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    Maldives bans Bangladeshi worker recruitments

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:41am on September 20, 2019

    The Maldives has banned worker recruitments from Bangladesh for one year from September 18. It imposed the ban to curb the number of undocumented expatriate...

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    Maldives ex-VP detained after India escape bid

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:44am on August 06, 2019

    Former Maldives vice president Ahmed Adeeb, who faces attempted murder and corruption allegations, was remanded in custody Monday over a failed attempt to illegally enter...

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    Maldives ex-VP held in India

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 01:14am on August 02, 2019

    Former Maldives vice-president Ahmed Adeeb was detained Thursday by Indian authorities for trying to illegally enter the South Asian nation on a tug boat, officials...

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    60,000 Bangladeshi workers left undocumented in Maldives

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:42am on June 20, 2019

    About 60,000 Bangladeshi workers have been undocumented in the Maldives for years, a team of the Expatriates Welfare and Overseas Employment Ministry and the Bangladesh...

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    Maldives seeks foreign help to deal with IS fighters

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:08am on June 16, 2019

    The Maldives Saturday called for international help to rehabilitate up to 160 of its nationals languishing in Syrian detention camps after the defeat of the...

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    India spends big on Maldives security

    Agence France-Presse . Malé | Updated at 12:15am on June 09, 2019

    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...

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    The immediate neighbourhood

    Suhasini Haidar | Updated at 12:00am on June 08, 2019

    THE government has shown its commitment to its strategy of ‘Neighbourhood First’ by inviting the leaders of neighbouring countries for the second time...

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    Modi likely to visit Bangladesh, Maldives soon

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:49pm on June 01, 2019

    As part of his government’s ‘neighbourhood first’ policy, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will visit Bangladesh soon to raise the relationship between the two countries...

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    Dhaka, Male agree to sign double taxation avoidance deal

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    Bangladesh and the Maldives agreed to sign double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) to boost bilateral trade.To this end, both the countries on Wednesday held the...

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    Maldives repeals law allowing foreign land ownership

    Reuters . Male | Updated at 01:19am on April 19, 2019

    The Maldives has cancelled a 2015 law that allowed foreigners to own land in the tropical islands, a move the government said addressed concerns about...

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