Wednesday, Munawar said: “The report is a further vindication of this administration’s economic plans. It […]

Maldives’ economy grows despite constraints: Moody’s

Maldives’ economy grows despite constraints: Moody’s

By Matthew Amlot/www.cpifinancial.net Moody’s Investors Service says that the credit profile of the Government of Maldives (B2 stable) is supported by the country’s healthy economic growth and competitive tourism sector. Maldives also demonstrates strong debt affordability metrics  due to a large revenue base  and a well-funded banking system. However, robust growth has been accompanied by […]

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