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Immigration chief Erick Chan Kwok-ki (centre) briefs Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying on a new border clearance system involving handheld barcode readers for schoolchildren aged under 11. Photo: Dickson Lee

Barcode readers help pupils get through border checkpoints quicker

Kindergarten and primary school pupils who live in Shenzhen but attend Hong Kong schools will be able to cross the border quicker, thanks to new technology at the checkpoints.

Handheld barcode readers will be used at several border points next month.



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