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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australia finds half of asylum seekers held in Papua New Guinea camp genuine

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Half of asylum seekers in PNG ruled genuine About half of the asylum seekers assessed after being held for months by Australia in a detention camp on Papua New Guinea are genuine refugees. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison made the admission when announcing Australia would create a new border protection agency merging operations from ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - IMMIGRATION

    Number of immigrants smuggled from Shenzhen to Hong Kong soars

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 10:59pm by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Hundreds of illegal immigrants, mostly from Bangladesh and Pakistan, have poured into HK over past year using border city as staging ground People smuggled in via Shenzhen A large-scale people-smuggling operation that uses Shenzhen as a staging post has seen hundreds of illegal immigrants enter Hong Kong by boat in the past year, the Sunday ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Four couples barred from taking surrogate babies home from Thailand

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:17pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Canberra Couples barred from taking surrogate babies Four couples from the United States and Australia have been prevented from leaving Thailand with babies born ... at the immigration desk, ABC said. Two US couples had been prevented from leaving Thailand with babies in similar circumstances since Wednesday. Thai officials said the couples would have to apply for court ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM on the defensive over asylum-seekers

    Posted Aug 17th 2013, 03:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... are also aware that we have our own issues with refugees from West Papua.” Refugees are a sensitive political issue in Australia and Rudd has gambled his electoral fortunes on the PNG ... prime minister has made it very clear in this latest interview that the arrangement that Kevin Rudd claims to exist does not exist in those terms,” said immigration spokesman Scott Morrison. ...

  7. News - China Insider - EMIGRATION

    China becomes top source of fresh immigrants moving to New Zealand

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 02:25pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... of immigrants moving to New Zealand, overtaking the United Kingdom for the first time. Between July 2012 and June 2013, the New Zealand government granted 5,794 Chinese citizens permanent residence- 7.1 ... by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. Connor Brady, director of the Hamilton-based New Life Global immigration consultancy, said the focus of his business over the last half a decade had ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott sweeps into power in landslide win in Australian election

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney and Lana Lam Abbott's coalition set to sweep into power Conservative challenger Tony Abbott declared Australia "under new management" yesterday after Prime Minister Kevin Rudd conceded defeat in Australia's national election and said he would step down as Labor leader. With more than 90 per cent of votes counted, ...

  9. News - China

    Q&A with Chris Alexander, Canadian Minister for Citizenship and Immigration

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 07:45pm

    ... What were the main reasons for scrapping the immigrant investment visa? First, it was a programme that wasn’t meeting its objectives. In 1986 when it was established, it did serve some ... as it was for mainland applicants and some from elsewhere in the world. That meant that when we measured the results of our progress because we follow up on immigrants that come to Canada. We look at how they’re ...

  10. Business - BUSINESS TRAVEL

    Apec card opens doors to shorter immigration queues- but not all

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 11:38am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... David Dodwell Apec's coveted card provides access to shorter immigration queues, but not before navigating red tape and inconsistent rules across nations The card to travel If you ... to provoke passions wherever it goes. Out pour anecdotes of hassles in immigration queues, complaints about the many months it takes for the card to be approved and frustration at those economies ...




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