Taiwan announces 30-day extension for foreigners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Immigration Agency (NIA) on Monday (Sept. 14) announced that it will provide another 30-day extension to foreigners who arrived on or before March 21...

Taiwan issues 5th visa extension to foreigners stranded by coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday (July 17) announced that it will give its fifth 30-day extension to foreigners stranded by the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19...

First batch of 107 foreigners arrive as Taiwan opens doors to visitors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (June 29) 107 passengers from Hong Kong and Macau comprised the first batch of foreigners allowed to enter Taiwan since a ban was imposed on foreign visitors in ...

Taiwan to open doors to foreign visitors June 29

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan will allow foreigners to apply for entry to the country starting on June 29, with the exception of tourists. As the outbreak of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) ...

Brazil’s biggest favela seeks foreigner ban on virus fears

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Since the outbreak of the new coronavirus, nations have begun imposing travel restrictions and closing their borders to contain the pandemic’s spread. The latest attempt to impos...

5 lawmakers leave Australian Parliament due to foreigner ban

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Five Australian lawmakers have been forced from Parliament in an ongoing legal wrangle over a 117-year-old constitutional ban on dual citizens standing for election. ...