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Taiwan won't open borders until child vaccination rate rises from 6% to 50%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (July 27) said it will not lift border restrictions until the COVID vaccination rate for children under the age of fi...

Taiwan eyeing shortened quarantine for business travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said that it is planning on shortening the mandatory quarantine for business travelers on Tuesday (June 7). During a...

Taiwan opposes opening borders to tourists for time being

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While Taiwan was considering the loosening of COVID-19 border restrictions for business travelers in June, there were no plans at the moment to allow tourists into the cou...

Late June could see Taiwan easing business travel restrictions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to rising pressure for the easing of COVID-19 border restrictions on business travelers, officials at the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) see late June as t...

Taiwan could ease border restrictions, downgrade COVID in July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (May 9) stated that border controls could be eased and COVID's designation could be downgraded in July...

New Zealand welcomes back tourists as pandemic rules eased

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand welcomed tourists from the U.S., Canada, Britain, Japan and more than 50 other countries for the first time in more than two years Monday after dropping most...

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SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 28 February 2022 - Reopening of borders, expanded Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTLs) and relaxed measures have unlocked pent-up demand and propelled Singaporeans to resume tr...

Australia welcomes back tourists with toy koalas, Tim Tams

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — International tourists and business travelers began arriving in Australia with few restrictions on Monday, bringing together families in tearful reunions after separations o...

Taiwanese tourists singled out for Philippine quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although the Philippines has opened its borders to other tourists, it is still requiring Taiwanese to undergo seven days of quarantine because it is not recognizing the co...

Philippines welcomes back foreign travelers after 2 years

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines lifted a nearly two-year ban on foreign travelers Thursday in a lifesaving boost for its tourism and related industries as an omicron-fueled surge eases. ...

Malaysia COVID-19 panel recommends full border reopening in March

Malaysia's coronavirus recovery council on Tuesday said it has recommended a full reopening of borders as early as March 1 without mandatory quarantine for travellers, as part of plans to accelera...

N. Korea increases virus budget after partial border opening

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea plans to increase its government spending on pandemic measures by one-third this year to carry out leader Kim Jong Un’s calls for a more “advanced and people-orie...

Taiwan opens borders to Filipino, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and Thai workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Feb. 7) announced that on Feb. 15 it will launch the next phase of allowing migrant workers from the Philippines, Vie...

2,400 Filipinos willing to pay pre-quarantine costs to open Taiwan's borders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 2,400 Filipino workers who have been stranded since May of last year have signed a petition delivered to the Philippine Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) expr...

Consultant predicts Taiwan will open borders to Filipinos by April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A consultant and migration expert predicts that Filipino migrant workers can again begin entering Taiwan sometime between March and April. On Nov. 11, Taiwan lifted the...