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  Gayyoom's so called Foreign Policy destroyed the hopes and aspirations of the people of Addu Atoll
Addu Atoll is a very strategically located group of island with the second largest population concentration in the Maldives which is just over 30,000 representing more than 10% of the total population.
The work ethics of Addu people is a key factor in the development of the tourism industry in the Maldives.
Voices of dissent is rising ever higher in the Maldives and nowhere as loud as in Male' and Addu representing nearly 50% of the population.
minivannews.com /news/news.php?id=571   (747 words)

 Addu - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Only six of the islands in the Atoll are inhabited and they are Meedhoo, Hithadhoo, Maradhoo, Feydhoo, Gan, and Hulhudhoo with the total population just over 18,000.
Along with Huvadhu Atoll and Fua Mulaku, Addu is separated from the other Maldivian atolls by the one and half degree channel.
The British had a military air/sea force base - RAF Gan - on the island of Gan during the World War I and between 1957 and 1976.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Addu   (161 words)

 : : : MARADHU.COM ::: The Homepage of Maradhu Island, Addu Atoll : ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Addu Atoll together with fuahmulaku island, which is located 30km north of Addu atoll extends Maldives to southern hemisphere crossing the equator.
Addu Atoll was a major military base for the British Royal Army until Maldives got independence in 1965 and afterwards had a sufficient military presence till 1976, the islands of Addu Atoll were home to those Britain's who served in the Royal Army for many years, though they were stationed in Gan.
Addu Atoll is the second populous city apart from Male'.
www.maradhu.com /atoll.htm   (917 words)

 visit seenu atoll @ the Maldives Island
Addu atoll is one of the smallest atoll in the Maldives archipelago, while it is the home to some of the largest islands in the country and has a natural land locked inner atoll harbor which makes the atoll, the most strategically important location of the country.
Addu atoll has 6 inhabited islands and 1 industrial island - the Gan Island which is also the airport island.
A visitor can be given free entry into Addu Atoll without the proof of having sufficient funds and a return ticket, if a written letter is submitted to the Immigration by a local sponsor, prior to the arrival.
www.visitaddu.com   (383 words)

 addu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Addu or Seenu Atoll is the southern most atoll of the Republic of Maldives.
Only 6 of the islands in the Atoll are inhabited and they are Meedhoo, Hithadhoo, Maradhoo, Feydhoo, Gan and Hulhudhoo with the total population just over 18,000.
The British has a ilitary air/sea force base on the island of Gan during the World War I and between 1957 and 1976.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /addu.html   (168 words)

 Addu after the Election
There is a distinctly freer atmosphere in Addu and you don’t get the impression of a people under siege as you do in Male’, where every other person seems to be a police or NSS officer.
Addu, once the most prosperous atoll in the country, is poor and the people are bitter.
Flying back to Male’ over Addu the one thing that is particularly striking, other than the exquisite beauty of the place, is that Addu has so much of what the Maldives has so little: empty land.
minivannews.com /news/news.php?id=512   (950 words)

 PBS - The Voyage of the Odyssey - Track the Voyage - MALDIVES
Due to high winds, the crew sailed into and dropped anchor at Addu atoll this afternoon, a tiny circular string of 27 islands, most of which are uninhabited.
Addu is the southern most atoll in the Maldives and is a long way outside of the tourist zone, allowing those fortunate enough to visit, unparalleled access to some of the most interesting, unspoiled and traditional Maldivian villages in the country.
Established as a strategic British military outpost in 1956, Addu was abandoned in 1976.
www.pbs.org /odyssey/odyssey/20030119_log_transcript.html   (774 words)

 SetSail.com - the serious cruising sailor's website
She was tucked into the small boat harbor next to a causeway connecting the islands of Gan and Faddu.
Addu is the farthest atoll south, just 40 miles below the Equator.
I guess I expected Addu to fall into the generalized description of atolls above, just a small outpost of the Maldives with a subsistence coconut culture, trading boats bringing supplies every couple of months, and a few yachts stopping each year.
www.setsail.com /s_logs/liggett/Sunflower27.html   (1339 words)

 Tourism Ministry team visits Addu Atoll
The team from the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation visited Addu Atoll to allocate an area to establish a tourist hotel from the 8th to 9th of this month.
While the team inspected the atoll, some residents of the atoll that reclaimed land would be more effective as a tourist hotel, as they reveal their support and appreciation to the government's effort to introduce tourism in the atoll.
Addu Atoll is home for the 2nd international airport of the country.
www.maldivesinfo.gov.mv /news.php?newsid=9086   (419 words)

 Innovative Solutions & Support
The ADDU inputs static (Ps) and pitot (Pt) pressures, total temperature (Tt), and installation configuration data (from an installation configu-ration module, model 9B-03508).
The ADDU has an altitude range of -1000 to +53,000 feet (16,154 meters), an airspeed range of 40 to 400 knots, and an ASN (baro) range of 22.00 to 31.00 inHg (745 to 1050 hPa).
The ADDU has an ALT SEL Button for setting the alert altitude and canceling altitude alert notifications, a BARO Knob for setting the ASN and changing altitude and ASN display units, and a TEST Button for activating its self-test and fault history displays.
www.innovative-ss.com /addu.htm   (319 words)

 United Suvadiva Republic
Militia officers from Malé were stationed in Addu to ensure that even the barter of single coconuts or limes were transacted through the government.
The arrest and physical assault on Ahmed Didi son of Elha Didi, a member of one of the leading families in Hithadoo by Buchaa was the final blow on the uneasy situation between the militia and the locals.
The British withdrew from Addu in March 1976 and Maldive military commitments to the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth formally ended 19 years before they were due to end.
www.antu.s5.com /suvadiva.htm   (1787 words)

 visit addu Staple Foods
Traditionally Addu Atoll is more an agricultural than a fishing Atoll.
Home grown vegetables and other agricultural products along with fish were used as foods but now fish and rice are the staple foods of the islands with meat and chicken eaten only on special occasions.
Made of bread fruit (peeled, cored washed and cut length wise), caster sugar and water by placing all the ingredients in a thick-bottomed pan and cooked over a low heat by stirring occasionally until all the water has boiled down and the breadfruit is coated with caramelized sugar.
tour.visitaddu.com /Staple_Foods.htm   (1241 words)

 Activities that are being held throughout the Maldives to commemorate this years World Environment Day
Seenu Atoll Education Centre (Addu Atoll) - a tree planting course was held for the teachers and prefects of the school; a tree planting program was held among the students; a clean-up program initiated by the students was held.
Maradhoo Feydhoo School (Addu Atoll) - a poster drawing and an essay writing competition was held among the students of grades 4, 5 and 6; a special informative video was shown to the students.
Hulhudhoo School (Addu Atoll) - special assembly was held to mark the day; a survey of the waste sites was conducted; a field trip to teach students about the importance of re-planting the endangered species of plants in the Maldives was held.
www.environment.gov.mv /details_wed.htm   (1360 words)

 Lab #1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
These lines of code are responsible for setting up any arguments passed to the program via a pointer and the envp variable (environment pointer) After executing these instructions, it attemptes to jump to [main] which we had removed, thus causing the error.
.data.text.globl main main: #addu $s0, $ra, $0 # save return address for later # while normally we would need to save the return address, since we make # no other routine calls from this routine and syscalls don't modify the # $ra register, we don't have to save the $ra.
# setup the registers $t0-7 and $s0-7 addu $s0, $0, 311 #add the zero register and 311, place the result in $s0 addu $s1, $0, 622 #add the zero register and 622, place the result in $s1 addu $s2, $0, 433 #.
cs.wwc.edu /~fortsa/arch/lab1.html   (827 words)

 : : : MARADHU.COM ::: The Homepage of Maradhu Island, Addu Atoll : ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
However with the introduction of modern medicine and rapid evolution of the social development towards globalization has left many people of this belief in doubt and seems to be fading away from the society altogether.
Dhivehi of Addu dialect is the language spoken in Maradhu island.
Addu dialect is spoken only in Addu atoll in Maldives and is unique from the language which the Maldivians of other atolls speak.
www.maradhu.com /navigator/society.htm   (368 words)

 Maps of Maldives - Addu Atoll, Gan, RAF base, WWII memorial, resort, tourism, diving
The British had established their presence in Addu Atoll since the second world war and developed the island of Gan as a Royal Air Force base as a strategic Cold War outpost in 1956.
As a result, there was an influx of Addu people to Male' seeking employment in the nearby resorts and also looking for education to their children.
The runway strip on Gan island is now being upgraded to and international airport to cater for the growing tourism industry in the south of Maldives.
maldives.00freehost.com /seenu.htm   (279 words)

 Welcome to adduonline.com
A fish processing plant in Addu atoll is about to set up soon, the Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture Abdu Rasheed Hussain said.
On a tour to the southernmost four atolls of the country, he said "Once the plant is set up in Addu atoll, the region will gain lot of benefits".
The mobile phone service to Addu Atoll was officially launched on Sunday, 17 August 2003 by the Minister of Communication, Science and Technology, Midhath Hilmy.
www.adduonline.com /downloads   (447 words)

 Addu Meedhoo Web Site- On Culture, History, Genealogy, & Other varieties on Addu Meedhoo.
Addu Meedhoo Web Site- On Culture, History, Genealogy, & Other varieties on Addu Meedhoo.
After training judges in Malé, he retreated to the ancient island of Vaadhoo in Huvadhu atoll and established a small but enduring tradition of education in Islamic law which spread across the Equatorial channel into Meedhoo on Addu atoll.
On the outer part of the reef – the top is at 5 – 10m dropping down to a wide sandy plateau at 30m where you can see sharks resting in the sand.
www.angelfire.com /country/addumeedhoo/english/intro/intro.html   (528 words)

 Addu   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Addu o Seenu Atoll es el meridional la mayoría del atoll de la república de Maldives.
Solamente 6 de las islas en el Atoll se habitan y son Meedhoo, Hithadhoo, Maradhoo, Feydhoo, Gan, y Hulhudhoo con la población total apenas sobre 18.000.
Junto con Huvadhu Atoll y Fua Mulaku, Addu es separado de los otros atolls de Maldivian por el y del medio canal del grado.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/ad/Addu.htm   (128 words)

 Diving in Addu Atoll 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The cargo ship was sunk by the British, not the Japanese, during the 1940s and lies conveniently in 32 metres of water.
Another momento of World War II and the bygone British on Gan is found diving Molikolhu Fara where it is possible to obscure the links of a giant chain running along the ocean bed.
Among the diving highlights on Gan is a dat trip to Kottey, the northwestern tip of Addu, which takes about three and a half hours, and can include the British Loyalty dive and drift dives at Demon Point or Kotter Outside.
www.maldivetravel.co.uk /divinginadduatoa.html   (285 words)

 Majid's Pages - Suvadives Statements, society and culture
The basis of the settlement in Addu Atoll was an agreement absolving the Addu people of any acts committed during what Malé and London called a revolt lasting between 1959 and 1963.
The reply to the first proposal was a threatening ultimatum and in response to the second propoasal a delegation from Male was sent to the Addu Atoll on the 18th August, 1961.
The people of Addu Atoll are now more contented and happy than ever before in their history.
www-personal.une.edu.au /~bluck/maldivesroyalfamily/suvadives_statements.shtml   (1398 words)

 Suvadive- Michael O'Shea & Fareesha Abdulla
The trouble began in Hithadhoo where island chief Abdullah Afeef had been instructed by the Addu atoll chief to announce the new Maldivian government taxes on dhoanis and distribute the bills among the fishermen.
Ahmed Zaki's instructions, on behalf of the Maldivian government, had instantly united the interests and anger of Addu fishermen, traders, and workers against rule from Malé, and Zaki's presence itself became a symbol of their oppression.
The letter said that the people of Addu were not allowed to trade, nor go anywhere near the ships or the British people.
www.maj.s5.com /suvadive/thesis01.htm   (2631 words)

 180 workers go on strike in Davao university - Jul. 28, 2004
The union said the AdDU management illegally terminated nine regular grade schoolteachers, two pre-school librarians, the college librarian and non-teaching personnel union president Virginia Camus.
Some of the reasons cited by the university's management for the dismissals were lack of confidence and redundancy of positions.
Belonio said the AdDU management also engaged in harassment of union members and officers and gross violation of the collective bargaining agreement particularly on work schedule and several other issues.
www.inq7.net /reg/2004/jul/28/reg_4-1.htm   (371 words)

 Maldives Addu MP Unpopular with Voters... Dhivehi Observer
The purpose of my writing to you is in order to encourage and support you to stick with the commitments and promises you have made to the people of Maldives during your campaign.
Thus, your voice, attitude and characters must be defined as in a democratic manner, unless or otherwise it is your own perception and not a representation of the people of Addu.
It is easier for a person to get support with a party that has policies, which are well known, and political parties have more resources to use to win votes than most individuals would have.
www.dhivehiobserver.com /letters/lettertoaddumembermaldivesshareef260320052.htm   (336 words)

 Maldives Royal Family Official Website: Suvadives Pages- Addu Notables   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Addu Atoll had been the centre of learning in the Maldives- a sort of university town.
A large section of Addu society always viewed itself as peers of the Malé nobility.
The following is a list of notable people of Addu Atoll over the centuries up to the early part of the 20th Century.
www.maldivesroyalfamily.com /maldives_addu_notables.shtml   (428 words)

 Strike is our last resort, AdDU union says   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The AdDU Employees' Union is composed of 130 non-teaching staff and 120 grade school teachers.
Following the strike vote conducted Monday, a seven-day waiting period has to be observed before they can legally hold a strike which is expected to start next week if conciliation and mediation talks between the parties collapse.
However, Camus said the management's counterproposal for the NTS to receive an increase of 35 and 20 per cent of their current salaries in the next five years, inclusive of what is provided by future legislation, is very minimal.
www.mindanews.com /2002/11/3rd/arn12ateneo.html   (563 words)

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