Maldives police asked the prosecutor general on Thursday to charge former President Abdulla Yameen for providing false information during a probe over his alleged involvement in a deal to lease tropical islands.
Behind the dazzling coral reefs, turquoise waters, white sand beaches and ultra-lush resorts, the Maldives is dealing with trouble in paradise. Officials have been forced to issue a nationwide safety warning for resort operators following a spate of tourist deaths. In just a single week, five tourists drowned while holidaying in the serene archipelago that’s become a...
The president of the Maldives has appealed to citizens to furnish details of graft during the term of his pro-China predecessor and earlier, as the Indian Ocean island investigates deals worth billions of dollars given to Chinese firms.
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