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Thailand passport control crisis prompts widespread criticism

Airport queues of up to five hours, negligent authorities scorched by all media

Bangkok airports were blocked with arrivals unable to get thought immigration on Aug. 4. (Photo by Toyoaki Fujiwara)

BANGKOK -- Social media posts by enraged travelers went viral after a huge crowd of passengers clogged the immigration desks at Don Mueang International Airport, Bangkok's second airport which serves as a hub for low-cost carriers.

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