on Feb 4, Islamist extremists, suspected to be inspired by the Islamic State (IS, also known as Daesh), stabbed and injured three foreign nationals – two Chinese and one German –.
Indian leader Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated a coastal radar system and military training centre in the Maldives on Saturday, as New Delhi seeks to fend off Chinese influence in the strategically-placed nation.
India will give financial assistance of $1.4 billion to the Maldives.
The new president of the Maldives addresses the Chinese debt left by previous gov’t.
The Maldives’ Supreme Court dismisses the outgoing president’s petition.
Maldives Elections Commission says Solih had won the election after securing 58.3%.
Maldives has seen one million tourists in the island country so far this year.
Maldives Health Agency has reported a drop in the spread of communicable diseases.
There is a China-India chess match played out in the Maldives and Han Fook Kwang cautions that major powers can take advantage of a small country’s domestic situation, especially one undergoing change, to influence local actors and advance their own interests.
The Maldives’ top judge is arrested as security forces stormed the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court in the Maldives is trying to impeach President Abdulla Yameen for not obeying its order.
The “muscular diplomacy” practiced by the Modi government towards the small neighbours, Nepal and the Maldives, is pushing them out of India’s orbit.