Taiwan considers travel bubble with South Korea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) head on Wednesday (July 8) said that he is supportive of the notion of a travel bubble between South Korea and Taiwan, ...

Vietnam considers restarting flights to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan is one of the priority destinations for Vietnam to reopen flights to before the end of July in the wake of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, reports said F...

Thailand considers travel bubble with Taiwan, China, Japan in August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thailand is working on a plan for travel bubbles which would allow 1,000 tourists a day from three countries, including Taiwan, to enter the country without quarantine and...

Japan reportedly plans to resume Taiwan flights this fall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tokyo is reportedly mulling resuming flights and business trips between Taiwan and Japan in the fall as part of a basic plan to ease border controls and revive its economy...

Taiwan’s EVA Air applies to resume flights to Palau

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Evergreen Airways (EVA Air) has applied to the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) to resume its two flights a week to Palau. After completing a preliminary review o...

Taiwan extends ban on tour groups to July 31

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As countries begin to discuss travel bubbles amid the slowdown of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the ban on inbound and outbound tour groups will nevertheless ...

Thailand to spend $707 million to boost domestic tourism

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Cabinet on Tuesday approved three projects with a combined budget of more than 22 billion baht ($707 million) to help the country’s reeling tourism industry recover from the ...

Thailand considers travel bubble with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thailand has in principle agreed to establish travel bubbles with countries able to show they can contain the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, reports said Friday (J...

Japan releases plans to ease border controls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Japanese government is discussing measures to loosen the entry ban on business travelers and planning to waive quarantines on visitors from certain countries as long a...

MOFA responds to Taiwan's exclusion from permitted travel destinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) responded Tuesday (June 2) to reports of Taiwan being excluded from several countries' border control relaxation, saying the Tai...

Taiwan envoy provides insights on Japan's travel bubble

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwanese representative in Japan, Frank Hsieh (謝長廷), on Monday (June 1) shared his take on Japan's planned reopening to selected countries and offered possible ex...

Taiwan CECC reveals potential border control plan for international travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) Spokesman Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) on Monday (June 1) shared possible border control measures proposed by Taiwanese heal...

Taiwan considers allowing visits by business travelers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis recedes in Taiwan, the nation is considering loosening restrictions on visits by business travelers, with details to be worked o...

World Rugby announces postponement of July tests

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — World Rugby has postponed July test matches involving southern and northern hemisphere nations because of ongoing restrictions on international travel during the coronav...

Palau considers establishing safe travel bubble with Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Palau is currently considering establishing a safe travel circle with Taiwan, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Spokesperson Joanne Ou (歐江安) said on Wednesday (May 13). ...