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  1. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    US puts Thailand and Malaysia on human trafficking blacklist

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 01:16am by AP

    ... days to determine whether to apply sanctions against tier three governments. The report notes Thai civilian and military officials reportedly profited from the smuggling of minority Muslims ...

  2. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Australia’s Abbott blasts ‘singularly unhelpful’ Indonesia

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 03:06pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Prime Minister Abbott has called on Jakarta to resume collaboration over stopping people-smuggling Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott rounded on neighbouring Indonesia on Sunday, accusing it of being “singularly unhelpful” by suspending cooperation to combat people-smuggling due to a diplomatic row over phone-tapping. Abbott called on Jakarta ...

  3. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    China scraps human rights talks with Britain, cites its internal affairs

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:20am by GDN

    ... Shaikh, who had smuggled drugs but was believed to have serious mental health problems. However, it is thought that other issues may have been involved in the decision. China has also repeatedly ...

  4. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Australian leader Tony Abbott tiptoes round asylum seeker issue in Jakarta

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 09:57am by Reuters

    ... to the issue of people smuggling and boatpeople. "For instance, there are many people from the Middle East and other nations who come here and become a social and economic burden for Indonesia. ... their country's sovereignty. One was a proposal to pay Indonesian villagers for information on people smugglers and to buy boats used for smuggling. "People smuggling is an issue of sovereignty, ...

  5. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Australia's Bishop to visit China, Indonesia amid tensions over ADIZ and spying

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:22pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... on military exercises and in the key area of people-smuggling while recalling its ambassador from Canberra. Tensions calmed after Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott sent Yudhoyono a letter ...

  6. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Indonesians burn Australian flags over spying reports

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 02:57pm by AFP, Reuters

    ... on people-smuggling, military exercises and sharing intelligence. Speaking just hours after Yudhoyono made his announcement, military chief Moeldoko said two current exercises with Australia were being halted. ... a heavy blow to the government of the new Australian leader. The decision to stop cooperation on people-smuggling is especially difficult for Prime Minister Abbott, as he desperately needs ...

  7. News - World - DIPLOMACY

    After historic Obama phone call, United States returns looted ancient artefact to Iran

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... was seized by US customs officials in 2003 when an arts dealer attempted to smuggle it into the country, according to a State Department tweet. Mohammad Ali Najafi, head of Iran's heritage ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DIPLOMACY

    Ken Taylor, Canadian former ambassador, faults whistle-blowing

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 11:13pm by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... Kristine Kwok kristine.kwok@scmp.com Ken Taylor, Canada's man in Tehran who helped US colleagues escape – as told in hit film 'Argo' – says the diplomatic game needs veil of secrecy Whistle-blowers hurt diplomacy: ex-envoy Thirty-four years ago he was a central figure in the audacious plot to smuggle six US diplomats out of Iran at the height of the hostage crisis. ...

  9. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Abbott adviser's 'porn star' jibe at Indonesian minister stokes spying row

    Posted Nov 21st 2013, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono suspended co-operation with Australia in the sensitive area of people-smuggling in retaliation to the spying claims. He also announced that co-operation ...

  10. News - Asia - DIPLOMACY

    Manila's bid to save drug trafficker in Beijing dashed

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 03:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... said. The woman was one of two Filipinos arrested for smuggling more than 12kg of heroin into China in 2011. Her execution is due to take place Tuesday, Binay’s office has said, while ...




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