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Mario Falcone shows off his ripped physique while fiancée Becky Meisner displays her post-baby body during son Parker's first holiday in Maldives

TOWIE star Mario Falcone and his fiancée Becky Meisner are enjoying their first ever holiday with three-month-old son Parker. Sharing intricate insights into the Maldives getaway with his 1.2million followers, the star, 30, was also displaying his ripped physique and Becky's bikini body.


Secretary Pompeo's Meeting With Maldives Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid

The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo welcomed Maldivian Foreign Minister Abdulla Shahid to Washington today. They discussed their common interest in deepening bilateral ties between the United States and Maldives, and their shared commitment


No Filter Needed: Maldives Picture Perfect Paradise

From posing in front of endless turquoise seas while island hopping, to diving with whale sharks and turtles at the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Baa Atoll, the Maldives offers holidaymakers countless photogenic opportunities that can be enjoyed both online and offline. Artistic travellers in the Mald


Maldives former president Gayoom arrested for tourism related crime

Maldives investigators found $1 million in former president Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom bank account allegedly linked to a deal to lease public islands for tourism development in the Maldives.


Ex-president of Maldives arrested

A court in the Maldives has ordered the country's former president be arrested on money laundering charges. The Associated Press reports that Yameen Abdul Gayoom was ordered detained by a court after prosecutors argued that he could potentially tamper with witnesses in the case if released.


Earth from Space: Jewels of the Maldives

Copernicus Sentinel-2 brings you some of the jewels of the Maldives for Valentine's week. Arguably one of the most romantic destinations in the world, the Maldives lie in the Indian Ocean about 700 km southwest of Sri Lanka. The nation is made up of more than 1000 coral islands spread across more th


Maldives arrests ex-leader Yameen over witness tampering

Maldives authorities on Monday detained former strongman president Abdulla Yameen after he was accused of trying to bribe witnesses in his money laundering trial, officials said.


Maldives ex-strongman's top aide charged with embezzlement

Prosectors in the Maldives on Sunday charged a top aide of former strongman leader Abdulla Yameen with embezzling millions of dollars from the tropical tourist paradise. The charges against high-profile former justice minister Azima Shakoor come days after Yameen was hit with his own indictment on g


Maldives court orders detention of former Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom over alleged money laundering

MALE, Maldives — Maldives court orders detention of former Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom over alleged money laundering. Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Maldives court orders arrest of former president over alleged corruption

MALE (Reuters) - A court in the Maldives ordered the arrest and detention on Monday of the former president, Abdulla Yameen, on suspicion of money laundering. Yameen, who drew the Indian Ocean island country closer to China during his rule, is accused of receiving $1 million of government money thro


Maldives Bookable with Hilton Honors Points, New Southwest Fees, New Priority Pass Restaurants and More

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U.S.-Maldives Cooperation

The U.S. government applauds Maldives’ commitment to advance justice sector reform, good governance, rule of law, transparent public financial management, anti-corruption, growth of civil society, responsible infrastructure development, and education. We welcome the opportunity to deepen engagement


Just How Much Does the Maldives Owe China?

The election results in the Maldives in September 2018 were tailor-made for a simple geopolitical narrative: Ibrahim ‘Ibu’ Mohamed Solih’s surprise victory as the joint opposition candidate was India’s gain and China’s loss.


The Nautilus Maldives is Officially Open

In one of the premiere openings in the travel industry this year, The Nautilus Maldives opened last week, ushering in a new world of luxury in Baa Atoll. The Nautilus Maldives offers guests modern bohemian style and absolute freedom, including no rules, no dress codes, no set restaurant hours and no


The Maldives from space

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Outrageous: The Conrad Maldives Is Letting A Cruise Ship Use Resort

I think the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island deserves a good shaming for what they’ve done the past couple of days. People go to the Maldives thanks to just how many islands there are. The best resorts are on their own private islands, and with some hotels having only dozens of rooms, you may be on an


Scoot expands Maldives service from July 2019

Scoot in the second-half of summer 2019 season is increasing service to The Maldives, where the airline filed 5th weekly flight for Singapore – Male route. The new flight operates on Thursdays from 04JUL19, with Airbus A320 aircraft.


Court summons Maldives ex-leader over money laundering

A Maldivian court Thursday announced it was summoning former strongman leader Abdulla Yameen to a preliminary hearing into allegations that he embezzled millions of dollars while in office.


Waldorf Astoria Maldives Now Bookable With Points!!!

I’d argue the most anticipated hotel to join the Hilton Honors portfolio this year is the Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi. This hotel looks absolutely stunning, and isn’t far from Male Airport, so it can be reached by speedboat rather than requiring a seaplane.


Waldorf Astoria Maldives: Transfer Costs, Breakfast, Upgrades, And More

The Waldorf Astoria Maldives will be opening as of July 1, 2019, and looks spectacular. Based on their current pricing, this will by far be the most expensive Hilton property in the world.