July 2, Covid-19 Update from Asia

The June 30th deadlines were met with mixed actions.  Many countries extended their movement restrictions but a few others eased them. Thailand reopened it’s borders as of July 1, permitting some foreign nationals to enter as well as short-term business travelers from select countries.  Malaysia is now accepting new visa applications and is relaxing some […]

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 5, Covid-19 Update from Asia

There has been slow, but promising movement towards the “new normal” this week. Border closures have started to ease, but only slightly and with a large degree of qualifications.  Thailand is now permitting the return of foreign residents who hold work permits and can prove health status.  Singapore has begun processing employment passes again, but […]