Thai Airports Confused About Which Chinese Are Chinese

Thai Airports Confused About Which Chinese Are Chinese

By Teeranai Charuvastra, Staff Reporter

 

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Police pose with a sign for the Chinese tourists fast-track lane on Aug. 3 at Suvarnabhumi Airport.

 

BANGKOK — Those who want independence for Hong Kong and Taiwan won recognition from an unlikely source this week: Thai immigration police.

 

The force said Friday they are looking into media reports that citizens from the two regions were denied access to newly opened “premium lanes” for Chinese visitors. One immigration official blamed a “misunderstanding” by the officers manning the stations.

 

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