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Nation 06 Jan 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sabah puzzled by closure of Philippines office

The Sabah government is puzzled over the closure of the Philippines assistance office here and a state minister said the move would hamper the repatriation of the country#8217;s nationals.

Nation 22 May 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Plan for children's detention centre

The Sabah government is agreeable to a proposal for the setting up of a temporary detention centre for children of illegal immigrants pending their deportation.

Nation 31 May 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Illegals face deportation within 48 hours

Authorities here are giving themselves 48 hours to deport detained illegal immigrants once their status have been determined.

Nation 04 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sabah deports 249, more illegals to be sent back

Deportation of illegal immigrants, rounded up after the launch of the fourth phase of I>Ops Nyah II Bersepadu/Ilast Thursday, began yesterday with the first batch of 249 Filipinos sent back.

Nation 19 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Complaint of rape led to probe, court told

A written complaint from a Philippine government official about the alleged rape of a 13-year-old girl at an immigration detention centre here sparked off an investigation into the incident, the Sessions Court heard Thursday.

Nation 23 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Take control of centres fast, Prisons Dept urged

Suhakam wants the Prisons Department to expedite the takeover of the immigration detention centres in Malacca, Negri Sembilan, Selangor and Perak to resolve the poor conditions there.

Nation 19 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Philippines willing to let escapee return to Sabah

Philippine authorities are indicating that they are willing to send escaped Borneo Paradise captive Novelito Arcosel to Sabah to enable the state police to get more details about the Oct 5 abduction of his and five other workers from the resort.

Nation 19 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

Philippines to let escapee return

Philippine authorities are indicating that they are willing to send escaped Borneo Paradise captive Novelito Arcosel to Sabah to enable the state police to get more details about the Oct 5 abduction of his and five other workers from the resort.

Nation 20 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Leader draws flak from NGOs

A Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) politician's remark that there are limits to showing sympathy to children of foreigners has drawn flak from various non-governmental organisations.

Nation 29 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Thousands of kids face deportation in Sabah

Thousands of Sabah-born children of Indonesian parents face the prospect of being held at Immigration detention centres along with their mothers before being deported.