The new law would raise age of consent to 18 years.
The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture is due to visit next week.
The picnic island is to be developed on a reclaimed lagoon.
Bank of Maldives opened a Business Centre in Malé.
A bus hit the motorcycle driven by the girl's mother.
The president nominated six individuals for the broadcasting regulator.
Thirty-nine individuals recognised with national awards for special achievement.
World Bank executive directors visited the Maldives.
Maldives became a member of the Indian Ocean Rim Association.
News in brief
A new school is opening in Malé.
Medals of bravery awarded to nine soldiers.
A roundup of the top stories over the weekend.
Addu City Council invites bids for hotel and guesthouses.
24 cases of child sexual abuse were reported in September.
A lighthouse wreck washed up on a northern island.
A roundup of top stories over the weekend.