Weekly Covid Update, April 1 2022

The changes announced last week begin 1 April. In addition to the number of countries reducing or removing quarantine requirements for fully-vaccinated arrivals including Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand, April also starts a month filled with several important holidays. The slimming of border crossing restrictions means that many more people will be able to take […]

Weekly Covid Update, March 25, 2022

No joke, April 1 is going to be a big day. April 1 is known as “April Fool’s Day” in several locations where friends and sometimes companies celebrate by playing silly jokes on others.  We will celebrate by sharing the very real changes impacting border crossings in Asia. Starting on 1 April: Hong Kong residents […]

Weekly Covid Update, January 14, 2022

Across Asia, omicron is making its presence known. Many countries have tightened local precautions as cases have started rising.  All but China and Hong Kong have abandoned zero-Covid strategies, and total local lockdowns similar to those seen earlier in the pandemic are being avoided, at least for now             Borders […]