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Only healthy foreign workers can work in Malaysia: Dzulkefly
KUALA LUMPUR: Only foreign workers who are confirmed healthy and free from any dangerous or contagious diseases will be allowed to work in Malaysia and get a Temporary Employment Visit Pass (PLKS), sa...
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Take action to ease congestion at klia2, MAHB urged
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) has been urged to address the problem of worsening congestion at immigration counters at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (klia2) immediate...
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Only healthy foreign workers can work in Malaysia — Dr Dzulkefly
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 17): Only foreign workers who are confirmed healthy and free from any dangerous or contagious diseases will be allowed to work in Malaysia and get a Temporary Employment Visit Pass (...
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Hakam calls for inquest into death of Nigerian student in Immigration custody
PETALING JAYA: The National Human Rights Society (Hakam) has called on the government to conduct a thorough independent investigation or inquest into the...
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Indian citizen stranded here since 2014 wants to go home
PETALING JAYA: Indian national C. Chitiravelu has been left stranded in Malaysia for almost five years after he was cheated in a job scam that promised him a Malaysian...
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Tamil Nadu politician under probe
PETALING JAYA: The spotlight has shifted to a politician in Tamil Nadu who has been in close contact with several Malaysian politicians amid a crackdown against those...
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Tamil Nadu politician on Bukit Aman's radar over alleged links to LTTE
KUALA LUMPUR: Tamil Nadu political leader Senthamizhan Seeman may be banned from entering Malaysia if there is evidence that links him to the...
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No reason to halt probe against DAP members, say cops
KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman has denied a claim by DAP secretary general Lim Guan Eng that it will stop the arrest of party members over alleged links to the defunct Liberation of Tigers of Tamil Eelam (L...
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Robbers posing as Immigration officers nabbed
PETALING JAYA: Two men masquerading as Immigration Department officers were among three people apprehended by police after a sundry shop robbery in Kelana Jaya.
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Four lawyers sought by police have statements recorded
KUALA LUMPUR: Four of the 21 lawyers sought by police over fraud and criminal breach of trust cases to the tune of millions of ringgit have come forward.
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Four ex-lawyers provide statement in CBT, fraud investigation
KUALA LUMPUR: Four former lawyers provided their statements to the police today in connection to fraud and criminal breach of trust involving losses of tens of millions of ringgit.
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NAFCC Bill to enable financial crime probes passed in Dewan Rakyat
KUALA LUMPUR: The Dewan Rakyat has passed the National Anti-Financial Crime Centre (NAFCC) Bill 2019, which will enable investigations into financial crimes committed locally and abroad.
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Exco: Johor to come down hard on e-waste polluters
JOHOR BARU, Oct 10 — The Johor government will not hesitate to take action against any electronic and electrical waste (e-waste) recycling factories in the state that pollute the environment.
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Pakistani men wanted by cops for visa fraud
KUALA LUMPUR: Police are looking for two Pakistani men to help investigations into a RM36,000 visa document fraud case last May.
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Deputy minister: Govt to implement Value Audit Management System next year
PUTRAJAYA, Oct 9 — The Value Audit Management System (SPAN 2.0) will be implemented starting next year for more structured and effective public service value management, said Deputy Minister in the ...
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Runaway maids in shady deals
PETALING JAYA: Multiple raids carried out on agencies, which provide training on caring for senior citizens, have revealed that runaway maids are using them as a means...
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Immigration raids elderly care-giving agencies in Klang Valley, 40 foreigners nabbed
PETALING JAYA: The Immigration Department detained 40 foreigners in multiple raids on premises run by elderly care-giving agencies in the Klang Valley, says Datuk...
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DNA databank successfully matches 60 cases: Mazlan
KUALA LUMPUR: A total 60 samples involving crime cases were successfully matched through the use of the Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) databank to enable the police to solve crime cases which previously ...
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DNA databank successfully matches 60 cases — Mazlan
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 60 samples involving crime cases were successfully matched through the use of the Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) databank to enable the police to solve crime cases which previous...
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Travel ban possibly to prevent me from ‘disappearing’, says ex-1MDB CEO
KUALA LUMPUR: Former 1MDB chief executive officer Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi told the High Court he suspected he was barred from travelling abroad to prevent individuals with information on the sover...
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Polls will be a civilised affair, says IGP
JOHOR BARU: Police have assured the public that there will be enough personnel for the Tanjung Piai by-election, warning that they will also be monitoring social media...
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Cops looking for 21 lawyers in CBT, cheating cases
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 21 black sheep in the legal fraternity are being sought by police who were allegedly involved in 39 criminal breach of trust (CBT) and cheating cases involving RM30.4 million.
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No need to raise power transition issue again: Wan Azizah
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 3): The issue on the handover of premiership should not be brought up again as it had already been decided before the 14th general election (GE14) last year, said Deputy Prime Minist...
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No need to raise transition of power issue again: Wan Azizah
KUALA LUMPUR: The issue on the handover of premiership should not be brought up again as it had already been decided before the 14th general election (GE14) last year, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk...
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Hannah Yeoh: Ministry aware, looking into foreign volunteer nuns’ visa woes
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 — The Women, Family and Community Development Ministry is well aware of the problems faced by foreign Catholic nuns in getting long-term visas for their unpaid volunteer work at ...
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Fraudsters sought by cops can no longer call themselves ‘lawyers’, says Bar
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 3 — The 21 individuals currently sought by the police over 39 cheating and criminal breach of trust cases involving some RM30.4 million can no longer be called “lawyers”, Malay...
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Give nuns longer visas, pleads Catholic mission running old folks homes
GEORGE TOWN: A Catholic mission running a free home for the aged and the destitute in Kuala Lumpur and Penang has appealed to the government to consider giving longer visas to its caretaker nuns and t...
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No need to raise power transition issue again - Dr Wan Azizah
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 3): The issue on the handover of premiership should not be brought up again as it had already been decided before the 14th general election (GE14) last year, said Deputy Prime Minist...
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Penang exco asks Home Ministry to approve longer visas for foreign Catholic nuns volunteering in homes for elderly
GEORGE TOWN, Oct 3 — Penang state exco Jagdeep Singh Deo called on the Home Ministry to consider approving longer term visas for foreign nuns who are here as volunteers in homes for the elderly.
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Cops looking for 21 lawyers over RM30.4mil in CBT cases
KUALA LUMPUR: Police are looking for 21 lawyers allegedly involved in 39 cheating and criminal breach of trust cases, involving some RM30.4mil.
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Cops reminded not to revel in past glories, create new success
KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) were reminded not to bring up the past success of its former personnel as a reason to continue to be treated well by the government, and instead focus o...
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Malaysia on alert over yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Malaysia is stepping up precautionary measures in the wake of an outbreak of yellow fever in northern Nigeria that has claimed 16 lives.
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Immigration woes for Little Sisters of the Poor
LETTER | I represent the Little Sisters of the Poor in Malaysia as their honorary adviser.
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3,000 workers from India seek help to return home
PETALING JAYA: About 3,000 workers from the Telangana state in India are stuck in Malaysia as they are unable to make use of an amnesty offer from Malaysia to return home.
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Many Johoreans hoping RTS project will go ahead
JOHOR BARU: With less than a week to the expiry of the six-month deadline whether Malaysia will proceed with the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) project, many people here are anxious about the final outcome.
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Jho Low might be brought back by year end: IGP
SHAH ALAM: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador has indicated that fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low (pix), is expected to be brought back to Malaysia by year...
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IGP: Inquest of trio shot by police to be done quickly
SHAH ALAM, Sept 25 — The Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador said that an inquest proceeding on the case of three men who were shot dead by police in Batu Arang, Rawang recently wi...
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Six touts claiming to be acting for Immigration Department B4G programme nabbed
PETALING JAYA: Six people have been arrested last month for acting as middlemen in registering immigrants in the Back For Good (B4G) programme.
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‘No touts involved in B4G’
SHAH ALAM: Illegal immigrants applying to return home under the Back for Good (B4G) programme can go directly to the Immigration Department to apply.
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Esscom detains 68 illegal immigrants in Lahad Datu
LAHAD DATU: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) detained 68 illegal immigrants in an operation, Ops Gasak, early today.
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Police nab 108 illegal immigrants in enforcement operation
KUALA LUMPUR: The police have detained 108 illegal immigrants in an enforcement operation carried out here on Saturday (Sept 21), says Comm Datuk Seri Mazlan...
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Conman’s cheating spree finally comes to an end
JOHOR BARU: He befriended Tebrau MP Steven Choong via Facebook last year soon after Choong won in the last general election and applied for a job from him.
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IGP warns MyKad syndicates of action under Sosma
KUALA LUMPUR: Syndicates which produce and sell fake birth certificates and identity cards to foreigners could face action under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012, the Inspector-Genera...
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Sosma can be used against perpetrators selling fake MyKads
KUALA LUMPUR: The Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) can be used against individuals involved in syndicates which produce and sell fake birth certificates and identity cards (MyKad)...
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'Sosma can be used against perpetrators selling fake MyKads'
The Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) can be used against individuals involved in syndicates which produce and sell fake birth certificates and identity cards (MyKad) to foreigners...
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RM5 billion a year outflow from foreign construction workers
KUCHING: As much as RM5 billion a year flows out of the country through foreign construction workers, it was revealed today.
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IGP: Sosma can be used against perpetrators selling fake MyKads
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 — The Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) can be used against individuals involved in syndicates which produce and sell fake birth certificates and identity c...
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Special task force to investigate MyKad syndicate
KUALA LUMPUR: A special task force has been set up to investigate the issuance and sale of Malaysian identity card (MyKad) and birth certificate to foreign nationals.
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Special task force to investigate MyKad syndicate
A special task force has been set up to investigate the issuance and sale of Malaysian identity card (MyKad) and birth certificate to foreign nationals.
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Police special task force to probe MyKad-for-sale syndicate
KUALA LUMPUR: A special task force has been set up to investigate the issuance and sale of Malaysian identity cards (MyKad) and birth certificates to foreign nationals.
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Police set up special task force to investigate MyKad syndicate
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 ― A special task force has been set up to investigate the issuance and sale of Malaysian identity card (MyKad) and birth certificate to foreign nationals.
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Govt agrees with body cameras for law enforcers to prevent misconduct — PM
PUTRAJAYA (Sept 19): The Government has agreed to implement the use of body cameras on law enforcement officers such as police, Immigration and Customs to address issues of misconduct, including corru...
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Malaysia to equip police, immigration officers with body cameras: PM Mahathir
PUTRAJAYA: The Malaysian government has agreed to implement the use of body cameras on law enforcement officers to overcome issues of misconduct, said Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday (Se...
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Report: Immigration system exploit still being used to issue Malaysian passports illegally
KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 19 — A bypass function in the Immigration Department’s system for passport issuance remains exploited by corrupt officials and syndicates that offer Malaysian passports for sale...
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Malaysia, China collaborate on immigration breach
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia and China are collaborating to resolve the immigration breach committed by Chinese nationals in the country.
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Muhyiddin to meet Immigration, Registration Dept top officials
All processes and standard operating procedures (SOPs) of key agencies under the Home Ministry are expected to be tightened and further measures will be taken to prevent its officers and staff from br...
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B4G counters: Home Ministry says 200 officers enough for now
KUALA LUMPUR: The Immigration Department will deploy more officers to manage the ‘Back for Good’ (B4G) amnesty programme if the need arises, according to Deputy Home Minister Datuk Mohd Azis Jamma...
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Six fined for employing illegal immigrants
PEKAN NENAS: At least six local employers, including a businesswoman, were fined a total of RM117,500 for employing undocumented foreigners in their premises in Johor.
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i-Kad suspended temporarily due to technical issues: Immigration
PUTRAJAYA: The issuance of i-Kad for foreign workers has been suspended temporarily since July 17 due to some technical issues, according to Immigration Department director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaim...
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Ustaz charged with touching private parts of pupil
KOTA KINABALU: A religious teacher (ustaz), who was charged with committing a sexual offence against his tahfiz pupil in a surau, will be tried at the Sessions Court here on January 16-17 next year.
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I-Kad suspended temporarily due to technical issues — Immigration
PUTRAJAYA (Sept 17): The issuance of i-Kad for foreign workers has been suspended temporarily since July 17 this year due to some technical issues, said Immigration Department director-general Datuk K...
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Malaysia eyes stopping terrorist fighters in their tracks
WASHINGTON: Malaysia’s new immigration system will incorporate mechanisms to prevent foreign terrorist fighters from crossing its borders.
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I-Kad suspended temporarily due to technical issues — Immigration
PUTRAJAYA: The issuance of i-Kad for foreign workers has been suspended temporarily since July 17 this year due to some technical issues, said Immigration Department director-general Datuk Khairul Dza...
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I-Kad suspended temporarily due to technical issues
The issuance of i-Kad for foreign workers has been suspended temporarily since July 17 this year due to some technical issues, said Immigration Department director-general Khairul Dzaimee Daud.
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Immigration Dept temporarily suspends i-Kad for foreign workers due to technical issues
PUTRAJAYA, Sept 17 — The issuance of i-Kad for foreign workers has been suspended temporarily since July 17 this year due to some technical issues, said Immigration Department director-general Datuk...
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Immigration officer and consultant held
SEPANG: An immigration officer and a company consultant were arrested at the KL International Airport on Tuesday on suspicion of illegally facilitating the entry and exit of foreigners.
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Malaysia aims to stop terrorists from crossing borders
WASHINGTON DC: Malaysia’s new immigration system will incorporate mechanisms to prevent foreign terrorist fighters from crossing its borders.
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M'sia to repel terrorist fighters by boosting border security
Malaysia’s new immigration system will incorporate mechanisms to prevent foreign terrorist fighters from crossing its borders.
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Aiyoh, i-Kad is more convenient than passport lah
PETALING JAYA: Requiring fo­­reign workers to carry their passport around is dangerous as it could be lost, stolen or lead to runaway workers, say bosses.
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Suspension of i-Kad leaves bosses in a bind
PETALING JAYA: The i-Kad is no longer available for foreign workers, leaving emplo­yers in a bind about documentation for their workers.
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68 foreigners nabbed in Nilai
NILAI: The Immigration Department has detained 68 foreigners in an integrated operation at the Nilai 3 Commercial Centre here today.
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Immigration nabs 39 foreigners in Cameron vegetable, flower farms
PETALING JAYA: The Immigration Department has detained 39 foreign workers after an operation at seven vegetable and flower farms in Cameron Highlands...
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Unhealthy air in Johan Setia not due to open burning: Hee
KLANG: The very unhealthy air quality recorded in Johan Setia since Thursday was not because of open burning in the area, but due to transboundary haze, said Selangor Environment, Green Technology, Sc...
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Unhealthy air in Johan Setia not due to local open burning: Hee
KLANG (Sept 14): The very unhealthy air quality recorded in Johan Setia since Thursday is not because of open burning in the area, but due to transboundary haze, said Selangor Environment, Green Techn...
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Unhealthy air in Johan Setia due to transboundary haze, not open burning, says exco
KLANG, Sept 14 — The very unhealthy air quality recorded in Johan Setia since Thursday was not because of open burning in the area, but due to transboundary haze, said Selangor Environment, Green Te...
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Unhealthy air in Johan Setia not due to local open burning — Hee
KLANG (Sept 13): The very unhealthy air quality recorded in Johan Setia since yesterday is not because of open burning in the area, but due to transboundary haze, said Selangor Environment, Green Tech...
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Immigration detention depots hold more than 9,000 detainees
PUTRAJAYA: There are now 9,532 illegal immigrants held at 14 Immigration detention depots nationwide, said Immigration director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud.
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Passport forgery ring crippled, mastermind nabbed
PETALING JAYA: The Immigration Department has crippled a passport forgery ring in Kuala Lumpur with the arrest of two men, including the mastermind, known as...
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9,532 illegal immigrants at 14 Immigration detention depots nationwide
PUTRAJAYA: There are now 9,532 illegal immigrants held at 14 Immigration detention depots nationwide, said Immigration director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud (pix).
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Immigration detention depots hold more than 9,000 detainees
Authorities stand over detained illegal immigrants in this file photo.
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Sabah to be briefed on foreigner pass
KOTA KINABALU: The state has asked the Immigration Department to brief the Sabah Cabinet on the special Pas Sementara Sabah (PSS).
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It’s not easy to slip into Malaysia
There are syndicates that are trying to bring people in as female tourists from China, but authorities have measures in place to stop them, says Khairul.
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It’s not easy to slip into Malaysia – Khairul Dzaimee
Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud PUTRAJAYA: Who says it’s easy to slip into Malaysia?
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Not easy for foreigners to slip into M'sia, says Immigration DG
Who says it’s easy to slip into Malaysia?
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Not easy to sneak into Malaysia: Immigration DG
PUTRAJAYA: Who says it’s easy to slip into Malaysia?
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Rayer: Increase earnings in policing sector to curb graft
GEORGE TOWN: A DAP parliamentarian has urged the Federal Government to improve the wage structure of those in security and enforcement agencies to curb corruption in the policing sector.
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Sabah DCM tells Immigration to explain dubious documents issue
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah government has summoned the state Immigration Department to shed light on two dubious personal documents currently being held by foreigners in the state.
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JPN assistant director to be charged for selling MyKad
GEORGE TOWN: An assistant director of National Registration Department (JPN) in Penang will be charged at the Sessions Court here tomorrow (Thursday) for being involved in a syndicate selling MyKad to...
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Cops arrest NRD officer and 20 others; bust fake ID syndicate
PETALING JAYA: The police have busted a syndicate specialising in creating fraudulent identification papers after arresting several members, including an officer from...
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Three-month-old baby rescued in operation to weed out beggars
JITRA: A three-month-old baby girl was among those rescued by the Social Welfare Department (SWD) in an integrated operation to weed out beggars and vagrants around Kubang Pasu and Kota Star last nigh...
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Sabah deems temporary passes necessary to monitor foreign nationals
The Sabah Temporary Pass (PSS), which will be issued from June 1 next year, is aimed at monitoring the movements of foreigners in the state.
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PSS necessary to monitor movements of foreigners in Sabah
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Temporary Pass (PSS) which would be issued from June 1 next year, is aimed at monitoring the movements of foreigners in the state, said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Sh...
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Shafie: Pass will enable us to monitor immigrants
KOTA KINABALU: Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal brushed off critics who raised concerns over the Sabah Temporary Pass (PSS), saying it was meant to ensure immigrants coould be monitored.
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Home Ministry, Immigration Dept to manage PSS
KOTA KINABALU: The Home Ministry and Immigration Department will be responsible for managing the Sabah Temporary Pass (PSS), while the state government will keep a close watch on it.
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Temporary pass for long-time immigrants in Sabah long overdue, says Shafie
KOTA KINABALU: The Sabah Temporary Pass (PSS), to be introduced to replace the three documents of long-time immigrants in Sabah, is a long-overdue initiative to...
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Special passes may see eclipse of ‘genuine’ Sabahans, says rep
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Minister to be summoned
KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman will call up several individuals, including a minister, who were alleged to have defamed controversial preacher Dr Zakir Naik, says Bukit...
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Will ‘war refugees’ retain status in new pass, asks Kitingan
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah opposition chief Jeffrey Kitingan has urged the federal government to clarify whether IMM13 visa-holders in Sabah would lose their status as “war refugees” when they are issue...
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S’wak Customs: Lack of own scanning machine limits enforcement of illegal hornbill crown smuggling
A file photo of hornbill crowns seized by the Indonesian authorities in Pontianak, West Kalimantan.
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Govt to issue Sabah Temporary Pass starting June 2020: Muhyiddin
KOTA KINABALU: The Committee on the Management of Foreign Nationals today agreed to issue Sabah Temporary Pass (PSS) to foreign nationals residing in the state, starting June 1 next year.
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