Japan Opening Borders, What You Need to Know / Revised 11/8/2021

On November 5, the government of Japan announced it will ease entry restrictions for fully-vaccinated business travelers, technical trainees, and students starting Monday, November 8th. The news is promising and exciting for the almost 370,000 foreign nationals waiting to arrive in Japan, the large percentage of whom fall into the latter two categories. But don’t […]

It’s About to Get Complicated

As we all cheer the start of more open borders in Asia, we also need to be prepared for what lies ahead. As complex a process awaits as the one we experienced going into the lockdowns. We will need to communicate and coordinate closely together to make the best of the available situation. When analyzing […]

October 15, 2021 Weekly Covid Update

Positive Signs for Border Openings The waiting for changes to borders in Asia seems to be over.  While most borders remain highly restricted, positive signs and progress are being made. This week, Australia announced plans to permit fully vaccinated residents to travel internationally again.  Malaysia has also removed domestic and international barriers for its residents […]