The history of refugees
in Southeast Asia as a whole
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- Refugee flood fears prompt coastal patrols
- By Michael Perry, South China Morning Post
26 February 1998. Fears are growing among Indonesia's neighbours
of a flood of refugees as the sprawling archipelago's economic and
political problems continue to mount. Analysts said a collapse of
the economy would not necessarily spark a wave of refugees seeking
- Malaysia uprising highlights Asia's dilemma
- By Nelson Graves, Reuters, 26 March 1998. An uprising in a Malaysian
detention camp has thrown a spotlight on the human side of Asia's
financial crisis and the mounting immigration dilemma facing the
- Indonesians storm embassies in Kuala Lumpur
- South China Morning Post 10 April 1998.
Indonesian immigrants seeking political asylum forced their way
into four foreign embassy compounds in the Malaysian capital. Fear
of repatriation. All removed by police except those from Aceh
- Migration News: Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand
- Migration News, September 1998. Flight
of ethnic Chinese to Hong Kong to escape ethnic violence in
Indonesia. Abuse of Philippine overseas domestic workers. Danger
of their being subject to slave labor in US Marianas garment
factories. Nike conditions. In Thailand, screening of illegal
immigrants due to health concerns; issue of dual nationality
and Chinese in Thailand.
- Ex-communists seek Thai citizenship
- The Straits Times, 8 December 2000.
Communists no longer within the defunct Communist Party of Malaya
(CPM) and resident in Thailand since 1987 now seek citizenship there
in exchange for a promise not to continue their struggle in Malaysia.