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  1. 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

    ... 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 ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia eases defence curbs as Myanmar leader visits

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 03:29pm by AFP

    ... President Thein Sein on Monday became Myanmar’s first head of state to visit Australia since 1974, winning aid and defence concessions as he reaps new fruits of his liberalisation ... the reforms. “As a close neighbour, Australia will benefit from a more open and prosperous Myanmar that is fully integrated into the region,” said Prime Minister Julia Gillard of the country formerly ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    UN watchdog slams Australia over refugee detentions

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 02:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva Australia broke global human rights rules by denying a group of refugees from Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Kuwait a chance to challenge their detention, imposed ... on them,” the committee said in a statement. In a review of complaints from the refugees – 42 Sri Lankan Tamils, three Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar and a Kuwaiti – the committee said the detention ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police arrest five alleged people smugglers

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 05:41pm by AP

    ... overcrowded fishing boats has become as major political issue ahead of Australian elections next week. Many of the asylum seekers come from Iran, Afghanistan, Iraq, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Myanmar ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Furore ahead of Australian leader’s Jakarta visit

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 03:39pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... Indonesia has warned that the Australian navy’s plan to intercept and force back Indonesian fishing boats crowded with asylum seekers from countries such as Iran, Afghanistan, Vietnam and Myanmar ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police smash Hong Kong-linked drug ring

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 03:45pm by AFP

    ... Australian police said on Friday they had smashed a crime syndicate operating across Asia, leading to 27 arrests and the seizure of drugs and assets worth millions of dollars. Authorities said the organised gang – operating in China, including in Hong Kong and Macau, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Myanmar – allegedly targeted Australia for its heroin and methamphetamine trade. ...



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