Thai authorities question more than 100 migrants discovered in the south in a race to beat a deadline to crack down on people smuggling.
Australia's Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare said aerial surveillance of a debris field of wood and life-jackets had spotted 13 bodies and a full-scale hunt was under way for survivors.9 Jun 2013 - 11:18am
A Sichuan man, abducted and taken to Fujian province at the age of five, has finally found his way home after spending years trying to work out where he came from. And he says he could not have done it without the help of Google Maps, Fujian’s news portal nhaidu.com reports.17 May 2013 - 4:09pm 1 comment
An Indonesian court jailed an Australian and a Pakistani for six years each after the men were caught organising an asylum-seeker boat to Australia, their lawyer said on Wednesday.
Ali Qaseem, a 57-year-old from Sydney described by prosecutors as part of an “international people-smuggling network”, and Pakistani Sadaat Ali were also fined 500 million rupiah (HK$400,000) each.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am