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 […]

October 2, Covid-19 Update

The pace of change is slowing. Over the past few weeks, the rapid pace of changes in Asia has slowed.  Still, there is some news to report which remains mostly positive. New visa applications are now being accepted and approved in Japan for select foreign nationals.  Thailand is opening its borders to some long-term tourists […]