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  1. News - World - MIGRATION

    Rupert Murdoch calls on Australia to take in more immigrants

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 10:19pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Murdoch urges Australia to open its doors Global press baron Rupert Murdoch has urged Australia to be open to immigrants and engage more deeply with Asia, as he celebrated 50 years of the national newspaper he founded, The Australian. Murdoch, some of whose British and United States media outlets often take a hard line on migrants, said Australia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1555405/rupert-murdoch-calls-australia-take-more-immigrants
  2. News - Asia - SOLOMONS

    Aftershocks hamper relief in tsunami-hit Solomons

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 10:09am by Associated Press in Sydney, Australia

    ... A strong aftershock rattled the Solomon Islands on Friday, hampering relief efforts to tsunami-ravaged villages and forcing the South Pacific nation’s prime minister to forgo a visit to the stricken area where nine deaths have been confirmed. Prime Minist ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1145901/aftershocks-hamper-relief-tsunami-hit-solomons
  3. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lanka rescues Australia-bound illegal immigrants

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 09:15pm by AFP

    ... have said they were still hopeful of taking a boat ride to Australia to start a new life. In many cases the illegal immigrants were trying to escape poverty at home. Sri Lankan police have ... Agence France-Presse in Colombo Sri Lanka’s navy has rescued 70 would-be illegal immigrants drifting on the high seas in the country’s first detected case of people-smuggling since ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1324620/sri-lanka-rescues-australia-bound-illegal-immigrants
  4. Business - Economy

    Australia’s growth solution - more Australians

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 01:32pm by Reuters

    ... Despite arid interior, Australia has plenty of living room on its 26,000 kilometres of fertile coastline For a modern developed nation, Australia is taking a less-travelled path ... of environmental challenges. But again Australia is better placed than many to cope. While much of the hinterland is bush, there is plenty of living room on its 26,000 kilometres of fertile coastline. Its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1275250/australias-growth-solution-more-australians
  5. 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
  6. News - China

    More professional workers in China seek a better life overseas

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... a US visa, making the United States the most popular destination. Canada, Australia and New Zealand followed, according to the report. Phil Wang, a Chinese immigrant in Toronto who makes ... Institute of Technology's law school in December. In 2011 alone, more than 150,000 mainlanders became permanent residents of the world's major immigration countries, it said. Of them, more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1149526/more-professional-workers-china-seek-better-life-overseas
  7. News - World - EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

    Asians hitting ‘bamboo ceiling’ in Australia, discrimination commissioner says

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:48pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Commissioner points to lack of diversity at top, notes Europeans still dominate in Parliament Asians hitting 'bamboo ceiling' in Australia A "bamboo ceiling" exists in Australia for Asians entering positions of power in business, education and politics, the country's race discrimination commissioner has suggested. Tim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1552273/asians-hitting-bamboo-ceiling-australia-discrimination-commissioner-says
  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Asylum seekers’ families sue Australia over shipwreck off Christmas Island

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian immigration minister defends the government and says legal action is shameful Asylum seekers' families sue over fatal shipwreck Families of asylum seekers killed in a shipwreck off Australia's Christmas Island in 2010 are suing the government, arguing it breached its duty of care, in a legal move Canberra blasted as shameful. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535193/asylum-seekers-families-sue-australia-over-shipwreck-christmas-island
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia offering asylum seekers up to A$10,000 to return to home country

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Asylum seekers offered cash to return home Australia is offering asylum seekers in its Pacific immigration camps up to A$10,000 (HK$73,000) ... Nepal and Myanmar A$3,300, The Sydney Morning Herald report said. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said "return packages" were standard practice but would not reveal what ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538008/australia-offering-asylum-seekers-a10000-return-home-country
  10. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lankan police to deal with asylum seekers sent back by Australia

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:41pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Asylum seekers turned back by Australia will be handed over to police in Sri Lanka, leading to protests at treatment and fears of rights abuses A boatload of asylum seekers intercepted by the Australian navy and returned to Sri Lanka will be handed over to the island nation's police, adding to fears over Australia's hardline policy and rights abuses ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1548799/sri-lanka-asylum-seekers-returned-australia-face-rigorous-imprisonment

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