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Posts From Fathimath Isha and Hassan Moosa

Airport plans leave Kulhudhuffushi families in the dark over relocation

Families to be relocated because of the airport’s construction say they have received no information about moving or compensation.

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Edging towards ecocide? Mangrove destruction in Kulhudhuffushi

A timeline of events since the presidential pledge to build an airport on the northern population hub.

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Mixed blessings for Maafushi’s guesthouse boom

The success of Maafushi – and the ensuing development of guesthouses – have sparked concerns. Construction noise has deterred guests, and the loss of sea views has hurt the value of profitable rooms.

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No Chinese, no business: The Peking Pound and the Maldives

China remains the single highest supplier of tourists to the Maldives, but dwindling figures have heightened fears that the market has peaked.

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