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News Maldives » Economy: Maldives tries to fight off travel alerts as tourists stay away

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-maldives-politics-tourism/maldives-tries-to-fight-off-travel-alerts-as-tourists-stay-away-idUSKCN1FY10D
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Some Chinese tourists have complained travel agents have been slow in refunding money already spent on booking flights and hotels in the Maldives, or even refusing to offer refunds altogether. During a state of emergency in 2015, economic growth slowed to ...

News Maldives » Economy: India, China vie for influence as crisis unfolds in Maldives

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/10/india-china-vie-for-influence-as-crisis-unfolds-in-maldives.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

China is already the Maldives primary source of tourists, whose spending largely drives the economy, and Beijing is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in an airport expansion, housing development and other projects. China now sees the Maldives as a ...

News Maldives » Economy: Maldives in crisis: Beijing faces tough choices

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/maldives-crisis-beijing-faces-tough-choices-180214122439606.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

For the Maldives, clearly China has become a crucial economic parter. But given the size of Beijing's coffers and its investments in other parts of the world, in pure financial terms, the investments in the Maldives are insignificant. A recent Moody's ...

News Maldives » Economy: The crisis in the Maldives, explained

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2018/02/12/how-is-trade-with-china-related-to-the-state-of-emergency-in-maldives-heres-what-you-need-to-know/?tid=pm_politics_pop
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

What’s more, Maldives’s once-strong relationship with India has been strained by China’s increasing economic influence. [Why is India ‘missing’ 63 million women — even though development is roaring?] In December, China and Maldives signed a ...

News Maldives » Economy: Maldives Crisis Explained: New Delhi And Beijing Struggle For Influence Over Indian Ocean – Analysis

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/15022018-maldives-crisis-explained-new-delhi-and-beijing-struggle-for-influence-over-indian-ocean-analysis/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

In fact, the Indians have significant security and economic interests in the Maldives: next to the archipelago, which is located just 1,200 kilometers off the Indian mainland, stretch some of the world’s busiest sea lanes, which are hugely important for ...

News Maldives » Economy: India and the Maldives Emergency

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/india-and-the-maldives-emergency/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Relations between India and the Maldives have been strong for decades; India played a major role in building the Maldives’ economy and military. It was India’s support that kept the authoritarian Gayoom in power for three decades. However, bilateral ...

News Maldives » Economy: Promote dialogue between Maldives parties to end crisis: China

News channel or source: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/promote-dialogue-between-maldives-parties-to-end-crisis-china/articleshow/62835338.cms
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Based on mutual respect and equality, the Maldives has maintained cooperation on infrastructure and livelihood projects and China has made contribution to the transformation of economic structure and improvement of livelihoods of people of the Maldives ...

News Maldives » Economy: India and the Maldives Conundrum

News channel or source: https://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/et-citings/india-and-the-maldives-conundrum/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Therefore, countries like Britain, hosting global financial hubs, can increase pressure on the Maldives by proactively participating in t he sanctions regime. It’s only a concerted action on economic sanctions that can result in such ...

News Maldives » Economy: Maldives: Supreme Court judges arrested amid political crisis

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42955132
Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

Maldives is a nation made up of 26 coral atolls and 1,192 individual islands, and tourism is a vital part of its economy. Last week, the Supreme Court ordered the release of a group of opposition politicians. It also ruled that the 2015 trial of former ...

News Maldives » Economy: Cathay Pacific reviews state of emergency as Maldives political crisis deepens

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/economy/article/2132193/cathay-pacific-reviews-state-emergency-maldives-political
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Cathay Pacific Airways is reviewing a 15-day state of emergency in the Maldives, hours after a political crisis in the Indian Ocean island nation deepened. Adding uncertainty for Lunar New Year holidaymakers, Hong Kong’s flagship airline acknowledged on ...