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  • Food and Hospitality Asia, Dharubaaruge

    Food and Hospitality Asia, Dharubaaruge

    One can say that Dharubaaruge is brimming with food now; the Food and Hospitality Asia (FHA) Fair held at the venue had continued to exhibit varieties of food and ingredients that are only available in the luxurious tourist resorts of the Maldives.

    August 26, 2014
  • Qatar Airways launches new promotional fair

    Qatar Airways launches new promotional fair

    Qatar Airways has launched a special promotional fair for the Maldives, with a 25 percent reduction in ticket sales for Economy and Premium class passengers.

    August 14, 2014
  • Joint crime investigations in Lanka

    Joint crime investigations in Lanka

    Juvenile crimes being committed by Maldivians in Sri Lanka are to be investigated by the police of both countries.

    August 12, 2014
  • South Asia’s fastest growing economy

    South Asia’s fastest growing economy

    By Michael D. Mosettig/NEWS.LK

    August 12, 2014
  • New agreement to benefit thalassemia patients

    New agreement to benefit thalassemia patients

    Health Ministry informed on Sunday of an agreement to be signed with Sri Lanka Central Hospital for treatment of thalassaemia patients in Maldives.

    August 12, 2014
  • Pakistan bat against Sri Lanka in first Test

    Pakistan bat against Sri Lanka in first Test

    GALLE, Sri Lanka, Aug 06, 2014 (AFP) - Pakistan captain Misbah-ul Haq won the toss and elected to bat in the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle on Wednesday.

    August 06, 2014
  • Eid holiday-goers hike demand for air tickets

    Eid holiday-goers hike demand for air tickets

    The large number of people leaving the country to go abroad or to the atolls for the upcoming Eid holidays has increased the demand for air tickets, international and domestic airlines said on Thursday.

    July 24, 2014
  • Lanka's NGO crackdown triggers fears

    Lanka's NGO crackdown triggers fears

    COLOMBO, July 20, 2014 (AFP) - A Sri Lankan government crackdown this month on NGOs has sparked claims that President Mahinda Rajapakse, paranoid that he could be toppled, is again attempting to silence critics and tighten his grip on power.

    July 20, 2014
  • Youth center for Maldivians in Sri Lanka

    Youth center for Maldivians in Sri Lanka

    A youth center has been opened for the Maldivian community living in Sri Lanka.

    July 19, 2014
  • Qur'an competition in Sri Lanka for Maldivian

    Qur'an competition in Sri Lanka for Maldivian

    A Qur'an recitation competition has begun in Sri Lanka on Saturday for the Maldivians living in the neighbouring country.

    July 13, 2014
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