About us

Avas Online is a newspaper registered with the Government of Maldives under the relevant laws and regulations. The newspaper Avas Online was registered at the Ministry of Home Affairs on 6 November 2014 and operates as an Online Web-based Platform.

The title of the newspaper “Avas” is defined in Dhivehi language as the antonym of “slow”; synonymous with “quick” and “speedy”; and as “accomplishing a task before schedule”. The phrase “Avas Habaru” in Dhivehi is also used for “Breaking News” applied in the press.

The newspaper strives to facilitate the full potential of the Freedom of Expression guaranteed under all the rights and principles enshrined in the Constitution of Maldives – with balance, proficiency and free of influence.