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New US $110m hospital set to open

Tens of thousands of Maldivians go abroad each year to seek medical treatment unavailable in the country. A 2014 survey conducted by the central bank found that 57 percent of Maldivians travelled overseas for medical purposes.

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‘Hiyaa’ housing project launched in Hulhumalé

Launched with fireworks at a ceremony in Hulhumalé, the Hiyaa housing project involves the construction of 36 towers to house 80,000 people in one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments on Hulhumalé.

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Four arrested with ‘party drugs’ after death of two youth

Ahmed Haameen, from the island of Thimarafushi in Thaa atoll, and Fathmath Sama, from the capital Malé, were pronounced dead on arrival at the Hulhumalé hospital around 8:30 pm on Thursday night

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Police searching for Hulhumalé gang rape suspects

The police are searching for suspects in the alleged gang rape of a 27-year-old woman in the non-residential, industrial area of Hulhumalé, an urban centre under development near Malé.

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Man stabbed eight times in Hulhumalé

A 22-year-old man stabbed Saturday night in the capital’s suburb Hulhumalé is in a stable condition at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital in Malé.

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Former MMPRC chief faces new corruption charges

The ACC has asked the chief prosecutor to press corruption charges and initiate legal proceedings against Abdulla Ziyath to seize a plot of land he bought from public funds embezzled from MMPRC

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New 25-storey office complex relocated to Hulhumalé

After demolishing its old building in Malé and clearing out the site, the finance ministry has changed the location of its new 25-storey office complex from the capital to its suburb Hulhumalé.

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President pledges 1,500 flats for government employees

President Abdulla Yameen has pledged to develop 1,500 housing units in Malé’s suburb, Hulhumalé, for professionals working for the government.

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Electricity, commercial housing projects launched in Hulhumalé

President Abdulla Yameen laid the foundation stone Sunday for a new power station in the capital’s suburb Hulhumalé. The state-owned housing corporation has meanwhile signed several contracts for commercial housing projects in the reclaimed artificial island.

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Suspects in Rilwan’s abduction moved back to police custody

Two suspects in the abduction of journalist Ahmed Rilwan were transferred to a remand facility days after the criminal court moved the pair to house imprisonment.

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False hopes: the great bridge of Malé

Without political stability and the will to address pervasive social issues, including unemployment, gang violence and environmental degradation, the Malé bridge and the youth city will only be monuments to the government’s failure to address the real problems, writes Fathimath Isha.

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Group of teenage skaters detained in Hulhumalé

Police officers advised the teenagers “not to skate in a manner that is unsafe for themselves and other citizens” and took them to the police station. One of the teenagers has since accused the police of subjecting the group to “physical and verbal abuse.”

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Government plans to relocate ancient mosque to ‘heritage island’

The government is planning to relocate the ancient Kalhuvakaru mosque in Malé to a heritage island to be developed on the capital’s suburb Hulhumalé. Built in the late 18th century, it came to be known as the “travelling mosque” due to its history of relocation.

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Chinese company to construct 1,500 flats in Hulhumalé

The ministry of housing and infrastructure signed a contract with the China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) today for the construction of 1,500 medium-end housing units in the capital’s suburb Hulhumalé.

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Indian consortium awarded US$40m road construction project

The Housing Development Corporation (HDC) signed a contract with the Consortium of Mohan Mutha Exports and Ashoka Buildcon for “the construction and development of all major road networks in Hulhumalé Phase II, [and] connecting all the neighbourhoods and commercial areas such as the tourism district, yacht marina and knowledge park.”

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Two men stabbed in Hulhumalé

Two young men were stabbed in the capital’s suburb Hulhumalé around 6:40pm last night. One of the victims underwent an operation at the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH) in Malé.

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Security stepped up for utility companies after attempted arson attacks

Soldiers were on guard outside the Malé Water and Sewerage Company (MWSC) last night after arsonists attempted to set fire to powerhouses in the capital’s suburbs Hulhumalé and Vilimalé.

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