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2017-10-31 15:36:46 +0500


Yes we all know exercise is important! But WHERE, WHAT or HOW do I start?

Does that question ring in your mind whenever you think, “Yes it’s about time I started”? If you are not someone in the habit of exercising, you already know what a pain it is to find time to ...

2017-10-26 15:43:13 +0500


Dhiraagu appointed the Title sponsor of Maldivian Idol season 3

Dhiraagu signed with Public Service Media to sponsor the title for Maldivian Idol Season 3 at a small ceremony held yesterday at Dhiraagu’s head office. Dhiraagu was the title sponsor of both Seaso...

2017-10-12 10:38:05 +0500


Mobile Wallet by Dhiraagu - A much needed innovation for this tech savvy Era

At an age where technology and innovation is a vital aspect of the human life. It only makes sense that we humans ditch the need for hard money and opt for more convenient options. One such inno...

2017-10-12 10:31:45 +0500


Maldives Immigration introduces a new age Passport to Maldives

At a ceremony held yesterday at the President’s Office, the new passport embedded with state of the art technology was officially unveiled by His Excellency Abdulla Yameen. The new passport ca...

2017-09-25 12:49:18 +0500


Stop talking about it, and do something about it!

The world has evolved so fast and still continues to advance that today, the new trend is a ‘healthy lifestyle’. A new norm adapted by millions by the minute.  In an era where junk and fast...

2017-08-09 14:47:06 +0500


Ooredoo announces the commencement of secondary Market Trading on MSE

Ooredoo Maldives has announced the commencement of secondary Market Trading on the Maldives Stock Exchange (MSE) today at a press conference held at Ooredoo Maldives Head office.The CEO of Ooredoo ...

2017-08-01 17:35:35 +0500


Ooredoo celebrates its 12th Anniversary marking a successful 2nd Quarter of 2017

At a press conference held today at Ooredoo Maldives Headquarters, The CEO of Ooredoo Maldives, Mr. Najib Khan talked about the remarkable journey of this telecom giant since its establishment in t...

2017-07-24 13:54:30 +0500


A girl who possess a different tune from everyone else - Anjie

In our Male dominated world, Aminath Fazleen Abbas, more commonly known as Anjie, is one individual who possesses a different tune from everyone else.  The first female DJ ever to be introduce...

2017-07-24 09:50:11 +0500


At a loss how to buy high end kitchenette and service amenities? Look no further!

The Maldives being the crown jewel that it is comes with its own many challenges when operating in the high end services of the hotel and resort industry. From choosing intricately designed items t...

2017-07-15 14:25:19 +0500


MATATO Hosts the Maldives Travel Awards, People Edition

One of the most prestigious events of 2017 Travel Awards, People Edition was hosted by MATATO (Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators) last Thursday and was held at Hudhuranfushi ...

2017-07-02 13:02:22 +0500


Asra Naseem: An embodiment of courage and inspiration to all men and women

Asra Naseem, or more commonly known as Asu is the young energetic Deputy Secretary General of MATATO (Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators). Only having completed 1 year and 5 m...

2017-06-22 21:12:57 +0500


MATATO officially launched the ‘Maldives Finder', 2017 edition today

MATATO (Maldives Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators) launched the Maldives Finder, 2017 edition today at Hotel Jen, during the annual Iftar hosted for the travel industry. Renowned per...

2017-06-06 15:33:42 +0500


Business relations between Maldives and telecom giant, Ooredoo will not be affected

The Maldives recently severed all ties with Qatar following the biggest Arab powers in the world, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. Ministry of Foreign affairs announced on 5th...

2017-05-21 14:20:11 +0500


Mua - The Co-founder of Tiny Hearts

There is no great way to introduce this Trendsetter. Mua and his wife’s journey to establishing Tiny Hearts was a remarkable one. Although it started due to a tragic incident, they managed to make ...

2017-05-18 23:12:27 +0500


Foodhub is exhibiting on the 2nd Annual Maldives Food & Beverages show

The 2nd Annual Maldives Food & Beverage show is being held today at the National Art Gallery. This event will be conducted from 18th to 20th May 2017, and the gallery will be open to the pub...

2017-05-16 21:22:25 +0500


The First non-resident Maldives Ambassador to the State of Kuwait

A ceremony was held today at the Bayan Palace in Kuwait to present the credence of the first non-resident Ambassador, Abdulla Hameed to the Emir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jab...

2017-05-14 15:49:35 +0500


Dr. Ali Siyan – An Aspiring Leader in the Medical Community

Diabetes is one of the most common diseases in Maldives. With 8.5% of our population suffering from this non-curable disease. Diabetes Society of Maldives (DSM) is one place that has helped Maldivi...

2017-05-13 22:03:35 +0500


Your Life doesn’t End due to Absence of Someone

Coming out of the ‘baggage’ from past relationships are one of the hardest things that we do as humans. Whether it means coming out of a break up, a lost friendship, or overcoming grief over a lost...

2017-05-13 15:46:47 +0500


Combat joint and knee pain with this easy recipe

Joint and knee pain has become very popular today. It is not only limited to the old, but the young too, making it harder to continue with day to day activities. While such pain maybe caused due to...

2017-05-12 20:50:29 +0500


MIRA’s total revenue Increases by 55.85% in 12 months

Under the Tax Administration Act, the Maldives Inland Revenue Authority (MIRA) was established on August 2010 as a separate legal entity. MIRA published their tax revenue collection report (2010 – ...

2017-05-08 20:12:51 +0500


Summary of Maldives Business Statistics

It is evident that most industries in Maldives has experienced a boom. The construction industry is on the rise as the demand for real estate increases, especially in the Male’ region. Numerous ...

2017-05-06 16:53:13 +0500


Habits of mentally tough people

Talent is an important element of being successful. However that isn’t the only factor that will push you towards success. If you look at the history of entrepreneurs, successful businessman, sport...

2017-05-05 18:14:57 +0500


Think! Reflect and Wonder!

So I have been sitting here thinking, what do I write that people would want to read? The article is too short, too vague, too long, and too irrelevant. So an idea finally popped. Though high re...

2017-05-03 15:18:32 +0500


Why every Maldivian should invest in Ooredoo Maldives

At a time when the telecom market in Maldives was dominated by a monopoly player, and Maldivians had to purchase a single Sim card at MVR 500, Ooredoo came in as an answer to the prayer of numerous...

2017-05-02 11:01:14 +0500


Mare – An epitome of Inspiration bringing hope to Maldivian Sport

Every country is competing to become number one. It doesn’t matter from which field, whether in the field of business, technology or Sports. Maldives is a dot on the world chart, barely visible. A ...

2017-04-30 22:54:40 +0500


Bitter gourd or Faaga Juice for Diabetes

Diabetes has become a very common disease in Maldives. Mostly due to genetics, but to an extent due to the lifestyle we have adopted. If you are suffering from diabetes, it has to be constantly mon...

2017-04-30 11:26:42 +0500


Five things Entrepreneurs Need to Understand

Starting your own business isn’t always an easy thing to pull off. Becoming successful is even harder. So what does successful entrepreneurs have in common? What are their principles are the lesson...

2017-04-26 12:44:02 +0500


How to become a Millionaire, According to Science

Two people may do the same business, but one may become rich while the other remains poor. Just look at all the shops in Maldives. Some shop owners have expanded their businesses to have numerous l...

2017-04-25 16:46:08 +0500


Kuda Ayya - Making History in Body Boarding

Maldives is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Blessed with a vast ocean of unexplored water and sea creatures. A fitting place for water sports and its enthusiasts. Our first Trendse...

2017-04-25 15:16:50 +0500


The ‘Moody feelings’ of the potential entrepreneur – An indication you are finally becoming who you are supposed to be

So you are lying on bed, thinking to yourself, “What am I doing with my life? Why was I sent here what am I supposed to do? Questions of negativity come rolling into your mind and you feel glum and...

2017-04-24 09:16:05 +0500


Is joining a Startup worth the Risk?

As you advance in your career, you think about if you are happy in your current job. If what you studied is being utilized as it should. Taking the decision to change from a long term job isn’t alw...

2017-04-22 19:06:21 +0500


4 characteristics of an Entrepreneur

An academic qualification such as a degree or Masters does not make an entrepreneur. History’s most well-known entrepreneurs are school or college drop outs.Just look at powerful billionaires such ...

2017-04-22 12:51:04 +0500


A Surprisingly delicious drink to combat High blood pressure

High blood pressure is a very common disease today, not only in Maldives, but worldwide. It can be a serious health issue if not treated regularly. The best way to combat is by seeking proper nutri...

2017-04-21 20:33:14 +0500


4 Ways to Reduce Your Startup Costs

Often, the expenses involved during startup are the most costly, from office space to inventory and staffs depending on the type of business. While most parts of the business that will need capital...

2017-04-20 12:19:45 +0500


8 Ways to boost your Confidence

So most of us has been in the situation where we weren’t confident enough to believe in what we were saying, but had to look the part regardless. The hyper active business environment today demands...

2017-04-20 09:58:46 +0500


The 15 most Bizarre Places on Earth

As you go on living, there comes certain times when you tend to forget about the strangest places you have heard of. A place where people suicide, the lake where you don’t know the depth or that on...

2017-04-19 17:01:28 +0500


Easy Yoga Poses to Relieve Sciatica Pain

Sciatica pain is very common among Maldivians, especially those suffering from permanent illnesses such as Diabetes or old age. Let us first start with understanding the sciatic nerve. It is the lo...

2017-04-19 14:54:32 +0500


Things to consider when designing your business website

In the technology driven environment today, having a business website is a must. The ease with which information is provided to the fingertips is constantly increasing. Consumers depend on the avai...

2017-04-18 16:19:31 +0500


The hidden meanings behind Famous Brand Names

Ever wondered how famous brands of today got their names?These brands are well known all over the world, and there are hidden meanings to the choice of their names. While we may not be aware of its...

2017-04-17 21:13:07 +0500


Managers VS Leaders

Managers and Leaders are often used under the same concept. However they represent 2 entirely different meanings. While a good leader will always make a good manager, a good manager may not always ...

2017-04-16 14:39:59 +0500


The Dormant Entrepreneur - Awakening your Creative Side

If you are an entrepreneur, or a potential one, chances are you are pretty good at finding creative solutions for unfulfilled needs in the market. For an entrepreneur, creativity is a necessary sur...

2017-04-15 19:24:50 +0500


The 2 ways to keep your best employees according to SVP of Google’s People Operations

Retaining good employees is important to the long term success of any business. If a good employee resigns out of the blue, there are a number of challenges that need to be resolved. Not only are t...

2017-04-14 22:45:14 +0500


From Rags to Riches – Hong Kong’s richest man Li Ka-Shing

Li Ka-Shing is the richest man in Asia with a net worth of $ 28.8 Billion. In 1940, he fled to Hong Kong with his family after the Japanese had invaded China during the 2nd World War, referred to a...

2017-04-13 18:13:31 +0500


The Micro-expressions you must know to Read

The business environment is constantly evolving. You face so many people every day. Interact with so many faces on a daily basis within that 24 hours, people within your work life to those in your ...

2017-04-12 22:49:51 +0500


Reasons why you don’t have the Wealth you Desire

Many among us dream of having a big house, a luxury apartment or to own a yacht or resort and be wealthy enough that you could just pack and go anywhere you like without having to worry about money...

2017-04-11 17:41:40 +0500


How to generate money from your Website

Through the advancements in technology, the need for online engagement has increased rapidly.  With the increasing popularity of apps such as Queuebee, Foodhub and Doc.mv, taking a token number, ma...

2017-04-10 18:41:10 +0500


The Introverted Leader

The world is made up of people with different personalities, beliefs, values and perception. Each individual possess a unique quality or characteristic that puts them apart from the rest. The most ...

2017-04-10 14:00:37 +0500


Condensed Milk (Gerikiru) Cheesecake

Cheesecakes are supposed to be dense and creamy and heavenly. I could just go on. This twisted version was made one day all because I could not get sour cream as typically demanded in cheesecake re...

2017-04-09 11:12:37 +0500


Seven Key parts of a successful Business Plan

A sound business plan is a crucial part of a successful business. Whether you are starting anew, or expanding your business. A business plan will act as a road map to your ultimate goal. It will pr...

2017-04-08 17:54:30 +0500


The must know ‘ONLINE’ Marketing trends of Today

The traditional methods of marketing are a thing of the past now. Today, with the advancements of technology and innovation, the latest trends take place online. It is the only place where we all c...

2017-04-07 21:42:01 +0500


How to Retain and Attract New Customers for your Business

I have always wondered, why there’s always a long queue of people flocking to buy food from a takeaway joint. Let us take the houses which sells short eats all over Male’; You are given your short ...

2017-04-06 15:34:52 +0500


Psychology behind the choice of Color in your Restaurant

The choice of color in Restaurants has been a controversial topic since the beginning of the Business Era. It is used as a persuasion tool to induce certain emotions in customers. While it may be t...

2017-04-05 11:56:10 +0500


Five Startup Business Ideas to build in Maldives

In the dynamic business environment today, building a thriving business has become a challenging process. Constructing a business in itself is hard enough, imagine the obstacles when it comes to es...

2017-04-04 13:10:01 +0500


The rise of Japanese Manufacturing Industry

Japanese products, especially in electronics and engineering holds a superiors place all over the world. Their products are reputed as consisting of premium technology and high-quality with little ...

2017-04-03 12:21:00 +0500


World Autism Day

2nd April is celebrated as the World Autism Day. The first thing that one might ask is what it actually is. While many young parents fail to identify an autistic child, there are various challenges...

2017-04-03 12:18:10 +0500


Barbara Corcoran – A Self-Made Millionaire worth reading about

“Taking chances almost always makes for happy endings”Most people knows Barbara Corcoran as the no-nonsense judge in the Hit TV show “Shark Tank”. However, before her journey to stardom, she was al...

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