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Topic: Immigration Act 1959

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IPOH, Aug 17 — The Sri Maha Mariaman Temple in Kampung Dusun, Bertam was a wreck when Hindu worshippers entered the prayer hall and saw 15 deities smashed or in a broken heaps.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-two illegal immigrants were arrested for various offences at the National Leprosy Control Centre in Sungai Buloh, yesterday.
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Thirty-two illegal immigrants were arrested for various offences at the National Leprosy Control Centre in Sungai Buloh, today.
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LABUAN: The Marine police arrested five Vietnamese fishing crew members and seized their trawler worth of RM350,000 yesterday for illegal fishing near Beting Jahat waters here.
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LABUAN: The marine police here nabbed a Vietnamese vessel for trespassing and illegally fishing in Malaysian waters on Saturday (Aug 10).
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IPOH: Immigration officers in Perak arrested 21 foreigners in an integrated operation at several locations around the city of Ipoh yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 3): Eight premises related to Magmatrans (M) Sdn Bhd, Vonstar Resources Sdn Bhd and Vonstar Sdn Bhd in the Klang Valley and Penang were raided during a joint operation involving Bank...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 35 bank accounts were frozen in addition to RM4 million cash and properties seized in raids on a network of illegal money services business (MSB) operators around the Klang Va...
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A total of 35 bank accounts were frozen in addition to RM4 million cash and properties seized in raids on a network of illegal money services business (MSB) operators around the Klang Valley and Penan...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 35 bank accounts were frozen and RM4 million in cash and properties seized in raids on a network of illegal money services business (MSB) operators in the Klang Valley and Pen...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 3 — A total of 35 bank accounts were frozen in addition to RM4 million cash and properties seized in raids on a network of illegal money services business (MSB) operators around th...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 2): Eight premises related to Magmatrans (M) Sdn Bhd, Vonstar Resources Sdn Bhd and Vonstar Sdn Bhd in the Klang Valley and Penang were raided during a joint operation involving Bank...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained six Vietnamese fishermen for illegally harvesting sea cucumber in Malaysian waters near Pulau Mandi Darah, Pitas on Monday.
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KOTA TINGGI: Police have busted a cigarette smuggling syndicate after arresting five individuals and seizing cigarettes worth RM710,00 during a raid at a shoplot in Taman Sri Saujana, here, three days...
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KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 38 illegal immigrants were detained in an integrated operation led by Sungai Buloh police and various enforcement agencies at Kampung Sungai Serai Kuang, early this morning.
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Hajiji KOTA KINABALU: Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) Sabah welcomed the implementation of the “Back For Good Programme” for illegal immigrants to go back to their respective countries o...
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LAHAD DATU: An unemployed man, believed to be an illegal immigrant, was arrested by police yesterday afternoon for allegedly exposing his genitals to school girls on three separate occasions.
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KOTA KINABALU: Sabah PPBM today welcomed the implementation of the programme to send illegal immigrants back to their original countries by the home ministry through the Immigration Department.
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ALOR STAR: The Immigration Department of Kedah detained nine illegals of various nationalities in Ops Bersepadu which was conducted in Pokok Sena, here, yesterday.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department has smashed an immigration stamp falsification syndicate with the arrest of five Vietnamese nationals in an operation in the capital, on Thursday.
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PUTRAJAYA: Illegal immigrants need to provide specified documents before being allowed to return to their countries through the Back For Good (B4G) Programme, said Immigration Department director-gene...
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PUTRAJAYA, July 19 — The Immigration Department has busted an immigration stamp falsification syndicate in Kuala Lumpur with the arrest of five people.
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PUTRAJAYA, July 19 — Immigration Department director-general Datuk Khairul Dzaimee Daud today said that the department is targeting to repatriate 200,000 illegal immigrants under the new Back For Go...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department will launch an amnesty programme for foreigners who have overstayed or do not possess valid travel documents to be repatriated.
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PUTRAJAYA (July 18): The Back For Good Programme will be implemented from Aug 1 to provide the opportunity for foreigners who commit an offence under the Immigration Act 1959/63 to return home volunta...
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PUTRAJAYA, July 18 — The Back for Good Programme will be implemented from August 1 to provide opportunity for foreigners who commit an offense under the Immigration Act 1959/63 (Act 155) to return h...
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PUTRAJAYA: PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department will launch an amnesty programme for foreigners who have overstayed or do not possess valid travel documents to be repatriated.
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PUTRAJAYA: Undocumented migrants can now opt to pay a RM700 compound and voluntarily leave the country without risking arrest for illegally staying in Malaysia.
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LABUAN: Seven undocumented Filipinos were caught red-handed catching fish with “iron arrow” (panah besi) around Pulau Tiga, off Kuala Penyu waters late afternoon on Sunday.
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KOTA TINGGI: Twenty-five Indonesians, including two boat captains, were charged at the magistrate's court here for attempts to sneak out of the country illegally.
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LETTER | Malaysians Against Death Penalty and Torture (Madpet) notes with sadness the death of Nigerian student, Thomas Orhions Ewansiha, who died while under detention at the Bukit Jalil Immigration ...
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LABUAN: Two suspected illegal immigrants fishing around Pulau Tiga with two pump boats were nabbed by Labuan marine police on Saturday morning.
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LETTER | The National Human Rights Society (Hakam) strongly condemns the Immigration Department’s decision to remand Nigerian PhD student and legal migrant Thomas Orhions Ewansiha (photo, above) for...
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JULY 13 ― Hakam strongly condemns the Immigration Department’s decision to detain PhD student and legal migrant Thomas Orhions Ewansiha for a maximum 14 days under the Immigration Act 1959/63.
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 — The police and Immigration Department said today they have conducted a series of busts throughout the city and arrested 166 illegal foreigners, including 17 African nationals...
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KOTA KINABALU: The Kudat Marine Police Force (PPM) has seized 850L of diesel and 180L of petrol, and detained six Filipino illegal immigrants in an integrated operation in the waters off Batu Kudat ye...
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GEORGE TOWN: Penang police busted a human trafficking syndicate involving ethnic Rohingya, with the arrest of five Myanmar nationals in a special operation conducted on June 14.
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GEORGE TOWN: The police have busted several human traffickers, following an operation to identify the smugglers bringing in Rohingya nationals to Penang from Myanmar.
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PETALING JAYA: Police detained 31 individuals, mostly foreigners, during an integrated operation carried out at eight apartment blocks in Desa Mentari here, early this morning.
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LANGKAWI: A total of 102 illegal immigrants were arrested for various offences in the series of raids carried out by the Kedah Immigration Department on 90 locations on the holiday island in the two-d...
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KOTA KINABALU: A total of 15 illegal immigrants were detained during the five-hour operation carried out from 11pm on Saturday.
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LANGKAWI, July 8 — A total of 102 foreigners were arrested for various offences in the series of raids carried out by the Kedah Immigration Department on 90 locations on the holiday island in the tw...
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A total of 102 foreign nationals were arrested for various offences in the series of raids carried out by the Kedah Immigration Department on 90 locations on the holiday island in the two-day integrat...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Immigration Department yesterday clarified that American singer Maggie Lindemann (pix) was arrested for less than 24 hours and not five days, as claimed by the celebrity in a news po...
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KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 — The Immigration Department today clarified that American singer Maggie Lindemann was arrested for less than 24 hours and not five days, as claimed by the celebrity in a news p...
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The Immigration Department has disputed US singer Maggie Lindemann's statement that she was detained for five days.
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KOTA KINABALU, July 1 — The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) yesterday arrested five individuals from a Vietnam-registered trawler in the waters of Kudat for trespassing and having in po...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Thirty-four foreign women, who offered a complete sex package at RM170 per hour, were detained by the police in a vice operation (Op Noda), on Saturday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Immigration Department has detained 39 illegal immigrants including three women of various nationalities in an operation dubbed “Ops Selera” carried out at a food premises in Set...
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Alif being led away by personnel from the Special Branch Counter-Terrorism Division (E8). KOTA KINABALU: A 21-year-old Indonesian man who was allegedly involved in a terrorist group was sentenced to ...
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LAHAD DATU: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) yesterday foiled an attempt by a 65–year–old boat skipper and seven Filipino illegals on board, to escape to the Philippines from the L...
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ISKANDAR PUTERI, June 11 — The Johor police crippled a sex trafficking syndicate and rescued 23 foreign women, including a minor, in a raid on a premises in Taman Nusa Bestari here yesterday night.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Police have crippled a syndicate using Malaysia as a transit nation to smuggle Sri Lankan immigrants to Europe with the arrest of 11 individuals.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The police have crippled a Malaysian-linked syndicate that used the country as a transit point to smuggle Sri Lankans to European nations.
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KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 — Police have crippled a syndicate using Malaysia as a transit nation to smuggle Sri Lankan immigrants to Europe with the arrest of 11 individuals.
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KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Police have crippled a syndicate using Malaysia as a transit nation to smuggle Sri Lankan immigrants to Europe with the arrest of 11 individuals.
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KUALA LUMPUR: A human trafficking syndicate believed to be smuggling Sri Lankan nationals to European countries has been crippled by police here.
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LETTER | In law, Original Sabahans were the first people who settled down in the emptiness and vastness of the geographical north Borneo i.e. by right of first settlement and worked the land to establ...
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KUALA TERENGGANU, May 29 — The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained eight Vietnamese fishing boats for encroaching into Malaysian waters, in an operation conducted from May 25 to 28...
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Immigration Depart­ment arrested two directors and the marketing officer of a manpower agency in Seri Kembangan on suspicion of offering services for the Rehiring Programme, which was stopped last year.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The Immigration Department yesterday arrested two directors and the marketing officer of a manpower agency in Seri Kembangan, near here, on suspicion of offering services for the Rehirin...
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 28 — The Immigration Department yesterday arrested two directors and the marketing officer of a manpower agency in Seri Kembangan, near here, on suspicion of offering services for ...
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KUALA LUMPUR (May 28): The Immigration Department yesterday arrested two directors and the marketing officer of a manpower agency in Seri Kembangan, near here, on suspicion of offering services for th...
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PUTRAJAYA, May 24 ― The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) seized five Vietnamese fishing boats with a total of 40 crew members for trespassing and for illegally fishing off the waters of ...
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JOHOR BARU: Police have detained 123 Chinese nationals who were believed to be working as online gambling operators during a raid at premises in Jalan Tebrau, here last night.
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BAGAN SERAI: Police have detained two men to help in the investigation of an accident involving an SUV which killed three Myanmar nationals at KM 190.6 of the North-South Expressway near Bukit Merah, ...
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BAGAN SERAI, May 20 — Police have detained two men to help in the investigation of an accident case involving an SUV which killed three Myanmar nationals at Kilometre 190.6 of the North-South Expres...
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BELURAN: The Eastern Sabah Security Command (ESSCom) has detained 10 illegal immigrants in a special operation carried out at the road check point (RCP) near here last Friday.
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PUTRAJAYA: A total of 123 Vietnamese fishing crew members and 25 boats were detained by Malaysian authorities during an operation, codenamed “Ops Naga”, conducted in waters off Pahang, Terengganu ...
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Police have crippled a migrant smuggling and passport forgery syndicate involving Sri Lankans after arresting 11 suspects since the operation was launched late last month.
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PETALING JAYA: Police have crippled a human-trafficking syndicate that attempted to smuggle Sri Lankan migrants using fake passports.
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KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 — Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador today said that the police have crippled a human-trafficking syndicate that attempted to smuggle Sri Lankan migrants u...
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LUMUT (Bernama): The Marine police foiled an attempt by 41 Indonesian illegal immigrants who were trying to exit the country without proper papers in Hutan Melintang, some 90km from here Wednesday (May 8).
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PUTRAJAYA: Two locations in Kuala Lumpur believed to be the usual areas where a syndicate issuing temporary employment visit passes (PLKS) operates, were raided by the Immigration Department on Tuesda...
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SIBU: An Indonesian man has been jailed 20 years by the Sessions Court here after he pleaded guilty to two counts of rape involving a 12-year-old neighbour.
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SHAH ALAM: A 15-year-old girl was among 35 illegal immigrants who were detained for various offences in an operation by the Selangor Immigration Department at an entertainment centre in Petaling Jaya ...
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SHAH ALAM (Bernama): A 15-year-old girl was among 35 illegal immigrants who were detained for various offences in an operations by the Selangor Immigration Department at an entertainment centre in Petaling Jaya near here yesterday (April 30).
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A total of 525 Filipinos were deported to their homeland today, said Sabah National Security Council (NSC) director Sh Sitti Saleha Habib Yussof.
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JOHOR BARU: Marine police have nabbed 12 illegal immigrants while they were attempting to exit the country illegally near Sungai Tiram here.
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KUDAT: A team from the Kudat Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has nabbed 16 Vietnamese fishermen and a boat skipper for allegedly breaking state and federal laws.
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MUAR: The Muar Region Two Marine Police Force (PPM) has foiled an attempt to smuggle in nine protected animals, including a baby orangutan, all worth RM403,000 at Parit Unas, Parit Jawa, near Muar las...
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KEMAMAN: Two Vietnamese fishing boats detained by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) for illegal fishing were also found to be catching sharks as well.
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LABUAN: Marine Police arrested three illegal immigrants and a man who holds the IMM3 immigration travel document in two separate operations here Friday morning.
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LABUAN, March 9 ― Marine Police arrested three illegal immigrants and a man who holds the IMM3 immigration travel document in two separate operations here yesterday morning.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department (JIM) has busted two syndicates masterminded by foreign nationals and a local for falsifying documents, in two separate raids in Selangor recently.
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SHAH ALAM: A group of foreigners fled by jumping out of a building’s windows, hiding in dumpsters and even in the ceiling, when the Selangor Immigration Department officers came knocking on their d...
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SHAH ALAM: A raid by immigration officers today saw dozens of foreigners jumping out of their hostel windows, while others hid in dumpsters and squeezed themselves into drains to avoid getting caught.
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It was like a movie scene when a group of foreigners attempted to flee from authorities by jumping out of a building’s windows, hiding in dumpsters and even in the ceiling.
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TAWAU: In a multi-government agency swoop called Ops Sarang early this morning, 39 people were arrested on drug-related charges and 27 for violating the Immigration Act 1959/63.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Three-hundred and nine illegal immigrants were detained in an integrated operation around the Kota Raya bus terminal, Jalan Silang, for not having work permits and valid travel documents...
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PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department arrested 15 women – 10 from Vietnam and five from Indonesia — during a 7pm raid at a two-storey brothel in Puchong, Selangor, yesterday.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Immigration Department detained 49 illegal immigrants working in a plastic factory in an operation at the industrial area in Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor, yesterday.
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PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court today allowed Petaling Jaya MP Maria Chin Abdullah (pix) to appeal against a travel ban imposed on her three years ago.
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PUTRAJAYA, Feb 19 — The Federal Court today allowed Petaling Jaya MP Maria Chin Abdullah to appeal against a travel ban imposed on her three years ago.
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PUTRAJAYA: Two hundred and fifty-eight illegal immigrants, including two children, were detained in an operation by the Immigration Department at a settlement and housing area in Batu Tiga, Shah Alam ...
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MIRI: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) arrested five Indonesian nationals in a Malaysian vessel fishing 11 nautical miles from the Bakam shoreline near Miri around 10.30am yesterday.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) raided eight premises along Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman and Jalan Dato’ Keramat here on Tuesday, for carrying out money changing and remittance business activi...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Negara Malaysia recently raided eight money changing and remittance business premises operating without a license granted under section 7(1) of Money Services Business Act 2011 (MSB...
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KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 14): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) recently raided eight premises conducting money changing and remittance business activities without a licence granted under section 7(1) of Money Serv...
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MERSING: A Vietnamese woman was sentenced to a years’ jail by the magistrate’s court, here today, after she pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of passports which did not belong to her, earlier ...