Just seven Maldives resorts will have ballot boxes for local workers.
Faisal Naseem was picked by the JP for the opposition coalition's joint ticket.
Clerics said it was a 'golden opportunity' for advancing Islamic traditions.
The average monthly salary for local resort workers is US$200-US$250.
The 27-year-old died after colliding with a dinghy propeller.
The funds will be used for specialty doctors, a CT scan machine and MRI machine.
The structure housing the winter park has been compared to a warehouse.
A 21-year-old was attacked with steel pipes and sharp objects.
Defence Minister Mohamed Shareef put the total number of Maldivians who travelled to Syria at 61.
Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed was arrested hours after a state of emergency was declared.
Ambassadors are confident India will vote for the Maldives to get a seat on the UN Security Council, despite nosediving bilateral ties.
The trial was cancelled 15 minutes before it was due to start.
An audit of the health ministry revealed negligence and poor record-keeping.
Maumoon Abdul Gayoom was arrested in February during a state of emergency in connection with an alleged coup plot.
A Maldives' NGO has warned that not enough is being done to minimise the damage caused by airport construction.
The MDP is part of an opposition alliance which has talked about putting forward a unity candidate in this September’s polls as its leaders are in...
Extremist content is still available online despite government pledges to stamp it out.