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Philippines eager to tap into Taiwan’s post-COVID tourism market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 150 Philippine travel agencies were seen queuing up at the Taiwan booth at the Travel Tour Expo, the largest travel expo in the Southeast Asian country, taking place ...

Thailand envoy working on visa waiver for visitors from Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thailand is actively working on introducing a visa waiver for visitors from Taiwan, the Southeast Asian country’s representative in Taipei told Legislative Speaker Y...

Japan business community seeks further relaxation of border controls

Japan's business community issued a joint statement on Friday seeking further relaxation of border controls, as the country begins a gradual easing of COVID-19 travel restrictions. The statemen...

Israel tightens grip on West Bank with planned restrictions

JERUSALEM (AP) — If, during your travels in the Holy Land, you decide to take the next step with your Palestinian sweetheart, you should notify the Israeli military within 30 days. T...

Tears and chocolate as New Zealand opens its borders to 60 more countries

New Zealand welcomed thousands of travellers from around the globe on Monday as the country opened its borders to visitors from around 60 nations including the United States, Britain and Singapore for...

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...

New Zealand welcomes Australian visitors as border restrictions ease

Australians started arriving in New Zealand Wednesday after the country opened its borders to Australian travellers for the first time since mid-2021. New Zealand had some of the toughest border co...

New Zealand to 'welcome the world back' as tourism restarts

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Wednesday her nation was “ready to welcome the world back” with most tourists allowed to return by May as the nation conti...

New Zealand to reopen borders earlier than planned

WELLINGTON, March 16 (Reuters) - New Zealand said on Wednesday it would open its border for some visitors earlier than previously forecast, hoping an influx of tourists will boost the economy. Vacc...

Israel opens its pavilion with big bash at Dubai's Expo 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Israel ceremonially opened its gleaming pavilion at the world's fair in Dubai on Thursday, over a year after normalizing ties with the United Arab Emirates and amid ...

Virus measures stop legal return of thousands to New Zealand

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — When Silvia Dancose’s daughter called in distress from Canada in August, Dancose flew over right away to comfort her. But now, after weeks of trying, she has no idea whe...

US to allow visa-free travel for visitors from Croatia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government said Tuesday that Croatia would soon join the countries whose people can visit without a visa in a sign of closer economic and security ties. T...

Indonesia reopens business, work visa applications

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Indonesia is accepting applications for work and business visas as the number of new COVID-19 cases keeps falling, reports said Wednesday (Sept. 15). However, all prosp...

Taiwan grants visa extension to foreigners stranded by COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —The National Immigration Agency (NIA) announced Friday (May 28) that it will provide another 30-day extension to foreigners stranded by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Wi...

Taiwan, US break up international prostitution ring

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) acted on information supplied by the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) to arrest a woman who used the benefits of a visa waiver to...