Malé has seen a wave of art shows and exhibitions in recent months.
There is a sinister side to the gauntlet of dress codes and timekeeping.
The police and Prosecutor General's Office have said nothing about the trial verdict.
If the president thought prison would silence his former right-hand man, he was wrong.
There are concerns about voter manipulation, transparency and confusion caused by the changes.
There has been anger over changes to how and where Maldivians can vote in September.
The government has been warned "not to get caught up in its own propaganda."
Nasheed's decision not to run for president shocked, and even divided, the party he leads.
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has never sought the spotlight or headlines.
Countries will come together this week to reaffirm the global consensus against chemical weapons, writes British ambassador to the Maldives James Dauris.
Aasandha is the Maldives' universal health care system.
The main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party is holding a nationwide vote to pick its candidate for presidential elections due to be held in September.
Two prime ministers have lost their jobs following official visits to the Maldives, while both the ruling party and the opposition are pinning their hopes on...
Nine people are on trial over an alleged plot to topple the government. Their arrests followed a shock Supreme Court ruling that ordered the release of...
Child sexual abuse is a problem in the Maldives. More than 400 cases of child sexual abuse were reported last year alone.
"I remember the exact moment when I first saw Ahmed Rilwan," Yameen Rasheed wrote. "It was late 2009, and I had just arrived in the Maldives."
April 23 2018 will mark a year since blogger and satirist Yameen Rasheed was murdered. The Maldives Independent is re-publishing some of his work to commemorate...