|(Flight MH370) 1,000 passports stolen or lost in Thailand every year
At least 1,000 lost or stolen passports reports are filed every year in Thailand, according to immigration authorities, a local media report said.
This amounts to an average 2 passports a day.
The majority involve nationals from Russia, Britain, France, China, South Korea, the United States, Japan, Germany, Austria and Canada, the Bangkok Post reported.
Immigration commissioner Pol Lt Gen Pharnu Kerdlarpphon admitted that Thailand could be used as a base for forging passports.