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    Inside job suspected over stolen Immigration Department computers

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Simpson Cheung

    ... to work at about 7am on Wednesday. A police report was made the following day. The room is situated inside the Immigration Department's duty office in the airport's restricted area, next ... immigration officers in connection with the case. No one has been arrested and none of the laptops has been recovered. A department spokesman said the case had been referred to the police and it would ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SECURITY

    Face-recognition system for visitors to be used at border control

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Automated border clearance revamp to include new system to speed up processing times at control points, says Immigration Department Face-id plan for border checks The Immigration Department plans to introduce a face-recognition system in addition to fingerprint-checking currently used for incoming travellers using e-channels, according to a document ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - DOMESTIC HELP

    Adviser says number of Indonesian maids will tumble in next five years

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... economy and education system prospers. Indonesians make up about half the city's foreign domestic helpers. According to the Immigration Department, there were 152,557 Indonesian and 149,009 ... in Hong Kong continues to grow, but the growth has slowed, according to Immigration Department statistics. The increase was 17,903 in 2010, but dropped to 14,280 last year. In September, domestic ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Immigration laptop theft suspect revealed through footage

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Department computers are not retrieved and no new evidence is found. The interior of the locked immigration office where the laptops were kept is not covered by surveillance cameras. It is understood ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Laptop theft suspect could escape prosecution Security footage led detectives to single out one of 40 immigration officers as a suspect in the theft ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - RIGHT OF ABODE

    Increase in number of domestic helpers applying for right of abode

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... this year, the Immigration Department received 1,026 applications from domestic helpers, according to figures seen by the Sunday Morning Post. Between the first ruling and the end of March, when ... the Immigration Department receives about 73 a month. Still, the applicants represent only a fraction of the 125,000 foreign domestic helpers who have lived in Hong Kong for at least seven years- ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    First mainland mother to sneak in by plane is jailed

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... at the last minute was jailed yesterday. The Immigration Department said it would improve communications with airlines after Ye Qianfeng, 26, was sentenced at Sha Tin Court to eight months in prison ... is legally entitled to right of abode. Fung Tai-kwong, assistant principal immigration officer, said there was no indication that more women were taking planes to the city to give birth. He said: ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Hong Kong immigration service loses computers with information of 3,000 travellers

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 12:00am by ADA LEE AND SIMPSON CHEUNG

    ... Ada Lee and Simpson Cheung Officials say the notebook computers contained the personal data of 3,000 foreign travellers Three immigration laptops stolen The Immigration Department has lost ... workers to adhere strictly to the department's security guidelines, it said. The task force, headed by the deputy director of immigration, was due to hand in a report to immigration director ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Immigration laptops stolen at Chek Lap Kok still not recovered

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com No arrests after 40 immigration officers were questioned over what is believed to be inside job Laptops stolen at airport control still not recovered Three laptops stolen from a high-security immigration control area in Chek Lap Kok airport are still missing more than two weeks later. The Immigration Department laptops were used ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - MIGRATION

    Number of quality migrant applicants rises 10pc in Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 27th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Mainlanders account for the most, according Immigration Department's latest figures Applications for quality migrants scheme up 10pc Hong Kong has seen an increase of nearly 10 per cent in the number of well-qualified people who want to live here, says the Immigration Department. Most of those approved were from the mainland. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Immigration officers threaten holiday mayhem with work-to-rule

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Border control staff threatenholiday mayhem Frontline immigration officers warned that their planned work-to-rule could paralyse border control points during the National Day and Mid-Autumn Festival holidays next month if talks with the department over providing extra officers break down. Four unions representing the officers have ...




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