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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. ...

Taiwan to bar entry to non-resident foreigners on Jan. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to the discovery of Taiwan's first imported case of the new mutant coronavirus strain that emerged in the UK, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) an...

Thailand sees first trickle of tourists in October as curbs ease

Thailand recorded its first 1,201 foreign tourists in October since a ban in April aimed at averting coronavirus outbreaks, as the country gradually opens up to a select number of visitors to help its...

All travelers to Taiwan must take predeparture Covid test starting Dec. 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As part of its strict new measures to prevent the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus during autumn and winter, the CECC on Wednesday (Nov. 18) announced that all persons wish...

Australia inquiry says police should guard hotel quarantine

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Overseas travelers should be quarantined in hotels guarded by police, an inquiry into an Australian city’s bungled quarantine program reported on Friday. ...

Asia Today: Court upholds state border closings in Australia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s highest court on Friday upheld a state’s border closure and dismissed billionaire businessman Clive Palmer’s argument that the pandemic measure was unconstitutio...

IOC investigating athlete claims of reprisals in Belarus

GENEVA (AP) — The IOC is investigating claims from Belarusian athletes who say they face reprisals for protesting the disputed re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko. Belarus ...

The Latest: Vietnam to resume int'l flights, but not tourism

Vietnam will resume international commercial flights connecting the country to several Asian destinations starting Friday, after a monthslong shutdown to curb the coronavirus outbreak. ...

Asia Today: Vietnam to resume international flights

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam will resume international commercial flights connecting the country to several Asian destinations starting Friday, after a monthslong shutdown to curb the coronavirus out...

Mexico to keep US border closed to non-essential travel

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico plans to extend the closure of its shared border with the United States for another month to non-essential travel, Mexico Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said Thursd...

Taiwan's new quarantine rules for Philippine arrivals kick in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Wednesday (Aug. 12) began implementing a new requirement that all arriving passengers from the Philippines must undergo testing for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-...

House OKs repeal of Trump travel ban decried as anti-Muslim

The House on Wednesday voted to repeal the Trump administration’s travel ban and further restrict the president’s power to limit entry to the U.S., a symbolic victory for Muslim American and civil rig...

New Zealander Erceg holds down North Carolina's backline

Coach Paul Riley calls defender Abby Erceg the bedrock of the North Carolina Courage. A New Zealand native, Erceg is captain of the two-time National Women's Soccer League defending...

Taiwan declares Singapore eligible for business travel on June 22

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (June 17) announced that despite the ongoing Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Singapore, citizens ...

China adopts 'war' measure to contain new virus cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese government has rolled out a "war mechanism," conducting mass testing to stem the spread of a new coronavirus cluster that emerged around a massive sp...