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  1. Huge smuggling scandal leaves family tangled up in an immigration nightmare

    Posted Sep 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in 1997. But in 2002, on his way to Macau, he was told by the Hong Kong Immigration Department that his exit permit had been obtained unlawfully. Ng insisted it was a mistake. 'It was so ... living on recognisance, which allows them freedom of movement but not residence. They must report to the Immigration Department every month. Ng and his family are forced to borrow from friends ...

  2. 2 face court in case of disguised air passenger

    Posted Jan 11th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as an elderly Caucasian last October. Chau Pak-kin, 26, was accused of aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring two other mainlanders in making false representations to an immigration assistant ... to Thursday and Chan's to January 31 for prosecutors to determine the appropriateness of the charges. The defendants were remanded in custody. The pair were among eight arrested by immigration ...

  3. Bribery trial for former department director

    Posted Jul 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok A former Guangdong Communications Department director goes on trial today in Guangzhou on charges of bribery and abusing his powers. Niu Heen will appear in Guangzhou Intermediate People's Court this morning, according to the court's website. During Niu's tenure as the department's vice-director from 1983 to 1996, and as the director from 1996 ...

  4. Wreaking havoc

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... chief of mission. 'Lying in disarray in her wake are Doctors Hospital, the Coroner's Court, the Department of Immigration, local mega-lawyers Callenders & Co, formerly popular Minister of Immigration Shane Gibson, and possibly Prime Minister [Perry] Christie's PLP [Progressive Labour Party] government.' The cables described how Smith's rapid success ...

  5. Ex-Cathay employees charged in bribery scam

    Posted May 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... at the Immigration Department on April 6, last year to stop them taking appropriate action against any suspected problems with the travel or flight documents of the illegal travellers. The ICAC officer said investigators believed no immigration officers were involved in the scam. So was also accused of offering advantages to unknown employees of three airline companies in August 2008, in exchange ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Sep 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fisheries and Conservation Department show. Local farmers who suffered crop losses caused by the typhoon can register with the department until September 25 for assistance from an emergency relief fund. A department spokesman said an appropriate amount of relief funds would be released to affected farming households according to the level of damage suffered. Applicants should register ...

  7. Former police chief faces jail in graft case over passport fees

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Fabio Scarpello

    ... jailed for 21/2 years. A similar sentence was handed down to Suparba Amiarsa, another former head of the embassy's immigration department. Several other people are implicated. It is alleged ... force. Prosecutors have also asked for a three-year sentence for Arihken Tarigan, the former immigration head at the embassy. Both Rusdihardjo and Arihken have pleaded not guilty. Frenky ...

  8. Man wanted over smuggling ring faces extradition to HK

    Posted Sep 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Michael

    ... to renew his visa, and he was arrested at his home in February 2002. According to documents filed with the Federal Court, an Immigration Department official explained to him that 'the minister ... against them. Hong Kong's Department of Justice and Security Bureau were also unable to comment on the case. Eight people have been executed for their roles in the 53 billion yuan smuggling ...

  9. Maids may protest over blacklist refusal

    Posted Mar 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... comprising domestic helpers from the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand- said it was disappointed after a one-hour meeting with officials from the Labour Department and Immigration Department ... for a government subsidy for domestic helpers who take legal action against their former employers. 'We are helping the Labour Department as witnesses to reveal the bad employers. We deserve some ...

  10. ID card ends 20-year spell in limbo

    Posted Mar 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on humanitarian grounds.' In December, he received a letter from the Immigration Department, saying his case was under review and it had rescinded the removal order from 1993. 'I was so happy ... in Hong Kong to clear his name. In the first few years after he was released from jail the second time, immigration officials attempted to establish his nationality with Nigeria, Chad and Niger, ...




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