June 25, Covid-19 Update from Asia

June 30th is an approaching deadline for travel bans and lockdowns in multiple locations. Thailand and Vietnam both have border bans set to expire on the 30th of this month.  Myanmar’s flight ban, Jakarta, Indonesia’s emergency response and India’s national lockdown and school closures all also expire officially on that same deadline.  We can hope […]

June 18, Covid-19 Update from Asia

The ups and downs continue this week with increased restrictions in Beijing and Chennai while low cases elsewhere has led to some easing. Thailand has lifted its national curfew, permitting non-essential businesses and schools to reopen.  In Malaysia, foreign knowledge workers holding key posts with existing immigration status may return to the country.  A process […]

May 29, Covid-19 Update from Asia

This week has felt like a transition away from the “normal” of the past few weeks as if we are on the precipice of a next phase.  There have been fewer dramatic changes recently, although progress continues. The announcement that travelers would soon be permitted to transit through Hong Kong and Singapore’s Changi airports hopefully was […]