October 30, Covid-19 Update from Asia

More Extensions of Existing Measures. Several countries continued or extended already-existing measures as a defense from cases either within our outside their borders. In some locations, further restrictions were strengthened such as in Metro-Manila and other regions of the Philippines, Myanmar and Malaysia.  Traditional face-to-face destination services continue to be the norm, however in-person service […]

October 15, Covid-19 Update

Green Lanes and Business Tracks. Singapore and Indonesia will implement a Reciprocal Green Lane starting 26 October to facilitate business travel between the two countries as Indonesia eases movement controls in Jakarta.  Korea is building on it’s business track arrangements with the Philippines as well.  As we see COVID-19 cases rising again around the world, […]

August 21, Covid-19 Update from Asia

Community transmission, clusters of cases, sporadic cases and no cases. In the Philippines and Indonesia (where in-person services are suspended except for emergencies), the World Health Organization (WHO) gives the transmission classification of “Community Transmission” which is the same classification as the United States and the United Kingdom. Cases reported in the past 24 hours […]