• Thursday
  • July 24, 2014
  • Last updated: 10:53am
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 194387 for boat people

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. News - Asia - CRIME

    Australia jails Indonesian people smugglers for role in deadly boat voyage

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 03:14pm

    ... route to Australia in recent years, most of them having paid people-smugglers to bring them on wooden vessels from Indonesia. In the incident in June 2012, the small wooden fishing boat started ... in jail in Australia for people-smuggling, after a doomed venture in which more than 100 people drowned. The men were not charged with organising the people-smuggling venture or with the deaths ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1525936/australia-jails-indonesian-people-smugglers-role-deadly-boat-voyage
  2. News - World - ITALY

    Stabbed, then thrown overboard: Italian police tell of horrific struggle aboard migrant boat

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 01:39am by Reuters

    ... yesterday on suspicion of murdering and throwing overboard dozens of migrants crossing from Libya. Another three were charged with people smuggling. Survivors told police a life-or-death fight broke ... Twenty-nine bodies were later recovered from the hold of what had been a badly overcrowded fishing boat. Another passenger died en route to an Italian hospital, probably from carbon monoxide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557405/stabbed-then-thrown-overboard-italian-police-tell-horrific-struggle
  3. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Sea search for migrants missing after boat home to Indonesia sinks in chase

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 08:49pm by AFP

    ... Malaysian authorities were yesterday still searching for nine people missing at sea after an overloaded fishing boat carrying illegal Indonesian migrants capsized. At least two of its occupants drowned. The fibreglass boat overturned and sank late on Monday with around 70 people on board as a patrol vessel was pursuing it off the state of Johor, said Aminuddin Abdul Rashid, an official ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554909/sea-search-migrants-missing-after-boat-home-indonesia-sinks-chase
  4. News - Asia

    Vietnam jails four men for arranging illegal migrant sea journeys

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:29pm by Associated Press in Hanoi

    ... illegal sea voyages to Australia for more than 60 would-be migrants, a judge said on Wednesday. The men were found guilty of arranging for 33 people to leave by boat in May last year. The boat ran aground in Indonesia. The court found the gang arranged another voyage that month but the 28 people were arrested before the journey, Judge Ta Quoc Viet said. The men received sentences of between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1259029/vietnam-jails-four-men-arranging-illegal-migrant-sea-journeys
  5. Business - Economy

    US west coast ports union less likely to rock the boat in pay talks

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 01:39am by BLOOM

    ... likely to rock the boat amid leaner trade Twelve years after a labour dispute closed ports on the United States west coast, costing the economy US$1 billion a day, negotiators on both sides want ... in terms of the publicity." A 10-day stoppage today could cost the economy more than US$2 billion a day and put 169,000 people out of work, according to a report by the National Retail ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1544513/us-west-coast-ports-union-less-likely-rock-boat-pay-talks
  6. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Confirmed death toll in Malaysia boat accidents rises to 16

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... and coordinator of the boat that carried 97 people. They are being investigated under the anti-trafficking and smuggling of migrants act. Around two million illegal migrants, mostly from Indonesia ... Agence France-Presse in Kuala Lumpur Malaysian maritime authorities on Sunday recovered the body of an Indonesian woman, raising the confirmed death toll from two boat accidents to 16 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538252/confirmed-death-toll-malaysia-boat-accidents-rises-16
  7. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Nine dead, 27 missing after second boat sinks off coast of Malaysia

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 03:19pm by Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur

    ... Associated Press in Kuala Lumpur Boat carrying 27 Indonesians overturns a day after an overloaded vessel sank with 97 aboard Malaysia’s maritime agency says nine people were missing after ... Indonesian illegal immigrants home sank in choppy seas, with 25 people still missing. Ten people died in that accident, but at least 62 people survived. That boat was packed with three times more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536159/nine-missing-after-second-boat-sinks-malaysia
  8. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    37 missing, two dead after asylum boat sinks off Malaysia’s west coast

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 10:26am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Banting, Malaysia Thirty-seven people remained missing on Wednesday after an apparently overloaded boat carrying Indonesian illegal migrants heading home for Ramadan sank overnight in rough seas off western Malaysia, killing at least two. Officials said 58 people had been rescued or made it to land by themselves after the accident around midnight near ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1535424/66-feared-drowned-after-asylum-boat-sinks-western-malaysia
  9. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Sunken Malaysia asylum boat that killed at least 9 was 'massively overloaded'

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 11:34am by AP, AFP

    ... “The boat is too small to ferry 97 people. The boat must have been very cramped,” said Mohamad Zuhri, spokesman for the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA). Mohamad said the capacity ... hours without a life vest were very slim. The boat’s capacity was 50-60 people, but it was believed to be carrying 97. Hambali said some survivors may have swum to shore and gone into hiding. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536049/malaysia-steps-search-26-missing-after-asylum-boat-sinking
  10. News - Asia

    Australia gives boats to Sri Lanka to tackle people-smuggling

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:16am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia gives boats to tackle people-smuggling Australia said it would give Sri Lanka two patrol boats to tackle people-smuggling operations in the Indian ... co-operation with Sri Lanka in the region is important as it is effective." Sri Lankan police have arrested dozens of people for organising illegal boat trips to Australia, including several naval ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1358735/australia-gives-boats-sri-lanka-tackle-people-smuggling

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or