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  1. Accidental public servant throws herself into early retirement

    Posted Dec 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a high-flyer in the Immigration Department since the handover, put in her application for early retirement last year after she began studying Buddhism at university. Her departure surprised many of her ... asked about this. Chan's career of almost three decades with the Immigration Department began almost by accident when, as a fresh chemistry graduate from the University of Hong Kong, she ...

  2. Deputy steps into top immigration post

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui A 30-year veteran of the Immigration Department, deputy director Simon Peh Yun-lu, was appointed to the department's top post by the State Council yesterday. Mr Peh ... became deputy director in September 2006. The chief executive also praised the contribution of the outgoing immigration chief, saying he had turned the department into one of the most efficient ...

  3. Immigration queues an hour long at airport

    Posted Jan 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... for overseas visitors and Tien says it is hindering Hong Kong's drive to be Asia's 'world city'. The Immigration Department says it is tackling the problem and claims that while ... and only three officers were working, which is unacceptable in an international airport.' The Immigration Department declined to give an interview on the subject but said in a statement ...

  4. Man punches glass at immigration office

    Posted Apr 07th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee, Stella Lee

    ... yesterday morning at the Immigration Department's West Kowloon office in Shanghai Street, Yau Ma Tei, where the man had gone for a form to certify a child's identity. A department ... checked the Immigration Department's website before his visit to make sure he had brought along the required information. The 'Form for Countersignature' he was seeking is designed ...

  5. Immigration on IT mission

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... BIEN PEREZ The Immigration Department, backed by a new entry-exit processing and record system, will make big push over the next 12 months to step up work on the ambitious, six-year revamp ... immigration workload and to enhance security. 'IT has always been mission-critical for our department,' said Raymond Wong Wai-man, assistant immigration director for information systems. ...

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    Immigration staff cannot cope with extra visitors, unions say

    Posted Sep 01st 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... the influx of visitors that a relaxation of entry- permit rules in Shenzhen will bring this month. Four unions representing immigration officers gave the Immigration Department's assistant ... The Immigration Department reported had 5,321 uniformed staff at the start of last month. It pledged to deploy resources according to the number of visitors. According to figures from the Tourism Board, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Chinese nationality scheme should be more open to ethnic minorities

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... SCMP Editorial Open up Chinese nationality scheme The Immigration Department has a long-standing scheme allowing foreigners to become Chinese nationals. This paper reported what is known ... fluent Chinese, said the department had discouraged him from filing an application, citing the requirement that at least one parent be a Chinese national. The two applicants apparently meet some ...

  8. Harsh reality for immigrants denied welfare payments

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... and electricity account for a least another HK$200 a month. 'If I had a choice I would not apply for the dole,' Li said. 'I went to the Social Welfare Department after being referred ... is too long and unfair. The policy is depriving a class of needy residents from claiming welfare.' The welfare department gives new mainland arrivals CSSA if they can find a job ...

  9. Scheme may scrap foreign residency rule

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com The Immigration Department will consider next year whether to seek removal of a requirement for mainlanders to have foreign residency before seeking ... stopped in 2010 to cool the property market. Assistant principal immigration officer Benson Kwok Joon-fung said the mainland's exchange and exit controls required its citizens to gain foreign ...

  10. Immigration chief warns of disruption to Games

    Posted Jun 17th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... to hear the Immigration Department- rather than the police- inform the public about intelligence the government had obtained. Such an 'early smearing' could be aimed at barring peaceful ... Joshua But and Danny Mok Intelligence shows people intend to come to Hong Kong to disrupt the Olympic equestrian events in August, the immigration chief said yesterday. Most of them would ...




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