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News Maldives Economy: Which international destinations are reopening to tourists?

Published on: Saturday 30 May 2020
Which international destinations are reopening to tourists?
News source: https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/05/30/which-international-destinations-are-reopening-to-tourists/

Although most governments are still advising against “nonessential” international travel, a host of popular destinations are beginning to ease their Covid-19 lockdown measures and ...

News Maldives Economy: The Maldives’ New Travel Restrictions Are Going to Make Visiting the Country Even More Expensive

Published on: Friday 29 May 2020
The Maldives’ New Travel Restrictions Are Going to Make Visiting the Country Even More Expensive
News source: https://www.travelandleisure.com/travel-news/maldives-reopening-quarantine-rules

A statement from the Ministry of Tourism stated that the Republic of the Maldives is considering reopening to international tourism as early as July 1 — but it would come with some major rules and regulations. Mainly: visitors would be required to book vacations no shorter than 14 days.

News Maldives Economy: Maldives formally becomes 22nd member state of IORA

Published on: Thursday 07 November 2019
Maldives formally becomes 22nd member state of IORA
News source: http://www.bernama.com/en/world/news.php?id=1787718

MALE, Nov 8 -- The Maldives formally became the 22nd member state of the ... trade and investment, blue economy, fisheries management, and economic empowerment of women. Shahid also reitirated the ...

News Maldives Economy: Bangladesh 2nd fastest growing economy in South Asia: WB

Published on: Sunday 13 October 2019
Bangladesh 2nd fastest growing economy in South Asia: WB
News source: https://www.thedailystar.net/business/bangladesh-2nd-fastest-growing-economy-in-asia-1813156

Bangladesh’s economy is forecasting to grow faster than all countries in South Asia except Bhutan in the current fiscal year, World Bank has said. According to the latest edition of the “South Asia Economic Focus, Making (De) Centralisation Work”, the gross domestic product in Bangladesh.

News Maldives Economy: The Maldives has the most ambitious plastics phase-out plans of any nation on earth

Published on: Friday 18 October 2019
The Maldives has the most ambitious plastics phase-out plans of any nation on earth
News source: https://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/lifestyle/article/plastic-free-maldives

Their ambition is to better align environmental and foreign policy diplomacy and push for the Maldives to become the first country to explicitly ban single-use plastic from its whole economy – and ...

News Maldives Economy: "Ties With India Important For Our Growth": Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed

Published on: Friday 04 October 2019
"Ties With India Important For Our Growth": Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed
News source: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/former-maldives-president-mohamed-nasheed-ties-with-india-important-for-our-growth-2112103

Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed today said that his country's ties with India were important for its economic growth and security. "Given our long relationship with your country, we have ...

News Maldives Economy: BTS Can’t Save South Korea, Though Its $4.7 Billion GDP Boost Sounds Good

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
BTS Can’t Save South Korea, Though Its $4.7 Billion GDP Boost Sounds Good
News source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/williampesek/2019/10/10/bts-cant-save-south-korea-though-its-47-billion-gdp-boost-sounds-good/

That puts a seven-member boy band in the same economic league as Samsung and other top conglomerates. The millions of albums and concert tickets they sell generate spoils greater than the annual ...

News Maldives Economy: Beijing rubbishes fears that Maldives is ‘mired in a Chinese debt trap’

Published on: Friday 20 September 2019
Beijing rubbishes fears that Maldives is ‘mired in a Chinese debt trap’
News source: https://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/3029793/beijing-rubbishes-fears-maldives-mired-chinese-debt-trap

fears the debts to China could run as high as US$3 billion and risk sinking the economy. Meeting Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid in Beijing, Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi said China’s ...

News Maldives Economy: China says Maldives is not 'mired in a Chinese debt trap'

Published on: Friday 20 September 2019
China says Maldives is not 'mired in a Chinese debt trap'
News source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/china/china-says-maldives-is-not-mired-in-a-chinese-debt-trap/articleshow/71228348.cms

BEIJING: The Maldives are not "mired in a Chinese debt ... fears the debts to China could run as high as $3 billion and risk sinking the economy. Meeting Maldivian foreign minister Abdulla Shahid ...

News Maldives Economy: Maldives, Parley for the Ocean Creating New Model for Healthy ‘Future Island Nations’

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Maldives, Parley for the Ocean Creating New Model for Healthy ‘Future Island Nations’
News source: https://sustainablebrands.com/read/collaboration-cocreation/maldives-parley-for-the-ocean-creating-new-model-for-healthy-future-island-nations

They plan to develop a scalable model for government- and industry-led responses to ocean and climate threats, and establish proof of concept for a new economy in which harmful materials and business practices are relics of the past.

News Maldives Economy: China’s Belt and Road Is Getting a Reboot. Here’s Why

Published on: Tuesday 13 August 2019
China’s Belt and Road Is Getting a Reboot. Here’s Why
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/chinas-belt-and-road-is-getting-a-reboot-heres-why/2019/08/14/6725fe4e-be63-11e9-a8b0-7ed8a0d5dc5d_story.html

By many accounts, China’s Belt and Road Initiative has been a monumental success: Since 2013 more than 130 countries have signed deals or expressed interest in projects geared to spurring trade along routes reminiscent of the ancient Silk Road. The World Bank estimates some $575 billion worth of railways, roads, ports and other projects have been or are in the process of being built. But President Xi Jinping’s signature effort has also come in for criticism including charges that China is exploi

News Maldives Economy: Leaders Of Maldives, Bhutan, Nepal Greet PM Modi On Independence Day

Published on: Thursday 15 August 2019
Leaders Of Maldives, Bhutan, Nepal Greet PM Modi On Independence Day
News source: https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/independence-day-2019-leaders-of-maldives-bhutan-nepal-greet-pm-narendra-modi-on-independence-day-2085628

Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih ... Nepal's KP Oli said his country is delighted to observe India's rapid economic growth achieved over the past seven decades. PM Modi responded by expressing ...

News Maldives Economy: Significance of Modi's visits to the Maldives and Sri Lanka

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
Significance of Modi's visits to the Maldives and Sri Lanka
News source: https://menafn.com/1098618151/Significance-of-Modis-visits-to-the-Maldives-and-Sri-Lanka?src=Rss

Likewise, celebrating India's re-emergence as a factor in the Maldives, Modi was the only ... Multi-Sectoral Initiative for Technical and Economic Cooperation) as his alternate frame for regional ...

News Maldives Economy: Maldives resort is offering a free two-week trip to look after their turtles

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
Maldives resort is offering a free two-week trip to look after their turtles
News source: https://www.mirror.co.uk/travel/asia-middle-east/maldives-resort-offering-free-two-16461299

Fancy a free trip to the Maldives to spend your time hanging out with turtles ... In fact, they will cover your return flights (in Economy), accommodation and meals. In fact, you'll be staying in one ...

News Maldives Economy: Visit to Maldives, Sri Lanka reflects India's priority towards neighbourhood first policy: PM Modi

Published on: Friday 07 June 2019
Visit to Maldives, Sri Lanka reflects India's priority towards neighbourhood first policy: PM Modi
News source: https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/visit-to-maldives-sri-lanka-reflects-indias-priority-towards-neighbourhood-first-policy-pm-modi-4074661.html

Modi will first travel to the Maldives, in his first bilateral visit after retaining power in the Lok Sabha polls. From Maldives, he will go to Sri Lanka on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on ...

News Maldives Economy: Coastal surveillance radar system, ferry service from Kochi high on PM Modi's agenda during Maldives visit

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
Coastal surveillance radar system, ferry service from Kochi high on PM Modi's agenda during Maldives visit
News source: https://www.wionews.com/india-news/coastal-surveillance-radar-system-ferry-service-from-kochi-high-on-pm-modis-agenda-during-maldives-visit-225125

PM Modi will be leaving for the Maldives and Sri Lanka on Saturday which will be his first foreign visit after the general elections.  It has been eight years since an Indian PM visited the Maldives, the last was by Manmohan Singh in 2011. During the visit, PM Modi will address Maldivian Parliament, the Majlis and meet the top leadership. Many MoUs are expected to be signed including training of civil servants, customs and white shipping.

News Maldives Economy: Maldives likely to be PM Modi's first foreign destination for bilateral visit after poll victory

Published on: Sunday 26 May 2019
News source: https://www.businesstoday.in/current/economy-politics/maldives-likely-to-be-pm-modi-first-foreign-destination-for-bilateral-visit-after-poll-victory/story/350673.html

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to travel to the Maldives early next month, in his first bilateral visit after retaining power in the Lok Sabha polls, according to diplomatic sources and ...

News Maldives Economy: In neighbourhood-first policy, PM to visit Maldives, Sri Lanka

Published on: Monday 03 June 2019
News source: https://www.livemint.com/news/india/pm-modi-to-visit-maldives-and-sri-lanka-from-8-june-1559573368194.html

This time round, Modi invited the leaders of BIMSTEC—an economic grouping straddling South and Southeast Asia—to his inauguration. The decision to visit the Maldives demonstrates India’s commitment to ...