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Fingerprint scan planned for all arriving foreigners

Thai Immigration aims to begin scanning fingerprints of all foreigners arriving in the Kingdom by the end of the year, to catch known criminals.

Immigration Commissioner Pharnu Kerdlarpphon told Phuket Gazette yesterday that the project costing Bt342 million is not yet approved, but the agency hopes to introduce the scanning machines by the end of this year.

Phuket Gazette

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