'President Yameen did not want to let this go as the concern is about the rights of his supporters'.
Before the election, the opposition said it would review Chinese investment.
Tight measures in place should be viewed as a pre-emptive cover-up of planned electoral fraud, says Maldivian Democratic Party.
A Chinese naval combat force that entered the Indian Ocean for the first time in four years.
This comes despite the UN, US, India and Canada urging the president to lift the emergency.
The island is now an arena of contest after it inked Beijing’s Belt and Road initiative.
Faidzan Hassan stresses that clients are subjected to the ‘know your customer’ process.
UPDATED 7.39PM | Al-Jazeera report details an alleged scheme to launder US$1.5b in hard currency through an island investment plan.