September 17, Weekly Covid Report

Some good news on borders this week.   Indonesia is now permitting entry and offshore e-visa applications for those who are vaccinated.  Plans for the future include opening further to foreigners in November once vaccination rates reach 70%.   (Their rate of fully vaccinated residents is at 16% today).  In Macau, starting 20 September, it is […]

September 10, 2021 Covid Update

Live with it.   As vaccination programs advance and more local populations are protected from hospitalization and severe illness from Covid-19, countries are shifting policies from lockdown to policies that control outbreaks while permitting life to go on. Planning is underway for what comes next.  Singapore’s first quarantine-free flight arrived from Germany this week amidst […]

August 20, 2021 Covid Update

Vaccination progress continues and Singapore offers a glimpse of the future. With 71% of the population vaccinated, Singapore advances towards more open borders.  Three new programs are starting soon. Starting 26 August, arrivals to Singapore from Hong Kong and Macau will be exempt from quarantine.  Singapore citizens, permanent residents and long-term pass holders arriving from […]