A Chinese man has been deported from the Philippines after a flight attendant said he was bullied before take-off in Shanghai.Wednesday, 5 June, 2013, 12:35am
The British government on Wednesday vowed not to give up its fight to deport radical cleric Abu Qatada to Jordan after losing its latest court challenge to have him expelled.
Lawyers for Home Secretary Theresa May had appealed a decision by the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) in November allowing the Jordanian to stay in Britain, but this was dismissed.27 Mar 2013 - 9:01pm
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada was arrested in London for breaching his bail terms, days before the British government begins an appeal against a court decision blocking his deportation to Jordan.10 Mar 2013 - 7:31am
Park Geun-hye is officially headed to the Blue House as the country's first female president. Park, the daughter of a former strongman, has already faced a test over Pyongyang's recent nuclear missiles testing.25 Feb 2013 - 6:00am
Britain's interior minister has slammed the judiciary, accusing judges of "subverting" democracy by ignoring rules aimed at deporting more foreign criminals.18 Feb 2013 - 5:00am
Outspoken independent Senator Nick Xenophon, who was detained and barred from entering Malaysia upon landing in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday, said he was whisked away to an interrogation area and told he was a security risk.17 Feb 2013 - 1:29pm 1 comment
Activists expressed outrage on Wednesday over Singapore’s crackdown on Chinese bus drivers who staged the city-state’s first industrial strike in 26 years to demand better pay.5 Dec 2012 - 8:00pm 11 comments
Singapore will deport 29 bus drivers to China and prosecute five others for taking part in the city state's first strike since the 1980s. The order from the Ministry of Manpower came a day after Beijing urged Singapore to respect the workers' legal rights while also cautioning its citizens to obey local laws.2 Dec 2012 - 4:39am
A radical Islamist cleric described by prosecutors as a key al-Qaeda operative in Europe cannot be deported from Britain to Jordan to face terrorism charges, judges ruled yesterday in the latest twist in a protracted legal saga.
Abu Qatada will, instead, be released on bail today.13 Nov 2012 - 2:56am
Thousands of overseas students - including some from Hong Kong and the mainland - face the threat of deportation after the British government stripped a London university of its right to sponsor visas.31 Aug 2012 - 3:19am
China's top legislature has endorsed a tighter immigration regulation aimed primarily at foreign illegal workers.
The regulation ratified by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress shortens the minimum duration of residential certificates for foreigners carrying a work visa to 90 days - half of the current period.1 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Foreigners working on the mainland will have the minimum duration of their residential certificates halved to 90 days under a draft law being reviewed by Beijing.27 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
A serial shoplifter from Macau who had been deported for life from Hong Kong evaded security checks to visit the city more than 40 times in two years, court papers show.
The disclosure led a Court of First Instance judge to criticise security lapses, and to urge the government to plug loopholes in the system.17 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
As the decades pass, emotions can cool and attitudes change. And in Hong Kong, the political facts also are quite different from those during British rule of 1971 and earlier years.6 Aug 2001 - 12:00am