Sri Lankans are currently queuing up to get a jab of the Chinese Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine following a third wave of outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. The South Asian nation currently has 140,471 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with an additional 22,330 suspected cases hospitalized. Hundreds have queued up at theContinue Reading

The Maldives Food and Drug Authority has granted the approval to use the Sputnik V (Gam-COVID-Vac) COVID-19 vaccines developed in Russia. The approval was granted with several conditions attached. According to the Maldives Food and Drug Authority, the SPUTNIK V vaccine would be used to vaccinate against COVID-19 in patientsContinue Reading

The Parliament Judiciary Committee has decided to advise the Prosecutor General to review his decision not to prosecute the individuals indicted by the Anti-Corruption Commission on the “Ventilator Corruption” case. The Prosecutor General’s decision not to prosecute the 11 individuals including former Health Minister Abdulla Ameen for the corruption involvedContinue Reading

Although early months of 2020 showed negative figures for Chinese economy, the worlds 2nd largest economy has shown a 4.9% growth in its economy between July & September compared to the same quarter last year. While the growth of 4.9% is slightly lower than forecasted 5.2% the industrial output cameContinue Reading

Maldives Customs Service has released the statistical data for September 2020. In the data released, Customs revealed that both Import and exports had drastically dropped compared to the same period last year. According to the data, total imports to the Maldives was valued at MVR 1.9 billion which is 50%Continue Reading