Myanmar border crossers arrested
KANCHANABURI: Twenty-one Myanmar nationals were arrested after they illegally crossed the border into Thailand in Sangkhlaburi district, entering through a rubber plantation, on Tuesday morning.Nine men and 11 women, one with a child, were spotted walking in a rubber plantation about 4am near Moo 8 village in tambon Nong Lu by a patrol of soldiers from the Surasee Force.They were rounded up and taken to Sangkhlaburi police station. They were charged with illegal entry and violating the Disease Control Act and an order of the provincial disease control committee closing the border.Some of the m...
The Bangkok Post
Gilas to bank on chemistry in FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers
Gilas to bank on chemistry in FIBA Asia Cup qualifiersLuisa Morales(Philstar.com) – November 20, 2020 – 2:26pmMANILA, Philippines – A young Gilas Pilipinas squad will test their mettle against regional opponents in the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup qualifiers next week in Manama, Bahrain.Without the services of more seasoned and veteran players in the pros who are still in the middle of the PBA bubble season in Clark City, Pampanga, the nationals will be banking on gelling together as a team.“With such a young and inexperienced team, we’re really looking at chemistry more than we are trying to develop an...
Project Nketiah and Lamptey: Bediako on why dual nationals fear to play for Black Stars
Former Ghana and Mainz 05 midfielder Nana Darteh Bediako is the latest to attribute the nation's struggle in securing the international future of players in the diaspora to bad press.The West Africans have set their sights on following in the footsteps of the likes of Nigeria, Morocco and Algeria to broaden their talent pool with players born abroad.Ghana's quest has, however, not gone as successfully as they had hoped, having been turned down by a series of players, the most recent including Athletic Bilbao striker Inaki Williams, Greuther Furth winger Jamie Leweling and Jeremy Doku of Rennes...
HAITI-MIGRATION-Haitian migrants arrested near private property of US President
At least 24 Haitian nationals and two Bahamians have been detained after they were intercepted while trying to illegally enter the United States on Tuesday near the Mar-a-Lago club, which is owned by President Donald Trump.US immigration authorities said that they have since the last weekend, intercepted two boats in separate operations, near the coast of Palm Beach County, carrying a total of 24 Haitians.They said one of the boats was intercepted Tuesday near Trump’s private property.Head of the border patrol in the Miami area, John R. Modlin, said that 10 Haitians were arrested as well as tw...
TRINIDAD-COURT-Judge to rule on motion filed by families of refugees in Syria
A High Court judge will early next year rule on a lawsuit as to whether or not more than 50 nationals living under what had been described as ‘dire conditions” in Syria.be allowed into Trinidad and Tobago.Justice Joan Charles says she will give her ruling on January 27, in the lawsuit filed by the families of a group of women and children who are seeking to return to Trinidad and Tobago.Children in Syrian camp (File Photo)Earlier this year, the children and wives of men who are suspected of fighting for Islamic State (IS), wrote to Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley, urging him to consider their ...
UAE No. 1 source market for Maldives in summer 2020 | Daily FT
UAE nationals are the top visitors to the Maldives this summer, since the islands re-opened to international tourist arrivals in July 2020.Official visitor data from Maldives Immigration has revealed that between reopening on July 15 and September 30, 2,823 Emirati travellers opted to holiday on a beautiful Maldives island, followed closely by travellers from Russia (2,540), the US (1,798), the UK (1,596) and Spain (1,041).For dnata Travel, the UAE’s longest standing travel provider, holidays to the Maldives have proved most popular for travellers on the whole this summer, for both UAE nationa...
Daily Financial Times
TRINIDAD-RIGHTS-Lawyer writes PM regarding nationals in camps in Syria
Attorney Christian J. Williams Monday confirmed that he had written to the Trinidad and Tobago government seeking the repatriation of more than 50 nationals living under what had been described as ‘dire conditions” in Syria.He said the 70 people, including 50 children are nationals of the country and the state needs to acknowledge the nationalities of the individuals and that it has a mandate to repatriate its citizens.“For the past two years, the government has been running around in circles (and) we must get a concrete conclusion to this issue. If it is for example, they do not wish to ackno...
Turkey arrests 2 Daesh terror suspects
Turkish gendarmerie units arrested at least two people in the central Kayseri province over their suspected links to the Daesh/ISIS terror group, security sources said on Wednesday, Anadolu reports.The Syrian nationals, who entered Turkey through illegal means and were active in Syria, were nabbed in simultaneous raids on addresses predetermined, said sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.Suspects, Ali E. and Sami K., were active in the Daesh/ISIS terror group in Syria’s Aleppo and Al-Bab regions during 2012-2015, the sources said.Gendarmerie teams als...
The Middle East Monitor
Pangilinan: Deport all illegal foreigners including Chinese nationals
Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan is calling for the arrest of foreigners, including Chinese nationals, who entered the Philippines illegally.In a statement posted on the Senate’s official website, Pangilinan said undesirable aliens should then be deported following legal proceedings.“Since it has been established by testimonial evidence that tens of thousands of these Chinese nationals entered the country through illegal means then they should immediately be arrested and deported,” said Pangilinan.“Illegal nationals take away jobs for Filipinos, rob the government of taxes, and possibly put o...
Philippines Daily Inquirer
Palace urged to form panel to look into influx of Chinese nationals
Palace urged to form panel to look into influx of Chinese nationals(Philstar.com) – October 30, 2020 – 10:11amMANILA, Philippines — Sen. Francis Pangilinan on Thursday called on Malacañang to form an inter-agency task force to investigate the increased presence of Chinese nationals in the country.This comes after Pangilinan on Wednesday urged the Senate to conduct its own probe on the security implications of the entry of about four million Chinese nationals into the country since 2017.The investigation conducted by the executive branch, he said, may be led by an inter-agency task force compos...