Taiwan will be launching a trial of an automated border control system at offshore Kinmen island after the Chinese New Year holidays in order to simplify and speed up border controls, local officials announced yesterday.With trade volume between Fujian and Taiwan surging by 48.7% in 2010, the ROI on a system like this could be significant. (WhatsOnXiamen.com)
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the National Immigration Agency (NIA) yesterday jointly announced that a total of seven sets of the newly-introduced system will be first tested at the Shuitou Port (水頭港) in Kinmen, one of the entry-points for passengers making use of the Mini Three links.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Taiwan to begin automated border control system trial
Airports to follow (ChinaPost.com.tw)