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AllAfrica.com
Truck Loaded With 100 Ethiopians ImpoundedPOLICE in Central Province have intercepted a truck carrying more than 100 Ethi
Truck Loaded With 100 Ethiopians Impounded
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
POLICE in Central Province have intercepted a truck carrying more than 100 Ethiopians heading to South Africa in what is suspected to be a case of human trafficking. The Scania truck registration number ACZ 5219 was impounded in Serenje District on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fengu Up for FraudPOLITICAL activist Fidelis Fengu is being implicated in a fraud case in which h
Fengu Up for Fraud
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
POLITICAL activist Fidelis Fengu is being implicated in a fraud case in which he is accused of having pretended to be a resident principal immigration director and forged a letter for a Chinese national who wanted a residency permit. Mr Shu Xiaofeng... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Australian guards in Manus car crashAlcohol is believed to have been a factor in a serious car crash that led to tw
Australian guards in Manus car crash
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 hours ago
Alcohol is believed to have been a factor in a serious car crash that led to two Australian guards being medically evacuated in a critical condition from the Manus Island immigration detention centre. The men were injured when their vehicle hit a... Read more
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De Minimis
September 2015Malaysia seriously needs to review the very liberal policy on the importation o
September 2015
De Minimis / Posted yesterday
Malaysia seriously needs to review the very liberal policy on the importation of low-skilled manual workers. This is an economic policy issue. It's not an issue for the Immigration Department or Home Affairs to decide willy nilly. Young Malaysians... Read more
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De Minimis
Foreign workers v Malaysian workers: The Importance of the Minimum WageMalaysia seriously needs to review the very liberal policy on the importation o
Foreign workers v Malaysian workers: The Importance of the Minimum Wage
De Minimis / Posted yesterday
Malaysia seriously needs to review the very liberal policy on the importation of low-skilled manual workers. This is an economic policy issue. It's not an issue for the Immigration Department or Home Affairs to decide willy nilly. Young Malaysians... Read more
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The Star
Court: No reason needed to end expat musicians' contractKUALA LUMPUR: Employers do not need to give a reason for not extending the empl
Court: No reason needed to end expat musicians' contract
The Star / Posted yesterday
KUALA LUMPUR: Employers do not need to give a reason for not extending the employment of expatriates on fixed term contracts, ruled the Industrial Court. In the case between seven foreign musicians against the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra,... Read more
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Irish Examiner
US Immigration Department confirm nanny Brady McCarthy's 'imminent' return to IrelandThe US Immigration Department in Boston is due to issue a further statement tod
US Immigration Department confirm nanny Brady McCarthy's 'imminent' return to Ireland
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
The US Immigration Department in Boston is due to issue a further statement today about Irish nanny Aisling Brady McCarthy, who is to be deported. Last night, a spokesman said she would be leaving the United States "imminently". Spokesman Shawn... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Aust rape suspects could return to ManusThe family of an alleged rape victim claims the operator of the Manus Island im
Aust rape suspects could return to Manus
Sky News Australia / Posted yesterday
The family of an alleged rape victim claims the operator of the Manus Island immigration detention centre has promised three former guards will be flown back from Australia to face questioning by Papua New Guinea police. The father of the woman and... Read more
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News.com.au
Builders voice caution on China trade dealbreaking news THE peak body for the building industry has sought assurances
Builders voice caution on China trade deal
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
breaking news THE peak body for the building industry has sought assurances the skills of foreign workers will be properly checked before entering Australia under the China free trade agreement. MASTER... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Greater transparency in Australian refugee campsInvestors in the company that runs Australia's secretive refugee camps are star
Greater transparency in Australian refugee camps
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Investors in the company that runs Australia's secretive refugee camps are starting to flex their muscles in a way that may achieve what refugee advocates and politicians have failed to for years - greater transparency and oversight. Australia's... Read more
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News.com.au
Immigration dept dismisses Manus hijackingbreaking news THE immigration department has played down the hijacking of a
Immigration dept dismisses Manus hijacking
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
breaking news THE immigration department has played down the hijacking of a Manus Island detention centre bus and truck by the father of an alleged rape victim. THREE Australian guards, who were stood... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over Increment in Passport Fees SLPP MP Disappointed and Feels BetrayedA Member of Parliament for the opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has
Over Increment in Passport Fees SLPP MP Disappointed and Feels Betrayed
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A Member of Parliament for the opposition Sierra Leone Peoples Party (SLPP) has expressed disappointment and betrayal after another opposition lawmaker withdrew his support for a motion the former had moved on 13 August in respect of the... Read more
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The Star
Pota officially comes into effectPETALING JAYA: The Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) to curb terrorist activit
Pota officially comes into effect
The Star / Posted yesterday
PETALING JAYA: The Prevention of Terrorism Act (Pota) to curb terrorist activities in Malaysia has officially come into force as of Sept 1, the Home Ministry said in a statement. The act will allow authorities to take action against Malaysians... Read more
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BBC News
The journalists sued by the Thai navy - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
The journalists sued by the Thai navy
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Two independent... Read more
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The Young Witness
Union seeks amnesty for 7-Eleven whistleblowersMost staff of convenience stores are international students and may be scared t
Union seeks amnesty for 7-Eleven whistleblowers
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
Most staff of convenience stores are international students and may be scared to speak out, "shoppies" union says. The shop workers' union has called on the federal government to protect any 7-Eleven employees who come forward with details of... Read more
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Western Advocate
Union seeks amnesty for 7-Eleven whistleblowersMost staff of convenience stores are international students and may be scared t
Union seeks amnesty for 7-Eleven whistleblowers
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
Most staff of convenience stores are international students and may be scared to speak out, "shoppies" union says. The shop workers' union has called on the federal government to protect any 7-Eleven employees who come forward with details of... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Union seeks amnesty for 7-Eleven whistleblowersMost staff of convenience stores are international students and may be scared t
Union seeks amnesty for 7-Eleven whistleblowers
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
Most staff of convenience stores are international students and may be scared to speak out, "shoppies" union says. The shop workers' union has called on the federal government to protect any 7-Eleven employees who come forward with details of... Read more
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The Border Mail
Union seeks amnesty for 7-Eleven whistleblowersMost staff of convenience stores are international students and may be scared t
Union seeks amnesty for 7-Eleven whistleblowers
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Most staff of convenience stores are international students and may be scared to speak out, "shoppies" union says. The shop workers' union has called on the federal government to protect any 7-Eleven employees who come forward with details of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Union seeks amnesty for 7-Eleven whistleblowersMost staff of convenience stores are international students and may be scared t
Union seeks amnesty for 7-Eleven whistleblowers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
Most staff of convenience stores are international students and may be scared to speak out, "shoppies" union says. The shop workers' union has called on the federal government to protect any 7-Eleven employees who come forward with details of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Union seeks amnesty for 7-Eleven whistleblowersThe shop workers' union has called on the federal government to protect any 7-E
Union seeks amnesty for 7-Eleven whistleblowers
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
The shop workers' union has called on the federal government to protect any 7-Eleven employees who come forward with details of illegal employment practices. The Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees' Association said most workers are on... Read more
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The Courier
'Treated like dogs': Australian Border Force raids Maribyrnong Detention CentreDetainees probably shifted to make room before the cancelled Operation Fortitud
'Treated like dogs': Australian Border Force raids Maribyrnong Detention Centre
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Detainees probably shifted to make room before the cancelled Operation Fortitude, refugee advocate says. The Australian Border Force removed about 30 detainees from the Maribyrnong Detention Centre in a raid early on Friday that a witness described... Read more
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The Border Mail
'Treated like dogs': Australian Border Force raids Maribyrnong Detention CentreDetainees probably shifted to make room before the cancelled Operation Fortitud
'Treated like dogs': Australian Border Force raids Maribyrnong Detention Centre
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Detainees probably shifted to make room before the cancelled Operation Fortitude, refugee advocate says. The Australian Border Force removed about 30 detainees from the Maribyrnong Detention Centre in the raid early on Friday that a witness... Read more
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The Age
'Treated like dogs': Australian Border Force raids Maribyrnong Detention CentreAsylum seekers were woken at 2.30am to find their rooms being raided. Photo: S
'Treated like dogs': Australian Border Force raids Maribyrnong Detention Centre
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Asylum seekers were woken at 2.30am to find their rooms being raided. Photo: Shannon Morris The Australian Border Force removed about 30 detainees from the Maribyrnong Detention Centre in the raid early on Friday that a witness described as "brutal... Read more
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The North West Star
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of forceThe new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of force
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations. ​The new law enforcement agency that... Read more
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New Kerala
Three arrested in Delhi for extorting from NRIs Three people have been arrested in the capital for extorting money from NRIs
Three arrested in Delhi for extorting from NRIs
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Three people have been arrested in the capital for extorting money from NRIs from Britain, police said on Monday. Gaurav Pingolia, 31, and Aman Chhabra, 24 -- both former students of Delhi University... Read more
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The Border Mail
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of forceThe new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of force
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations. ​The new law enforcement agency that... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of forceThe new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of force
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 2 days ago
The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations. ​The new law enforcement agency that... Read more
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The Courier
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of forceThe new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of force
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations. ​The new law enforcement agency that... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of forceThe new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of force
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 days ago
The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations. ​The new law enforcement agency that... Read more
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The Young Witness
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of forceThe new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of force
The Young Witness / Posted 2 days ago
The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations. ​The new law enforcement agency that... Read more
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Western Advocate
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of forceThe new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of force
Western Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations. ​The new law enforcement agency that... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of forceThe new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of force
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 days ago
The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations. ​The new law enforcement agency that... Read more
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Manning River Times
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of forceThe new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of force
Manning River Times / Posted 2 days ago
The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations. ​The new law enforcement agency that... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of forceThe new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of force
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 days ago
The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations. ​The new law enforcement agency that... Read more
11 related stories
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The North West Star
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of forceThe new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of force
The North West Star / Posted 2 days ago
The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations. ​The new law enforcement agency that... Read more
11 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of forceThe new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on
Australian Border Force to have up to 6000 officers, most trained in use of force
Daily Liberal / Posted 2 days ago
The new law enforcement agency that came controversially to public attention on Friday, the Australian Border Force, is building a 5000 to 6000 strong body of officers, most trained for use-of-force operations. ​The new law enforcement agency that... Read more
11 related stories
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Sky News Australia
Inquiry scathing of Nauru detention centreThe Nauru immigration detention centre has been given a poor report card, on th
Inquiry scathing of Nauru detention centre
Sky News Australia / Posted 2 days ago
The Nauru immigration detention centre has been given a poor report card, on the same day operator Transfield Services announced it's expected to have its contract renewed for five years. The company has a $1.2 billion contract to run detention... Read more
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Weekly Times
Inquiry scathing of Nauru detention centreTHE Nauru immigration detention centre has been given a poor report card, on th
Inquiry scathing of Nauru detention centre
Weekly Times / Posted 3 days ago
THE Nauru immigration detention centre has been given a poor report card, on the same day operator Transfield Services announced it's expected to have its contract renewed for five years. THE company has a $1.2 billion contract to run detention... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Investigation uncovers exploitation of convenience store workers7-Eleven says it will take action against franchisees flouting Australian laws.
Investigation uncovers exploitation of convenience store workers
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
7-Eleven says it will take action against franchisees flouting Australian laws. Photo / Getty Images The parent company of 7-Eleven says it will take action against franchisees flouting the law in Australia. "7-Eleven is extremely disappointed that... Read more
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Sky News Australia
7-Eleven warns franchisees violating lawThe parent company of 7-Eleven says it will take action against franchisees flo
7-Eleven warns franchisees violating law
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
The parent company of 7-Eleven says it will take action against franchisees flouting the law in Australia. '7-Eleven is extremely disappointed that a number of franchisees have chosen not to meet their obligations as employers,' a statement released... Read more
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News.com.au
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says those who ‘demean’ the role of the Australian Border Force should be ashamedPRIME Minister Tony Abbott has been forced to defend the reputation of the Aust
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says those who ‘demean’ the role of the Australian Border Force should be ashamed
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has been forced to defend the reputation of the Australian Border Force after yesterday’s public outcry against an impromptu crackdown on anti-social behaviour and visa cheats in Melbourne. Operation Fortitude — involving... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Greens, union demand answers over cancelled Operation FortitudeAustralian Border Force: Greens, union demand answers over controversial cancel
Greens, union demand answers over cancelled Operation Fortitude
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
Australian Border Force: Greens, union demand answers over controversial cancelled Operation Fortitude The union representing Australian Border Force (ABF) officers will raise its members' concerns about the handling of Friday's controversial... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Australian visa check operation dumped after community outrageMELBOURNE - A major operation to spot-check people's visas on the streets of Me
Australian visa check operation dumped after community outrage
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
MELBOURNE - A major operation to spot-check people's visas on the streets of Melbourne as part of a crime crackdown was cancelled on Friday after sparking community outrage that Australia risked becoming "a police state". A major operation to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Australian visa check operation dumped after community outrageMELBOURNE: A major operation to spot check people's visas on the streets of Mel
Australian visa check operation dumped after community outrage
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
MELBOURNE: A major operation to spot check people's visas on the streets of Melbourne as part of a crime crackdown was cancelled Friday after sparking community outrage that Australia risked becoming "a police state". The controversy erupted after... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Police cancel Border Force operationVictoria Police have cancelled an Australian Border Force operation planned for
Police cancel Border Force operation
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
Victoria Police have cancelled an Australian Border Force operation planned for Melbourne this weekend. The cancellation of Operation Fortitude came as hundreds spilled into an intersection outside Melbourne's Flinders Street Station, blocking a... Read more
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The Age
McAfee hospitalised in Guatemala after suffering heart attacksJohn McAfee is attended to by doctors and nurses at the national Police Hospita
McAfee hospitalised in Guatemala after suffering heart attacks
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
John McAfee is attended to by doctors and nurses at the national Police Hospital in Guatemala City. Software guru John McAfee, who is fighting deportation to Belize, has been rushed to the hospital in Guatemala after his lawyer said he suffered two... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Border Force backtracks on random stopsAustralian Border Force now denies its officers will stop random Melburnians to
Border Force backtracks on random stops
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
Australian Border Force now denies its officers will stop random Melburnians to check their visas as part of a weekend blitz. Earlier the force said it would be positioned at various locations around the CBD speaking with any individuals it crosses... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Border Force to catch visa fraudVisa cheats will be targeted by Australian Border Force as a multi-agency opera
Border Force to catch visa fraud
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
Visa cheats will be targeted by Australian Border Force as a multi-agency operation hits the Melbourne CBD. Border officers will be placed around the city on Friday and Saturday night. 'You need to be aware of the conditions of your visa. If you... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Border Force in Melbourne to catch visa fraudVisa cheats will be targeted by Australian Border Force as a multi-agency opera
Border Force in Melbourne to catch visa fraud
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
Visa cheats will be targeted by Australian Border Force as a multi-agency operation hits the Melbourne CBD. Border officers will be placed around the city on Friday and Saturday night. 'You need to be aware of the conditions of your visa. If you... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Sacked AGC officer gives up legal challenge, retains PR Sacked Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) officer Jessica Gurmeet Kaur’s lawye
Sacked AGC officer gives up legal challenge, retains PR
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 days ago
Sacked Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) officer Jessica Gurmeet Kaur’s lawyer Lim Chee Wee says his client is grateful her permanent residency has not been revoked. – The Malaysian Insider... Read more
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