The word "Sun" in the local language Dhivehi is "Iru".
In the world of current affairs, the road to excellence is defined by the will to adapt and evolve with the stream of ledes. In our world of breaking news, the only constant is change.
An evolved brand, the gradients of the rising Sun now seep through into our new and modern branding, symbolizing our new renewed focus to bring you the latest in all aspects of life as the Trusted News Network.
Sun Media Group Pvt Ltd was formed in 2011 and has since become the largest independent media group in the country. Currently we operate a news website in English and Dhivehi, delivering the most fresh and updated news to our local and International audiences in Maldives and all across the globe. We also manage a travel and tourism publication with lots of interesting content, targeted at the travel market.
Sun Online is Sun Media Group's news website, registered in the Republic of Maldives, bringing you the most fresh news updates since 2010. An International Edition of Sun Online came into existence the following year. Sun Online's objective is to make the best use of freedom of expression and press that is guaranteed in the Constitution of the Republic of Maldives. Our newsroom works round the clock to bring timely news to our readers.
Maldive Islands is Sun Media Group’s monthly travel and tourism publication. Maldive Islands is your guide to Maldives; offering a unique combination of travel and tourism news and in-depth features on local and international destinations, business; sport; food; lifestyle; arts; technology; and luxury content.
Sun Media Group's team is one of the most experienced amongst private media companies in the country.
Editor in Chief: Ahmed Zahir (Hiriga)
Managing Editor: Ahmed Mujthaba
Deputy Editor: Ahmed Azif
Assistant Editor: Ibrahim Maahil Mohamed
Assistant Editor (English Edition): Ali Azzam
Creative Editor: Musthafa Mohamed Rasheed
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When you register for an Account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.
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Sun Online follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.
The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions
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The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.
If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us via email at [email protected]
Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
Sun Online does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.