Tag Archives: immigration

March 07

In tit-for-tat, Malaysia bans North Korean embassy officials from leaving country

All North Korean embassy officials are barred from leaving Malaysia with immediate effect. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi made the announcement today in an immediate reaction to Pyongyang’s ban against Malaysians from leaving North Korea. “As a response to foreign minister of North Korea, the Home Ministry via Immigration has released an […]

September 27

Airport eGates crash leaves long queues at KLIA2

Travellers arriving at klia2 yesterday evening were forced to queue in long lines for Immigration clearance after the airport’s eGates malfunctioned.   Olympic Council of Asia Media committee member Tony Mariadass, who had returned from Da Nang, Vietnam at 4.15pm, said he was queueing at the eGates when he was told to move to the Immigration […]

July 22

Rafizi Ramli, Tony Pua barred from leaving country

PKR Secretary-General Rafizi Ramli has claimed that in addition to DAP’s Tony Pua, he too has been barred from leaving the country. “I was informed that Tony Pua was prevented from leaving the country due to his involvement in exposing information on 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB),” he said, adding that he immediately checked his own […]

March 07

VIPs among 300,000 who can’t leave country

People with titles and company bosses who didn’t pay income tax or became bankrupt. People with titles and company bosses are among 326,000 Malaysians who are barred from leaving the country, according to the deputy director-general of Immigration Sakib Kusmi. He said many of them were barred because they had been declared bankrupt or had […]