November 20, Covid-19 Update from Asia

Rising cases and another week of little change. As we enter the final days of 2020, cases of COVID-19 are again, on the rise globally.  Asia is experiencing the same, although the number of cases typically remains much lower here than in Western countries.  Rising cases in Australia, Japan, Korea and Hong Kong have meant […]

November 6, Covid-19 Update

A few big changes this week. Hong Kong has changed requirements for quarantine of all arrivals except those from mainland China, mandating a hotel booking for the quarantine period prior to boarding a flight.  Japan has added Jordan and Myanmar to the list of banned countries and removed several regional countries including Australia, Brunei, China, […]

October 23, Covid-19 Update from Asia

Visas and New Procedures. In the biggest news for the week, India is opening its borders to foreign nationals with the exception of tourists. Effective immediately, India is now processing non-tourist visas for all nationalities which permits business travelers and new employees to enter.  Flights remain restricted, however and those wishing to enter India must […]