Japan’s border controls to head off the coronavirus spread have been labelled « too lax » by some online. In this first in a three-part series, a Mainichi Shimbun reporter describes his experience returning to Japan in March with his wife and 2-year-old son from Switzerland, a country designated as one where new virus strains are reportedly spreading.
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[Chine] China ‘could start easing international travel restrictions by next spring’ if it hits coronavirus vaccination targets
– The country aims to inoculate at least 70 per cent of its population by then, which would allow China to start negotiating an end to border restrictions
– But Zhang Wenhong, head of Shanghai’s Covid-19 team, warns that it risks falling behind other major economies if take-up rates stay low
Récemment les médias locaux taiwanais ont beaucoup évoqué la publication prochaine des directives de l’Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (OMS) sur l’efficacité des anticorps qui pourrait permettre à Taïwan de lever les restrictions sur ses frontières. Ce dimanche le Centre de commandement de lutte contre les épidémies (CECC) a démenti de telles mesures et a déclaré que Taiwan n’avait reçu aucune information de l’OMS à ce propos.
[Chine] Covid-19: China may not relax border controls until 2022 as vaccination plan makes slow progress
– Preventing imported cases from sparking local outbreaks is ‘the priority among the priorities’, NDRC says in annual report
– Herd immunity in China will not be achieved until the middle of next year at the earliest, head of Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention says
Le 1er mars, Taiwan va rouvrir ses frontières à certains étrangers non-résidents, sur obtention d’un visa spécial, a confirmé le 24 février le ministère des Affaires étrangères, à Taipei. Il s’agit d’un retour à la situation qui prévalait entre le 29 juin et le 31 décembre 2020, avant l’instauration le 1er janvier 2021 de restrictions supplémentaires pour l’hiver.
With the consent of His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Khairi Waddien, Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, and in reference to the press release issued by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on January 25, the PMO informed the public that the temporary suspension on entry of foreign nationals from Malaysia – including transits through Brunei Darussalam via land and sea ports – is extended by 14 days until February 24.
When lawmaker Yoko Kamikawa joined the Cabinet of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga in September as justice minister, replacing her fellow Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Masako Mori, she took up the challenge of restoring public trust in the justice system.
Cette suspension est applicable à compter du 25 janvier. Elle survient après la découverte de cinq cas de Covid-19 à l’arrivée d’un vol en provenance de Paris.
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Wednesday night the government will temporarily suspend an arrangement allowing business travelers from 11 Asian countries and regions to enter Japan, effectively banning the entry of nonresident foreign travelers.
La Chine parvient à contrôler son nombre de cas. Les Français, les Britanniques ou encore les Indiens ne sont désormais plus autorisés à se rendre dans le pays.
Japan’s largest airport opened a novel coronavirus testing facility Monday as it takes steps to reopen international travel that has been largely grounded for months by the pandemic. The Narita International Airport PCR Center is aimed at outbound travelers who need proof that they are virus-free when they arrive at their destinations.
Starting in November, Japan will conditionally exempt business travelers and returnees from the 14-day quarantine policy, which was imposed on all arrivals from overseas to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, government officials announced Friday.
Japan will lift its entry ban on foreign travelers from China, South Korea, six other countries and Taiwan from November for non-tourist arrivals, government officials said Friday, as it gradually eases COVID-19 travel restrictions in a bid to revive its battered economy.
Specific rules on PCR tests and written pledges present challenges to those who aren’t Japanese
Fukuoka – When Anne-Sophie Mpacko recently learned that Japan’s borders had started opening, she was excited to begin her studies at Keio University, where she had been accepted as a doctoral student in clinical psychology.
In a long-awaited move, Japan is partially reopening its borders, allowing all foreign nationals from around the world who are planning to relocate to Japan to seek entry permission starting Thursday.