September 18, Covid-19 Update from Asia

Mostly progress this week, but slow. Vietnam begins to plan for international travel with plans for flights with several countries and the potential for shorted quarantine requirements for arrivals from “safe” countries.  The list of those countries qualifying as safe is yet undefined.  Australia is opening a door for entry of non-residents for critical sectors […]

August 14, Covid-19 Update From Asia

Despite the grim milestone reached globally for new cases this week, Asia continues to operate within the ever-changing parameters dictated by the pandemic.  We remain operational for service delivery with severe challenges only in three countries: India, Indonesia and the Philippines. Australia this week implemented new domestic travel and quarantine requirements for travel between domestic states.  […]

July 24, Covid-19 Update from Asia

This week saw ongoing movement restrictions and permission changes based upon rates of COVID-19 infections. In Hong Kong where recent case increases have immigration officials are working partially from home, causing visa delays, the US and Kazakhstan were added to the list of high-risk countries.  Australia and Hong Kong also were impacted as Taiwan removed […]