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July 21, 2018 1:19 AM Drastic measures to free country from illegal immigrants beginning Aug 30: DG

KUANTAN: The Immigration Department has pledged to free the country from illegal immigrants beginning Aug 31. Its director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali (pix) said the department would further intensify the operation to detain illegal immigrants from the date. He said those who would be detained also include the employers who hire and harbour illegal 5

July 18, 2018 8:12 PM China’s ‘bad behaviour and complicity in corruption’ says Sarawak Report

“Not only was the development a perfect conduit for Chinese wishing to export cash, the project envisaged providing citizenship to a million new immigrants.” “Mahathir and his reformist allies in the new Harapan government are naturally furious at all these thefts and deceptions and are demanding a re-negotiation with China, should these projects go ahead 6

July 17, 2018 11:57 PM 'Africa real' World Cup winners, says Venezuela's Maduro

CARACAS: Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro believes Africa and not France are the true winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. France beat Croatia 4-2 in Sunday's final in Moscow, but with a team featuring number players of African heritage. "The French team seems like the African team, in reality, Africa won, the African immigrants who arrived in France 9

July 7, 2018 9:58 AM Search for missing victims of capsized boat stopped

JOHOR BARU: The search and rescue (SAR) operation to find the missing victims of the boat which capsized in the waters off Kota Tinggi last Monday, has been stopped. Johor Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) deputy director of operations, Capt Sanifah Yusof said the agency decided to call off the operation at 7.30pm yesterday as there were no new leads 14

June 28, 2018 2:31 AM Trump-backed immigration reform bill fails in US House

WASHINGTON: A Republican "compromise" bill reforming US immigration law failed spectacularly in Congress on Wednesday, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump's efforts to resolve a simmering border crisis that has seen thousands of migrant families separated. Lawmakers rejected the Border Security and Immigration Reform Act by an overwhelming 121 to 301, with all Democrats 5

June 26, 2018 5:33 AM Guatemala asks US to help its migrants after volcano eruption

GUATEMALA CITY: Guatemala on Monday asked the US government to give its migrants Temporary Protected Status after the devastating Fuego volcano eruption. Officials have confirmed the deaths of 112 people as a result of the eruption on June 3, but scores more people remain unaccounted for. "I have instructed the Minister of Foreign Affairs to request 7

June 25, 2018 8:09 AM Nearly 1,000 migrants rescued off Libya coast

TRIPOLI: Libya's coastguard has rescued nearly 1,000 migrants who were on boats in distress in the Mediterranean on their way to Europe, the navy said on Monday. Three separate operations took place on Sunday with the coastguard bringing ashore in Libya a total of 948 migrants, navy spokesman Ayoub Kacem said. The migrants were on inflatable dinghies 7

May 31, 2018 1:33 PM Illegal immigrant rehiring programme to end on June 30

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will be terminating the Rehiring Programme for illegal immigrants by the Immigration Department on June 30. Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said illegal immigrants who have been issued with valid work permit would be allowed in the manufacturing, construction, plantation, agriculture and service sectors under the programme 5

May 25, 2018 11:17 AM More than 17,000 illegal immigrants nabbed this year: DG

PUTRAJAYA: A total of 17,869 illegal immigrants have been detained by the Immigration Department from January 1 to yesterday. Its director-general Datuk Seri Mustafar Ali said the detainees were the results of 6,019 enforcement operations conducted during the period. "Apart from that, 455 employers were also nabbed for employing and harbouring illegal 22

April 21, 2018 3:25 AM Vietnam War refugees deported under Trump struggle to settle

HO CHI MINH CITY: Nguyen was nine when he boarded a boat alone to escape the communist regime in Vietnam for the United States. Some 40 years later, he returned in shackles, deported from the only country he really knows to one he can scarcely remember. With conspiracy and fraud convictions under his belt, he was expelled in line with a Trump administration 18