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Maldives supports China's modern 'Silk Road' plan
MALE, Maldives (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping began a weeklong tour of South Asia on Monday, choosing the tiny island nation of the Maldives to tout his vision for a modern maritime "Silk Road."(9/15/2014 11:18:39 AM)
Asian Games - handball - Maldives fail to lay a hand on rampant Japanese
- Japan's women handballers scored nearly a goal a minute as they buried hapless Maldives 79-0 at the Asian Games on Sunday. Three players got into double figures as the Japanese ran up a 40-0 scoreline at half-time and kept going to hand out a beating of giant proportions.Suffering Maldives goalkeeper Nahidha Ahmed did not save a single shot as 11 of the 14 Japanese scorers enjoyed a 100 ...(9/21/2014 6:30:12 AM)
Maldives gives airport contract to Chinese firm during Xi's visit
The Maldives signed a deal with a Chinese firm to upgrade its international airport on Monday as Chinese President Xi Jinping toured the main island on his first trip to a region that India has long regarded as falling within its natural sphere of influence. The contract to expand Male airport has been given to Beijing Urban Construction Group Company Limited after the Maldivian government ...(9/15/2014 12:59:23 PM)
Maldives promises Chinese president support for his modern 'Silk Road' initiative
Chinese President Xi Jinping began a weeklong tour of South Asia on Monday, choosing the tiny island nation of the Maldives to tout his vision for a modern maritime "Silk Road." Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom said his country was ready to participate actively in the initiative to create a shipping route from China to Europe via West Africa.(9/15/2014 11:38:48 AM)
Xi Travels to Maldives in First Visit by Chinese Head of State
President Xi Jinping travels to the Maldives this weekend in the first visit by a Chinese head of state to the island nation of fewer than 400,000 people that faces the threat of rising sea levels due to global warming.(9/13/2014 8:07:08 PM)
China's Xi touts 'maritime silk road' on South Asia tour
China's President Xi Jinping enlisted the Maldives' backing for a "21st century maritime silk road" on Monday as he began a tour of South Asia in the strategically located Indian Ocean island chain. The Maldives is best known for its tourist industry but also straddles major international shipping lanes, and Chinese investment there has grown significantly as Beijing seeks to secure vital trade ...(9/15/2014 10:36:10 AM)
China's Xi begins South Asia tour in Maldives
Malé (Maldives) (AFP) - China's President Xi Jinping was in the Maldives Monday beginning a three-nation tour of South Asia with a historic visit to an island paradise gaining a new reputation as a hotbed of militant Islamists.(9/14/2014 5:52:28 PM)
More Chinese fall under spell of the Maldives
"The Maldives is the first choice if you need a paradise for your soul(9/14/2014 11:37:20 PM)
Tata Housing inks revised agreement with Maldives
Tata Housing today signed a revised agreement with the Maldives government to complete a housing project in Male being developed at an investment of about Rs 1,000 crore.(9/18/2014 9:09:23 AM)
China's Xi wins Maldives backing for 'maritime silk route'
MALÉ, Maldives (UPDATED) – China's President Xi Jinping secured Maldivian support Monday, September 15, for a "21st century maritime silk road" as he began a South Asian tour in the strategically located Indian Ocean atoll nation. The Maldives is best known for its tourist industry but also straddles major international shipping ...(9/15/2014 3:03:04 AM)
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