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Taiwan alters testing regulations for travelers, migrant workers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Dec. 27) tightened the window for COVID testing for travelers to two days, while it eliminated the need for ...

HelperPlace New Survey Reveals the Loosen Travel Restrictions is Not Enough to Cover the Demand of Domestic Helper

The looser travel restrictions for the domestic helper is not enough to cover the high demand of local families; given the current difficulty and cost to hire overseas helpers, local helpers are co...

Ukraine registers record daily number of COVID-19 deaths

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine reported another record daily number of COVID-19 deaths Tuesday as vaccinations in the nation of 41 million people lags. Ukraine's Health Ministry regis...

Taiwanese passport holder denied entry into Taiwan due to 'loophole'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese-American man with a Taiwanese passport found himself stranded at the airport after being refused entry into the country because he did not know he needed a spe...

Fosun Tourism Announces 2021 Interim Results

Global Travel Restarted and Continues to Improve Financial Position Remains Healthy Long Term Growth with a Bright FutureResults HighlightsIn the first half of 2021, under the negative impact of the C...

Singapore to lift quarantine rule for Taiwan arrivals on Aug. 7

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday (Aug. 5) announced that it will lift its requirement that arrivals from Taiwan undergo quarantine as the situation aft...

Philippines to bar travel from Malaysia, Thailand to curb Delta's spread

The Philippines will suspend travel from Malaysia and Thailand, as well as tighten restrictions in the Manila area, in a bid to prevent the spread of the contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus, t...

Philippines to bar travel from Malaysia, Thailand to curb Delta's spread

MANILA, July 23 (Reuters) - The Philippines will ban travellers coming from Malaysia and Thailand, as well as tighten restrictions in the Manila area, in a bid to prevent the spread of the contagious ...

Netherlands adds Taiwan to list of countries with low COVID risk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Netherlands is planning to include Taiwan on its safe travel list starting on Thursday (June 24), ending the need for arrivals from that country to present a negative ...

EU differentiates flags of Taiwan and China in travel restriction guidelines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The EU Council on Friday (June 18) included Taiwan in its updated list of nations for which it recommends members gradually lift travel restrictions, displaying the nation...

Man arrested in Capitol riot asks to travel to car swap meet

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man arrested for sitting with his feet on a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot asked a federal judge to allow him to t...

Asian shares wobble ahead of Fed outcome and earnings

Asian shares fell and U.S. stock futures were steady on Tuesday (April 27) as caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and a slew of corporate earnings offset growing optimism about the global ...

House votes to curb power of presidency on travel bans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led House passed legislation Wednesday designed to constrain a president’s power to limit entry to the U.S., a response to former President Donald Trump’s travel ban c...

Louisiana soccer team sues US after coach is denied entry

A youth soccer club hoping to welcome its new coach from the United Kingdom to the U.S. has been caught up in a morass of bureaucracy deeper than any Louisiana bayou, according to a federal lawsuit re...

UN: Increase in child migrants through dangerous Darien Gap

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The number of child migrants passing through the perilous Darien Gap between Colombia and Panama has risen dramatically, the U.N. child welfare agency said Monday. ...