Canada, Australia willing to accept Saudi woman: Thai police

BANGKOK (AP) — Several countries including Canada and Australia are in talks with the United Nations (UN) refugee agency to accept a Saudi asylum seeker who fled alleged abuse from her family, Thai police said yesterday. Thailand’s immigration police chief, Surachate Hakparn, told reporters the UN was accelerating the case, though he gave no indication of when the process would be complete. More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin