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World 16 May 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Australia, Indonesia leaders will meet to mend ties

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Foreign ministers from Indonesia and Australia have met to mend ties frayed after Canberra granted 42 Papuans asylum, but Australia's foreign minister on Tuesday stopped short of saying bilateral relations were back on track.

World 18 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Australia sends envoy to repair Indonesia ties

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has said his country's relationship with Australia should be reviewed following the decision, but Prime Minister John Howard on Tuesday said Australia had no reason to apologise for its policies.

Community 04 Apr 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Suhakam: Unite detained children with parents

Efforts to resolve the plight of 65 undocumented Filipino children at Sabah's three immigration detention centres should begin with a move to reunite them with their parents.

Nation 21 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sabah continues with crackdown on illegals

Another crackdown against illegal immigrants is under way in Sabah but operations are limited due to space constraints at the state's three temporary immigration detention centres.

Nation 17 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sworn testimony can reduce detention period

Illegals held at immigration detention centres in the country may be allowed to give sworn testimonies if they have pending court cases and then sent home immediately instead of having to languish for months at the centres.

Nation 12 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Immigration in a fix over stateless street children

The Immigration Department is in a quandary over the 136 street children caught without any identification documents last month.

Nation 29 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Better deal sought for ISA detainees

Those arrested under the Internal Security Act (ISA) and detained for more than two years should be released immediately and not be slapped with another two years in detention.

Nation 27 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sabah Rela ready for ops

Almost all the 30,000 Rela members in Sabah are being mobilised for the crackdown against illegal immigrants that begins on Tuesday.

Nation 21 Feb 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Stateless kids to get a home

Describing the stateless children issue in Sabah as 'serious and big,' Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman said a centre would be set up to keep some 5,000 children.

Nation 26 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Manila seeks more time

A Philippines government special envoy is in Sabah to appeal for a one-month extension before Malaysia begins a crackdown against his country#8217;s nationals who are staying illegally in the state.