Maldives in the Media

Saturday, 26 November 2016

Ahmed Shiaan: The Maldives don’t need the Commonwealth to work with Britain

In today’s age of increasing uncertainty, why would a small island nation choose to go it alone? This was the question on the world’s lips when Britain made the decision, after many years of mutual cooperation, to leave the EU.

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

Paris deal is signed and sealed. Now it’s time to deliver

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

A tale of two Maldives

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

"We should not surrender to climate change" - Minister Dunya

This month a team of scientists reported that melting ice caps and glaciers due to climate change are causing oceans to rise more drastically than previously calculated.

Saturday, 15 November 2014

Secretary-General welcomes election of Maldives and Seychelles as next Chairs of AOSIS

The Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has welcomed the election of Maldives and Seychelles as the next two successive Chairs of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), a negotiation coalition of small island and coastal states and observers from across Africa, the Caribbean, the Indian Ocean, Pacific, and the South China Sea.

Saturday, 01 February 2014

Rochelle, Marvin and baby Alaia-Mai just can't get enough... of the Maldives!

The Maldives have been the beautiful backdrop to the most special times of my life – so it should be no surprise to learn that they've become the No 1 holiday destination for me and my husband, Marvin. We first came here at the end of 2011 – and got engaged.

Rochelle Humes
Friday, 31 January 2014

Surf’s up in the Maldives — yes, really

The Indian Ocean archipelago is not just for honeymooners and divers — go there to catch its awesome waves

Tom Chesshyre
Monday, 27 January 2014

The Maldives: beyond the beach

The Maldives are rightly appreciated for their perfect white sands and crystal-clear seas. But their rich cultural heritage is also well worth investigating.

Sarfraz Manzoor
Monday, 27 January 2014

New Maldivian fishing school opens bringing long-term support for coastal communities

Switzerland’s largest retailing group, Migros, and the International Pole & Line Foundation (IPNLF) officially open a training centre for pole and line fishermen in the Maldives.

Friday, 24 January 2014

The magical glow-in the dark beach: Honeymooner snaps stunning surf lit up by glowing plankton

Few honeymooners could hope for such a magical moment. But one photographer celebrating his wedding was lucky enough to witness a stretch of beach lit up by bioluminescent phytoplankton. Will Ho stumbled upon the awe-inspiring sight on a windy night in the Maldives.

Monday, 20 January 2014

Maldives beach becomes sea of stars thanks to bioluminescent phytoplankton

It turns out that putting a certain type of plankton under stress results in one of the most stress-relieving sights on the planet, their resultant blue glow creating astral patterns on sea shores.

Christopher Hooton
Thursday, 09 January 2014

Travel: Protecting paradise in the Maldives

As tourism continues to grow in the Maldives, Hannah Stephenson dives into the underwater world that conservationists are trying to preserve.

Hannah Stephenson
Monday, 06 January 2014

Romantic paradise, crystal sea and world-class pampering? It must be the Maldives

WITH picture-perfect beaches and crystal clear lagoons, the Maldives is one of the most romantic destinations in the world - one writer returned for her wedding anniversary

Jan Brierley
Thursday, 12 December 2013

Maldives resort claims world's smallest mountain

A hill standing at a fraction more than five meters tall is now the highest spot in the Maldives, a hotel resort has claimed

Jolyon Attwooll

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