In Brief

PUBLISHED : Friday, 14 May, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 14 May, 2004, 12:00am

Apec faster immigration scheme under way

All 14 places taking part in the Apec Business Travel Card Scheme have begun processing the pre-clearance applications for people applying to travel with the cards, the Immigration Department said. The cards allow businesspeople based in Chile, Peru, New Zealand, Australia, the Philippines, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the mainland, South Korea and Japan faster immigration clearances.