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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Dengue outbreak at Australia's Pacific island refugee detention centre sparks fresh concerns

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 12:30pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney Refugees held in Australia's detention centres on Nauru island infected by Dengue fever as opposition figures call for greater oversight An outbreak of dengue fever ... and the United Nations. Australian Immigration Minister Scott Morrison’s office said that medical officers at the centre had confirmed three cases of the potentially fatal tropical disease, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1485859/dengue-outbreak-australias-pacific-island-refugee-detention-centre-sparks
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    India usurps China as leading source of permanent immigrants in Australia

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney India usurps China as main immigrant source India has become the leading source of permanent migrants to Australia for the first time, ahead of China, ... Trends study showed. "Between 1996 and 2011, Australia's overseas-born population grew by more than 40 per cent to reach six million," said Immigration Minister Brendan ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1252740/india-usurps-china-leading-source-permanent-immigrants-australia
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia publishes identities of 10,000 asylum seekers, raising safety concerns

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 01:00pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australia has inadvertently made public the identities of almost 10,000 asylum seekers, the department of immigration said on Wednesday, raising concerns it could help ... people held in Australia’s immigration detention network. It is unclear how long the information was available to the public. The lapse was first reported by The Guardian Australia website, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1431033/australia-publishes-identities-10000-asylum-seekers-raising-safety
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Anti-immigration firebrand Hanson may fight Australian election

    Posted Mar 08th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Controversial former One Nation leader once warned Australia was in danger of being swamped by Asians, before switching her focus to Muslims Right-winger plans to fight election Australian anti-immigration firebrand Pauline Hanson said yesterday she plans to run in this year's general election, saying politicians were out of touch with how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1185623/anti-immigration-firebrand-hanson-may-fight-australian-election
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia probes detention of asylum-seeker children

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 01:25pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... 1,000 asylum-seeker children being held in immigration facilities in Australia and the more than 100 on far-flung Nauru. “These are children that, among other things, have been denied freedom ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia’s human rights watchdog launched an inquiry on Monday into the detention of children under punitive government policies banishing asylum-seekers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1419845/australia-probes-detention-asylum-seeker-children
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia awards HK$8.35b asylum seeker centre contract amid controversy

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 02:47pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australian management firm Transfield Services has won a A$1.2 billion (HK$8.35 billion) contract to run the country’s two troubled Pacific island immigration detention ... rights groups and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Last week, one asylum seeker was killed and at least 77 injured in violent clashes at the Manus Island detention centre. Australia uses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1434053/australia-awards-hk835b-asylum-seeker-centre-contract-amid-controversy
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Labor's Jason Li bids to win over Asian voters in Australian election

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Pam Walker

    ... him - in Putonghua - to return to Australia to join the campaign after the Labor candidate Jeff Salvestro-Martin was dropped for being implicated in a corruption inquiry. The Sydney electorate ... with another 5 per cent of Korean background. "Australia's prosperity is tied to how well we do [in Asia] and we need to focus on how we deepen that relationship to become a real ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1304187/labors-jason-li-bids-win-over-asian-voters-australian-election
  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Asylum seeker charged over 'bomb on plane' scare in Australia

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:05pm by AFP

    ... has been charged over an alleged incident on a flight to Australia's Christmas Island, police said yesterday, with reports that he claimed to have a bomb. The incident came as a senator ... at an immigration centre there. Australian Federal Police said yesterday that a 27-year-old Lebanese man was charged under a section of the Crimes Act which relates to false threats or statements related ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1405715/asylum-seeker-charged-over-bomb-plane-scare-australia
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia tightens secrecy over ‘success’ in blocking asylum seekers

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 05:33pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Canberra Australia’s government on Wednesday touted its success in deterring asylum seekers from arriving by boat, even as it moved to further restrict access to information about its secretive immigration policies. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said government activity, which is believed to include returning vessels intercepted by Australian authorities ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1406232/australia-tightens-secrecy-over-success-blocking-asylum-seekers
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Security 'breakdown' let terrorist Khaled Sharrouf escape Australia

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:39am by AFP

    ... brother's passport and was now believed to be in Syria. "I have to say, I think that immigration and the federal police and customs have been doing a magnificent job," O'Farrell said. ... to ongoing investigations". "The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service does not allow any individual to enter or exit Australia without appropriate travel documentation," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1424924/security-breakdown-let-terrorist-khaled-sharrouf-escape-australia

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