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Thailand reintroduces quarantine and Singapore tightens entry restrictions

The spread of the Omicron variant of Covid-19 is forcing countries around the world to introduce tighter border controls and entry restrictions on foreign travellers. Thailand has announced that it will be reintroducing mandatory quarantine for international travellers, while Singapore has suspended its Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL), which allowed the quarantine-free entry of international travellers […]

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Asia tightens borders as Omicron clouds region’s return to travel | Coronavirus pandemic

Hwaseong, South Korea – Asia-Pacific countries are tightening borders and delaying reopening plans in response to the Omicron coronavirus variant, dealing a blow to the region’s already sluggish resumption of international travel. Japan on Monday announced the country would bar foreign arrivals from Tuesday, only weeks after easing restrictions for visa holders including short-term business […]

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