The media council was criticised for the recognition of the broadcasting regulator's chief and the omission of ex-president Nasheed.
The president promoted Major General Abdulla Shamaal and Assistant Commissioner of Police Mohamed Hameed.
Legal changes to eliminate tariffs on agricultural equipment were approved Tuesday.
GST accounted for 65 percent of revenue during November.
42 MPs voted to send the bill to committee for further review.
The missing funds were identified in 27 probes concluded during the first three quarters of 2018.
The president's office invited complaints concerning politically motivated arrests.
President Solih launched the campaign as pledged in his first 100-day action plan.
The PPM ticket was awarded to 42 candidates without a primary contest.
Floodwaters caused damages in 117 homes and 20 people were evacuated.
The UK would become the first European country to establish a resident diplomatic presence.
The cabinet's decision was approved unanimously with 62 votes.
Hameed was found guilty of obstruction of justice for refusing to hand over a mobile phone to the police.
The 51-year-old is running for the newly-formed mid-Machanghoalhi constituency in the capital Malé.
Both opposition and ruling coalition lawmakers voted to approve the 19 ministers and attorney general.
US$660 million was disbursed to 24 companies.
The education ministry has instructed schools to stop forcing students to welcome visiting dignitaries and government officials, ending a decades-old practice. Lining up school children at...