Posts Tagged travel restrictions

Entry of foreigners to PH still restricted under extended community quarantine – BI

Robie de Guzman   •   April 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Travel, as well as entry of foreign nationals into the country will remain restricted under the extended enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the...

Trump says he’s considering canceling domestic flights to coronavirus hot spots

UNTV News   •   April 2, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (April 1) he was considering a plan to halt flights to U.S. coronavirus hot spots as the United States struggles to contain a...

BI clarifies: PH only banning travelers not flights from COVID-19-hit areas

Robie de Guzman   •   March 16, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Immigration(BI) on Monday clarified that its implementation of the country’s travel restrictions against the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involves limiting the...

LIST: DFA COVID-19 travel restrictions

Marje Pelayo   •   March 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) reminds those who plan to travel overseas of the various restrictions imposed as of March 14, 2020. The agency emphasized, however,...

Airline passengers from Europe rush to US to beat looming travel restrictions

UNTV News   •   March 13, 2020

Dozens of travelers from Europe arrived at Dulles International Airport near Washington on Thursday (March 12), a day after U.S. President Donald Trump announced sweeping restrictions on travel from the...

PH orders travel ban to South Korea due to COVID-19 threat

Robie de Guzman   •   February 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The government has barred Filipinos from traveling to South Korea amid rising cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections there, Malacañang said on Wednesday. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador...

PH lifts COVID-19-related travel ban on Taiwan

Robie de Guzman   •   February 14, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government has lifted the travel restrictions it imposed on Taiwan due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Malacañang announced Friday. In a...

China decries travel, visa restrictions in global fight against novel coronavirus

UNTV News   •   February 4, 2020

China on Monday (February 3) denounced at a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting measures by “some countries” that have denied entry to people holding passports issued in Hubei province —...

WHO chief says widespread travel bans not needed to beat China virus

UNTV News   •   February 4, 2020

World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday (February 3) there was no need for measures that “unnecessarily interfere with international travel and trade” in trying to...


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